By Debbie Rosas | February 26, 2015

Fed up with exercise-related injuries and goal driven workouts? See how your exercise class compares to these 10 characteristics of a Nia class.

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By Debbie Rosas | February 24, 2015

Feeling Tired, Overwhelmed or Overloaded?Being stressed-out takes a toll on our health. Sure you’d like to take up a meditation practice or exercise more often, but who has the time? We all fee...

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By Nia | February 23, 2015

The body's way provides us with a universal map we can use to dance while respecting the design and function of the body. Learning to listen and read the body comes from recognizing the unique voice o...

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By Liz Crowe | February 11, 2015

Resilience is never about always feeling positive, strong and able.  Resilience is feeling all of those tough emotions, falling, hurting... and getting back up again.In the past year, there has b...

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By Nia Staff | February 11, 2015

Dancing Nia to Jana’s music is a recipe for pleasurable living! Jana is a multi-platinum songwriter, and more importantly, her music inspires my heart. Her music conveys a message and it has alw...

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By Fiona Winter | February 11, 2015

Making heart connections, through Nia, with ourselves and others, including those living with trauma or conditions like Autism, Alzheimers and Dementia.

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By Debbie Rosas | February 6, 2015

Are you giving your heart the variety it needs to deal with daily dynamics, stress and change?

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By Debbie Rosas | February 6, 2015

Are you giving your heart the variety it needs?

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By Jen Schwerin, Black Belt, China & Adi Goren, Trainer, Israel | January 30, 2015

I think there are gifts to be received from both situations, mirror and no mirror, and much will depend on one's strengths, weaknesses and tendencies as a teacher. I have taught in both. I st...

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By Robin Dolan | January 29, 2015

Seriously, from the depths of my heart, thank you for helping to save my life. Oh, and the cats are grateful...

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By Debbie Rosas | January 29, 2015

In life, everything you do counts, even the small things. These seven steps are small, conscious acts that you can do daily to help you manage the business of making your body and life more enjoyable. And, you already know them!

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By Debbie Rosas | January 14, 2015

One of the things that changed my approach to movement and helped me create Nia was the idea that movement could be experienced in a whole new way. That maintaining ground contact

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By Nia Staff | January 13, 2015

These synonyms for 'magical', sum up Nia nicely, don't you think? extraordinary, remarkable, exceptional,outstanding, incredible.....

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By Nia | January 13, 2015

Tap into the magic of Life happening all around us. Create a magical mood anytime and anywhere, with music from the newest Nia routine Magic. Just released for 2015.  With upbeat rhythms and intr...

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By Martha Randall - Nia Faculty | January 13, 2015

(Photo) At Toronto World Pride 2014. Nia teachers and students brought our joy and passion to people from all over the world, sharing Nia in a colourful and exciting way.“Isolate, in order ...

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By Kate Nash | December 24, 2014

In December 2004, I opened my movement studio in a small town called Ventura.  At the time, I was a Nia Blue Belt Instructor with three years of teaching experience. I also had a whole load of en...

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By Sandy Levine | December 22, 2014

When first diagnosed with the movement disorder Cervical Dystonia (also known as Spasmodic Torticollis), I didn't know how to relax my body.  As my upper torso torqued to the left, my entire ...

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By Debbie Rosas | December 22, 2014

Love is emotionally healing, comforting, and physically transformative. Pleasure is nourishment for the body, mind, and spirit. Both are offerings your body makes available to you.

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By Debbie Rosas | December 22, 2014

A consistent word in each story is “love,” which is why I believe people come to Nia and stick with it.

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By Debbie Rosas | December 22, 2014

Solving one of the world’s toughest health challenges is easy when you learn to say “yes” to pleasure and “no” to pain!

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By Debbie Rosas | December 19, 2014

Next time you feel you “can’t,” close your eyes and take a deep breath; the gift of power just might sit quietly on your next breath.

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By Debbie Rosas | December 17, 2014

If you believe that by helping people say, “yes” to pleasure and joy, you can help them achieve a healthier, more meaningful and rewarding life -- Now is the time to act-- Take advantage o...

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By Randee Fox | December 4, 2014

Randee Fox, Nia Faculty and Nia & Horses Trainer receives a gentle massage from her horse Caanie during the July 2014 Nia & Horses® Training.

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By Allen Putterman | November 26, 2014

Several weeks ago, I participated in a charitable event for Giordano Dance Company called "Dancing With the Stars."  Five men and 6 women paired with professional Giordano dancers, and ...

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By Jen Schwerin Nia Black Belt Instructor | November 25, 2014

From the development, combination of movements, musical rhythm,and soul art, to the movement conditioning, Nia really takes me afar physically. It is as enjoyable and relaxing as anything can be. It o...

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