Here are some words from dancers around the globe who have studied with Shahrzad:

“I love your classes! You teach not only beautiful movements but also the deep feeling of Persian Dance!”

“Your work has made a difference in this world and the lives of many!”

“I am just watching your online lesson at the moment and can't say how much they are helpful in running my own classes. This is exactly what I needed at this moment. Thank you a million times, Shahrzad.”

“you don't know how much I enjoyed your workshop, I love your style and feel this is what I've been missing. I cannot believe I started dancing in my home after I came back from your workshop and trying to practice some of the moves.”

“I absolutely love your teaching style, content, presentation, clarity, scholarship, authenticity.”

“The online classes are great! I am very happy with them! I am practicing with the first class now, and I love it so much that I'll definitely go for other online classes from your Persian dance course too!"

"Thank you for making these classes available this way for people who live far away. You teach very well.”

“Shahrzad is an expert at breaking down movement and explaining its mechanics, and various ways to apply that movement, pose, etc within Persian musical structure.”

“I think you are the best teacher out there!!!!"

"Please please please come back to the east coast and teach me!!!!”

“Your choreography and dance style are so well-defined and developed, both in artistic expression and personal intention, and is highly recognizable.”

“As always, your workshop was amazing. It was just the right amount of everything. Everyone LOVED it!”

"Shahrzad is an excellent teacher, dancer and scholar. Her choreographies are brilliant, her dance is very graceful and she is a very patient and thorough instructor”

“I just want to let you know that we are all still floating on air from the workshop! Thank you so very much for your beautiful work....as a dancer, choreographer and teacher! We loved everything and look forward to other workshops and performances with you in the coming year.”

"Thank you for the combo and music and thank you for your beautiful show! It was so amazing! I loved you all! Your style, precise and elegant but also full of feeling, depicts the signature of a great artist and Persian Dance Master like you are. I am so honored and I feel so lucky to study with you, even if only by web. I do wish to meet you in person someday!" -DS

“Just a quick note to tell you how much I have enjoyed this course. As a teacher, I love your musicality, your explanations, your full knowledge and all that you share with us. I think that your wonderful attitude and giving and patient nature really come through in your teaching, and it really has the effect of a welcoming environment where we are not afraid to ask questions. I appreciate that so much. I'm really glad I got to be in this intensive.” -PD

"Thank you for the fantastic class. I love how we're exploring each movement in different planes, directions, dynamics, and with different foot patterns, and to different music! And doing technique and improv and a combo! And actually getting the recording is great for me, because I don't miss any of it, and I can go back and review and do it again!" -DN

“Thank you so much Shahrzad. These classes are great, so interesting, engaging and immersive. The world of Persian music is so fascinating and it is truly a wonderful journey to go into its discovery. Understanding more deeply structures of Persian music makes our dance more aware and full of meaning. Thank you again for this wonderful opportunity!”

“Thank you so much Shahrzad for offering this! What a wonderful class, it has been so valuable for me.”

"Being under the guidance of Shahrzad was life-changing for me as a dancer and instructor. She gives precise and encouraging feedback that helped push me in the right direction. I would highly recommend Shahrzad as an instructor whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer." -MN