“Everything in nature is part of ourselves; everything in nature has a voice, a soul. We must try to understand them, not just with our minds but also with our hearts. It is only through this path that the mystic bond between man and nature is achieved.” ~Farima Berenji
Farima Berenji – MA
Founder and Artistic Director of Worldwide Simorgh Dance Collective
International Performing Artist – Dance Ethnologist
Instructor – Choreographer
Anthropologist – Archaeologist
Farima and the Simorgh Dance Collective teach ancient, sacred, classical, folk dance, and history of the Silk Road (Persian and Central Asian) as well as Indo-Iranian shamanic healing and rituals, dance and music therapy, Sufi teachings and whirling. They are available for workshops, lectures, performances, and collaborations.