From the Heart


Inventing The Rest of Our Lives

By: Debbie Rosas  |  December 21, 2009

"When it's over, I want to say I have been a bride married to amazement, I've been a bridegroom taking the world into my arms." — Mary Oliver

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The Gift of Words

By: Debbie Rosas  |  December 4, 2009

They say words are powerful. I believe it. After nearly thirty years of teaching movement, using what I say and do to help people heal, get fit and stay healthy, I have come to understand how important what I say is. In Nia, we instruct our Teachers to consciously use... Read more


What’s It All About?

By: Debbie Rosas  |  August 28, 2009

We are having a revolution: The Revolution of Self. This is an apex in our evolution, a revolution of culture and consciousness. I believe this could be one of the most significant apexes of our collective evolution since the industrial revolution.

Recent events have shaken us to our core, allowing us... Read more


I Can Read!

By: Debbie Rosas  |  July 8, 2009

I am in the midst of reading another great book. It’s a story filled with science to explain the “reading brain.” The book is called Proust and the Squid, by Maryanne Wolf, a professor at Tufts University. This is yet another book that spoke to me while walking... Read more


Reach Out to Touch the Universe

By: Debbie Rosas  |  May 26, 2009

It’s easy to see how profound it is when Mother Earth touches us. Her hands reach out and touch us with her creations. She touches us with her trees, flowers, and plants that entertain all of our senses. Whether it’s by smelling, tasting, seeing, hearing or touching, it’s almost impossible... Read more


We Are the Art and the Artist

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 13, 2009

“Every brilliant experiment, like every great work of art, starts with an act of imagination.”
- From Proust Was a Neuroscientist - by Johah Lehrer

It is the first day of spring and the air reflects change and growth. The colors are beginning to emerge and the poetry of... Read more


The Spirit of Nia Tour - Special Edition!

By: Debbie, Carlos, and Jeff  |  April 3, 2009

We hope you enjoy this Special Edition of Natural Time News focused on the Spirit of Nia Tour! It is our way of sharing with you a taste of the magic and love we experienced.

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The Spirit of Nia Tour - A Note From Debbie

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 3, 2009

As I sat with our Nia team, the idea of a multi-city tour to help celebrate Nia's 25th Anniversary seemed daunting. Feeling exhausted at the end of the year, I worried about having the energy to give what was in my heart. Silly me. I had momentarily forgotten the power... Read more


The Spirit of Nia Tour - A Conversation With Carlos Rosas

By:   |  April 3, 2009

Why did you, Debbie, and Jeff decide to go on tour? We really thought this was a great opportunity to celebrate this amazing creation with the people that really make it happen. I’m so appreciative for the lifestyle and dream that I live with Nia that I really wanted to... Read more


Healing Oneself, Healing The World

By: Debbie Rosas  |  February 27, 2009

I often am reminded of how blessed I am to teach and dance Nia. Everyday I get to fulfill my dream of working as a Healer and sharing movement as “medicine” for the body, mind, spirit and soul of people. I like to think of myself as a “Movement Physician!”... Read more

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