DavidSamson

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,...

Awareness of Feet

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...

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A Costa Rican Adventure

Wendy Roman is a Black Belt certified Nia teacher and Nia 5 Stages instructor based in Ontario, Canada. Nia continues to give Wendy a creative outlet where she can teach and inspire others to dance th...

Lita Take 2

Special Guest Lita Curtis Joins Debbie Rosas for Upcoming Free Telecourse

Join us Monday, April 2nd at 5:00 PM PST for a free telecourse with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas and guest speaker Lita Curtis. This telecourse will focus on the topic of joints, and is a part of our ...

MoveMeStudio

Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas to Visit the Birthplace of Nia to Teach at Move Me Studio

Now is the time to plan a mini vacation to Marin County, the place where Nia was first created more than 30 years ago. It's here that pre-registered attendees will have the unique opportunity to t...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Bones

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Teacher Kevin VerEecke, along with other Nia livelihood members and students, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on bones, this class is practiced to the ...

AlexandraCollas

Bringing Nia to Peru: An Interview with Alexandra Collas

The following interview features Nia Teacher Alexandra Collas, who first began practicing Nia in 2006 when she was finishing graduate school at the University of Western Ontario. She is currently...

MoveMeStudio

Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas to Teach Nia Class at Move Me Studio in Marin County, California, the Birthplace of Nia

Marin County residents will have the unique chance to take a Nia class–which draws from the marital arts, dance arts and healing arts–with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas on Thursday, April 5t...

Hawaii Blue Belt

Hawaii Blue Belt Training with Debbie Rosas and Winalee Zeeb

Yes, you read it right: Debbie and Winalee are coming to Honolulu on March 17-23, 2012 to lead a Nia Blue Belt Training! Open to all White Belt graduates, this seven-day experience is all about c...

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A Colorado Nia Jam with Trainer Loretta Milo

Nia jams are just one of the ways people come together to build community around their shared passion for the practice. This jam, led by Nia Trainer Loretta Milo, features 18 Nia teachers and 80+ stud...

Power of the Purse

Support and Empower Today's Youth with Debbie Rosas at Power of the Purse

Reserve your spot at Power of the Purse, happening Friday, March 9th from 5:30-8:30PM at Portland Art Museum! This annual gala benefits the programs and mission of Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon, whi...

Bones

Awareness of Bones: Sensing Alignment

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

Kathy deWet-Oleson

Paddleboarding & The Nia 52 Moves

Kathy is a Black Belt certified Nia teacher and Nia 5 Stages teacher. She has an M.S. in Exercise Science, a B. A. in Psychology, and currently teaches a variety of group fitness classes, including Ni...

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Join Debbie Rosas on a Transformational Journey to Chichen-Itza, the Great Mayan Ceremonial Center

For a "once-in-thousands-of-years" opportunity, our very own Debbie Rosas will be gathering with other leaders at the high center of Mayan knowledge for the end of the Mayan calendar –...

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Upcoming Nia 5 Stages Training: Five Moves, Two Days, One Amazing Practice

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? Want to tap into your body's a...

JeanneCatherine

My Body & The Nia 52 Moves

Jeanne Catherine is a Nia teacher and trainer based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She earned her BA in Dance & Theater from Antioch College and began her personal journey with Nia in 200...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Ligaments & Tendons

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

Randee-Boots

Nia for Equestrians: A Synchronous Partnership

Randee Fox, pictured right, is a Nia trainer and equestrian educator located in Sammamish, Washington. She is currently creating Nia for Equestrians®. (Photo credit: Chris Sollart) Danc...

Dana Hood

The 2011 Nia Teacher of the Year: Dana Hood

After tallying the votes, we're thrilled to announce Dana Hood is the 2011 Nia Teacher of the Year. This award reflects both a dedication to the Nia practice and a strong community of student...

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Awareness of Ligaments and Tendons: Sensing Stability

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

Yoga Pants

Special Discount on New Yoga Pants by NiaWear

NiaWear is growing very fast, so we are expanding the line to include a wider range of items that promote both active and leisure lifestyles. The Yoga Pants are one of our newest designs, and are uniq...

Karen T.

Nia as a Life Lesson

My name is Karen Talboys. I had gastric by-pass surgery at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA on November 24, 2008. When I registered for surgery, I weighed in at 343 pounds. As you can imagin...

Holly N.

Thoughts On Being 2011 Trainer of the Year

The year 2011 started with a tremendous rush of Nia excitement for me. The Next Generation Trainer (NGT) Program was being launched, and a great expansion of Nia was beginning. I was there, part of it...

Black Belt 2011

Photographs From the December 2011 Black Belt Training at StudioNia

The Nia Black Belt Training is magical to say the least. And it's perhaps the least talked about training in our five-belt series because it's about "entering the river of the unknown &nd...

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An Interview with Nia Teacher Janet Shook Leitâo

Janet Shook Leitâo is a White Belt certified Nia teacher located in Lisbon, Portugal. She first found Nia while working as a dancer and dance teacher in Istanbul, Turkey. Nia: How did you ...

Debbie Smile

Debbie Does The Juice Cleanse With Dr. Rankin... And So Can You!

This year I’ve decided to take on the challenge to research a whole new kind of pleasure by paying attention to the things I put in my mouth. I’m cleaning myself up from the inside out, an...

Holly Curtis

The 2011 Nia Trainer of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that Holly Nastasi is the 2011 Nia trainer of the year! Holly is honored as trainer of the year for many reasons. As a Nia teacher, Holly has been successful at creati...

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Nia Class Video - Awareness of Muscles

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

Dancing-Horses

Dancing With Horses

This article is written by Wendy Rappaport, who is a Green Belt certified Nia teacher in Rhode Island. Deidre Sharp is owner of Horse Play, a non-profit horse rescue and sanctuary in Sunderstown, RI. ...

DebbieWinter

The Year's Magic

I've attempted to write my end-of-the-year letter many times. I keep changing the subject, as each day there seems to be something more important to write about. One day it’s Zumba, the next...

Muscles

Awareness of Muscles: Sensing Action and Relaxation

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

Debbie-Glow

What's Mainstream?

In 1983, I was looking for a way to workout and address more than fitness. I wanted something that would provide more pleasure and efficiency in the body, as I had lost the ability to move naturally. ...

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Vote for Nia Teacher of the Year!

Every year we honor an outstanding Nia teacher with the Nia Teacher of the Year Award. However, this year marks the first time that members of the Nia community may choose the recipient by voting onli...

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Trainer Rachael Resch’s Nia White Belt Trainings Now Eligible for Physical Therapy CEUs

Rachael R. Resch, MS PT/LMT, is a certified Nia Black Belt instructor, Nia trainer and holistic physical therapist whose practice is devotion to the sacred body for healing, fitness, play and prayer.&...

Awareness of Connective Tissue: Sensing Integration

Awareness of Connective Tissue: Sensing Integration

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

Julie Flygare

Taking Risks & Discovering Nia

Julie earned her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. At age 24, she was diagnosed with narcolepsy with cataplexy during her second year of law school.This story fir...