I’ll be joining an event moderated by the renowned Rumi translator and author Haleh Liza Gafori. We’ll talk about my life’s work, poetry, and the power of savoring, among other topics. […]


Resilience through Joy

Seattle Center

IACA invites you to attend the 17th Annual Seattle Iranian Festival on June 24th at the Seattle Center from 12 - 6 PM. The theme of this year’s festival is […]

Living Joyfully: A Radical Act of Resistance

Join us this Sunday at the Summit Unitarian Universalist Fellowship with the speaker Ari Honarvar who was a child in Iran when the newly minted Islamic Republic began its war […]

MAP Fundraiser for Asylum Seekers

Once every so often I take off my dancing shoes and put on my fundraising hat to help provide food and essential supplies for refugee families I dance with. We […]

Dance for Freedom

Even a year after Mahsa Amini's death, protesters in Iran persist in their resistance against the regime and their morality police, with Iranian women at the forefront, bravely leading the […]

Joy Reclaimed Summit

Join me and 25 other speakers on October 2- 27 for a free event that’ll bring fresh insights and tools to tackle your next big shift. This summit’s presenters will share […]

Hafez Day

Hafez is the only poet who gets their own holiday! So join a diverse slate of fine San Diego poets paying homage and celebrating the 4th annual Hafez Day in San Diego while […]

Inner Renewal One-day Retreat

Inner Renewal Learning the Effortless Dance of Joy and Stillness A One-day Retreat Facilitated by Ari Honarvar & Paméla Overeynder Please join us in a one-day workshop blending Ari’s work, […]


Resilience through Joy

Austin Texas Austin, TX

Learning the Effortless Dance of Joy and Stillness A One-day Retreat Facilitated by Ari Honarvar Please join us in a one-day workshop where we'll explore joy as a sustainable fuel […]


International Women of Poetry

Ukrainian-born poet, Jane Yevgenia Muschenetz, will lead an "International Women of Poetry" workshop along with fellow award-winning writers Ari Honarvar, winner of the Nautilus Book Award for A Girl Called Rumi, Leonora Simonovis, Professor […]