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Nia Green Belt Training

April 16, 2018 NiaStudio in Portland, Oregon, US

The Craft of Teaching Nia
The Craft of Teaching Nia

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 Trainers

Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia

Nia Teacher Trainer
"Nia inspires me to continue on a personal journey of self-discovery, self actualization and healing. For me, learning is one of the most exciting journeys and being in a body is one of the most poetic and romantic experiences. I thrive on educating, motivating and inspiring people to fall in love with themselves and their bodies. To me, life is my art and my body is the canvas."  – Debbie Rosas Debbie Rosas has been a pioneer and leader in the body-mind fitne

"Nia inspires me to continue on a personal journey of self-discovery, self actualization and healing. For me, learning is one of the most exciting journeys and being in a body is one of the most poetic and romantic experiences. I thrive on educating, motivating and inspiring people to fall in love with themselves and their bodies. To me, life is my art and my body is the canvas."  – Debbie Rosas

Debbie Rosas has been a pioneer and leader in the body-mind fitness industry since 1976. She has dedicated life to self-healing and self-mastery. Her extensive exploration of dance, martial arts, graphic arts, music, therapy and healing inspired and developed into the creation of the internationally acclaimed body-mind fitness program and lifestyle company, Nia Technique, Inc. Debbie’s work also includes the writing and production of Nia® educational materials and lifestyle products, such as music CDs, DVDs and the NiaWear™ clothing line. Together with creative partner Carlos Rosas, Debbie has co-authored two books: Non-Impact Aerobics and The Nia Technique™, as well as the “Holistic Fitness” section of the AFAA Instructor Training Manual.

Nia brings concepts and forms from eastern and western practices into mainstream fitness classes and has been instrumental in the evolution of the fitness industry. As of August 2013, Nia Technique, Inc. is a thriving business supporting approximately 2,200 Licensed Nia Teachers across 40 countries.

In constant exploration of Nia's philosophy, The Body’s Way, Debbie continues to develop educational curriculum to facilitate optimal health and wellbeing. In addition to the Nia body of work, she has played a key role in developing programs for doctors at The Naturopathic School of Medicine, Shriner’s Hospital’s women and teen departments and the arthritis and autism departments at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Adored by the press, Debbie and Nia have been featured in over 850 publications and numerous television shows worldwide. Debbie served on the Mind•Body Committee for the IDEA Health and Fitness Association and has presented at IDEA World and Inner IDEA Fitness Conventions, IRSA, The Northwest Fitness Summit, The National Wellness Conference, Whole Life Expo, International Spa and Fitness Association, Science and Consciousness Convention, Sound Healers Convention, Mind Body Convention, OHSU, Fireman’s Fund and at Lucas Films.

Debbie currently travels worldwide, offering workshops, Master Classes, Nia Training, and Licensing to communities across the globe, stopping regularly to teach and train in Portland, Oregon, home of StudioNia and Nia International Headquarters.

Loretta Milo

Nia Teacher Trainer
Loretta Milo is a Nia Faculty Trainer and Black Belt with over 1000 hours of training with Nia founders Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas. The year 2016 marks Loretta’s  14th year of Nia teaching experience, her Nia Intensives, classes and workshops are fun and inspiring. Loretta is passionate about sharing the magic of Nia with those who are seeking a form of fitness that is for every part of you Body, Mind, Spirit and Emotions. So whether you are seeking Nia

Loretta Milo is a Nia Faculty Trainer and Black Belt with over 1000 hours of training with Nia founders Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas. The year 2016 marks Loretta’s  14th year of Nia teaching experience, her Nia Intensives, classes and workshops are fun and inspiring. Loretta is passionate about sharing the magic of Nia with those who are seeking a form of fitness that is for every part of you Body, Mind, Spirit and Emotions. So whether you are seeking Nia for personal growth or to become a professional Nia teacher, experiencing Nia with Loretta is a pleasurable experience.

Loretta is also an award winning entrepreneur and the founder of successful companies: Loretta Milo, LLC, MTI Group, Inc. and Milo Technologies, Inc. In 1991, she received the prestigious Inc. 500 Award, celebrating Milo Technologies Inc. as one of the fastest growing private companies in America with consistent high revenue. Turning her focus to working with groups and individuals to maximize their potential, she founded her life coaching, consulting and inspirational speaking business and nurtured a personal interest in wellness & fitness into becoming a Nia Faculty Trainer and Black Belt.

As a sought-after Partner for Success, Loretta’s clients experience increased confidence and excitement in their professional and personal journeys.  She is most recognized for her insights and inspiration to those seeking their greater purpose and desiring excellence in their life.

Count on her to bring enthusiasm and expertise as she empowers you to clarify your vision and fulfill your dreams.

Notes About this Training

Dates

Start: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:00 am
End: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

All trainings will be confirmed 30 days prior to the event start date. Nia Technique recommends all customers wait to purchase any travel or accommodations until the event has been confirmed.