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“The body says what words cannot.” – Martha Graham

2016 Past Events

SWITZERLAND (BERN):
April  8 – 10, 2016
Holistic Dance Language for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/919523034763940/
Contact: esther@kaliayoga.ch for booking

ISRAEL
April 14 – 16, 2016
Holistic Dance Language Weekend Retreat 
Link: http://www.desertashram.co.il/workshops/holistic-dance

FRANCE
May 7 – 8, 2016
Intensive two-days retreat in Gignac, South of France
contact/booking: Ana ~ gaianataluna@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1397788253854002/

SLOVAKIA (Bratislava)
June 9, 2016 – Invocation – Ritual Prayer-formance with special guest musicians
https://www.facebook.com/events/525619520957315/

June 10 – 12,  2016
Holistic Dance Language Retreat for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/226121331077429/

contact/booking for both Slovakia events: Marcela ~ marcela@soulart.sk

GREECE
July  1 – 6, 2016 – Embody Dance Festival  (CORFU)
July 8 – 13, 2016 – Sound & Silence Festival (CORFU)

July 14 – 16, 2016 – Ritual Dance Retreat for women (CORFU)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1536938616609818/
ticketing/booking for festivals & retreat:  http://www.corfufestival.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html
Contact/Info: Ixeeya Lin ~  WomensTentix@gmail.com

TURKEY
July 29 – August 5, 2016
One-week Sufi-inspired dance journey for for women with guest master teachers.  The retreat will include daily holistic dance language practice, daily immersions with guest teachers & excursions to magical, powerful sacred sites.  Dance. Ecstasy. Sisterhood

https://www.facebook.com/events/1110529738997789/
Contact/Booking ~ Yeliz: yeliz.mai.bastet@gmail.com

AMERICA
Omega Institute
August 14 – 21, 2016
Core Faculty Yearly Residency

COSM (Alex & Alison Grey’s Chapel of Sacred Mirrors)
August 19, 2016
Alchemystic Dance Journey for Women – 3 hour workshop
https://www.facebook.com/events/202149060139816/

Omega Institute @ the Lake Theater
September 1, 2016
Remembrance ~ Ritual Performance featuring Zola, guest artist(s) & audience-partipatory experience

Woodstock, NY
October 1 & 2, 2016
Holistic Dance Language workshops all weekend followed by optional, free traditional Sufi zikr ceremony
(possible to attend only day-long workshop on Saturday)
Contact/booking: Juliet ~   suflove@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/596479383866854/

CZECH REPUBLIC (PRAGUE)
November 19- 20, 2016
Holistic Dance Language Retreat – Animal Spirit Medicine
https://www.facebook.com/events/190298371378265/
contact Marcela for more info: marcela@soulart.sk

November 21, 2016
Bridging the worlds with Estas Tonne & Pepe Danza
https://www.facebook.com/events/1718526025032501

ISRAEL (Zichron Ya’aqov)
November 25 – 26, 2016
Sacred Dance, Dance Medicine, Song Healing, Rejuvenation & Vitality Practices for Women
Booking/Contact ~ Elana : ekleopold@gmail.com 

INDIA (Goa)
January 10th – February 8th, 2016
Temple Arts Initiation & Mystery School at Samata Holistic Retreat

Temple of Dance Goa Tribal Fest
Culmination of Temple Arts Initiation ritual and solo offering

Australia
March 6 – March 14th, 2016
Wild Echoes – workshops, retreat and performance ritual with guest artists
https://www.facebook.com/events/496766880504708/


2015 Past Events

Sacred Dance Retreat
Munich Germany
Oct 30 – Nov 1, 2015
http://sacred-dance-journey.jimdo.com

Manhattan NY October 11
Tending the Sacred Flame
collaboration with Sufi teacher, author & mystic, Juliet Rabia Gentille
Alchemical Studios

Symbiosis Festival, California ~ September 17 – 20
featured dance artist with Sonya Drakulich & Stellamara, Fanna Fi Allah & Amir Bar David Middle East Ensemble

Grass Valley, California ~ September 12
Holistic Dance Training – The hidden languages of the Soul
https://www.facebook.com/events/996774857021976/

Manhattan, NY ~ September 7
Holistic Dance Journey for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/566826206788913/

Rhinebeck NY, September 3
guest dance artist with Fanna Fi Allah
@ Omega Institute

