APTLI Friday Feature: Persian Dance with Niosha Nafei Jameli

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Online via Zoom
@ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This lecture is offered as part of the Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Institute (APTLI) and is open to to students and the public.


Niosha will introduce a few simple, fundamental and popular moves of Persian Modern and Pop dance and then will go over a few different styles of Persian dance from different regions of Iran.

Niosha Nafei Jameli

Niosha Nafei-Jamali founded Niosha Dance Academy in 1992. The academy produces, performs, and preserves traditional and contemporary dance from the Iranian/Persian cultural diaspora.

Providing a wide range of classes for inspired individuals and dancers across the world, Niosha Dance Academy is world renowned and performs on the stage across national and international venues. Through the language of dance and movement, Niosha Dance Academy shares the beauty and heritage of Iranian culture with an expanding global community.

Our goal is to share the beauty of dance, focusing on providing the ultimate platform for aspiring dancers to receive structured training in various styles of traditional and modern Persian dance.

Niosha Dance Academy is dedicated to bringing dancers and audiences together to enrich, engage, educate, and change lives through the experience of Iranian dance.

For more information visit Niosha’s website: www.niosha.com