“Everything in dance is poetry. Every movement describes a story, a feeling. The dancer takes the audience into a world of fairy tales.” ~Farima Berenji
Cultural Dance Workshops and Tour of Iran
November 10 - November 18
Discover Iran’s beautiful cultural heritage and mysticism of the Silk Road! Led by Farima Berenji, internationally recognized dance scholar, and award-winning world dance choreographer and performer.
This unique travel experience and opportunity focuses on the history, mysticism, art, music, and dance traditions of Iran and the Silk Road. Guests will study dance, poetry, music, history, and visit mystic and ancient sites. Destinations include sites in Central Iran and Khorasan.
The soul of Persia has been inspiring humans for ages to commune with mysticism. Through poetry, music, sacred architecture and carpet patterns, Persia invites us to travel beyond the realm of duality to meet ourselves, each other, and the world to a space beyond mere existence.
We invite you to a unique journey meet the soul of Persia. We will travel to the heart of this ancient land, meet the mystery within and about us. We will rest in a space of deep silence, where ancient caravans of traveled west to meet the new world.
- Hotel accommodation and taxes
- Breakfast and lunch
- Daily refreshments and snacks (tea, coffee, Nescafe, and mineral water are always at your disposal enroute)
- Private transport
- Domestic flights
- Entrance fee of the monuments based on itinerary
- Workshops and lectures
- All transfers
Payment Does NOT Include
- Visa fees (based on your departure country)
- Personal transportation or taxi fees
- Personal expenses or extra stay
- Personal sightseeing
- Hotel and transport service tips
- Extra food and drink not included in the menu list
- Alcoholic beverages
CONTACT US FOR INTEREST. We will add you to a list. If we obtain enough interested people we will schedule the tour and contact you!
All U.S. and Canadian citizens must apply for visa at least 1.5 months before the start of the tour. All other nationalities, please contact your local embassy to see if a visa is required. Turkish Citizens and some other countries are exempt of visa requirements. For visa requirements please visit applyiranvisa.com to download an application and contact your local embassy. You may contact us to for help in applying for visa.
For more details please contact us. A full schedule and details will be given prior to the start of the tour.
Farima Berenji is an Iranian-born scholar and dance ethnologist, an award winning internationally acclaimed dance artist, a choreographer, instructor, and an archaeologist specializing in ancient, sacred, classical, and folkloric dances of Persia, Ionia, and the Silk Road. Farima has spent her lifetime studying Persian dance, culture, and history. She performs, offers workshops, and lectures worldwide upon request. Recognized as one of a few world scholarly experts of ancient and mystical dance ethnology, she travels worldwide to record, research, lecture, perform, educate, and to inspire dynamic creativity and rejuvenation through dance and movement. As a Sufi and semazen, Farima is an exceptionally inspiring instructor strongly connected to spirituality and healing. She seeks to lead people to the historic beauty and richness of Persia and the Silk Road culture and to aid them find inner bliss through dance, music, and spirituality.