Learn Anatolian sacred movements and healing with Alper in Turkey.
  • Fethiye, Turkey
  • 15 hours over 5 days

Whirling Rituals and Healing Movements with Alper

Learn whirling rituals and creative movements in the rich and vibrant landscape of Istanbul. A dancer who has performed all over the world, Alper will guide you through sacred rituals and traditional dances rooted in Anatolian and Sufi culture. Move your body and express yourself through dance.
  • Snacks, Coffee, & Tea


One Guest
USD $975
Additional guest(s) (max 4)
USD $380
Participate in Sufi gatherings and practice whirling rituals.Learn to be at peace and practice self-love.Learn the powerful art of healing through sacred movements, like whirling, dancing and singing.

Meet the Artist

Alper is a performing and visual artist trained in contemporary dance, improvisation, body movement, ethnic dance and massage based on Anatolian and Sufi culture. He performs on national and international stage and is a member of the International Dance Council of UNESCO.

VAWAA Includes:

  • Contemporary body movements based on Anatolian culture.  
  • Sacred rituals like Sema-Semah whirling practices and body healing. 
  • Singing, dancing or visiting traditional Dervish lodge.
  • Participation in local Sufi gatherings.

Explore Fethiye

Fethiye is a vibrant city located on Turkey's stunning Turquoise Coast that offers a wealth of arts and culture for travelers to explore. From ancient Lycian ruins and rock tombs to bustling bazaars, pristine beaches, and modern marinas, Fethiye has something for everyone. The city's art scene is thriving, with many local artists and galleries showcasing traditional Turkish art, including ceramics, carpets, and textiles. Whether you're a history buff, art lover, or simply looking to immerse yourself in Turkish culture, Fethiye’s beauty is sure to stay with you long after your travels.

Additional Details

This VAWAA can also be taught in Istanbul for an additional fee. It is also available for a longer 100-hour studio session, including a UNESCO certificate. If interested in extending your time, let us know by how many days and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Alper's Availability 5 days