Anatolian Sacred Movements and Healing with Alper
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • 20 hours over 5 days

Anatolian Sacred Movements and Healing with Alper

Practice healing movements and exploratory dance 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.

Pricing

One Guest
USD $685
Additional guest(s) (max 4)
USD $295
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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.

Learn

  • 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 Istanbul

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Istanbul has a rich culture with distinct elements of Western and Eastern influence. It has witnessed some of the greatest empires in human history, each of which has left an indelible mark, whether it be through ancient ruins, cuisine, religious sites, or art. While its history is epic, however, the true pleasures of Istanbul are in the small, mundane details. Threaded through the city are neighborhoods defined by community, shopkeepers who know every patron, friends drinking tea together outside. It’s these details that always linger with us long after we’ve gone.

Additional Details

You can opt for a 100hr studio session, including a UNESCO certificate.