“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

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May 2017

Sufi Dance and Sound Healing Workshop

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Convent Arts Collective, 660 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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The workshop will be held in a beautiful, historic chapel in the heart of San Francisco and will be taught by sound healer Gabriel Gold and Persian dance artist and Shamanic healer Farima Berenji. After a very successful, sold out workshop last January Gabriel and Farima decided to collaborate again, this time focusing on the "Spirals of Life" as the theme. We will seek the foundation of spiritual healing through sacred sound and movement, embodying song and movement founded on…

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June 2017

Journey through Uzbekistan

June 27 - July 6
Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan + Google Map

Explore Uzbekistan’s beautiful ethnic music, dance, natural, and cultural heritage in this 10 day tour along the historic Silk Road. Hosted 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, art, music, and dance traditions of Uzbekistan. Guests will study traditional dance and music with talented local artists including Uzbek dance instructor and performer Zilola Janikulova. Guests will also visit historic cultural sites and points…

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July 2017

Haft Sema (Seven Sema) A Journey of the Heart

July 20 - July 23
Abbey Studio, 2687 Penrith Ave.
Cumberland, BC V0R 1S0 Canada
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Join Farima Berenji for a four day intensive retreat and venture deep into the heart through sacred circles and sufi whirling practices, practices based on the sacred number seven in Iranian mystical traditions and Sema rituals, Zikr (sufi prayers), and Shamanic healing, music, and sohbet (Sufi spiritual talk). Retreat and training will focus on Farima’s intensive breathwork technique, her unique whirling techniques, and styles based on the Seven Pathways of Love. The number seven has always been a sacred and…

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Sema Workshop and Performance

July 28
Manchester, UK, Manchester, United Kingdom + Google Map

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