5Rhythms® Dance Workshop at Grace Cottage
TOWNSHEND – The Grace Cottage Hospital Community Wellness Center will host a Moving
Meditation workshop based on the 5Rhythms® dance practice. The meditation class will
be held on six Saturday mornings, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., beginning Dec. 8.
The 5Rhythms® practice puts the body in motion in order to still the mind. The 5 rhythms
are flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical and stillness. Anyone of any ability can move to the
rhythms; there are no steps. There will be a brief explanation at the beginning of the
Led by Patricia Burleson, class members will dance to 5Rhythms® founder Gabrielle Roth’s
music, with lively percussion with a variety of other exotic instruments and voice. Class
members may dance barefoot or with clean soft-soled shoes. The music lasts about 45
minutes and gives class members a few minutes to sit in the quiet.
A suggested donation of $25 is requested of class members. For more information about
5Rhythms®, call instructor Patricia Burleson at 365-4201. To sign up for the class, call the
Grace Cottage Wellness Programs phone, 365-3649. Grace Cottage Hospital’s Community
Wellness Center is located at 133 Grafton Rd. (Rte. 35), in Townshend.