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May 2017
£8

Acro Yoga (intermediate)

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Acro Yoga at The Island

Acro-Inspired Yoga Info on the class:. What to expect from the course: Acro-inspired yoga is a fun fusion of Yoga, Acrobatics and Thai Massage: core-conditioning; partner yoga; front flying; back flying and yummy Thai therapeutics all rolled into one acrolicious bundle. Expect sweat and a lot of fun. What to bring with you: Water, and a mat if you have one (don't worry if not) Level: Beginner! Name of the teacher: Ash Website to the teacher: https://www.facebook.com/flyingmonkeyyoga Email address: ashtynebond@gmail.com…

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Falun Dafa

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Dance Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE
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Brief Introduction to Falun Dafa at The Dance Space at The Island

Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced self-cultivation practice of the Buddha School. Falun Dafa was founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice's master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice. Practice is guided by these supreme qualities, and based on the very laws which underlie the development of the cosmos.” Come and learn the five gentle exercises and meditation of Falun…

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£5

VeraFlow with Emily Fry

May 2 @ 7:20 am - 8:20 am
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Weekly on the same day until May 30, 2017
VeraFlow classes at The Island

VeraFlow is a dance and stretch class. Stretching is an often-overlooked aspect of fitness, but it can be done in a fun and active way, relieving stress and tension across the whole body! Allow yourself the time to relax, whilst improving your balance and flexibility through uplifting choreography to expressive music. Class also ends with a mindfulness section, an increasingly popular technique for de-stressing and setting the mind at ease. Give it a try, the feeling it gives you can't…

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MEMBERS ONLY training time

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Members only time at The Dance Space at The Island

Please note this is a Dance Space members only training time. We are unable to take bookings during this time-slot.

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£12

Improvers Trapeze

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Circus Training Space, The Island Nelson street
Bristol, BS12LE United Kingdom
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Improvers Trapeze at The Island, Bristol

Improvers Trapeze A tutored practice class for a maximum of 4 Students. This class is a chance to practice tricks and put together sequences with the creative, practical and technical support of a teacher. You will learn how to structure your practice time and get really familiar with the material you have been learning. A trapeze will be available to you for the whole hour although you may be encouraged to swap to try out different heights and weights. This…

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£6

Graham Technique with Herbert DesLauriers

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Modern Dance Herbert DesLauriers in the Dance Space at The Island

Herbert’s modern dance class is based on the Martha Graham and Lester Horton techniques. The main focus will be to create strength, flexibility and increase the connection and understanding of your core. This 60 min class is open to all levels but will especially benefit dancers who already have dance experience. Herbert DesLauriers’ – Martha Graham Contemporary Dance class starts with a breath… the breath realises the core… a strong core manifests the energy to create the resistance and fluidity in…

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£5

World Fusion Dance

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
world fusion dance at the island

A high-energy dance class inspired by various traditional and modern styles from around the globe such as Latin, Reggae, Bollywood and Carnival. Each class will be packed full of vibrant moves and music celebrating diversity and providing an energising cultural experience. Award winning dance specialists Penny and Helen will lead the group through various dance techniques and routines, sharing their knowledge, skills and choreography. As well as the classes, participants will be given the opportunity to perform with Movema and…

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£10

Aerial Hoop- Intermediate/Advanced with Abby

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Aerial hoop with Abby at The Island

What to expect from the course: *Carefully designed exercises and sequences to support the development of strength and body awareness required for this beautiful circus art. *Warm up draws on influences including yoga, dance and pilates. We will start with conditioning exercises that form the basis of aerial technique. *The classes develop through learning static poses into full sequences. *Abby is a very experienced performer and teacher, with a particular strength in creating unique choreography, and facilitating students ability to…

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£5

Children’s Chess Club at The Jacobs Wells Baths – Community Hub

May 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 1, 2017
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Chess Club at Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Hotwells, Bristol

Children's Chess Club! Every Wednesday 4.30-5.30 (school terms only) Suitable for children and young people 8 years plus. Being put on by Caroline Dixon our neighbour on Jacobs Wells Road. Caroline is being helped by an experienced and enthusiastic chess teacher who was running a club before at Redland Library. £5.00 per session.

