Dance of Oneness®: Intensive Training: Path of the Dancer
September 13-20 in Stowel Lake Farm, Salt Spring Island, B.C., Canada

Sufi Dance of Oneness®
November 7-12 at Menla Retreat Center, Phoenicia, NY

Dance of Oneness®: Ecstatic Gratitude
November 24-29 at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA








“Mind-blowing, sensuous and mesmerizing…audacious, authoritative and bold.”
Los Angeles Times

Master sacred dancer and transformational teacher, Banafsheh presents dance as a spiritual path and science of embodiment, fusing 3 dimensions: the art of dance, wisdom teachings, and healing disciplines.


Banafsheh’s dances are not just performances but initiations into mysteries of the life.



Banafsheh teaches conscious embodiment through dance to women and men world-wide.



Browse through the gallery of photos and videos of sacred dance performances and workshops.


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Check out upcoming performances and dance journeys to amazing sites around the world.

"I am so inspired by this beautiful practice - what it does for the female collective and the healing of the feminine as well as a deep embodiment of the god force that it helps me tap into. Banafsheh embodies both the wild & the deep."


Cat Wilson, Student, Canada

In The Fire of Grace DVD

Experience Rumi’s Journey of the Soul in Dance!

Banafsheh embodies Rumi’s messages, and with her capacious passion transports your soul. She dances the soul’s archetypal journey to unity with the Beloved through a whirlwind of Persian dance and spiritual Middle Eastern traditions. Aligned with Rumi’s mystical vision, her divine feminine Sufi dance marries serene peace with fierce passion. Banafsheh’s In the Fire of Grace DVD is accompanied by Andrew Harvey, spiritual teacher, author of over 30 books, and architect of Sacred Activism.

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