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Nia in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Albuquerque

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

Anna Pentler

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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9:00am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:00am

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US
Erin Damour, Black Belt

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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12:15pm
Classic Nia

Day: Friday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

Drop-In: $8.00 or 3 or more $5.00/ea
7 Class Card: $60.00 (3 month expiration)
13 Class Card: $110.00 (3 month expiration)
Student/Senior 30 Day Pass: $50.00 (Valid I.D., Seniors 65+) 

* A UNM or CNM or other valid student ID must be presented. Seniors 65+. All prices include 7% NM Gross Receipts Tax.

Notes About This Class

Come grab a bite of joy and dance for lunch! This 45 min class will get your weekend off to the right start.

Erin Damour, Black Belt

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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5:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

Drop-In: $10.00
7 Class Card: $60.00 (3 month expiration)
13 Class Card: $110.00 (3 month expiration)
Student/Senior 30 Day Pass: $50.00 (Valid I.D., Seniors 65+)

* A UNM or CNM or other valid student ID must be presented. Seniors 65+. All prices include 7% NM Gross Receipts Tax. 

Notes About This Class

Classic and home-spun Nia classes in a relaxed and fun atmosphere!

Kate Davis

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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8:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 8:00am

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10 drop in

$40 for a 5 class card

$70 for a $10 class card

Kate Davis

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
  • M
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8:00am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 8:00am

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$8 drop in--cheaper rates with purchase of a class card

Anna Pentler

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
  • M
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8:00am

Day: Thursday

Time: 8:00am

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$8 drop in.  $15 for Both Tues/Thurs

Notes About This Class

Rise and Shine Nia is a slightly shorter classic Nia class.

Beth O'Neall

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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9:15am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:15am

Location

1100 San Mateo NE, #32, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

First class is free to ABQ residents who are new to Nia. Come try a class! Drop in fee is $10. Buy a class card for 10 classes with Beth for $80.

Notes About This Class

This is a dynamic, spirited class with an emphasis on building strength and stamina as well as building community.

Studio Sway is at the corner of San Mateo and Lomas NE in the ACE Hardware center. We're on the first floor.

Kate Davis

Classic Nia Class

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11:15am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:15am

Location

10700 Corrales Road, Corrales, NM, United States

Cost

$10 drop in

Monthly card for $20, expires at the end of the month

10-class card for $60, expires in 3 months from purchase date

Anna Pentler

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
  • M
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12:15pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Notes About This Class

Slightly shorter lunchtime class.

Beth O'Neall

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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4:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 4:30pm

Location

1100 San Mateo NE, #32, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

FIrst class is free for ABQ residents who are new to Nia. Drop in is $10. A class card with Beth costs $80 for 10 classes.

Notes About This Class

 This is a dynamic, spirited class with an emphasis on building strength and stamina as well as building community.  

Studio Sway is at the corner of San Mateo and Lomas in the same center as Ace Hardware and on the bottom level (directly beneath Mama's Minerals). 

Beth O'Neall

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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4:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4:30pm

Location

1100 San Mateo NE, #32, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10 drop in or class card, $80 for 10 classes.

Katy  Fuchs

Classic Nia Class

at Healing Gate in Albuquerque
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5:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

3212 Monte Vista NE (near UNM), Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$9 drop-in / $30 for 4-class card (good at both Healing Gateand  UNM Center for Life

Maureen Small

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
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5:30pm

Day: Friday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

1100 San Mateo NE # 32 , Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$5 Nia Happy Hour

Notes About This Class

Give your body the opportunity to move in many different ways. I am sharing Friday evening Nia Happy Hour with Anna Pentler. We will either alternate giving class or create multi teacher jams.  Drop ins always welcome.

Tiana Baca-Bosiljevac

Classic Nia Class

at Maple Street Dance Space in Albuquerque
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5:40pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 5:40pm

Location

3215 Central Ave NE Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10 Drop In Fee

Notes About This Class

Tuesday Teacher Showcase!  Come move, groove, and get to know your Albuquerque Nia community!

Erin Damour and I will be teaching December and January.

Beth O'Neall

Classic Nia Class

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
  • M
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  • F
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5:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

1100 San Mateo NE, #32, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

First class is free to ABQ residents who are new to Nia.  Drop in is $10. Buy a class card for 10 classes with Beth for $80.

Notes About This Class

This is a dynamic, spirited class with an emphasis on building strength and stamina as well as building community.

Studio Sway is at San Mateo and Lomas NE in the ACE Hardware center. We're on the first level directly beneath Mama's Minerals.

Erin Damour, Black Belt

Classic Nia Class

at Maple Street Dance Space in Albuquerque
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5:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Friday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

3215 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10 Drop In Fee, 4/$20 class "punch" card. Good for Tuesday and Friday at MSDS!! 

Notes About This Class

You won't regret dancing with these three great Nia teachers every Friday night for "Happy Hour". 

Tiana Baca-Bosiljevac

Classic Nia Class

at Maple Street Dance Space in Albuquerque
  • M
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5:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Friday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

3215 Central Ave NE Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

Drop in rate is $8 OR pay for three or more classes for only $5/class!

Notes About This Class

It's Happy Hour Nia! Come get your groove on with three great teachers!

Erin Damour, Black Belt

Classic Nia Class

at Maple Street Dance Space in Albuquerque
  • M
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5:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

3215 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10 Drop In Fee, 4/$20 class "punch" card. Good for Tuesday and Friday at MSDS!! 

Notes About This Class

The Tuesday Nia Happy Hour is co-taught by Albuquerque Nia teachers each month. Please stop by and visit us!

Katy  Fuchs

Classic Nia Class

at UNM Center for Life in Albuquerque
  • M
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6:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

4700 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$9 drop-in / $30 for a 4-class card.  This card can be used at both UNMCFL and Healing Gate.

Katy  Fuchs

Classic Nia Class

at Horn YMCA in Albuquerque
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9:20am

Day: Thursday

Time: 9:20am

Location

4901 Indian School Rd. NE , Albuquerque , NM, US

Cost

This class is free for YMCA members.  Please contact me if you are interested in a free sample class.

Erin Damour, Black Belt

Classic Nia Class

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5:00pm
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 5:00pm

Location

Dance Room B554, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

Fall Semester 2015 begins August 2015. 

Instruction and practice in the basic movements and principles of The Nia Technique, a dance fitness program designed to teach mindful somatic awareness and increase participant's strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. Must be registered as a student (degree or non) or be an employee of the University of New Mexico. Fees based on tuition rates. Visit http://www.unm.edu for more information.

Notes About This Class

This class is held on a semester by semester basis. You must be registered at UNM to attend.

Upcoming Events

April
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Erin Damour, Black Belt

Frankie Say Nia: A Men of Nia Event with Jason and River

at Studio Sway in Albuquerque
Frankie Say Nia: A Men of Nia Event with Jason and River

Event Type: Other

Start: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5:45pm

End: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 6:45pm

Location

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, US

Cost

$10.00

Notes About This Event

The Men of Nia series returns with our favorite teacher, Jason Alan Griffin and his traveling companion, River the Dog. This year Jason invites us to jam to a new routine based on the new wave music of the 80s!  

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