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Sufi Whirling Workshop - March 2
Britannia Centre, Canuck Family Education Centre
Vancouver, BC
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Sufi Whirling Workshop - March 2
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.  WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING ANY MORE PARTICIPANTS.  Send us an email at info@caravanbc.com if you are interested in any future workshops.

Sunday, March 2, 2pm - 5pm
COST: Sliding-Scale, $5-30.

For anyone wishing to learn or develop the Basics of Sufi Whirling, the powerful Moving Meditation technique of Rumi and the Sufi Whirling Dervishes. No experience necessary.

The workshop will begin with a short informal talk and Q&A to learn about the history and background of Sufi Whirling. This will be followed by breathing, centering, and turning meditation, leading into a powerful group whirling experience.

Bring your intention, and 3 different pairs of socks or whirling shoes (will be available for purchase 30 minutes before the workshop begins), comfortable clothes for movement, and a yoga mat, blanket or sheepskin for earth grounding.  

Whirling Shoes will also be available for Sale.


Raqib Brian Burke has 28 years of study and experience under the Mevlevi Sheikhs Reshad Field, Suleyman Dede and Jelaluddin Loras, and Rifa'i Sheikh Sherif Baba Catalkaya. He performed in the first ever Sema Ceremony by North American dervishes in Konya, Turkey, at the tomb of Mevlana Celaluddin Rumi founder of whirling and has since performed in Canada and the United States at numerous spiritual gatherings and arts festivals.

LIMITED CAPACITY. TO PRE-REGISTER: Please call 778-886-8908, or email info@caravanbc.com

Please arrive 15 minutes before start of workshop to register and settle in.


This workshop is part of the SUFI JOURNEY PROJECT, is presented by Caravan World Rhythms, with the support of the Vancouver Foundation and Britannia Centre.


Britannia Centre, Canuck Family Education Centre (View)
1655 Williams St.
Vancouver, BC V5L 2R3


Arts > Dance
Education > Workshops
Other > Spiritual

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Owner: Caravan World Rhythms
On BPT Since: Feb 24, 2012
Caravan World Rhythms

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