Bristol CI: Sunday Class & Jam


5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


DMAC, (4th Floor) Hamilton House
80 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY

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Beginner friendly pre-jam warmup class 5-7pm (please note this is an extra long class) followed by the jam 7-8.30pm. Doors will be closed for the duration of the class to keep the focus, so please arrive early to attend the class, you can arrive at any time for the jam. Dancers can come just for the class, £6, or stay for the jam, £9.

For more information feel free to contact the teacher/facilitator or We send out regular emails of class descriptions, to get these, please sign-up to our mailing list.

Class Description

Please note: Extra long class flowing straight into Open Jam from 7pm

A sea of people all moving in and around each other
Sometimes apart, sometimes together.
Colliding Kinesphere’s
Rolling, tumbling, flying
Standing, snoozing, breathing, laughing or maybe even crying.
What the hell is going on?
Bang goes the idiot button.

Based on the observations of Nancy Stark Smith, we will guide you in movement through the Underscore. Giving insight to the dynamics of any CI Jam you may encounter, but also now a practice in its own right that brings focus to the dance.

Facilitated By Agnieszka Grenckowska and K’lo Harris.

The Jam

A jam is an informal gathering of dancers. There is no teacher, but space and time to develop skills and confidence. You are free to dance, rest, or sit and watch, as you wish. The jam provides an opportunity to explore and integrate techniques you have learned, and to find your own routes into dancing.

At some jams a teacher will facilitate a score to follow such as a focused (silent) jam, the Underscore (developed by Nancy Stark-Smith), or a blindfold (or eyes-closed) jam, this will normally be advertised via our regular mailout – so sign-up if you want advance notice.

  • Live musicians will improvise with the dancing at many of the jams.
  • For more information, please email or contact the individual teachers.