Rhinebeck NY, August 30
“The Journey”
Evening performance ritual with Zola Dubnikova infused with audience- participatory meditations & live music

Rhinebeck, NY August 23 – 30
Core Faculty Residency @ OMega Institute

Nantucket, MA August 15 – 17
Holistic Dance Journey for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/1627969054109727/

Woodstock NY August 9
Call of the Heart
https://www.facebook.com/events/739936876128378/

Hudson, NY August 1st
Alchemystic Dance Jourmey
@Sadhana
http://sadhanayogahudson.com

Rhinebeck, NY July 25
Alchemystic Dance Journey
http://satyayogacenter.us

Tzfat, Israel – July 8
The Dance of the Shekinah
@ Khan of the White Donkey
https://www.facebook.com/events/1505301306426907/

Israel ~ June 19 – 20
Peema Festival
Fire Show & Deer woman ritual
https://www.facebook.com/events/702242063177822/.c

Greece (Crete) ~ May 1 – 3, 2015
Alchemystic Dance Journey for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/763631800357308/events/835743169795655/
Shtiyem, Israel ~ April 23
4th Annual Sufi Festival
featured teacher and dance artist
Performances, Sufi Fire & Workshops

Gemany April 3 – 6, 2015
Call of the Heart – Retreat for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/725748740846087/

Israel (Tel Aviv) March 28, 2015
The Call of the Priestess
co-taught with yogini and tantrika Naama Kamala Hanegbi
https://www.facebook.com/events/1542368036045276

Mexico (Mazunte, Oaxaca) ~ February 3 – February 24, 2015
Core Faculty at Hridaya Center
Temple Dance Arts 3-weekImmersion and Initiation
https://www.facebook.com/Hridaya-Yoga-201382146861/

Israel ~ January 12
“See the Voices”
Featured dance artist with Sharkiya @ Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel


2014 Past Events

Germany (Frankfurt) – Nov 8 – 10, 2014
Sacred Dance for Women
https://www.facebook.com/events/1467249933541261/
Switzerland (Bern) – November 15 – 16, 2014
Holistic Dance Journey for Women
Hosted by Esther Greter (esther@kaliayoga.ch)
0788007033
https://www.facebook.com/events/1460526050898935/

Rhinebeck, NY- Omega Institute – September 19 – 26th
Core Faculty offering daily holistic dance practice and workshops for staff/faculty

NYC – October 25, 2014

Alchemystic Dance & Sound Journey ~ Exploring the Sacred Feminine Through Dance, RItual & Sound
Alphabet City Sanctuary
https://www.facebook.com/events/368761879915622/

Mexico – October 4 – 11, 2014
The Gathering of the Ancient Sisterhood in Tepoztlan, Mexico.
Sacred Dance immersion with Zola fused with intensive immersion into Nahuatl tradition, ancient ceremonies, dances and teachings that have been in the guardianship of the Nahuatl tradition (indigenous Mexico) for hundreds of years, with Chief Martha Sole Valois.

Guided by Cynthia Flores-Signet.

Sacred Music Festival
featured soloist, fire & sacred dance
September 11- 12
Jerusalem

Performance & Movement Meditation
with Diwan El Binat

Jerusalem Music School –
Ein Kerem, Jerusalem. June 26

Dance Meditation & Show
with Diwan El Binat
Shanti Jai
Zurich, Switzerland. June 20

Opening Ceremony for Temple of Dance Israel
& Full Moon Dance Journey with Estas Tonne
Zichron Ya’akov, Israel. June 11.

Ocean of Sound
with Estas Tonne, Liat Zion & Josef Pepe Danze

Pele. Tel Aviv, Israel. June 12.

Fire Show with Harmony Art Collective
Herzliya Ptuach, Israel. May 19

Sufi Festival.
performance with Diwan Saz & workshop presenter
Shtyem, Israel. May 15 – 17.

DOOF Festival hosted by Magaya
performance with Fuego Del Soul – Firedance
performance with Kaminanda
workshop presenter
Kinneret, Israel. April 17 – 19, 2014.
Purim Festival – Excerpts from “Return to the Temple”
Written, Directed, Choreographed & Performed by Zola
TeKoa, Israel. March, 2014.

From Asia With Love
Featured Dance Artist/Choreographer
February 16 -Cameri Theater (Tel Aviv)
February 19 -Jerusalem Theater

One Billion Rising
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl2AO-7Vlzk
Featured Dancer at Tel Aviv-based Worldwide Event
to empower women
Pele. Tel Aviv, Israel. February 14, 2014.

