Zuleikha

Country

United States

Known for

International Teacher, Dancer, Performer and Humanitarian

Dates

Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)

Zuleikha

Biography

Zuleikha is an international dancer, performer and teacher and aspires women, girls and children across the world to bring awareness of their body and health through performance and rhythms. She is the founder and director of The Storydancer Project (TSP). Growing up with a musical background, Zuleikha attended Ali Akbar College of Music and Dance in San Francisco and went on to study classical dance. Besides performing, Zuleikha took an interest in the deeper connection of music and video and began creating a "sacred technology of art". Zuleikha has performed throughout various worldwide cities and events including for theater audiences, international conferences, and a PBS Special "Dances From The Wild." Zuleikha recently received the 2010 prestigious media award from Images & Voices of Hope for "infusing the art of dance with the gifts of healing, understanding and love of life" through her outstanding work in the world promoting positive personal and social change.

Sources

<a href="http://www.storydancer.com/index.html">Zuleikha's Web Page</a>
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