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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

Penny Lee Prevost

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Location

24 Industriel St, Casselman, ON, Canada

Cost

Friends gather to celebrate The Body's Way of movement for a FUN cardio fitness. Leave all your stresses behind and step into Your Body's Way energized with endless opportunities. Come join us dancing through life with the 52 moves of Nia!

Visit my page to see videos of the fun routines we teach here:
https://www.facebook.com/plp123

ONLY 15 SPOTS AVAILABLE......REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO SECURE YOUR PLACE ON THE DANCE FLOOR

Cost is $15 for non club members. 
Membership has it's privildeges with no additional cost to attend this class at Casselman IFIT however confirmation of your registration to participate is imperative due to the limited space.

Caroline Chapman

Classic Nia Class

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6:15pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 6:15pm

Location

5567 Manotick Main St, Manotick, ON K4M 1E2, Canada

Cost

Pre-paid Package price is $15/class (to be paid in full at beginning of the session) OR Weekly Drop-in price is $18/class

Notes About This Class

WINTER SESSION 2016

  • Dates:          January 13th - March 30th
  • Duration:      12 weeks
  • Cost:             $180 for full 12 week session* or $18 weekly drop-in
  • Location:       Manotick United Church, 5567 Main Street, Manotick

* can be split into 2 payments of $90 - 1st payment January 13th & 2nd payment February 23rd

PLEASE REGISTER by emailing Caroline at carolinechapman@me.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call on 613 915 6778.

Caroline Chapman

Classic Nia Class

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6:15pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6:15pm

Location

1255 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0W2, Canada

Cost

The Pre-paid Package Price (paid at beginning of the session in full) is $15/class OR Weekly drop-in is $18

Notes About This Class

WINTER SESSION 2016

  • Dates:             January 12th - March 29th
  • Duration:         12 weeks
  • Cost:                $180 for 12 week package* OR $18 weekly drop-in
  • Location:          Thyme & Again (Upstairs), 1255 Wellington Street West, Ottawa

* can be split into 2 payments of $90 - 1st payment January 12th & 2nd payment February 23rd

PLEASE REGISTER AS SPACE IS LIMITED. Email Caroline @ carolinechapman@me.com or call 613 915 6778 for more details.

Penny Lee Prevost

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Friday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

139 Castor St, Russell, ON K4R 1E5, Canada

Cost

$120 for 12 cycle classes Sept. 25th - Dec. 11th (no classes OCT. 30th, Nov. 6th or Nov. 20th) 1st Class in January is also included with this rate. 

$15 drop in fee. 

Notes About This Class

Friends gather to celebrate The Body's Way of movement for a FUN cardio fitness.  Let go of the week's stress and step into a weekend energized with endless opportunities for memorable imprints on family and friends. Come join us dancing through life!

Steffi Retzlaff

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:30am

Location

10 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 8A3, Canada

Cost

Please go to: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com class package prices for Nia, SoulMoves and Yoga.

Notes About This Class

SoulMoves

Move - Play - Dance - Be Still

Nia

Yoga

SoulMoves

See Website for more infos: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com

Steffi Retzlaff

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Location

10 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 8A3, Canada

Cost

Go to: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com for class package rates

Notes About This Class

SoulMoves

Move - Play - Dance - Be Still

Nia

Yoga

SoulMoves

See Website for more infos: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com

Steffi Retzlaff

Classic Nia Class

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11:00am

Day: Monday

Time: 11:00am

Location

10 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 8A3, Canada

Cost

Rates SoulMoves Studio 

Rates (includes HST): 
           $18 (drop-in)
           10 classes at $150 ($15.00 per class)  
           20 classes at $280 ($14.00 per class) 

Student/Senior Rates: 10% discount on packages (includes HST)
           $18 (drop-in)           
           10 classes at $135 
           20 classes at $252 

 Cash or cheque only.​

* 10 class passes expire 4 months from the first class.

