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Nia Green Belt Training

Nia Green Belt Training

October 16, 2017 Nia/GymAllegro GmbH in St. Gallen, CH

Learn the Art of Teaching and Sharing The JOY
Learn the Art of Teaching and Sharing The JOY
Get Confident and Relaxed
Get Confident and Relaxed

About the Nia Green Belt

Green Belt is an optional training, which focuses entirely on developing and embodying the skills to effectively teach Nia. All belt levels who teach or desire to teach are strongly encouraged to attend this training. The Nia Promise and Delivering the Nia Experience are phrases we use to express the transformative power of Nia; to a Nia Teacher's ability to deeply move and touch people within the classroom environment. As a teacher, your role is to guide people through a m

Green Belt is an optional training, which focuses entirely on developing and embodying the skills to effectively teach Nia. All belt levels who teach or desire to teach are strongly encouraged to attend this training.

The Nia Promise and Delivering the Nia Experience are phrases we use to express the transformative power of Nia; to a Nia Teacher's ability to deeply move and touch people within the classroom environment. As a teacher, your role is to guide people through a meaningful journey of physical conditioning and self-discovery. Teaching Nia is all about sharing your personal experience – your physical and emotional sensations, visual images and feelings. To do so, you must have a solid understanding of the form, objective curriculum and communication techniques.

Green Belt comprehensively explores all mechanics of delivering the work, including embodying the choreography, cueing, creating intentional silences, dancing to the music and helping people achieve their personal fitness goals. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned teacher, Green Belt will further your teaching skills. New teachers develop confidence, craft and skill by learning and practicing the foundations of teaching. Seasoned teachers refine and deepen their understanding, building on their craft and receiving feedback from peers to deliver the most powerful experience possible.

The Green Belt training includes a pre-training course based on the 13 White Belt principles. As part of the training, you will learn and work with the routine, Passion.

Meet the Trainer

Ann Christiansen

Nia Teacher Trainer
Ann Christiansen “For me, Nia is an exhilarating culmination of the joys I have pursued throughout my life – movement, music, healing, world cultures, and connecting to humanity. Nia has given me the opportunity to fulfill my life’s purpose as a Sacred Athlete and guide to healing. As a Nia teacher and trainer, I inspire people all over the world to enhance their life experience with Music, Movement, and Magic. Nia invites everybody to love and accept themselves fu

Ann Christiansen

“For me, Nia is an exhilarating culmination of the joys I have pursued throughout my life – movement, music, healing, world cultures, and connecting to humanity. Nia has given me the opportunity to fulfill my life’s purpose as a Sacred Athlete and guide to healing. As a Nia teacher and trainer, I inspire people all over the world to enhance their life experience with Music, Movement, and Magic. Nia invites everybody to love and accept themselves fully and to develop their full potential.” - Ann Christiansen

My path to becoming a Nia trainer can be traced back to my early passion for swimming. I grew up on the west coast of Sweden and spent entire days playing in the ocean, enjoying a sense of comfort and delight in my body and a sense of oneness with the world. My dedication to swimming opened doors to travel, adventure, and deep appreciation for athleticism and the human body. In 1984 I had the honor of swimming in the Los Angeles Olympic Games and in the European & World Championships. In 1998 I became a World Champion in masters swimming in the 400 and 800 freestyle and in the 400 IM.

Following the 1984 Olympics, I enjoyed a modeling career that took me around the world to Paris, Milan, Zürich, Hamburg and Tokyo where I lived from 1987 to 1992. In Tokyo I taught swimming, wrote four books on swimming techniques and hosted a weekly TV show.

After returning to Europe, I began to study applied kinesiology, massage therapy and alternative healing techniques covering subjects like sound therapy, 7-Chi keys, chakra balancing, and nutritional kinesiology to mention a few. I also had a ten-year career as a physical therapist, and served on the staff of the Swedish National Swim Team between 1996-1997.

Little did I know that my Olympic swimming career and subsequent study of kinesiology, physiology, and energy healing would be excellent preparation for my first encounter with Nia! I experienced my first Nia class in 1997, and though I did not know what to expect, I immediately sensed a fusion of all of my learning and interests up to that point. The intelligence and depth with which The Nia Technique connects body, mind, emotions and spirit is amazing. I knew I wanted to dive in.

