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Dance of Oneness®: Path of the Dancer | Workshop on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

September 17 - September 23

$720 – $1350

with Banafsheh Sayyad and Tony Khalife

5-day workshop
September 18-23, 2020


The entire universe belongs to the dancer. If you don’t dance, you won’t know what will come to pass.

Dance invites us to take up space in the world with confidence, conviction and service. It’s exhilarating, joyous, sacred, sensual, transformative, communal, and disruptive. Dance makes us whole and brings us into rhythm with others. Though resilient, adaptable, and flexible, dance also breaks the rules. In dance, polarities unite and birth art. Dance is universal. Dance is freedom. Dance is the hope for our humanity if we accept the invitation to dance our lives.

Experience Banafsheh’s transformational teaching in a fusion of passionate yet peaceful dance to embody Spirit. Explore the secrets of dance technique and philosophy as a conscious vehicle to come in touch with who we TRULY are and can offer in this time of infinite potential and need. Discover how dance and movement can shift, influence and shape consciousness and the environment.

From high-powered guided, and free-style dance to the deep serenity of whirling, and vocal training, take a journey in your inner terrain with Tony Khalife’s blend of Middle Eastern and Indian trance music. Feel your fullest presence in the Here and Now with movement and voice work, luscious and devotion that bring you in touch with your core – peaceful, centered, strong, vibrant, open, free, and in community with others.


For questions about paying a deposit, please email.
For questions about e-transfer and traveling to the venue, please email Madhurima.

Explore the Path of the Dancer

Learn more about the Intensive – including what to bring!
Preparing for a Dance of Oneness® Workshop

More Resources

Dance of Oneness®: Curriculum
Recommended Reading List
Planning Your Trip

By the end of the workshop, I was present in every cell and I enjoyed being a fluid body. I have been in all sorts of classes but in no class whatsoever was there the opportunity to express oneself. To move as one is called to, as one feels like and to explore deeper and deeper one’s own body language and what it says. This workshop allows that.
Gida Hussami, workshop participant, Body of Light, Schweibenalp, Switzerland, 2018

My experience was deeply nurturing and connecting to all I am. As I dropped into my body, whirled and vocalized I kept hearing “Lay your head in my lap” from the Divine Mother. The workshop and surroundings allowed me to dive into the divinity I am, aligning with my soul in love, joy and peace.
Stowell Lake Farm is an abundant container of natural beauty and nourishment and rest.
Banafsheh is a noble, radiating being of love and beauty. Her commitment to divine embodiment through dance creates a reverent space for all to expand and dance the divine. Tony’s music is the heart beat of life pulsing love in every beat. An absolute to delight to be immersed in the flowing wonder he creates with such joy.
Anne Round, workshop participant, Path of the Dancer, Stowel Lake Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC 2019


Select from the options below that include tuition, facility costs, accommodation of choice and 3 meals per day and scroll down to the “Tickets” section and add your selection to the cart.
Ticket prices start at 720 USD (you can also pay directly with CAD) 
EARLYBIRD prices until June 15, 2020
Prices go up by 125 USD after June 15th, 2020

(shared bathroom)
1,350.00 USD .
Shared Deluxe
(private bathroom in room)
1,280.00 USD
Shared Premium
(shared bathroom)
1,212.00 USD
Shared Yurt
1,180.00 USD
980.00 USD
720.00 USD

Check out Stowel Lake Farm
26 hrs towards the 200/400-hr Dance of Oneness® Certification Program

Cancellation Policy: A registration refund minus a $100 administrative cost is available up to June 1st. No monetary refunds or credit available after that time, unless it is an emergency (doctor’s note required – tuition only will be refunded,  accommodation is not refundable). The workshop registration can be transferred to an alternate person. If for unforeseen reasons the workshop is cancelled by the producer a full refund of registration fees will be issued; the producer will not be responsible for other participant costs incurred in the event of a cancellation.


6 available
Private (shared bathroom)$1,350.00Serves as payment for tuition, accommodations, meals (3 per day) and facility costs. Guests have a private room with a shared bathroom.
6 available
Shared Deluxe (private bathroom in room)$1,280.00Serves as payment for tuition, accommodations, meals (3 per day) and facility costs. Guests share a room with a private bathroom in the room.
12 available
Shared Premium (shared bathroom)$1,212.00Serves as payment for tuition, accommodations, meals (3 per day) and facility costs. Guests have a shared room and bathroom.
8 available
Shared Yurt$1,180.00Serves as payment for tuition, accommodations, meals (3 per day) and facility costs.
3 available
Camping$980.00Serves as payment for tuition, accommodations, meals (3 per day) and facility costs.
3 available
Commuter$720.00Serves as payment for tuition, 3 meals per day, and facility costs.


Stowel Lake Farm
190 Reynolds Road
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 1Y2 Canada
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