INTENSIVES Private and semi-private intensives for serious dance scholars and educators are available. These intensives are one week long . The training is Monday – Friday 9:30 – 5:30, at total of 30 hours including an exam (the intensives can be spread out over a longer period of time for local students). The student will […]

You now have access to Shahrzad’s Persian dance classes from anywhere in the world!

All you need is a computer and internet access to take classes with Shahrzad. Click on the link below to see the list of currently available classes: On line Persian Dance classes by Shahrzad

Master Class in Los Gatos, CA

Saturday January 18, 2014

2:00 – 4:30 pm

Join Shahrzad for a 2.5 hour workshop on Persian dance technique.

Open to all dancers, we will focus on arms and hands, with foot patterns performed to Persian rhythms.

This class is perfect for middle eastern dancers […]

Now available on line: Termeh dance!

Per fans’ requests, I have made a masterclass teaching the short but sweet dance piece titled, “Termeh“, using the divine music of master Jalal Zolfonoun and his son Soheil Zolfonoun from their album, Mystic Journey. This 2-hour class breaks down the entire 2:12 of intricate choreography. This dance may be performed as a […]

SDC Company class now open to the public!

Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 am

Spring Fall Studio

2547 8th St. Berkeley, CA

Intermediate and advanced dancers are invited to join Shahrzad Dance Company dancers in our weekly classes.

Class begins with a full warm-up and will explore Shahrzad Technique through various stationary and […]

Persian Dance Class Series in Berkeley

Dates: May 9 and ends on June/13.

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: Spring Fall Studio – 2547 8th St. Berkeley (between Dwight & Parker)

Fee: $84/6-week session or $16/drop-in

To register:


Classical Persian Dance Workshop by Shahrzad – Arizona

April 27, 2013 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Beginning workshop in classical Persian dance. No experience necessary. Learn the basic movement vocabulary for this rare and beautiful art form. The vocabulary will be assembled into a choreographed movement combination.

April 28, 2013 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Three-hour […]

Persian dance class series by Shahrzad

Shahrzad’s upcoming class series focuses on a style of Persian dance which is inspired by Persian miniature paintings of the 20th century

Persian dance class flyer – miniature

Dates: February 26 – April 2 (Tuesdays)

Time: 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Location: Suhaila Salimpour’s […]


Persian Dance Class Series

6-week session

Oct/3 – Nov/14 (no class Oct/31) Time: 7:45 – 8:45 pm Place: Suhaila Salimpour Studio in Albany, CA

This 6-week series will focus on Qajar (19th century) court dances. It will be a comprehensive class which will culminate in a dance to be possibly performed by […]

On-line Classes Now Available!

Dancers around the world can now have access to Persian dance classes! Shahrzad’s dance classes are now available on line at

Persian Dance Classes Online

This is a 6-week subscription with unlimited access to the 6 classes offered in the series. The price is $47.99 US.