Fitness | Nia


A Three Step Sensory Kata

Moving energy is one of the best things you can do for your body. Use this sensitizing Kata to stimulate your body and its energy. The benefit of adding all of these three elements into your life is t...

The Difference Is Nia

A woman stands in front of me telling me, “Nia has changed my life.” A man writes to us that, “Nia saved my marriage.” A divorcee says, “Nia made it possible for me to survive.” And a rec...

Pulse Sensation

There’s no question, the Body’s Way, which is Nia’s way is what keeps the work of Nia and Nia teaching on the right track. Squeeze-release is part of what we call Nia language. The main idea wit...

Today's Trend is toward (Not) Moving

“Sitting has become the new smoking.”  According to Wikipedia's "Exercise Trends" entry, there is a worldwide trend away from movement and exercise, and toward a se...

5 Ways Nia Workouts Boost Your Brain Power

What if there was a workout that conditioned your body and your brain? Good News! Dancing Nia makes you Smarter!

Finders Keepers

A consistent word in each story is “love,” which is why I believe people come to Nia and stick with it.

This is the Way

Although shocking to some, others are drawn to the sensual aesthetics that speak to their instincts that tell them, “This is the way.”

Movement vs. Fitness

I love exercise. I love moving mindfully even more. While exercise will deliver results, I have found the benefits last longer from mindful moving versus mechanical exercising. For example, the push-u...

Expanding Your Emotional Intelligence

In 1981 I asked my therapist Bill a question that changed my relationship with the body, the floor, and healing. I asked Bill “Why do the people who do Nia become so deeply touched and emotionally e...

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