Studio Naim Ethnic Dance Showcase

An Excerpt from ‘Return to the Temple’
with Zola’s Student Performance Ensemble
Studio Naim , Feb 7, 2014.

Creating Waves
Featured Dancer with Estas Tonne
Pele, Janary 9, 2014.


2013 Past Events

La Indiga Festival
Featured Dance Artist and Workshop Presenter
December 19 – 21, 2013.

Yavne Street Festival
Guest Artist with Bordel Totale & Balkan Ba’machsan
September 22 -23, 2013

Earthdance Israel
Alchemystic Earth Dance Workshop & Ritual
Sacred Dance & Prayer Performance
September 21 2013
Bodyways Festival
Temple Fusion Workshop & Performance
September 4 – 6, 2013

Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (COSM) Full Moon Ceremony (NY)
Sufi Ritual and Temple Dance Performance
August 24, 2013
10 day artist residency at Omega Institute (NY)
Core faculty offering staff /faculty workshops & daily classes
August 17 – 25, 2013

Intensive Workshop & presentation of Mystiqa
~ A Journey through Time & Worlds
A performance event/ritual written, directed, choreographed & Danced by Zola
Metula, ISRAEL. July 27, 2013

Concert & Cultural Event for Iranian-Israeli Organization
with Hanna Jahanforooz, Idan Armoni & Ben Dagovitch
at Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel. June 24

Dance Meditation & Show

with Diwan El Binat
Pachamama festival
Wald, Switzerland. June 22

Dance Meditation & Show
with Diwan El Binat
Kultur Punkt
Flawil, Switzerland. June 21

5 DAYS TOUR IN SWITZERLAND
with Shesh ve Argaman
June 2013

Guest Dance Artist with Musical Duo
Carlie Fairburn & Yossi Chopin
at the Raga, Pardas Hana Israel. June 2013

Alchemystic Dance Workshop
at The Dolphin Reef
Eilat, Israel. May 2013

Sufi Festival Israel
workshop leader & featured dance artist
Desert Ashram
Shtyem, Israel. May 2013

Uprising World Beat Party
featured soloist (fire)
Mikhmoret, Israel
April 2013

Love Revolution
Opening Ceremony RItual dance
Tel Aviv. April 2013

Zappa
featured soloist with Gil Ron Shama’s SOOF project
Tel Aviv. April 2013

Avram Bar
Featured soloist with Shesh ve Argaman
Jerusalem. April 2013

Book Release party of Moshe Menasheof
to celebrate his new translation of Rumi Poetry
An evening of Classical Persian music & dance, Sufi whirling and divine poetry
Featured soloist (Sufi, Persian Mystical and Sacred )
Tel Aviv. March 2013

Love Revolution
Featured dance artist with Estas Tonne , Liat Zion, Yonaton Bar Rashi & the Cosmic Family
Tel Aviv. February 2013

Electric Version @ Fishka
Featured dance artist with Estas Tonne & Michael Shulman
Tel Aviv. February 2013

Marhav Caesarea
Featured dance artist with Estas Tonne & the Cosmic Family
February 2013

Marhav Caesarea
Featured dance artist with Shesh ve Argaman
Caesarea, Israel. February 2013

Reunion of Magical Colors
Featured dance artist with Estas Tonne, Michael Shulman
& Liat Zion
King George 4, Tel Aviv. January 2013

Zaman Quartet at the Raga
featured dancer
The Raga. Pardas Hana, Israel. January 2013

2012 & Earlier Past Events

Presentation of Mystiqa ~ A Journey Through Time & Worlds
Featured Dance Artist
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Performed by (zola)
workshop presenter
Nataraj Festival
Dead Sea Israel. November 2012

SOOF Project
featured soloist
with Gil Ron Shama at Zappa
Tel Aviv, Israel. October 2012

SOOF Project
featured dance artist with Gil Ron Shama
at Zorba Festival
Shityem, Israel. Septmeber 2012

Workshop presenter
Bodyways Festival
Israel. September 2012

SOOF project event
featured dance artist with Gil Ron Shama SOOF
at Zappa. Tel Aviv, Israel
September 2012

