5 Rhythms® dance master

the 5 rhythms at esalen in big sur, ca

Lucia Horan is a globally-renowned teacher of the 5 Rhythms™, the moving meditation practice originated and evolved by Gabrielle Roth. In this dance piece, she embodies the practice as she moves through the 5 Rhythms™: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, Stillness. Dance is a metaphor for life. The 5 Rhythms™ are an expression of the waves in which energy flows and a map of the patterns in which life moves.


©2017 Shot & Edited by TW Hawk
Music by Phutureprimitive

"It takes discipline to be a free spirit."  
— Gabrielle Roth

Lucia Horan, teacher and dancer, explains the power and magic of the 5 Rhythms® practice as she dances the Rhythms herself. "The 5 Rhythms® is a modality for understanding the human experience through movement." The 5 Rhythms® are: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, Stillness.

Lucia was born and was raised in the community of Esalen Institute in Big Sur where Gabrielle Roth created the 5 Rhythms®, a moving meditation that has had a global impact on healing and given rise to many other disciplines of dancing.

Lucia teaches us to surrender to the dance, to embrace the impermanence of life, to be present with the truth that arises for us in each moment. 


©2017 Shot & Edited by TW Hawk


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