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About Nia

What is Nia?

  • Fast Facts
  • Nia was created in 1983 by Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas
  • Since 1983, Nia has helped more than 100,000 people get in their body
  • Nia is a non-impact movement practice based on the idea that through movement we find health
  • Nia combines movements and philosophies from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts
  • Nia practice is done barefoot and set to diverse music from around the world
  • Classes are taught in more than 45 countries - there are currently 2500 licensed Nia teachers
  • Becoming a Nia teacher involves taking at least 1 intensive training. Once completed, Teachers may attend three additional trainings that teach a total of 52 somatic principles for physical health and lifestyle well-being
  • Nia Trainings are offered in countries around the world by an international training faculty

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Photographs + Usage Policy

A selection of photographs is available here and here for press. We only ask that you please use the contact information below to notify Nia International Headquarters when they will appear in your publication or on your website or blog. Each image must include the following credit: "Photograph provided by Nia Technique (" Specific image types can be provided upon request.


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