Dance Sweet Freedom

               Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythms® Dance

                   with Angela Lord


 5 Rhyt​hms® is for anyone who wants to dance!  It's a simple, enjoyable, and potentially life-changing movement practice that anyone can do.  No matter your age, size, shape, level of fitness, or experience of dance, you are welcome in this practice.  

Classes with Angela

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From September 2022, I'll be offering a regular in person class, once a month on a Saturday afternoon.   Here are the dates:

Who?  for beginners and experienced 5 Rhythms® dancers alike

When?  Saturday  September 19, October 15, November 5, December 3,  January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17

Where?  The YAMA (Yoga & Movement Arts) Studio, 7 Milnbank Street, Glasgow G31 3AQ

Prices:  £18 (full price); £15 (low wage); £12 (concession)


You need:  to book and pay in advance by BACS unless otherwise negotiated with me (no drop-in); to confirm that you agree to Our Common Commitment (see below),  including to take a Lateral Flow Test on the morning of the class and withdraw if you test positive

Our Common Commitment

what I & all those who dan​ce in person with me in Scotland agree to do to help keep us all as safe as possible. PLEASE NOTE: this has now been updated in the light of current government guidelines,  but for the months of May & June, at least,  some restrictions remain 

Mitigations & Safety Instructions

  • All practical steps will be taken to minimise risks for all participants, including:
  • hand sanitiser will be available in the room
  • sufficient windows will be open to ensure good ventilation at all times
  • numbers will continue to be limited to allow physical distancing; the maximum permitted number to be at my discretion and may vary from class to class depending on circumstances, but will always be within the maximum permitted by any appropriate government regulations at the time, and/or those laid down by the venue manager
  • all participants, including the teacher, will continue to undertake a Lateral Flow Test no more than 6 hours before the start of the class (proof of a negative test may be required). If you test positive, you will immediately notify me BY TEXT / PHONE and withdraw from the class. Your payment will be refunded in full. 
  • all participants will bring their own re-usable water bottle 
  • participants will be reminded of the importance of physical distancing, and good hand/sneeze/cough hygiene at the beginning, and if necessary during, the class

These precautions notwithstanding, you do the class at your own risk.


  • unless special arrangements are made, payments will be by BACS; the booking system gives full details about amounts and how to pay
  • once you've booked, please pay as soon as possible, and no later than 48 hours before the class is due to start . Please contact me if you have problems with payments
  • If you have to cancel your booking, for any reason, please let me know as soon as possible, so your place can be given to someone else
  • if you have to cancel because you have tested positive for COVID, your payment will be refunded (proof of a positive test may be required) or put towards a later class, whichever you prefer
  • please NOTIFY ME ASAP if for any reason you are unable to attend an in person class you have booked. On the day of the class itself, text is best.
  • if I cancel the class for any reason, all payments will be refunded
  • in all other circumstances payments are non-refundable, subject to my absolute discretion 

"Staying Connected": Online Class  (under the auspices of In The Moment Online, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow)

Who? for anyone who wants to dance the Rhythms

When? 2022|: Wednesday 26 January, 23 February, 30 March, 20 April ( PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE), 25 May 7.00 - 8.15 pm.  

How? via Zoom

Price: £5 payable by BACS unless otherwise negotiated with me

You need: Internet access, a device with a microphone and a camera, and any version of Zoom

Other Classes/Sessions:

Saturday 11 June 2.30 - 5.30 pm "Waves for the World"  Charity Fund Raiser  (in person at YAMA Studio)

PLEASE NOTE: there will NO LONGER be an online" Waves for the World" on Wednesday 15 June

From time to time I teach elsewhere, including in Edinburgh and the Lake District. 

My next class in the Lake District  "The Crucible of Chaos" : Friday 20 May, 7 - 9.30 pm, in St Andrew's Rooms, Penrith; price £15; further information / to book please see

To book on any of my Glasgow classes or workshops, or for further information, email [email protected]