Featured soloist with Khalegi group
Osho Fest Israel
August 2012

Filming of SOOF video (GIl Ron Shama)
featured dancer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWPJspSWLuI
Israel July 2012

Sacred Dance and Sufi Fusion with Ashtara Sacred Dance Group
featured soloist with GIl Ron Shama Group
Rajasthani Fusion, Sufi Fusion, Tribal Fusion
Sufi festival
Desert Ashram, Israel
May 2012

Dance performance journey with Estas Tonne & friends
Love Revolution
Tel Aviv, Israel
May 2011

Dance performance journey w/ Estas Tonne & friends
“Gypsy” fusion dance workshop
Zorba festival
Desert Ashram Israel
April 2011

Mikmoret Hafla
Gypsy Cabaret and fire show
Mikmoret, Israel
March 2012

Lecture/demonstration
Classical Indian dance & Sufi fusion
Ayurveda Center
Herzliya Israel
November 2011

w/ Nahima ~ Indian Electronic World Fusion
Gypsy fusion, fire, sufi fusion & more
@ Sur La Mer
Ashwem, India
March 2010

w/ Estas Tonne
Gypsy fusion dance
@ Loekies
Arambol, India
March 2010

w/ The Turbans ~ Middle eastern & Klezmer
belly dance, gypsy, sufi fusion, gypsy cabaret, fire
@ the Night Market
Anjuna India
March 2010

with Estas Tonne
gypsy, flamenco fusion, fire
@ Bean Me Up
Anjuna, India
February 2010

“Behind the Curtain”
Magic of the Masters
presented by Temple of Dance
@ A S H
Mandrem, India
February 2010

w/ the Turbans ~ Middle Eastern and Klezmer
belly dance, gypsy, fire
@ Liliput
Anjuna, India
February 2010

w/ Nahima ~ Indian Electronic World fusion
sword dance, fire, tribal, Indian fusion
@ Liliput
Anjuna, India
February 2010

w/ Nahima ~ Indian Electronic World fusion
sword dance, fire, tribal belly dance, Indian fusion
@ Free Flow
Mandrem, India
January 2010

w/ the Turbans ~ Middle Eastern & Klezmer
belly dance, gypsy, fire
@ Mandala
Morjim, India

w/ Nahima ~ Indian ELectronic World Fusion
sword dance, tribal, fire, Indian fusion
@ Sur La Mer
Morjim, India
January 2010

w/ Minimal Fusion ~ Electronic Indian Fusion music
collaboration with Ying and Tetouze
Fire, tribal, gypsy cabaret
@ Germany Bakery
Anjuna, INDIA
January 2010

w/ the Bhati brothers on tablas and sitar
Khalelia (Indian gypsy), fire and sword balancing
@ Sai Bar
Arambol India
January 2010

w/ The Turbans
middle eastern
@ A S H
Arambol, India
January 2010

8th Yanam Peoples Cultural Festival
tribal dance and fire show
Hyderbad, India January 2010

Gala New Years Event
Belly dance, sword balancing and fire
featured artist
@ Ramada Hotel
New Delhi, India
December 2009

Classes, Courses & Intensive Workshops
@ Temple of Dance
Arambol India
December 2009 – April 2010

Indian Dance Intensive Workshop
Kalbelia Rajasthani Gypsy dance, Odissi Classical Indian dance
Granada, Spain 2009

Weekend Street shows in Plaza Nueva
Electronic Infusion w/ Rafa on Kanjira and tablas
Fire, sword balancing, kalbelia, tribal fusion and more
Granada Spain 2009

Evening of Classical Persian and Indian Music & Dance
Collaboration with Adi (santoor) and Celia (tablas)
@ Sala Vaamabi
Granada, Spain 2009

Electronic World Fusion
Collaboration with Tetouze of Minimal Fusion & Pamela Barba
Fire, sword balancing, flamenco, kalbelia dance
@ One Nest
Bhagsu, Himalayas India 2009

Sufi and Classical Persian Dnace
Evening of Mediterannean Music
with Yagel Harish, Rony Ganor and friends
@ One Nest
Bhagsu India 2009

Electronic & Indian Fusion Music and Dance Concert
Rajasthani dance, tribal dance & World fusion
collaboration with Tetouze on tablas, sitar & electronics
and Alex, on bansuri & shehnai flute
@ The Dunes
Mandrem, India
2009

