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Whirling Dervishes Workshop

16 February 2020 │ 14:00

14h00 - 18h00
workshop duration: 4h 

Workshop details

Intensive work to practice the art of whirling.
The objective will be to find a balance between mastering the body axis and letting go.
The choreographic and symbolic aspect of Sufi body language will be approached in order to allow a better understanding of dance through Sufi spirituality.
Thanks to the guidance of Rana Gorgani, the dancers will be able to freely experience Samâ.
The basic steps of the trick technique will be carefully taught so that everyone can experience the Sufi trick.

Useful information

Mixed workshop open to professionals and amateurs.
No age limit and no pre-requisite dance levels.
Outfit and pair of socks specially designed for the workshop.

IMPORTANT

Soft and comfortable clothing (pants, short or long sleeve top, yoga style). It is not necessary to have a skirt.
Participants must be dressed in solid colors, no patterns: ALL WHITE OR ALL BLACK

No jewelry.

Light lunch

Bring a bottle of water.

Possibility of acquiring shoes of whirling dervishes or Sufi skirt for sale on site.

photograph: Hans Tibben

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Location

Dance Area (Geneva, Switzerland)
Rue de la Coulouvrenière 19
Geneva, 1204 Switzerland
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