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£7.50

Trigger Point Pilates

May 3 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 6, 2017
Trigger Point Pilates at The Island, Bristol

Wednesdays 17:45- 18:30 DanceSpace Trigger Point Pilates™ has evolved. It is a combination of Pilates based exercises combined with Myofascia Release which is traditionally a hands-on therapy. Learn a mat work class/system, discover how to apply the principals of Self - Myofascia Release (SMR ). Releasing myofascial trigger points that can often interfere with proper core initiation and provide improved proprioceptive awareness to the user. The method uses one’s own body weight, movement, the breath and equipment to create the soft…

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£13

Silks (beginners) with Rada

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Circus Training Space, The Island Nelson street
Bristol, BS12LE United Kingdom
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Silks Class at The Island

aerial silks Info on the class: Come and learn to fly with the Queen of the Skies! Aerial silks is the art of climbing up a long piece of fabric and using it to suspend your body in mid-air. Aerialists use the fabric to wrap, suspend, fall, swing, and spiral their bodies into and out of various positions. What to expect from the course: The class consists of stretching and conditioning the body for aerial work, and a fun-filled hour…

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£7.50

Suspension Fitness – Power Core Workout

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 8, 2017
Suspension Fitness at The Island Bristol

Suspension Fitness is a workout system that leverages gravity and your body weight to perform a wide variety of exercises. You are in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. This Power Core Workout focuses on building muscular strength and balance in a slower paced low impact workout. You will Improve your core stability and control using the Suspension straps combined with…

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£6

3rd Stage Dance Intermediate Ballet

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Dance Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE
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3rd Stage Dance Intermediate Ballet at the Dance Space at The Island

Barre and centre work for the more experienced dancer All classes £ 6 or £ 30 for 6 classes Contact Luke at Luke@3rdstagedance.com 07795533736 http://3rdstagedance.com/ NB: Classes will not run on public holidays

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Free

24 JAM POP-UP GALLERY EXHIBITION 2

May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 6 @ 5:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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24 Jam, Pop up art show, The Island, Bristol

For 24 JAM’s second pop up art instalment, we’re taking over The Island’s first floor gallery space to put on a grand exhibition, showcasing a selection of art works by our favourite up and coming creatives. 24 JAM aims to nurture today’s young artists and their visions, providing them with a foothold into the art world, so that they can be seen and celebrated in the way that they deserve. The show will feature work in a range of mediums,…

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Molly

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Molly, gaming experience, The Island, Bristol

Molly, has woken up with amnesia, experiencing flashbacks of a little girl presumed to be her daughter. Following some clues and flashbacks she makes her path to the V.R.I Labs, where the audience will be able to walk inside Molly's head and help her reveal the truth. Join Molly's experience in solving clues of the whereabouts of her daughter, Eve. Unravel the mysteries revolving Molly waking up with amnesia, and Experience V.R.I Labs cell by cell to untangle the webs of deceit…

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The Fashion Front • Pop Up Shop •

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - May 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Fashion Front pop-up shop, SPACE, Bristol

A new collaboration of fashionable tendencies! The Fashion Front and Bzzaar bring you a weekend long pop up event featuring some of the highest Bristol talents in fashion design, followingThe Fashion Front 2017 show we'll be stocking designs seen on the catwalk for you to take home with you. We've got a super exciting launch night planned for you too, come on down to SPACE in Old Market on the 5th of May for a night of drinks, local djs…

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Musu ft. Orpheu The Wizard (5 hour set) • The Island

May 6 @ 10:00 pm - May 7 @ 3:00 am
Musu ft. Orpheu The Wizard, The Island, Bristol

Orpheu The Wizard - 5 hour set! (Redlight Radio) After January’s excursion to The Island with Suzanne Kraft and Nebraska, we thought it only right that we make a swift return to The Cells with another one of our favourite selectors. This time around we’re joined by co-founder of Amsterdam’s Redlight Radio and one of the city’s key players – Orpheu The Wizard. Having cemented himself as one of Amsterdam’s most-respected DJ’s, with close ties to the much-admired Dekmantel team…

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£60

Improvisation and the Half Mask

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on May 14, 2017
Half Mask workshop, The Island, Bristol

“Wearing a mask is a powerful tool to release creativity, play and dramatic expression. It frees us from the pressure to ‘create’ as we let the mask lead us, giving us a new experience of our own potential as performers” This introductory workshop will prepare participants to physically and vocally improvise in the half mask. Day One. -Body work, opening expressive possibilities focusing on breath, rhythm, dynamics, isolation and alignment. -Improvisation skills that support intuitive play, communication and creating in…

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£30

The Body of Sound: Movement and Voice Workshop

May 7 @ 3:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Bristol Physical Theatre Project workshop, The Island, Bristol

This workshop offers a holistic approach to actor’s movement and voice and is designed for performers of various disciplines who would like to gain a better understanding of how to use one’s voice efficiently, imaginatively and safely. The workshop will concentrate on the exploration of one’s natural voice, freeing the voice of the unnecessary tensions, inhibitions and harmful habits. Through the use of classical singing technique and various physical ensemble exercises participants will explore the dynamics of colour, material and…

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Free

Surviving or Thriving

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - May 12 @ 5:30 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Changes Bristol, The Vestibules, Bristol

Mental Health Awareness with Changes Bristol Monday 8th May - Friday 12th, 12.30 - 5.30 daily The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week in the second week of May since 2000. In previous years the week has focused on how mindfulness, anxiety, sleep deprivation and relationships can impact our mental health. In 2017 the theme is 'surviving or thriving'. Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. The theme of ‘Surviving or…

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