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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

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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9:45am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:45am

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class


Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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9:45am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:45am

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class

Joy of Dance
95 Danforth Ave, 3rd Floor (just east of Broadview)
416-406-3262
http://www.joyofdance.ca/

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Cost

$ 15 for two - three family members 

** Please call or email to register

Notes About This Class

Mother - daugher Nia

(children from 8 to 12 yrs)

* Starts St. Patrick's day 

Who can come - two family members, two friends, mom,  steparents, aunts, friends, cousins, gandparents.

What will we do?

- we will dance, play, laugh, shout and move to music in our bare feet

- we will learn about our bodies and sensations  

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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11:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:00am

Cost

this is a pilot class for $ 5.00

Notes About This Class

Ages 4 to 6

What would it be like for your child to learn about your bodies, mind, spirit through movement and play!

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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12:10pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 12:10pm

Location

7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

7 Hart House Circle
(416) 978-2452
For U of T students and members

Inquire about purchasing a day pass to attend this class

Notes About This Class


Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class

everyBODY is welcome!

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

298 Lonsdale Ave., Toronto, CA

Cost

$17; $150/10 class card

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at Rhythmwood in
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10:00am
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Friday

Time: 10:00am

Location

985 West Road, Lion's Head, ON, CA

Cost

$132 - 12 week session or $13 drop in class

Attend more often and save!  19 classes in 12 weeks - $190   these classes can be taken at any location and at any time within the 12 week session
 

Notes About This Class

A great group of welcoming people! This is a classic Nia class suitable for all levels of fitness.

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:00am

Location

1049 4th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON, CA

Cost

$156 - 12 week session or $15 drop in class

Notes About This Class

A fun and warm group of people. Everyone is welcome!

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:30am

Location

298 Lonsdale Ave., Toronto, CA

Cost

$16 $130/10 class card

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

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11:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 11:30am

Location

9 Brock Street, Tobermory , ON, CA

Cost

$132 - 12 week session or $13 drop in class

Notes About This Class

This classic Nia class is open to all levels of fitness. No experience is necessary.

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at Rhythmwood in
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7:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

985 West Road, Lion's Head, ON, CA

Cost

$110 - 10 week session $13 drop in class

Notes About This Class

Classic Nia for all levels. Come and have fun with us!

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

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9:15am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:15am

Location

95 Danforth Ave., 4th floor (at Broadview), Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18 drop-in

$160/10 class card

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Location

14 Anderson Lane, , Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON, CA

Cost

Please refer to www.dididances.com  for costs

Notes About This Class

This is a beautiful new venue with hardwood floors and a clean fresh feel. We will be dancing Classic Nia. There will be no classes throughout the summer, but they will start again September 8th, 2017

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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5:10pm

Day: Monday

Time: 5:10pm

Location

55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

For U of T students and members

Inquire about purchasing a day pass to attend this class

Notes About This Class

This is a Move IT class

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

4361 Central Ave, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B6, Canada

Cost

Please contact Lori Laird for details

Notes About This Class

We have a wonderful group of women who love Nia and have been coming out for years. All newcomers are more than welcome. Open to all for sessions. Latecomers will be prorated

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

14 Anderson Lane, , Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON, CA

Cost

Please visit www.dididances.com for costs

Notes About This Class

This Community Centre is new, clean, and a lovely place to dance. It has hardwood floors which are great for our barefoot Nia. We will be dancing Classic Nia. Classes are ongoing throughout the year, including most of the summer. WE would love you to join our very vibrant community

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm

Day: Friday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

36 Wentworth Lane , Brae Shore, PICTOU , CA

Cost

$10 

Notes About This Class

Come experience an evening of FUN! Dive into the movement, music and magic the Nia community has to offer. Nia blends marital arts, dance arts and healing arts into a soulful body-mind-spirit practice. Nia is based on the intelligent design of the body. Each workout brings a mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Lots of free parking.

What can I bring into the event?

The practice of Nia is done barefoot, bring water, layers of clothing, for cool down periods during the playshop. 

Nancy Hanlon

Moving to Heal Class

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Moving to Heal

Day: Thursday

Time: 7:00pm

Cost

$13.8- per class GST included

Notes About This Class

An hour class designed to create a therapeutic experience with the 52 Nia Moves. The intention is to experience more ease and relaxation in the body-mind-spirit. This happens as individuals personalize their moves and give themselves emotional permission to accompany their body on the journey of self healing and integration.

Nancy Hanlon

Moving to Heal Class

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7:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

Pictou, NS, Canada

Cost

$ 13.80 (Includes HST)
 

Notes About This Class

Moving to Heal Class is designed using the 52 Moves of Nia to create a therapeutic experience. The intention is to experience more ease and relaxation in the body-mind-spirit. This happens as individuals personalize their moves and give themselves emotional permission to accompany their body on the journey of self healing and integration.

To register contact Nancy via email or phone.


 

Upcoming Events

October
27
Nancy Hanlon
52 Moves Nia Class

Event Type: Other

Start: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

End: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8:30pm

Location

151 Main St, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Cost

$ 15

** if you are interested in the 52 Move Playshop Sat. Oct 28 12 - 3:30 pm price for both event is $ 55.

Limited Space, please register to save your spot by emailing and etransfering Nancy at hanlon3n@gmail.com  

If numbers are generous a second class will be offered Sunday at 10 -11:30 am.

Notes About This Event

Nia Class – Come experience FUN movement, music and magic. Nia blends martial arts, dance arts and healing arts into a soulful body-mind-spirit practice. 

Nia is based on the intelligent design of the body. Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced.

Nia is non-impact, practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. 

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
October
28
Nancy Hanlon
52 Moves Nia Playshop

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00pm

End: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 4:00pm

Location

151 Main St, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Cost

$ 45

Space is limtied please register early to confirm your spot. If you decide to participate in Fri night's Class 7 to 8:30 pm both events are $ 55. 

Notes About This Event

52 Moves of Nia playshop will explore Nia’s 52 moves in ways that support the health of the body-mind-spirit. This will be an invitation to slow down the 52 moves and then move into a class.

There will be time for you to play with each move, explore your ability to tweak it to meet Your Body's Way, and ask questions.

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.

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