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Zari began dancing professionally soon after discovering belly dance in high school. After several years of study in Boston, she moved to California in 1998 to broaden her dance training by studying with Angelika Nemeth. She has taught, studied and performed nationally & abroad.

Currently based in Berkeley, CA; Zari performs frequently at Persian nightclubs throughout the Bay Area. She is available for booking performances, workshops, lectures, and events, locally/nationally and overseas.

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