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About Nia

What is Nia?

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. It empowers people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Classes are taken barefoot to soul-stirring music in more than 45 countries. Trainings are designed for those seeking personal enrichment and professional development. Every experience can be adapted to individual needs and abilities. Step into your own joyful journey with Nia, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live.

How does Nia work?

Nia draws from Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, jazz dance, modern dance, Duncan dance, yoga, Alexander Technique and Teachings of Moshe Feldenkrais. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and the upper extremities. Stiff beginners and highly fit athletes alike can adapt Nia to meet their needs by choosing from three intensity levels. Consecutive trainings collectively explore 52 principles for personal enrichment and professional development. Read testimonials from people of all ages, backgrounds and locations.

Why was Nia created?

Nia’s purpose is to grow a worldwide community of healthy people who are empowered to do great things. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash and enhance their individual potential to live a fulfilling and meaningful life – by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. With the right tools and education, we can increase our confidence and happiness. We can become connected to others to shape a consciousness that extends beyond our own. Together we will unearth possibilities never before imagined.

Our Classes

Susan Parlato

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:00am

Location

7 Plainsboro Rd, Cranbury, NJ 08512, USA
Susan Parlato

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

7 Plainsboro Rd, Cranbury, NJ 08512, USA
Amy Warshawsky

Classic Nia Class

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11:15am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:15am

Location

450 7th St, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA

Cost

$20 Drop-In Rate

Please see the Zen Space website for pricing and class registration:

www.zenspacestudios.org

You can also find Zen Space on MindBody 

Notes About This Class

Kick off your shoes and step in. Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, the Nia Technique tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice. Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced. Nia cardio-dance workouts combine 52 simple moves with dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes - body, mind, emotion, and spirit. With this class, you can improve endurance; strengthen muscles, improve muscle tone and increase muscle definition; facilitate weight loss and proper weight maintenance; increase grace and flexibility; and improve posture and balance the nervous system. Open to all levels.

Amy Warshawsky

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

450 7th St, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA

Cost

Drop-in rate - $20

Please see the Zen Space website for pricing and class registration:

www.zenspacestudios.com

You can also find Zen Space on MindBody 

Notes About This Class

Rekindle your relationship with dance. Remember those nights you would go out dancing with friends and nothing felt better than being on the dance floor? The Monday Night Nia Dance Party is an all-out step in to dance. Simple steps, kickin’ music and a welcoming community will have you feeling free and working up a sweat as you tone and condition your body. Steeped in the Nia Technique, the Monday Night Dance Party kicks it up a notch with energizing music you know and easy steps you will learn to move and energize with just one class. You will leave with a smile on your face wondering why you ever stopped "going dancing." Open to all levels.

Meredith Amato

Classic Nia Class

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8:15am

Day: Saturday

Time: 8:15am

Location

911 Main Street, Belmar, NJ, USA

Cost

$15 Drop In

4 class card* $56 ~ 6 week expiration

8 class card* $104 ~ 10 week expiration

*Class cards may be used at ANY of my teaching locations

Meredith Amato

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:30am

Location

21 North Main Street, Marlboro Township, NJ, USA

Cost

$15 Drop In

4 class card* $56 ~ 6 week expiration

8 class card* $104 ~ 10 week expiration

*Class cards may be used at ANY of my teaching locations

Meredith Amato

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10:00am

Location

70 Apple Street, Tinton Falls, NJ, USA

Cost

$15 Drop In

4 class card* $56 ~ 6 week expiration

8 class card* $104 ~ 10 week expiration

*Class cards may be used at ANY of my teaching locations

Teresa D'Angelo

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:30am

Location

1280 Springfield Ave 2nd Floor, New Providence, NJ 07974, USA

Cost

Drop-in or register in advance at unwindyoganj.com

Discount packages available

Teresa D'Angelo

Classic Nia Class

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4:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 4:45pm

Location

78 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834, USA

Cost

$20 Drop-in or register in advance at www.pranayogadenville.com

Discount class cards available
 

Susan Parlato

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

7 Plainsboro Rd, Cranbury, NJ 08512, USA

Cost

Membership to any of the Fitness & Wellness LLC centers is required, but you can contact the center and speak with Linda Fan to get permission to come and try out the class or get a free week pass at the center.

Notes About This Class

Class traditionally done barefoot, but sneakers/dance shoes are OK.

Kristin Schmitz

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

USA

Cost

See http://ampyogastudio.com for pricing. Both drop-in and class cards are available.

Notes About This Class

Class begins on Saturday June 6, 2020 

Register at least an hour in advance at http://ampyogastudio.com

Ines Altemose

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:30am

Location

2nd Ave & Hammond Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720, USA

Cost

$10 unless unemployed and then the class is free.

Notes About This Class

This class will be held out-of-doors in a grassy area for the summer of 2020 until we can hopefully return to the Bradley Beach Recreation Center.  Further questions, contact Ines at ialtemose@gmail.com or 908-432-0472.

Kristin Schmitz

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:30am

Location

USA

Cost

All pricing inforamtion available through AMP Yoga Studio website. Drop-in pricing, as well as class cards available.

Notes About This Class

Register at least an hour in advance at http://ampyogastudio.com

Ines Altemose

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10:30am

Location

1100 W Park Ave, Ocean Township, NJ 07712, USA

Cost

Due to COVID 19 these classes are being held online.  Please email Ines at ialtmose@gmail.com or call 908-432-0472 for further information.

Ines Altemose

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:30am

Location

39 Main Street, Bradley Beach, NJ, USA

Cost

Saturday class is suspended for the summer due to the COVID 19 crisis.  There will be outdoor classes on Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 AM in Bradley Beach which will be listed separately. Email Ines at ialtemose@gmail.com for further information.  

Teresa D'Angelo

Classic Nia Class

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11:00am

Day: Thursday

Time: 11:00am

Location

15 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ, USA

Cost

Recurring six-week series; must register in advance at 973-428-2463 or at https://register.communitypass.net/HanoverTownship

Fee: $50.00 for 6-weeks

15 N. Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ

Kristin Schmitz

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

223 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081, USA

Cost

$39 for a month of classes if you're new to AMP. 

Check the AMP Yoga Studio website for discounted rates for virtual classes.

Notes About This Class

Pre-register an hour before class via the AMP Yoga Studio site to receive the ZOOM details 

Kristin Schmitz

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Saturday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

223 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081, USA

Cost

$39 for a month of classes if you're new to AMP. 

Check the AMP Yoga Studio website for discounted rates for virtual classes.

Notes About This Class

Pre-register an hour before class to receive the ZOOM details 

Ines Altemose

Classic Nia Class

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2:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 2:00pm

Location

1806 Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ, USA

Cost

Due to COVID 19 these classes are suspended.  Call Ines at 908-432-0472 for more information.

Kristin Schmitz

Classic Nia Class

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6:00pm

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

USA

Cost

$10 drop-in

$40 for 5 classes

$75 for month.

Notes About This Class

Email me at kristin@themovinglife.com to join class

Ines Altemose

Classic Nia Class

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6:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

511 Raritan Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA

Cost

Due to COVID 19 these classes are being held online.  Please email Ines at ialtemose@gmail.com for more information.

$12 per class drop in.

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