Gala show for Juggling Convention
Sufi fusion dance
w/ Kfir (ney flute), Dada, (didgeridu), Aladdin (daf)
@ Sai Bar
Arambol India
January 2009

Evening of Gypsy Music & Dance
w/ Estas Tonne
@ The Dunes
Mandrem India 2009

Evening of Gypsy Music and Dance
w/ Estas Tonne
@ Samsara
Arambol, India
January 2009

Juggling Convention
gypsy dance fusion w/ Estas Tonne & Friends
India
January 2009

New Years Evening of Wlrd Music and Dance
with Estas Tonne & the Cosmic Family
Double Trouble
Arambol India
December 2008

Indian Dance Intensive Course
Kalbelia ‘gypsy’ dance, Odissi classical temple dance
Granada, SPAIN 2009

Weekend Street Shows in Plaza Nueva & La Cathedrale
with Electronic Infusion with Rafa on kanjira & tablas
Fire, Sword Balancing, Khalbelia, Tribal fusion & more
Granada, SPAIN 2009

Evening of Classical Persian & Indian Music & Dance
Collaboration with Adi (santoor) and Celia (tablas)
Sala Vaamabi
Granada, SPAIN 2009

Electronic World Fusion at One Nest
collaboration with Tetouze of Minimal Fusion & Pamela Barba
Fire, sword balancing, flamenco, khalbelia dance & ritual
Bhagsu, Himalayas. INDIA 2009

Classical Odissi Temple Dance Performance
Omkar Shala School of Dance
with Guru Padma Charan Dehury (pakhawaj)
& esteemed guest musicians from Orissa
Himalayas, India 2009

The Dunes
Collaboration with Minimal Fusion
Rajasthani dance, Tribal Belly dance & World Fusion
withTetouze on tablas, Sitar & Electronic beats
Alex on bansuri & shehnai flute
Goa, India 2009

Gala Show for Juggling Convention
Sufi fusion dance with Persian Fusion group,
with Kfir (ney flute), Dada (didgeridu), Aladdin (daf)
Sai Bar, Arambol Goa
India 2009

Evening of Gypsy Music & Dance
with Estas Tonne
The Dunes, Goa
INDIA January 2009

Evening of Gypsy Music & Dance with Estas Tonne
Samsara, Goa
INDIA January 2009

Juggling Convention
gypsy dance fusion with guitarist Estas Tonne
Juggling Convention, Goa
INDIA January 2009

New Years Evening of World Music and Dance with Estas Tonne & cosmic family
Double Trouble, Goa
INDIA, last night of December 2008

Gala Show for Juggling Convention
Featured Dance Artist
Goa, India. December 2008

An Evening of World Music & Dance
with Hanna Jahanforooz, Zola Dubnikova & Estas Tonne
Tel Aviv, Israel. November 2008

Evening of Gypsy Music & Dance
Original Gypsy Music & Dance, collaboration with Estas Tonne
Desert Festival Shityem, ISRAEL Oct 2008
Teatro Tmuna – Tel Aviv, ISRAEL Oct 2008
Lima Lima – Tel Aviv, ISRAEL Oct 2008

Workshop Presenter
Desert Festival .
Shityem, ISRAEL 2008

Brazilian Dance two- month weekly Workshop
Studio Naim, Tel Aviv
ISRAEL October – November 2008

Evening of Sacred Dance
with Guru Padmasir Charan Dehury
Featured Ensemble Dancer and Soloist
Presentation of Odissi, Khalbelia & Sufi fusion Dance
Buddha Hall. Dharamsala, India. May 2008

Evening of Odissi Temple Dance
Cultural Hall Rishikesh
Rishikesh, INDIA April 2008

Meeting at the Crossroads
Featured Dance Artist –
with Lucia Comnes, Aharon Wheels Bolsta & Sean Stillinger
An Evening of Gypsy Fusion Music & Dance
Cafe De La Paz. Berkeley California. 2007

Dance Workshops at Omega Instititute
Week-long classes, immersion and specialized courses
Rhinebeck, NY USA 2007

Finding your Voice, Speaking your Truth
with Rachel Kaplan and guest teacher Zola
Yoga Flow Castro, San Francisco, 2007

Burning Woman
Yoga Flow Castro, San Francisco
Woman’s dance workshop

Guest artist /featured soloist with Rajasthani Khalbelia tour
Rajasthan, India
2007

The Brazilian Soul
August 2006
Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California
guest instructor