Gabrielle Roth

Honoring the Passing of Gabrielle Roth

Yesterday October 22nd 2012; The world, our world, lost a gifted teacher, sage, guide, teacher, and master of the art of living and moving in the body. Gabrielle Roth was a woman of great vision who c...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Pelvis

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Founder and Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon. Focusing on the pelvis, this class is p...

The Bodys Way

Celebrate The Body's Way Training

Register now for only $500, a $395 savings!* February 1 - 3, 2013 | StudioNia, Portland, OR Learn about the function, design and wisdom of your body in Nia's newest training, The Body'...

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You Shared, Nia Listened!

$100 off Any Nia training* Dear Dedicated Nia Dancers, We understand making the trip to Nia's International Headquarters in Portland, OR is not possible for everybody. That's why we'r...

Pelvis

Awareness of the Pelvis: Sensing Grace and Power

For this month's continuing education focus on the pelvis, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to say about...

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Upcoming Telecourse with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas

On Monday, October 8th from 3:00 - 4:00 PM PST, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas will be hosting a free telecourse. She will spend an hour exploring the pelvis, as the educational topic for October is, &qu...

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Watch "Nia - Don't Stop Dancing!"

Check out the new Nia Technique informative video, "Nia - Don't Stop Dancing!".   Nia Founder and Co-Creator, Debbie Rosas, provides insights into Nia as a practice, the history a...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Thighbones

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Trainer Casey Bernstein, along with students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon. Focusing on thighbones, this class is practiced to ...

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Awareness of Thighbones: Sensing Mobile Support

For this month's continuing education focus on thighbones, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to say about...

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Upcoming Telecourse with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas and Casey Bernstein

On Monday, September 10th from 5:00 - 6:00 PM PST, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas will be hosting a free telecourse with special guest Casey Bernstein, who has a background in nursing and has been teachi...

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When the Body and Spirit Rejoice

The following post is written by Jodie Allenson, who is a White Belt Nia teacher based in Noblesville, Indiana. For centuries, many have realized that the mind/body/spirit connection, the relationshi...

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 ...

Don Campbell

Honoring Don Campbell

Dear Nia Community, It is with deep sadness in my heart that I share the news that a dear mentor, Don Campbell, has passed away. As one of the leaders in health and wellness who taught us all the pow...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Knees

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon. Focusing on knees, this class is practiced to...

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...

Knees

Awareness of Knees: Sensing Opening and Closing

For this month's continuing education focus on knees, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to say about sens...

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...

Paul-Gould

Upcoming Telecourse with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas & Paul Gould

On Monday, August 6th from 5:00 - 6:00 PM PST, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas will be hosting a free telecourse with special guest Paul Gould, who has practice, studied and taught yoga for more than 20 y...

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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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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Shinbones

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on shinbones, this class is practiced to...

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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...

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Awareness of Shinbones: Sensing Vertical Precision

For this month's continuing education focus, shinbones, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to say about se...

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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. ...

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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...

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Upcoming Nia 5 Stages Trainings in Portland & London

Are you looking for a movement practice that makes your body feel good? Would you like to increase your flexibiltiy? Become more agile and grounded at the same time? Tap into your body's ability t...

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Moving to Heal: Nia Classes for Those with Cancer

I am so thrilled to share this interview, which I created to highlight the women attending our Moving to Heal Nia classes (designed for those in the process of healing from cancer) at StudioNia. Thes...

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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...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Ankle Joints

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on ankle joints, this class is practiced...

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Congratulations to Nia Teacher Lynn Gravatt (updated)

The Nia community congratulates Nia Teacher Lynn Gravatt for auditioning for So You Think You Can Dance and getting a feature clip of her interview and audition on tonight's episode, airing Wednes...

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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...

SophieMarsh

Trust, Risk, Play and Create a Life Worth Living

This post is written by Nia Teacher and Trainer Sophie Marsh, who thrives on sharing her contagious passion for Nia and inspiring people to live authentically. She teaches innovative Nia classes, play...

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Unique Event Combined Nia, Bollywood and Belly Dance Styles to Benefit Indian Cultural Center

Some of Houston’s most passionate movers and shakers, including belly dancers, Bollywood dancers and Nia lovers, came together on May 20, 2012 to raise funds for a tiny yet vibrant cultural cent...

Awareness of Ankles

Awareness of Ankle Joints: Sensing Dynamic Relationships

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Ankle Joints, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have...

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Upcoming Telecourse with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas & David Samson

On Monday, June 4th from 5:00 - 6:00 PM PST, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas will be hosting a free telecourse with special guest David Samson, who has been practicing and studying Tai Chi for more than 1...

Elizabeth K

Stepping Into Nia

Elizabeth Kiser is a Brown Belt certified Nia teacher based in Cobourg, Ontario.  I walked into my first Nia Technique class about 10 years ago. It was different from anything else I&r...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Feet

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on feet, this class is practiced to the ...

Denver-52Moves

Nia 52 Moves Training in Denver, Colorado: July 27-29th

This July, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas is leading a Nia 52 Moves Training at the beautiful Forza Premier Fitness Studio, which is the fitness studio for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Wit...

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Paris, Nia and a Weekend to Remember

Helen Terry is a Nia trainer, teacher, studio co-owner and Nia Retreat Center proprietor based in Montgomery, Texas. She has been devoted to teaching Nia full time since 1993,...

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Awareness of Feet: Sensing the Hands that Touch the Earth

Debbie Rosas, Nia Co-Creator, says: This month we are researching the feet, which I find to be one of the most amazing parts of anatomy. No other part of the body touches the earth throughout the ...

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Questions & Answers: The Nia 52 Moves Training

I was recently asked, "Why are you opening up the Nia 52 Moves Training to students?" I feel this is an important question to address and share with everyone, so that my intentions are clear...

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Experience a Week of Nia at Rancho La Puerta in May!

Come to Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico on May 26th-June 1st, 2012 for a special Nia week with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, Nia Trainers Winalee Zeeb, Megan MacArthur and Kell...

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One Brag a Day Will Keep the Doctor Away

I am sitting in the Waldorf Astoria, surrounded by old world elegance, with people from all over the world, listening the sounds of life happening in one of the most magical cities in the world: New Y...

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The Nia 52 Moves Training is Now Open to Everybody!

Whether you're a student or a teacher, the Nia 52 Moves Training is designed to help you take your Nia practice to the next level. It includes a pre-training program, a three-day training, and an ...

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Upcoming Telecourse with Aikido Master Miles Kessler

On Monday, May 7th from 9:00 - 10:00 AM PST, Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas will be hosting a free telecourse with special guest Miles Kessler. They will spend an hour exploring the foot's relationsh...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Joints

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other students and Nia livelihood members, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on joints, this class is practiced to th...

Yonit-Letter

White Belt Graduates Thank Nia Trainer Yonit Lerner Ofan

This letter was written by White Belt trainees to Nia Trainer Yonit Lerner Ofan, in appreciation of her teaching and guidance. Here we are at the end of our 7th week of the Nia White Belt Training (t...

Inspiring Women Summit

The Inspiring Women Summit 2012

On Tuesday, April 10th, from 12:00-12:30 PM PST, Debbie Rosas will be a speaker for The Inspiring Women Summit 2012, a free, virtual event you can be a part of from the comfort of your living room. T...

Amy Podolsky

Healing Through Listening

Amy Podolsky teaches adult and kid classes at Yoga and Nia for Life in West Concord, MA, and truly aspires to share the same joy, enthusiasm and generosity of spirit that her Nia teachers have so free...

Joints

Awareness of Joints: Sensing Mobility

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Joints, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to sa...