"Your Body is
          the Canvas"


Dare to step into the ancient!

Experience the sacred dances of Persia, the Silk Road, and the near East. Learn to communicate through classical and folkloric dances which are culturally significant today, as in ancient times. Farima Dance evokes the inner god or goddess with dance instruction rich with historical and anthropological reference that will feed your soul.


The healing balm of spring leads to the warmth and spice of summer! As you enjoy your spring consider joining me in dance upon summer retreats in Italy, Turkey, or for a tour of Iran.

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Whirling – Brno, Czech Republic

Central Asian Dance Central Asian Dance Workshop

May 27, 2015 - 7:00-9:30pm
Istanbul, Turkey

Central Asian dance movements workshop with Farima Berenji. Discover and practice Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, and Uyghur dance movements.

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Dances of Persia and the Silk Road

Experience one of the world’s most enchanting dance forms! Inspired by Persian poetry and miniature artwork, Persian and Silk Road dance combines swirling arabesques, sweeping gestures, shoulder isolations, footwork platterns, and dazzling spins.

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Technique and Choreography - Beginner and Intermediate
Thursday 8:30 - 9:30 pm
$15 - Drop-in
$52 - Monthly, paid in advance
Halanda Dance Studio, San Jose