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Rhythmwood

Rhythmwood: A 10-Year Vision

The following post is written by Nia Trainer Martha Randall, who is based in Toronto, Canada. "Take me to the places on the earth that teach you how to dance, the places where you can risk ...

Allison-Rivers

An Interview with Allison Rivers Samson

The following interview features Allison Rivers Samson, who is a Brown Belt certified Nia teacher and the creator of Allison's Gourmet. What is your background? I live with my husband, David,...

Erika-Ruber

A Powerful Act: The Integration of Nia and Therapy

The following post is written by Erika Ruber, who is a Black Belt certified Nia teacher and LCSW in Portland, Oregon. Today I experienced a beautiful culmination of my paths as Nia teacher and psycho...

DMT-Nia

Dance/Movement Therapy & Nia: More Than Just Dance

This guest post is written by Lori Lynn Meader and Teresa D’Angelo, and was first published in American Dance Therapy Association's newsletter. Have you ever wondered what dance/m...

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Paying It Forward

The following post is written by Daniel Curtis (the son of Nia Trainer Holly Nastasi), who suffered a spinal cord injury in May of 2011. Those interested in donating directly to his cause may do so he...

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New Directions

This guest story is written by Susan Sloan, who is a Nia teacher and trainer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I followed my passion and became a Nia teacher and trainer. I have been a recruitment...

Tah

Teaching Nia to Kids at StudioNia

This guest post is written by Tahirih Silcock, who is a Nia teacher based in Portland, Oregon. I started my Nia practice a little more than a year ago and had no idea the blessings yet to come. ...

Colorado-Fires

Send Your Support to the Nia Community in Colorado

This guest post is written by Loretta Milo, who is a Nia trainer and teacher based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Today, I find myself experiencing a full range of emotions, from sadness and grief to...

AllisonWright-Practice

Nia as a Lifestyle Practice

This guest post is written by Allison Wright, who is a Nia trainer and teacher based in Portland, Oregon. As Ram Das said, "Practice is like a roller coaster. Each new high is usually followed b...

JodiHouse-Teachers

How Nia is Helping Brain Injury Survivors at Jodi House in Santa Barbara, CA

Jodi House is a community nonprofit that provides support services, information and programs in a nurturing environment to help brain injury survivors and their families recover and connect to their c...

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