* 20 class passes expire 6 months from the first class

Notes About This Class

Mommy/Daddy & Baby Nia Groove

​Mommy or/and Daddy get their groove back! This class is for you and your baby & for pregnant women. Whether your baby is in your belly or on your belly - let's dance Nia. Together. This is your time in. A time to bond and connect with yourself and your baby through Music, Movement & Magic. You'll sense and express your new body --- free of expectations and goals and build a strong bond with your baby. Medical professionals agree that infants thrive through touch; wearing your baby close, swaying and dancing together is another way to meet this need. There are many benefits of babywearing: 

http://www.naturalchild.org/guest/laura_simeon.html

As with every Nia experience, the Joy of Movement is our first and foremost principle in this class, too. 

We dance simple choreographies and also move freely (FreeDance). As a nice side effect you'll gently build and strengthen your muscles, joints, connective tissue, coordination and balance. And you might make some new friends, too ;-)

A couple of things:

  • you can join at any time
  • ​you can use your class pass for all other classes
  • your baby is 6-8 weeks and up
  • ​you need a (wrap) baby carrier
  • you need a blanket for the baby on the floor
  • you bring everything you and your baby need to feel happy and comfortable
Shar Chowdhury

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

14-44 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Cost

Drop In - $18.00

Package punch cards are available and also include options of classes with Nia teacher, Steffi Retzlaff for Nia, Yoga, Soul Motion and Move 2 Heal.

1.  Package of 5 classes (to be used within 8 weeks):  $80 ($16.00 per class)

     Discounted Rate at 10% for Students and Seniors: $72.00 ($14.40 per class)

2.  Package of 10 classes (to be used within 12 weeks):  $150.00 ($15.00 per class)

    Discounted Rate at 10% for Students and Seniors:  $135.00 ($13.50 per class)

3.  Package of 20 classes (to be used within 16 weeks):  $280.00 ($14.00 per class)

     Discounted rate at 10% for Students and Seniors:  $252.00 ($12.60 per class)


 

Notes About This Class

Wednesday noon Nia classes will run from January 20th, 2016 to June 29th, 2016

Please email me directly to register or if you have any questions at shar4005@hotmail.com

I look forward to sharing the dance with you!

Shar Chowdhury

Steffi Retzlaff

Classic Nia Class

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6:15pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:15pm

Location

10 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 8A3, Canada

Cost

Go to: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com for class package rates

Notes About This Class

SoulMoves

Move - Play - Dance - Be Still

Nia

Yoga

SoulMoves

See Website for more infos: http://www.steffiretzlaff.com

Shar Chowdhury

Classic Nia Class

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6:15pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:15pm

Location

1155 Lola Street #100, Ottawa, ON K1K 2C5, Canada

Cost

$120.00 for 10 week package payable by cash or cheque at first class on January 14th, 2016 OR $60.00 at first class and post dated cheque for $60.00 dated February 11th, 2016

$15.00 drop in

Other Option for Drop In Package:  If you cannot commit to atttending all 10 weeks of classes but are committed to attending certain dates (eg. 7 out 10 classes), payment can be made up front at first class by e transfer, cash or cheque at the drop in rate (i.e. 7 classes at $105.00).  This is an ideal option for participants who do not always carry cash or cheques and it allows me to register you as a participant at the beginning of the session so I can ensure there are enough participants to run the class.

Notes About This Class

Classes start on Thursday January 14th, 2016 and run until Thursday March 17th, 2016 from 6:15p.m. to 7:15p.m.

Please register with me at email address:  shar4005@hotmail.com and indicate whether you would like to buy the package or do drop in

As ever, I look forward to sharing the dance with you!
 

Penny Lee Prevost

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

1171 Smith Rd, Navan, ON K4B 1N7, Canada

Cost


Level 1 is a series of 12 classes for $120
Level 2 is a series of 6 classes for $72
Level 3 is a series of 3 classes for $45
Drop ins always welcome at $18 per class or you + a friend for $30
 

Notes About This Class

Friends gather to celebrate The Body's Way of movement for a FUN cardio fitness. Leave all your stresses behind and step into Your Body's Way energized with endless opportunities. Come join us dancing through life with the 52 moves of Nia!

Visit my page to see videos of the fun routines we teach here:
https://www.facebook.com/plp123

Register with pennyleeprevost@gmail.com - it is very important to email to register please.
Payment can be made by e-transfer or cash the day of class.

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