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JP Du Plessis

Are You Too Tough To Dance?

I have always considered myself a tough guy, but I recently started Nia - and in the few short months that I’ve been dancing regularly, I’ve learned something new about being tough.You&rsq...

Heart power

The Hidden Power of The Heart

“If it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.” ― Leo TolstoyMake a fist. This is about the size of your heart....

Scotland Dancing

Nia Teams with Get Scotland Dancing

UK Nia Teachers have joined forces with Scotland’s National “Get Scotland Dancing” campaign. This campaign aims to get more people dancing than ever before and has created ...

Yes

The Year of Saying "Yes!"

One of the most important aspects of a Nia workout is choosing pleasure over pain. It's about joyful sensations and listening to the wisdom of your body, which allows you to create a str...

kaycheri

The Vital Ingredient to Youth

Wherever I go, I am asked what it is that keeps me so flexible, fit, and intellectually sharp at my advanced chronological age. I was born January 13, 1933, but most people think I'm much younger....

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Feeling Stuck? Move Different This Year

A hip-hop dancer, a ballet dancer, and a tango dancer all walk into a room. They are challenged to cross genre and dance in a new way. Why? because new movement changes old habits. Nia’s...

Slow Down and Get More Done

Slow Down and Get More Done

Time either flies or walks depending on what you’re doing and how you’re doing it. Do you get swept away by multi-tasking to-do lists, texts, ‘must-dos,' tweets and updates?...

Seattle Nia

Nia Seattle, Alive, Aligned and Thriving!

“Collaboration brings with it a spirit of peace and oneness, both of which I hold in high value. Collaboration with my Nia colleagues has brought more joy, peace, ease, and pleasure into my life...

Holiday Playlist

Holiday Class Routines

The holiday season is the perfect time to use holiday songs to get your classes smiling in the midst of winter stress. It may be “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for ma...

Bill Stewart Story

Starvation is for Suckers: Eat More Chocolate

During my first year of doing Nia I lost 70 pounds. I’ve now lost a total of 120  pounds, both through movement, and by applying one of Nia’s greatest lessons:  Cookies. (...

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