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Breaking New Ground on a Global Dance Floor: How I became the first Nia teacher in Beirut, Lebanon

I discovered Nia early 2012 on a late night Youtube watching spree. What I saw amazed me: movement that was easy, joyful, flowing and synchronized, drawn from the martial arts, healing arts and dance ...

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Why I do Nia

Beth's story of how Nia has changed her and what she knows it can do for you!...

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Spectacle de Danse du Marais

Check out this fantastic video of Regine Petit performing with Nia dancers at Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione de Paris. You'll catch a glimpse of some choreography and music from an upcoming routine by Ann C...

Bob Brockman

Bob Brockman: Helping Cancer Patients Feel Better with Nia

“The purpose of life is not only to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Wald...

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Benefits of Bare Feet Exposed

Over time, reliance on workout shoes weakens the feet. If you’re a long time aerobics student, or runner, you may hesitate to take off your shoes. The myth still exists that you are never suppos...

Penny Adams

Nia Teacher Shines with Prosthetic Leg and Finds New Meaning to Health and Fitness

I grew up in a large family in the beautiful city of Nelson, New Zealand. When I was born, the lower part of my left leg had not developed correctly. By 10 months old I was wearing an artificial leg. ...

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Looking Good Never Felt Better

It’s written all over their faces. Watch how the new Nia Brown Belts shine as they tell us about their recent training. One thing is obvious, Nia is guaranteed to make you smile wider, have...

Moving to Heal

Moving to Heal

"My belief is in the blood and flesh as being wiser than the intellect. The body-unconscious is where life bubbles up in us. It is how we know that we are alive, alive to the depths of our souls ...

Barefootin

Barefootin’: An Essential Element for Health and Healing

Think about this: your foot is a masterful network of 35 joints and 28 bones held together by 120 ligaments and activated by at least 20 muscles. Over 7,000 nerve endings in each foot are constantly s...

Casey Bernstein Dancing

Nia has Profound Affect on Alzheimer Patients and Healing Populations

I was exposed to Nia in 1988 in Syracuse, NY through Dani Riposo. She had just attended the IDEA fitness conference where Debbie and Carlos had presented Nia for the first time. It was at the peak of ...

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