Current Members

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Neggin Rostamnezhad

Captain & Choreographer

Joined Aftab: 2007

From: Westwood, MA

Studies: Bachelors in Psychology from Northeastern University and currently working in the Human Resources field

Hobbies: Dancing, travel and comedy

 

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Sahar Salari

Full-time Dancer & Webmaster

Joined Aftab: 2014

From: Tehran > Ottawa > Boston 

Studies: Recently completed a bachelor degree in Graphic Design and a minor in Photography from Northeastern University

Hobbies: Film photography and biking

 
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Annahid Dastgheib-Beheshti

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2017

From: Bethpage, NY

Studies: Graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Civil Engineering and is currently working as a civil design engineer in downtown Boston. 

Hobbies: Dancing (contemporary jazz and hip hop!), reading, STEM volunteering and trying new restaurants in the area

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Kimia Kordestani

Captain & Choreographer

Joined Aftab: 2009

From: Tehran. Iran  

Studies: Masters of Physician Assistant studies from Northeastern University. Currently working as a PA in Boston

Hobbies: Dancing, cooking, health & fitness, movies, fashion and travel 

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Shireen Pourbemani

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2015

From: Newton, MA

Studies: Graduated from UMass Amherst with a BS in Psychology and is currently working as a medical assistant.

Hobbies: spending time with family & friends, reading, and dancing (duh)

 
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Padideh Alizadeh

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2017

From: Lahijan, Iran

Studies: Dentistry, Boston University

Hobbies: Reading, Yoga, trying different cuisines

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Yalda Rostamnezhad

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2008

From: Westwood, MA

Studies: D2 student at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine

Hobbies: Cooking, playing soccer, and working out

 

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Tara Fahimi

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2017 

From: Bay Area, CA

Studies: Biology at Northeastern University

Hobbies: Playing tennis and cooking

 
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Ella Ramezanpour

Fulltime Dancer

Joined Aftab: 2017

From: Sari, Iran

Studies: Bachelor of Urban Planning

Hobbies: Swimming, playing badminton, watching movies, reading books


Past Members

Golshan Jalali, Roxy Pirnia, Farnaz Farhi, Niusha Aghdaii, Bahar Alipour, Azadeh Namvar, Marzieh H, Razieh Farzad, Tina Rezvan, Shirin Shahin, Meena Bolourchi, Shiva Bolourchi, Dina Ghiassian, Fargol Sabet, Sara Ansari, Roza Ghamari, Rupal Bhakta, Nilo Fallah-Sohy, Sahar Mostafavi, Farnaz Haghseta, Soosan Beheshti, Azgol Moussavi, Padideh Shafiei, Parisa Fallahi, Nazbeh Taghizadeh, Lily Panah, Sayeh Obahi, Taraneh Paravar, Bahareh Banijamali, Pegah Karimi, Jeiran Jahani, Sara Sarkhili, Ghazaleh Shafai, Golnaz Goodarzi, Ghazaleh Nekui, and Jessica Brioso.