Nikki Farahanchi has received professional training in Persian dance and belly dance over the past six years. Growing up in the US, she attended Farsi school as a young girl, where she discovered her love for Persian dance and the joy of connecting with her culture through movement. Nikki graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Since then, she has relocated to New York City, where she works full-time at Bloomingdale’s corporate office and teaches dance on the side. Additionally, she has experience leading Nowruz dance productions for Iranian student groups at the University of Michigan, NYU, and Columbia University. She has a passion for working with children and is excited to share the beauty of Persian dance with the Pardis community.