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Nia in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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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

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:30am

Location

35 Stafford Road, Nepean, ON K2H 8V8, Canada

Cost

City of Ottawa course # 95815 from April 10th-May 29  $72.00 in Ottawa west (Bells Corners)

Minimum number of registrants required for the course to run so register early to avoid disappointment.

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:30am

Location

35 Stafford Road, Nepean, ON K2H 8V8, Canada

Cost

City of Ottawa programme commencing April 10th and running till May 29th.

Register today at any city kiosk, at the location, online or by phone.  Minimum numbers required for the course to run.

$72.00   course # 955815

Further info:  barb@icoachwellness.com 613-592-8358

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Thursday

Time: 9:30am

Location

2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata, ON K2K 2W3, Canada

Cost

This is a city of Ottawa Recreation programme course # 953951   Spring session runs from March 26th to May 28th  $44.75

Minimum number of participants required for the course to run. To avoid disapointment, register today  through the city online or in person or by phone.

Info:  Barb 613-592-8358 barb@icoachwellness.com

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10:30am

Location

1 Sherbrooke St E, Perth, ON, Canada

Notes About This Class

taking a summer break.  Please join us in Fall 2015.   Minimum number of students required to run.  

Drop-ins welcome anytime.  NO experience necessary, just desire to have have fun and to be healthy in mind, body and spirit.

 Barb 613-592-8358  barb@icoachwellness.com to register and reserve your spot.

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 10:30am

Location

6081 Hazeldean Rd, ON, Canada

Notes About This Class

Please register with the studio.

For information about the class, contact barb@icoachwellness.com 613-592-8358

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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1:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 1:30pm

Location

4101 Innovation Drive, Kanata, ON K2K, Canada

Cost

This is a City of Ottawa Recreation programme in a beautiful studio in Kanata north Richcraft Recreation Centre.  Course # 949177 April 13-June 15  $109

Minimum numbers required for the course to run so register today.

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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1:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 1:30pm

Location

4101 Innovation Drive, Kanata, ON K2K, Canada

Cost

City of Ottawa programme # 949277 April 13- June 15  $109.00

Register today.  Minimum numbers required for the course to run.

Registration at the location, at any City of Ottawa kiosk, online or by phone.

further information:  barb@icoachwellness.com 613-592-8358

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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7:30pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:30pm

Location

66 Hearst Way, Ottawa, ON K2L 2P4, Canada

Notes About This Class

Stay tuned for late summer/Fall session of classes.

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 9:30am

Location

2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata, ON K2K 2W3, Canada

Cost

This is a City of Ottawa programme #1055583  Resumes in Sept. 22, 2016.

10 classes for $98  Hurry, register today!

More info about Nia: barb@icoachwellness.com 613-592-8358

Notes About This Class

This class is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.  You will be guided to work at your own pace to achieve the desired level of fitness in a non-competitive yet supportive atmosphere.  This is fitness that is Fun!

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 9:30am

Location

1 Sherbrooke St E, Perth, ON, Canada

Cost

New to Nia?  $5 first class  CLASSES RESUME  SEPT. 28th, 2016

$12/class/session

Drop-in $14/class

Notes About This Class

"Exercise is almost always part of the prescription for healing, no matter what the disease or imbalance. The Nia experience, which is exercise and beyond, not only provides healing for the body, it also provides healing for the mind, heart and soul. Nia is the best movement medicine, because at the same time it heals, it teaches people to cultivate moving and living in joy, pleasure and comfort, to express themselves using emotional energy, and to connect to their own unique spirit, whether alone or in community. Just one dose a day, for as little as ten minutes, can make every body feel and look better." ~ The Nia Technique

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

Penny Lee Prevost

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:30am

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

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.

Register with pennyleeprevost@gmail.com - it is very important to email to register please.. 

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:30am

Location

262 Len Purcell Drive, Woodlawn, ON, Canada

Notes About This Class

Nia classes commence Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Movement to music  using the Nia Technique intended to nourish and support you to become more flexible, stronger, mobile, and agile and to help you reclaim the joy of life through music, movement and play.

  $20/ month, with access to all Nia and other classes.

info:  barb@icoachwellness.com

613-592-8358

Caroline Chapman

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 9:30am

Location

108 Third Avenue, Ottawa, ON, 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

FALL SESSION 2016

Dates:           September 13th - December 6th (no class on October 11th)
Duration:       12 weeks
Cost:             $180 for full 12 week session or $18 weekly drop-in (option to pay in 2 x $90 instalments)
Location:       KV Dance Studio, 108 Third Avenue, The Glebe, Ottawa
Payment:      Cash, cheque or e-transfer

PLEASE REGISTER
by emailing Caroline at carolinechapman@me.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call on 613 915 6778.
Please note that a minimum number will be required in order for this class to go ahead. By registering you will be kept up to date of any changes to the schedule.

