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  • ZULEIKHA’S BLOG

    PURE MOVEMENT

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    Art of Relief—Feeling a sense of relief, something we all long for, brings with it a feeling of hope. It enables us to walk through the unseen tunnels into unknown landscapes as we carry on with our lives. We are all doing this every day. So when someone opens a door for us, or smiles, or gets us to relax and inadvertently take a gentle breath, we have a laugh and let down for a bit. If we learn to practice this now and then, we learn we can cultivate a life where, in the midst of the chaos, we can nurture our loving nature. And this brings a kind of relief and a quality of goodness.

    Listening of Pure Movement I began my studies of movement arts with some ballet and a lot of free movement, as a child. I studied western classical music all of my life, and continued in the study of contemporary movement. I also trained in schools of movement and music from Asian traditions, where the mover is both a musician in movement and a devotee of awareness. I became immersed in traditions where invocation of body-mind-spirit is found within dance, music and drama, and there I discovered my way into...

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  • EILEEN FISHER & ZULEIKHA

    EILEEN FISHER TALKS ABOUT ZULEIKHA



    EILEEN FISHER LIFEWORK

    Eileen Fisher introduces Zuleikha and talks about her work at an Eileen Fisher LifeWork session 2017. (Lower right button for full screen)

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    THE HEALING POWER OF MOVEMENT
    a Q&A
    with Zuleikha

    In this brief but powerful interview Zuleikha discusses the essential role movement can play in our well-being. READ MORE

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  • RUMI CONCERT AT WNC

    WATCH THE RUMI CONCERT ON YOUTUBE Screen Shot 2018-03-18 at 4.02.05 PM Televised Live from the Cathedral The Washington National Cathedral and The Aspen Institute presented The Rumi Concert on March 15, 2018 A Feast of Poetry, Humor, Music, Dance & Story COLEMAN BARKS poet & translator of Rumi ZULEIKHA international Storydancer GLEN VELEZ world percussionist OMAR FARUK TEKBILEK instrumentalist & vocalist DAWN AVERY cellist & vocalist The Storydancer Project co-sponsor of The Rumi Concert