• World Artist

    International performer, wellness educator, and teacher in the art of movement and story, Zuleikha inspires dynamic creativity and rejuvenation through movement.

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  • Collaborations

    The Rumi Concert is a stunning collaboration of artists, bringing the lyrical and spiritual power of Rumi to life in a remarkably moving performance, a multidimensional feast of poetry, music, dance and story. Poet and translator Coleman Barks performs the poems of Rumi, a 13th century ecstatic poet of unparalleled lyrical and spiritual power. He is joined by storydancer,

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  • Performance

    Inspirational performing artist and storydancer, Zuleikha, a whirlwind of spirit, rhythm, and dance, transports her audiences with stories of nature, world lore and life itself.

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  • Workshops

    Zuleikha teaches transformational workshops and classes worldwide. She is well known for her Body Listening seminars.

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  • Take A Minute™

    TAKE A MINUTE™, created by Zuleikha, is a self-care action plan that only takes a minute of our busy lives.

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  • The Storydancer Project

    Founded by Zuleikha, The Storydancer Project (TSP), an international non-profit artistic health resource organization, serving girls, women, children and families facing challenging life circumstances by providing innovative Core Wellness Exercise and Movement Arts programs and trainings that foster and enliven greater health, resilience and leadership.

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    Heart Matters at Zenith

    In late July, Zuleikha goes to Zenith Institute in the Italian Swiss Alps with HEART MATTERS, her BodyListening© MAP Movement Awareness Practice seminar. Join Zuleikha this summer in the Alps where mountains meet the sky and there is room for inner space to unfold.

    JULY 20-25, 2015 ZULEIKHA Seminar


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    Heart Matters at Zenith Camp

  • TSP SUMMER 2015

    Navajo Youth Conference

    The Storydancer Project has been invited to participate in the Building Warriors for the Future Youth Conference on July 15. TSP Founder & Director, Zuleikha and Keahi Kimo Souza, Behavioral Health and Social Services Director for Jemez Pueblo, will be presenting a special interactive program, Body Borders: Respect Yourself! — Easy-to-learn energetic movement practices to use in stressful situations, as part of the conference topic on safe dating and domestic violence prevention for Native youth.

    Youth Conference Topics include: Suicide Prevention, Bullying, Safe Dating, Domestic Violence, Team Building, Youth Leadership, Fun Activities, Sports, Games and Project Peace Train. Sponsored by Gallup Service Unit Health Promotion Dept MSPI & DVPI.


    Aurora Concert Video Excerpts

    Acclaimed master of the electric violin, TRACY SILVERMAN, and renowned Storydancer, ZULEIKHA, join forces in a spellbinding performance of improvisational music, story, dance and humor.

    TRACY SILVERMAN was named one of 100 distinguished alumni by The Juilliard School, and is the world’s first concert electric violinist. Formerly first violinist with the innovative Turtle Island String Quartet, Silverman is on the faculty at Belmont University and Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, and is a devoted teacher of youths of all ages and levels, in developing alternative string styles, from classical to jazz to improvisation.

    ZULEIKHA is an award-winning international performer, educator and humanitarian who uplifts audiences with her humorous, soul-stirring performances and has collaborated with numerous world musicians and poets, including avant-garde composer/pianist Terry Riley, and Coleman Barks, poet and interpreter of Rumi. Founder and executive director of the non-profit organization, The Storydancer Project, Zuleikha has created unique tools for greater health called Take a Minute™ Core Wellness Exercise and Body Listening Movement Arts, which are being used worldwide to help people improve wellness and create empowered responses to chronic stress and trauma.


    The Health Muse

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    ZULEIKHA: An Artistic Approach to Wellness

    It’s a phone call I anticipate with excitement. When Zuleikha calls to announce her presence in Delhi, I know I can look forward to several interesting conversations and new learning, over tea and lunch. This American storyteller, dancer and healer travels to several countries to help marginalized communities with her special brand of bodywork, and always has inspiring experiences to recount.



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    Event with City Sex Workers


    Statesman News Service, Kolkata, 12 March ...Around 25 sex workers from across the city participated in the event, which was graced by the eminent American performer, teacher and self-care trainer, Zuleikha