Barbara Carriere

Class

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10:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 10:30am

Location

262 Len Purcell Drive, Woodlawn, ON, Canada

Cost

$20/month membership allows you take as many Nia and other classes offered.

Notes About This Class

Chair Nia will resume  Monday, Sept. 26th, 2016

A gentle Nia class practised while sitting in a chair, designed for people who have issues with ankles, knees, hips, weight, and balance.

Nia is a holistic workout that uses music and movement as medicine for the mind, body and spirit.

Come and Experience a gentle approach to Nia movement, intended to nourish and support you to become more flexible, stronger, mobile, and agile and to help you reclaim the joy of life through music, movement and play.

Barbara Carriere

Classic Nia Class

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10:45am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10:45am

Location

1 Sherbrooke St E, Perth, ON, Canada

Notes About This Class

Chair Nia will resume  Sept. 28 2016 if sufficient number of people register.

A gentle Nia class practised while sitting in a chair, designed for people who have issues with ankles, knees, hips, weight, and balance.

Nia is a holistic workout that uses music and movement as medicine for the mind, body and spirit.

Come and Experience a gentle approach to Nia movement, intended to nourish and support you to become more flexible, stronger, mobile, and agile and to help you reclaim the joy of life through music, movement and play.

Penny Lee Prevost

Classic Nia Class

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6:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

170 Bay St, Embrun, ON K0A 1W1, 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.

Register with pennyleeprevost@gmail.com - it is very important to email to register please.
 

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.

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

$72.00 for 6 week package payable by cash or check at first class (on July 7th, 2016)

$15.00 - drop in rate

Notes About This Class

I am offering a 6 week summer session on Thursday evenings from July 7th to August 11th

Registration is required - please email me at shar4005@hotmail.com to register.

Location:  1155 Lola Street - Lower Level

Time:  6:15p.m. to 7:15p.m.


 

Caroline Chapman

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 6:30pm

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

FALL SESSION 2016

  • Dates:           September 14th - December 7th (no class on October 12th)
  • Duration:       12 weeks
  • Cost:             $180 for full 12 week session or $18 weekly drop-in (option to pay in 2 x $90 instalments)
  • Location:       Manotick United Church, 5567 Main Street, Manotick
  • Payment:      Cash, cheque or e-transfer

PLEASE REGISTER
by emailing Caroline at carolinechapman@me.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call on 613 915 6778.
Please note that a minimum number will be required in order to go ahead with the class. By registering you will be kept up to date of any changes to the schedule.

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

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.

Register with pennyleeprevost@gmail.com - it is very important to email to register please.

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!


Register with pennyleeprevost@gmail.com - it is very important to email to register please.

Caroline Chapman

Classic Nia Class

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7:30pm

Day: Friday

Time: 7:30pm

Location

3091 Strandherd Dr, Nepean, ON K2G 4R1, Canada

Cost

$60 for 4 week session OR $18 weekly drop-in.
Payment by cash, cheque or e-transfer (before class).

Notes About This Class

An introductory 4 week session will start in September. Perfect for beginners but all are welcome.
If this class is a success a further 6 week session will commence on October 21st - November 25th

FALL SESSION 2016

Dates:           September 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Duration:       4 weeks
Cost:             $60 for the 4 week session OR $18 weekly drop-in
Location:       Selina's Studio, 3091 Strandherd Drive, Barrhaven, Ottawa
Payment:      Cash, cheque or e-transfer

PLEASE REGISTER
by emailing Caroline at carolinechapman@me.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call on 613 915 6778.
Please note that a minimum number will be required in order for this class to run. By registering you will be kept updated on any schedule changes.

Upcoming Events

August
31
Caroline Chapman

FREE Trial Class - An Introduction to Nia

FREE Trial Class - An Introduction to Nia

Event Type: Other

Start: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 6:30pm

End: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:45pm

Location

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

Cost

This is a FREE event but registration is required please so that I can keep track of numbers. Please email me - carolinechapman@me.com or call 613 915 6778.

Notes About This Event

Have you heard about Nia but never actually taken a class? Does it intrigue you but you're not sure if it's for you or not?

Please join me in a celebration of Your Body. I will be introducing Nia to you, offering a bit of background and some basics and then we will dance a full Nia routine. 

If you enjoy it, there will be an opportunity to take advantagbe of a special offer to sign up for my Fall Session (in any of my locations) and if you decide it is not for you, or perfectly fine, but just a one time thing, then that's good too, but at least you'll have tried something new and had a night out!

And...if you already LOVE Nia and are planning to dance with me again anyway? GREAT! Please come and have a class on me! :-)

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