Working Out in Iran: The House of Strength (VIDEO)

Working Out in Iran: The House of Strength (VIDEO)

A Zoorkhaneh, or House of Strength, is a traditional Persian gymnasium where men practice and perform a series of stylized exercises that have great historical and sometimes spiritual meaning. The House of Strength rituals were added to UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010, and are becoming more and more popular in Iran. Enjoy our video from a recent visit to a House of Strength in Iran. Read More