A long weekend intensive (20 HRS) focusing on Miriam’s signature class format “Sacred Dance of the Silk Road,” with emphasis on Classical & Mystical Persian Dance, the Art of Turning, and dances of Afghanistan in the beautiful surroundings of a countryside spa (less than one hour from Rome.) Come dance, sweat, bath, and bliss out on healthy gourmet Italian cuisine.
4:00-6:00- Persian Mystical dance
7:00- light dinner
8:00-9:00- Introduction to Sacred Dance of the Silk Road
(historical background, overview of the weekend, and discussion.)
9:00-10:00- Persian Miniature Dancing (Dances inspired directly from the Miniature artwork)
10:00-12:00- Sacred Dance of the Silk Road with a focus on Persian Classical dance technique & choreography
**Enjoy the afternoon at the pools, and taking advantage of the relaxing spa environment
5:00-7:00- Persian Classical dance choreography (continuation of the morning session)
7:30- Greeting the divine Feminine/Sabbath ritual & dinner
9:00-10:00- Dance of the Persian Goddess Anahita- In the warm pool!!! We will together create a choreography for Anahita as we immerse in healing warm waters.
10:00-1:00- Dances of Afghanistan
**Enjoy a long afternoon at the pool, and taking advantage of the relaxing spa environment
5:00-7:00- Turning Towards the Heart- A Mystical journey of turning, poetry & heart (live music accompaniment)
9:00- show & rituals
10:00-12:00- Circles, Spirals & Cycles- The Art of Turning
3:00-5:00- Persian Mystical & Interpretive dance (drawing inspiration from poetry, Persian miniatures, Classical styling, Whirling practices, and prayer we will bring all of what we have learned over the weekend together.)
5:00-5:30- The Prayer web- A Closing circle ritual
PRICES (early-bird) until 1st April :
470 euros for 4 person shared room
520 euros for 3 person shared room
570 euros for 2 person shared room
After 1st April:
500 euros for 4 person shared room
550 euros for 3 person shared room
600 euros for 2 person shared room
To book your place please email to:
+39 349/3854933 (Italy)
Il Colle delle Querce is an holistic farm laying in the beautiful green hills of lazio very close to Rome.
It includes a restaurant, a SPA and 10 beautiful studio flats.
In the restaurant are cooked products from the farm (not only veggies but cheese, jams, honey) and the menu has a great selection of vegetarian dishes.
In the wellness center one can enjoy the Roman style sauna and Turkish bath, the warm salty swimming pool with a whirlpool corner, the "emotional" showers, as well as the "relax area".
For more info: www.colledellequerce.it