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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

Amanda Hanna-Doull

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00am

Location

31 Ihakara St, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand

Cost

*MONTHLY ~ Different rates apply than other classes.

Due to the travel involved to teach Kapiti class, the first class free & Intro to Nia options are not available, nor is the Term Pass applicable. Instead I reduce the casual rate and the 10-trip rate. 

CASUAL: $17 or $15 seniors/students 

10-TRIPS also available for $150 -2 year expiry

Notes About This Class

Kapiti Nia happens about once a month, with a great group of women! Z Studio is a pretty special space, no mirrors, no windows, just room to be free and give your body the workout and joy it needs! Exhilirating is the word for Kapiti Nia :) We love to coffee together after class too . Watch this space as some local Kapiti Nia's are completing Nia trainings this year ~we aim to have more regular classes as soon as possible.

Please contact amanda directly for upcoming dates amanda.bodyheartsoulvoice@gmail.com

Amanda Hanna-Doull

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Location

Queensgate Shopping Centre, 45 Knights Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Cost

FIRST CLASS FREE!  

OR grab an 'INTRO TO NIA' $30 for 3 Nia classes. (for people brand new to Nia only)

TERM PASS @$15/class ~prepaid before term starts and changes depending on number of weeks per term. (can be joined at pro rata rate mid term)

CASUAL: $20 or $18 seniors/students 

5 & 10-TRIPS also available for $90 & $170, vaild for 6 months

Notes About This Class

A lovely space in Lower Hutt - lots of room to express yourself and find Joy in moving your body & soul with a great group of people! 

Everybody welcome ~ this is low impact, safe fun movement for all ages that increase your awareness and enjoyment of your body.

This room has the added benefit of a beautiful wooden dance floor with lots of light, aswell as a soft carpeted area for cool~down floorplay.

Join us to dance!

Amanda Hanna-Doull

Classic Nia Class

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10:15am
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:15am

Location

Marine Parade, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Cost

FIRST CLASS FREE!  

OR grab an 'INTRO TO NIA' $30 for 3 Nia classes. (for people brand new to Nia only)

TERM PASS @$15/class ~prepaid before term starts and changes depending on number of weeks per term. (can be joined at pro rata rate mid term)

CASUAL: $20 or $18 seniors/students 

5 & 10-TRIPS also available for $90 & $170, vaild for 6 months

Notes About This Class

Located on the stuning Eastbourne waterfront, & right in the heart of the village, The Muritai Yacht Club is a beautiful space to dance in and feel connected to the sea sky and hills- we are so lucky!

We dance a range of routines...usually having one featured routine per season as well as inspired playlist classes including FreeDance and Nia 5 Stages.

This class has been dancing together for a long time and Eastbourne is a special community so people do travel far to attend this class! We LOVE having new people join us and welcome you to this group of fun spirited and caring women (blokes can come too!)...

Class integrates over coffee at a local cafe...Eastbourne Styles :)

Amanda Hanna-Doull

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5:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

25 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand

Cost

FIRST CLASS FREE!  

OR grab an 'INTRO TO NIA' $30 for 3 Nia classes. (for people brand new to Nia only)

TERM PASS @$15/class ~prepaid before term starts and changes depending on number of weeks per term. (can be joined at pro rata rate mid term)

CASUAL: $20 or $18 seniors/students

5 & 10-TRIPS also available for $90 & $170, vaild for 6 months

Notes About This Class

FOYER STUDIO - Ground Level

Join us for Winter Term in this cosy spacious studio! A great welcoming group, this is Nia for all bodies, levels & ages beginners welcome!

Amanda Hanna-Doull

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

Cost

FIRST CLASS FREE!  

OR grab an 'INTRO TO NIA' $30 for 3 Nia classes. (for people brand new to Nia only)

TERM PASS @$15/class ~prepaid before term starts and changes depending on number of weeks per term. (can be joined at pro rata rate mid term)

CASUAL: $20 or $18 seniors/students 

5 & 10-TRIPS also available for $90 & $170, vaild for 6 months

Notes About This Class

 We dance in the beautiful creative spaces at the Te Whaea studios! 

Join us to dance with a warm friendly group in these inspiring arts-filled centre. This is Nia for all bodies, levels & ages beginners welcome!

Studio's change week to week - check at reception lightboard for today's studio, or ask the lovely staff.

Ample free parking available.

Nia class- for all bodies, levels & ages beginners welcome!

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