Jason Alan Griffin

Jason Alan Griffin

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Jason Alan Griffin

Nia First Degree Black Belt Teacher
Seattle, Washington, United States

Jason has always been passionate about maintaining optimum health and physical fitness. Jack LaLanne was his first mentor as a child as he watched his television show in syndication every morning. JAG grew up in Santa Barbara playing tennis, soccer, baseball, swimming and wrestling. In his 20's, he moved to Seattle and got into dancing and teaching aerobics. At the age of 30, discovering Nia and meeting Debbie and Carlos changed his life and he never put his shoes back on again. Now, Jason says, "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to teach this technique that does such a thorough job at conditioning the body and is also so creative and expressive as well."

Jason first obtained his White Belt in 1996, and acheived Black Belt in 2001. Since then, he has taught many classes and workshops from coast to coast and all across the USA and Italy and Ireland. After having spent over a decade teaching and living in New York City while simultaneous enjoying an acting and modeling career there, he hung it ALL up in 2011 to do some soul searching.

"The idea was to go Tabula Rasa and spend a lot of time in RAW. Relaxed, alert and waiting for whatever calling I will be answering next." Jason found himself adopting a dog from the local shelter and buying a car. "The open road was going to be my next calling". But then Jason found himself answering the call to Nia. When missing from his life, Jason could feel the desire to have it back. It was a clear call.

In February of 2014, Jason took the next step and joined the avant-garde of Nia by obtaining his First Degree Black Belt.

Now Jason drives all over the United States with River in the passenger seat. His intention is to teach Nia in any place along his path that will welcome him and his pal, River, and share the beauty and pleasure of Nia.

Visit this site to see JAG's Traveling and Teaching Schedule:


My Locations

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Ripley Grier Studio
131 W 72nd St., New York, NY, US
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Bridge for Dance
2726 Broadway , New York, NY, US
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Gina Gibney Dance Space
890 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY, US
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Yellowstone Dance Co
106 N 29th St., Billings, MT, US
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Century Ballroom
915 E Pine St. , Seattle, WA, US
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Studio 1010
1010 6th St, Anacortes, WA, United States
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Lyman Intermediate School Auxiliary Gym
100 N Franklin, Lyman, WY, US
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The Dojo
1512 North 10th Street, Boise, ID, US
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Living Sage Studio
302 State Route 27, Pullman, WA, US
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The Marsh
15000 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN, US
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Space for Change
3073 S Chase Ave, Milwaukee, WI, US
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Sacred Space
1319 Hwy 175, Hubertus, WI, US
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Winds of Change
4850 Som Center Road, Moreland Hills, OH, US
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Studio Gaia
201 Hillsboro Ave, Edwardsville, IL, US
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Body & Soul of Kansas City
649 E 59th St., Kansas City, MO, US
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Nia Moves
508 Pecore St, Houston, TX, US
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Studio X
4855 S Alameda #109, Corpus Christi, TX, US
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Ace Dance Academy
1825 Mt Diablo, Walnut Creek, CA, US
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918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States
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