The following year I experienced the life-changing Nia White Belt Intensive; I began teaching immediately. My vision was to share and grow Nia in Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and throughout Europe. Although I had no previous experience leading group activities of this kind, I was excited to guide people in a class where they could be seduced by the music and to experience physical fitness with emotional expression. The beauty of Nia is that it conditions your whole being – not just your body.

In 2003 I became a Nia Trainer. Now I am certified to teach all five belt levels of the Nia educational system: White, Green, Blue, Brown and Black. I am also certified to train and educate in „Move I.T“ Nia´s newest program , an interval training program focusing on the technique of Nia´s 52 moves. In 2008 the Nia co-founders, Debbie Rosas and Carlos Aya Rosas, selected me as the first Nia Teacher of the Year, and in 2013 I received the first All Star Sacred Athlete Award.”

Currently I have 10 Nia classes per week in my hometown Hamburg and I enjoy the intimate detailed work with regular classes as well as meeting new groups on my travels worldwide with workshops and intensives.

I have choregraphed 5 Nia Routines that serves the growth and development of the enitre Nia teacher community. The Routines  Beyond, U, Magic ,Joy and my newest LIFE plus the U- class experience that can be enjoyed as a "dance at home" Nia class. All available in the nianow store and on amazon.

Ann currently shares the magic of Nia with communities worldwide, offering Nia Intensive Trainings and classes in  Germany, Switzerland, Austria, South Africa, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Israel, Belgium, Holland, UK, Italy, Australia, and Bahrain.
 

Notes About this Training

Dates

Start: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 8:30 pm
End: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm

Location

Bildstrasse 5, 9015 St. Gallen, Schweiz
The Location, Studio Gymallegro is located in the beautiful city of St Gallen, Switzerland.  This training is open to all belt graduates from Nia whitebelt , active teachers and non-active teachers, you can come to the bluebelt and learn about the Communication , Relationship, Intimacy philosphy and practise as a lifestyle student of Nia.- the training will be offered in both english and german, Ann brings all her experience with her. Look at the website to familiarize yo

The Location, Studio Gymallegro is located in the beautiful city of St Gallen, Switzerland. 

This training is open to all belt graduates from Nia whitebelt , active teachers and non-active teachers, you can come to the bluebelt and learn about the Communication , Relationship, Intimacy philosphy and practise as a lifestyle student of Nia.- the training will be offered in both english and german, Ann brings all her experience with her.

Look at the website to familiarize yourself with the studio and area.

Close by are many choices for lunch and shopping.

We have listed some hotels, if you have any questions please contact us!

www.gymallegro.ch

5 min by foot from the location ! New Hotel !!

https://www.hotel-saentispark.ch/en/home.html

St. Gallen – eine Stadt im Grünen mit UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe und mit einer

der bekanntesten Universitäten Europas, liegt 1 Stunde von

Zürich-Flughafen/CH und 45 Minuten vom Flughafen Friedrichshafen/D sowie

20 Minuten vom Business–Airport St. Gallen–Altenrhein entfernt. The entire

St. Gallen Abbey District has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.

Studio GymAllegro ist per Bahn und Bus (Nr. 7 Richtung Abtwil – Haltestelle

Altenwegen). Per Auto Ausfahrt St. Gallen-Abtwil nehmen.

Hotels/Accomodations

Hotel Sistar *** (5 Min. vom Studio)

Breitfeldstrasse 9, 9015 St. Gallen

Tel. 071 314 71 71

info@hotelsistar.com

Bed & Breakfast Ionescu

http://www.bnb-orion.ch

Bed & Breakfast Girtanner

Flurhofstrasse 16, 9000 St. Gallen

Tel. +41 (71) 245 87 39

egirtanner@hispeed.ch

B&B Diana4

Dianastrasse 4, 9000 St. Gallen

www.dian4.ch

Hotel Dom ***

www.hoteldom.ch

Tel. +41 71 227 71 (5 Min. vom Studio)

Hotel Säntispark ****

www.hoteldom.ch

Tel. +41 71 227 71 71

Training Cost: $1,199

$360.00 registration fee + $839.00 instruction fee

PLEASE NOTE: A $360.00 (USD) Registration Fee is required to reserve your space. The instructional fee of the Training (plus any applicable taxes) will be collected by your Trainer. Please note: some trainings may be subject to additional taxes when required by law.