5Rhythms® – Waves – Workshops

5Rhythms® – Waves – Workshops


Movement is the movement of change. In my experience, if you put your psyche in motion it will heal itself. Movement is the medicine. Each of us has the power and responsibility to heal ourselves, to be our own medicine man or woman. Awakening our innate powers of being, loving, knowing, seeing and healing involves ongoing work at all levels and in all dimensions of our self. In your deepest center, you are the stillpoint. You are the rhythm beyond stillness, the feeling beyond compassion, the sexual energy beyond celibacy, the life force beyond death, the vibration beyond inspiration. The moving center is within you.

Gabrielle Roth

Gabrielle Roth

What are the 5Rhythms®

What are the 5Rhythms?

The 5Rhythms were developed by Gabrielle Roth. It is a dynamic, expressive, meditative dance form which strives for wholeness of body, heart and spirit.

This dance form is presented in a wave. This wave starts with flowing, then goes into staccato, chaos and lyrical and it ends in stillness.

Flow is the rhythm of the power of being present, following the feet, earth, flowing movement, coming home into your body, breathing in, receiving.

Staccato is the rhythm of love, your pelvis, awakening your fire, your heart being carried and fed by fire, beginning and ending, focus, clarity, expression, structure, purity, exhale, giving, protecting.

Chaos is the rhythm of the power of knowing, emptying the mind, water, letting go, to the beat of staccato and the flowing feminine.

Lyrical is the rhythm of the power of being, of our creative beings, hands, air, light, spaciousness, weightlessness.

Stillness is the rhythm of the power of healing, of wholeness, unity, breath, being present in here and now.


Why do we dance the 5Rhythms?
Our body is our bible, our temple with a library as big as the universe. Because we trust in the wisdom of our dear body, our home, we step into the learning of healing transformation without effort.
Some of us experience traumatic experiences and almost everybody carries negative experiences with them, saved in the unconscious. Because of this we are often trapped in spirals of negative thoughts and judgments. And on top of these negative experiences, protecting mechanisms take form. Caught in all of this, it is very logical that we can’t believe in happiness and fortune on any level. Because of this, we have lots of convictions and programming from which we don’t live truthfully. To disarm this, we dance the 5Rhythms, to awaken as a purely loving being. To taste life fully in all its facets. To live fully in every moment.
To live animated, with soul.

There is Sweat Your Prayers for all the dancers that want to dance a wave without guidance with words.
Sweat Your Prayers is a 5Rhythms® dynamic meditation practice where we move through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness. To create a moment together to arrive home by ourselves, well or not in connection with each other. To move together free with what is in the moment.
Before the wave we start with the bodyparts: bringing our bodies into movement through conscious attention to each bodypart. After this ‘warming up’ there will be no more support with words, only by music. We suggest that newcomers attend a few instructed classes before attending Sweat Your Prayers, as that will enhance your embodied understanding of the 5Rhythms practice.

~ Gabrielle Roth. (Book:Sweat Your Prayers)
To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. Sweat is an ancient and universal form of self healing, whether done in the gym, the sauna, or the sweat lodge. I do it on the dance floor. The more you dance, the more you sweat. The more you sweat, the more you pray. The more you pray, the closer you come to ecstasy.


There are open class teachings and there are Sweat your Prayers.

You ‘re always welcome, with or without experience from 16 years of age and above.

Invest: 16€
Student discount: 12€

In Mortsel ‘ Existence in Dance’ on Monday evening
19h30 – 22h00 (see calendar)
Deurneleitje 6
2640 Mortsel

In Mortsel ‘Sweat Your Prayers’ on Friday MORNING
10h00 – 12h00 (see calendar)
Deurneleitje 6
2640 Mortsel

In Mortsel ‘Sweat Your Prayers’ on Friday evening
19h30 – 22h00 (see calendar)
Deurneleitje 6
2640 Mortsel

In Brussel  ‘Moving your spirit’ on Sunday morning
11h00 – 13h00 (see calendar)
GC Nohva
Peter Benoitplein 22
1120 Neder-Over-Heembeek

In Aachen on Friday evening (see calendar)
19h45 – 22h00
Shed Halle
Reichsweg 30
52066 Aachen



5 Rhythms® waves workshop
workshop for men and woman
8 – 12 July 2020
in Mortsel (Antwerp)
led in English/Dutch


We will move from our sexual energy in a conscious way during this workshop. Who are we in this energy ? The live – force of which we are born. A vulnerable power, creative in a natural way, out of which we let rise all kind of magnificent new creations.

“Living our pure tender beauty in a passionate field of gratitude.
Because we are sexual human beings, YES or YES!”

Most people do not dare to live their life from this basis. This energy has been locked partly or even completely. Others are just repressing it, same for men or woman. Can we allow ourselves to stand in this, and how are we handling this energy?
And Yes there is still a big taboo in this sexual field. With most of us this starts during our education. We all know that this is the field where the most abuse is happening (consciously and unconsciously).
On several levels we get sucked or we are deceived by the temptations of the other or the media. Or we try to ignore it, what is impossibly in our subconscious mind.
We start living all kind of things, which fulfill us for a moment, because we do not allow this life-force to flow. We do not feel us satisfied. So we get all kind of addictions to fill this gap (sugar, media, TV, shopping, alcohol, …). As well as sex-addiction, where we miss something fundamental, hence the title of this workshop: “Sexual grounding”.
These addictions are not there to be condemned; they can be a teacher to see when you do not feel yourself fulfilled, yes I say clearly “feel fulfilled”.

Mostly this is THE subject in relations, while we sink into power and powerlessness as we can see all over the world. Just because we are separated from our feelings and we cannot be clear to the other.
I invite all of you to meet yourself in a sensual, passionate and intimate way. Allowing ourselves to be true Living our life from a conscious body, natural and passionately!


5 days
8 – 12 July
10h30 – 17h30

300€ – Early bird
350€ – If you pay after 8th of April

BE 12 9730 3440 2092

Deurneleitje 6
2640 Mortsel (Antwerpen)

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Workshops that I am definitely going to offer again:

I am the chocolate one day workshop for women only.

Acceptance – Waves and Heartbeat workshop.

PRAYERS into Trance  – Waves workshop.

El Dia De Los Muertos  – Waves workshop.

Addicted or NOT  – Waves workshop.

Roots of Breath – Waves workshop.

The gift of Trust  – Waves workshop.

Being Touched  – Waves workshop.

Transitions  – Waves workshop.