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Thrive — Take a Dance Break

Manage Your Daily Actions And Feelings With Movement And You Can Thrive! Dancing Through Your Life means turning every move you make into something that feels like a dance and it means being responsi...

The Sacred Dance of Nia Sounding

Nothing brings us closer to the sensation of sacred than making sound, toning, and singing to the universe. “Sounding” is Nia’s approach to using the voice for fitness, well-bei...

Smell The Moment!

Without breath we die. Breath is our universal connection to everything. We breathe all the time, but not always efficiently. Breathing can be simplified into two actions, inhaling and exhaling. To br...

Are You Listening?

Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis said, “Listening, is nothing less than our ‘royal route’ to the Divine.” He believed a hidden but primary function of the human ear is to charge the brain with electrica...

Radio New Zealand Interview with Debbie Rosas - Healing The World One Body At A Time

Listen to Debbie's interview with Radio New Zealand. Debbie discusses the history of Nia, and talks about her 6-week Nia tour in New Zealand and Australia.  Radio New Zealand Interview Des...

Health : The Science of Floating

As a child growing up in a time when free love and mind-body-spirit were emerging, floating was something we did in Marin County, California. I am reminded of my first experience in salt water-filled ...

My Moving To Heal Experience

Moving To Heal was an exceptionally positive experience for me. I have been struggling with a left-arm injury, now diagnosed as a rotator cuff injury. I had breast cancer the year prior and had und...

The Path of Least Resistance

The mind plays an important role in everything we do. The mind can help or hinder us. It can distract you, take you out of an experience or be used to take you more deeply into your body. In Nia we te...

Nia and Medicine: A Harmonious Blend

By: Skye O'Neil PA-C As a Physician Assistant with extensive training and experience in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, I am invited each year to join a group of Palliative Care Clinicians in ...

Dancing With Dystonia

In September of 2015 I was invited to teach a Nia class at the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association Conference, also known as NSTA. The NSTA Conference is a gathering of doctors, pat...

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