Wild Moves is a series of outdoor mindful movement events

where people gather together to dance outside in areas of outstanding natural beauty such as down on the sea shore, or out around a fire in the wild woods.


We use "silent disco" style headsets to deliver our outdoor dance experiences; the sessions are gently guided through the headsets, letting us find the freedom of moving together in areas of wild nature- with no nasty noise pollution to the surrounding environment.


When we dance outdoors we feel connected: to ourselves,

to the others that come together to dance and to the wider world around us.

Compassion and community grows.

When we are outdoors our vision get wider, we relax and receive more,

we becoming open to greater intuition and increased insight.

There is no doubt that nature nurtures us.


Wild Moves events are facilitated by accredited 5 Rhythms teacher, meditation guide and accomplished dance producer Tess Howell, whom has been running these highly popular events world-wide since 2012. Tess is moving to the San Francisco area in early 2019 and will soon be offering regular events in the Bay area. Tess leads these events with warmth, vitality, humour and depth; skillfully using the dance to guide us back towards what matters most in life.


5Rhythms dance is one type of contemporary movement-based mindfulness practice. It’s a great way to enjoy ourselves, to exercise and to meditate- all in the same moment! Dancing in this way not only increase our physical agility and fitness; it also increases our authenticity, our emotional awareness, and our effectiveness in the wider world as we become more embodied. There is potency in being present; our dance practice supports us to keep coming back to being here, now.


Wild Moves events offer a free form dance practice, so all you need is the willingness to follow your own feet! There are no steps to learn and nothing to get right. No previous experience is necessary- you are warmly welcome to join exactly as you are.


For many millennia people have gathered together to dance; often out of doors. In Wild Moves events we continue that ancient tradition with modern methods; using the headset technology we can simultaneously both tend to ourselves as we dive deep into the dance- and respect the environment around us and all of it inhabitants.

Science has since proven that those who dance regularly have brighter minds, greater emotional intelligence and a calmer presence. It’s a wonderful way to relax and recharge, to literally “come to our senses” as we move to the music; getting out into the great outdoors.


The Japanese government recommends regular “forest bathing” the practice of moving outside in nature. They have found it lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces stress, boosts the immune system, and improves overall wellbeing.


We heartily recommend dancing outdoors too!


We warmly welcome you to join us in the dance.


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Wild Moves is our popular series of 5 Rhythms dance events that take place in variety of spectacular outdoors settings around the world.

We use silent disco headsets to move and groove out in the wild.

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You're warmly welcomed to join us.

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