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Events with Debbie Rosas, Nia Founder

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Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia and Casey Bernstein
Portland, Oregon, US
22
July
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Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
San Rafael, California, US
11
August
Nia profile photo for Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
San Rafael, California, US
12
August
Nia profile photo for Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
Portland, Oregon, US
19
August
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Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia, Winalee Zeeb and Caroline Kohles
Portland, Oregon, US
9
September

Events with the Nia Training Faculty

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Ann Christiansen
St. Gallen, CH
1
July
Nia profile photo for France-Laude Gohard
France-Laude Gohard
Toulouse, FR
7
July
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Ann Christiansen
St. Gallen, CH
8
July
Nia profile photo for Yonit Lerner Ofan
Yonit Lerner Ofan
Ramat Gan, IL
9
July
Nia profile photo for Helen Terry
Helen Terry
Montgomery, Texas, US
12
July

Smell The Moment!

Without breath we die. Breath is our universal connection to everything. We breathe all the time, but not always efficiently. Breathing can be simplified into two actions, inhaling and exhaling. To br...

Creating Sustainability In Your Body

For greater staying power and muscle balance, work with dynamic ease. Use only the necessary amount of physical effort needed to move and sense dynamic relaxation, so you don’t overuse or build up t...

The Sum is Greater than the Parts

There is an existence of collective intelligence among groups of people who cooperate well that extends beyond the cognitive abilities of the group's individual members. The tendency to cooperate ...

The Difference Is Nia

A woman stands in front of me telling me, “Nia has changed my life.” A man writes to us that, “Nia saved my marriage.” A divorcee says, “Nia made it possible for me to survive.” And a rec...

Are You Listening?

Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis said, “Listening, is nothing less than our ‘royal route’ to the Divine.” He believed a hidden but primary function of the human ear is to charge the brain with electrica...

The Power of "IT"

If I’ve learned anything from all my years teaching Nia, it’s the power of “IT”. The “IT” is the thing that deeply ties you to wanting, to what you love, desire, an...

Radio New Zealand Interview with Debbie Rosas - Healing The World One Body At A Time

Listen to Debbie's interview with Radio New Zealand. Debbie discusses the history of Nia, and talks about her 6-week Nia tour in New Zealand and Australia.  Radio New Zealand Interview Des...

Pulse Sensation

There’s no question, the Body’s Way, which is Nia’s way is what keeps the work of Nia and Nia teaching on the right track. Squeeze-release is part of what we call Nia language. The main idea wit...

Health : The Science of Floating

As a child growing up in a time when free love and mind-body-spirit were emerging, floating was something we did in Marin County, California. I am reminded of my first experience in salt water-filled ...

Stay Healthy with the Change of Seasons

The holiday season always seems to come too soon! Staying in the flow helps me stay healthy and well during the hustle and bustle, connecting to the sensation of fluidity as I move, think and manage e...

Confessions of a Nia Teacher

For some time, I could only recall one long period of time in my adult life when I saw myself as beautiful. It was when I was expecting my first son. I was invincible and everything was possible. I di...

Born to Move

I was born to move! In fact, I have been moving my whole life. I had no idea my worlds as an athlete and fitness guru would one day collide and synchronistically click with my life as a mind-body psyc...

Everyone Needs Moving to Heal: A letter from Debbie

Portland, Oregon, is fully into the swing of fall. The sunny, cool days help me appreciate the transition into a new weather season and a new season of projects. I love diving into new projects. I&rsq...

Movement is Medicine: Nia presents at the World Parkinson Congress

Last week, Caroline Kohles and I attended the 4th Annual World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon.  Caroline has been teaching Nia for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) at the Jewish Communit...

Nia Dances Into Bulgaria

In 2014, when I went on maternity leave with my son, my husband (who is Bulgarian) and I moved to Sofia, Bulgaria. Being a full-time mom brought new challenges to my life, specifically in how to keep ...