Nia Blue Belt Training
November 1, 2013 Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Luxury Holistic Spa in Koh Samui, TH
About the Nia Blue Belt
Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the body. While the White Belt curriculum focuses entirely on awareness of physical sensation, Blue Belt applies these skills to explore internal sensations as perceived through – but distinct from – physical sensations in the body.
Blue Belt Principle #1: The Joy of Being in Relationship, integrates the sensation of Joy with the awareness that Joy is something outside the self, which we can invite into our physical experience. As a result, we begin to deepen our ability to listen with clarity and sustain awareness of details outside our body.
Meet the Trainer
Spend time around Helen and you will learn something, receive inspiration, and garner support for your dreams and desires (not to mention be highly entertained by her loving sense of humor and English-Texan accent, which many mistake for Australian.) "I'm passionate about moving people physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I bring people together and inspire them, at my Studio, the Ranch and around the world. That turns me on."
Helen has been helping people love their bodies and lives through Nia Technique since 1993. She immigrated to the US in 1990, as an International Teaching Fellow. Helen has a Royal Society of Arts Certification in Exercise to Music, B. Ed. (Hons) Physical Education, M.Ed. Exercise Physiology. She is a Certified Body Ecologist and Dance Therapy Specialist.
Recognized by Origins Magazine as a "Top Inspirer in Texas", Helen is multi-talented with a magical formula. She combines experience and knowledge with determination and faith, to consciously create and bring ideas to life. Helen founded NiaMoves Houston in 1996, a successful fitness studio. She also owns Soma Ranch Retreat, Montgomery, Texas.
Helen has a special, and very effective, way of catering to the unique needs of each individual. She helps folks feel great while giving them the skills they need. When she's not leading Nia trainings worldwide, you'll find Helen at Soma Ranch feeding the rescued donkeys, (silently) cheering on her pre-Wimbledon daughter, Liliana; enjoying a kombucha tea on the porch with her awesome "home-support" husband, Joe; and being corralled by her Border Collie, Phelps.
"Helen Terry is one of the best teachers, mothers, and trainers, and because of her mastery in Nia and in her ability to build and create a successful personal and professional life she was one of the first two trainers chosen to step into the role of Blue Belt trainer!" Debbie Rosas
"I consider myself an inspirer as much as an educator. I was born to make an inspirational difference in people's lives through movement to music and how I live my life. When I teach Nia, I adore watching how folks light up! It's phenomenal how many people’s lives are being changed through this practice. I consider it a blessing to have found Nia and a privilege to teach and share this wonderful technique" Helen Terry
• B.Ed (hons) in Physical Education and Special Need
• M.Ed in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance,
• Dance Therapy Specialist (Authentic Movement)
• Certified Body Ecologist.
• Founder, and former co owner of Studio NiaMoves Houston, (1996 - 2016) www.niamoves.com
• Creator of "Soma Ranch" Montgomery Texas. (est. 2009) www.somaranch.com
• Warm, knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher. (since 1993)
• International Fitness and Wellness presenter (30+ conferences)
We remember Helen as an amazing "teacher to be" so many years ago. Bright, articulate, a big dreamer and full of life's desire. She was fit, and seemed to be one of those people who easily took risks out of passion, not fear. She was open to possibility, willing to receive and learn more, and eager to be in relationship with us, Nia, the group and her experience. (Studio NiaMoves Houston) represents these parts and more. It is her dream, passion, and represents her ability to manifest out of love and not fear. It represents her ability to create and work with community, and to ask for what she needs. As we look into the NOW and Nia's future it is bright and full of Helen.
Congratulations Helen on creating the dream. You inspire us all, and it is a pleasure and joy to know you, work with you and see you as the woman you are in life. More magic awaits we are sure. Thank you for being you and being in our life too.
Love Debbie, Carlos and Jeff
Notes About this Training
Start: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:30 pm
End: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 3:00 pm
Location: Kamalaya, Koh Samui, Thailand
Retreat & Train at the multi-award winning wellness sanctuary & holistic Spa, Kamalaya, in Koh Samui, Thailand. Located amid a tropical landscape Kamalaya offer's a holistic wellness experience integrating healing therapies from East and West, a breathtakingly beautiful natural environment with an inspired healthy cuisine. This is the opportunity to deepen your practice with Nia & experience a Nia Intensive Training in Paradise. A truly incredible life enhancing experience.
Visit: http://www.kamalaya.com/ ~ to see this incredible venue.
'I first discovered Nia with Tracey at Kamalaya and it was a life changing experience for me, so when Tracey organized the white belt training there five months later, I just had to return! Kamalaya has a certain magic and dancing Nia in such an atmosphere and to such a stunning backdrop is a unique and unforgettable experience. It's a holistic health resort and you will feel nourished in mind, body and soul through the warmth of the staff, the exquisite food, treatments and activities offered. Just walking to the Nia training through exotic tropical gardens awakens all your senses and the views of the ocean from the Yantra Hall where the classes are held are inspirational. If this wasn't enough, Helen Terry is a truly wonderful teacher with a style and energy in synergy with Kamalaya. She creates a relaxed, easy atmosphere that really brings out the best in her students. We had a lot of fun and I can't wait to be back in 2013 with Tracey and Helen to take my Blue Belt! Highly recommended.' (by Kate Fearn - Italy)
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Host: Tracey Fenner, Certified Nia Black Belt
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