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Beth Giles

Beth Giles

Beth Giles

Nia Black Belt Teacher
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

August 2020

Dear friends,

We've been dancing online since March 16 and it's a balm for us and a joy for to continue sharing Nia with you. We will continue to dance on Zoom through the end of 2020 and likely in 2021 as well. Join me! It's easy, fun, no commute. If you are new to taking class on Zoom, please scroll to the bottom of this page to learn more. These are donation based classes. Pay what you can or not at all. Open to all. Payment options are Venmo, Cash App, Paypal and personal check. 

If you have not signed a class waiver with me before, please go to this online waiver form and sign, before attending my Zoom classes:

https://app.waiversign.com/e/5eda9fb5ba44bb00179d6939/doc/5edaa050ba44bb00179d697b?event=none

Here are all the links you need to attend class each week.

New ZOOM class links, as of Sept. 11 2020
Please save these for your future reference. 


Zoom Nia classes links: (all CST)
Passcode: niajoy2020

Sunday, 12:30 pm   Nia Class 
Registration URL: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/v5EsfuChpzgiTon_equy50OBm--TSO5Vfg

Monday, 6  pm  Nia Class This class is on hiatus until Monday, November 2.
Registration  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtfu6uqD4sE9fH_9Pyf8ms6vL7YM1NjWhS

Tuesday, 11:30 am Nia Class 
Registration URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsdO6hqDwtHNwSRxnH6-IrjFX2fiFu82H6

Wednesday, 10 am Nia Class 
Registration URL:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvfuiopjwuG9FkYg6N3UObunxhL1bvNY3p

Friday, 9 am Nia Class
Registration URL:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAoc-uprzsoH9Fa7_YOYPo-xrPhhR67Oy1Q

Donations are welcome
I gratefully welcome donations, $5-$10 per class per person would be a suggestion.
Some online (app based) ways to pay:
 Venmo: @Elizabeth-Giles-6
 paypal.me/NiawithBethGilesMN
Cash App: $bgilesnia
 Mail a check to Beth Giles, 3235 48th Av. S. Minneapolis, MN 55406
 

Nia in the Park

This summer we have been dancing outside, safely distanced. What a joy! There will 2 more classes in September--Saturdays, September 19 and 26, 9:30 am at Hidden Falls Park in St. Paul
For more information check out my Nia Classes with Beth Giles Facebook event page. https://www.facebook.com/events/1971495459654297/

 

For those new to Zoom Classes, you’ll need:

A computer with internet access with a camera and microphone (you don’t have to have a camera, we just won’t be able to see you on the screen. Most laptops have a camera built in and a microphone.) 

From what I can tell, using Google Chrome as your Web Browser might work best.  You can download Zoom at www.zoom.us ahead of time or when you click on the meeting link when I send the invitation to join the meeting, Zoom will automatically download.

You can also do this on an iPad or smart phone. You’ll need the Zoom Cloud app on your tablet or phone.       

Set up a space to move in and have your computer, tablet or phone set up where you can see it.

Move furniture and test out when you kick or raise your arms that have room around you.

Create a space that feels welcoming to you, remove distractions if you can

Comfortable clothes to move in

Water

A yoga mat or blanket if you want for the end of class

Click on the link for the day of the week of the class. You can enter the “class” 15 minutes before the class start. If you enter late, no worries, please mute yourself.  We will do introductions before the class start time and I'll do my best to start and end class on time. Everyone is welcome to hang out in the room at the end of class to talk and connect.

We’ll see each other in little video boxes on the screen. If you don’t want to be seen on the screen you can “stop” your video, and still see me and others and hear us. 

When class starts I’ll mute everyone but me. The music and my voice coming through your computer may be not perfect at times, please be patient with it. Get into your body and sensations and let the outside world fade into the background as much as you can. This will be a regular 55 minute class. If people want to stay at the end and talk, I’d feel very happy to do that.  We have unlimited time in the meeting room.

 

I’m hopeful that we’ll emerge from this time so much more connected, loving, and compassionate and that our culture and world will have shifted into a new age.  Let’s keep choosing joy both as a sensation of life force and as positive outlook. Everything is going to be alright….

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My Locations

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The Marsh
15000 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN, US
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Center for Performing Arts
3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409, USA
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Tula Yoga and Wellness
99 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104, USA
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Normandale Center for Healing and Wholeness
6100 Normandale Road, Edina, MN, USA
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Live Stream Class Via Zoom
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Hidden Falls Park
1313 Hidden Falls Drive, Saint Paul, MN, USA
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My Nia Classes

Day(s) Timesort icon Location Link
Friday 9:00am - 10:00am Live Stream Class Via Zoom
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Saturday 9:30am - 10:30am Hidden Falls Park
1313 Hidden Falls Drive, Saint Paul, MN, USA
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Wednesday 10:00am - 11:00am Live Stream Class Via Zoom
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Tuesday 11:30am - 12:30pm Live Stream Class Via Zoom
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Sunday 12:30pm - 1:30pm Live Stream Class Via Zoom
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