Dancing With Dystonia

In September of 2015 I was invited to teach a Nia class at the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association Conference, also known as NSTA. The NSTA Conference is a gathering of doctors, pat...

New Year - Better You!

Are you going to make a New Year’s resolution this year? If you’re like me, resolutions often bring to mind failed attempts at dieting and fruitless commitments to unachievable goals....

Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia

Nia FloorPlay

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
at Kyodo Dojo in Hamburg, DE

Join Debbie Rosas & Ann Christiansen for Nia FloorPlay.

Ann has lead Nia FloorPlay classes for 18 years and successfully implemented Nia principles and movements into these experiences.


Start: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 9:00 am
End: Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm


Mendelssohnstr, 15b, Hamburg, DE



A Time to Manifest Your Desires

By: Nia Co-Founder, Debbie Rosas With a week full of solstice and holiday festivities, I am feeling the transition of the season and preparing to move from 2015 to 2016. One way I do this is to be ...

Introduction to FloorPlay

Move Tips for "Introduction to FloorPlay"
"Introduction to FloorPlay" is a Nia Teacher Routine by Debbie Rosas.

Focus: Playing on the floor and with space, time and gravity to condition the body


Song Tips for "Pulse"

“Pulse” is a Nia Teacher Routine by Kelle Rae Oien


Song Tips for "Grateful"

“Grateful” is a Nia Teacher Routine by Debbie Rosas

Focus: A multidimensional focus you can use the eyes to engage pelvis, chest, head, and spine, and/or the joints and emotional expression.


Song Tips for "Joy"

“Joy” is a Nia Teacher Routine by Ann Christiansen.

Focus: The sensation of joy as life force used to flood your whole body as you listen and dance to the music.

Building from the Base: Rehabilitating My Brain with Nia

In learning Nia choreography, we are taught to start with the base of the body, move to the core, and then add in the expressive upper extremities. No matter how intricate or beautiful the arms, if th...

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