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Banafsheh Sayyad

As a Persian Sufi dance artist and transformational teacher, Banafsheh Sayyad is an innovator of Sufi dance previously only performed by men. A pioneer in a style, she has created Dance of Oneness, which fuses rigorous dance technique with spiritual embodiment. Banafsheh has blazed a unique trail in contemporary dance, being one of the few dance artists in the world who has mastered combining high level dance techniques with spiritual awareness. Her work has been presented extensively in festivals and by presenters in North America, Europe, and Australia, where she has gained tremendous acclaim.

Upcoming Programs by Banafsheh Sayyad

Orientale 2007Germany Düsseldorf

Sufi Dance of Oneness

November 3 - 5, 2017

Listen! and allow this listening to lead you into movement and a dance that opens your heart and kindles your creative fire. Sama, the Sufi Dance of Oneness, is a central devotional practice of Sufism, the path of Love. If you long to meditate with movement and feel drawn to truly ground your spirituality in your […]