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Emotions in Motion

On New Year's Day, 2011, I attended my very first Nia class, and my life of dance phobia came to an end. I had no idea what I was stepping into, but with encouragement from my movement mentors

I’ve Got Robyn’s Back

She laughed; she cussed a little; she sang her lungs out in the choruses; she spoke with a wonderful, earthy authenticity about her own challenges and journey.I am fortunate to have discovered Nia in ...

Nia’s Waves of Community Joy!

We all shared the enjoyment as the women of the Next Step “shopped” and many of them were brought to tears by the overwhelming show of generosity from the Nia women of my studio.In 1993, i...

There is a Light That Never Dies

There could hardly be a light as bright as that of Pam Runnells. She was a woman radiant with life-force. Everything about her gleamed!  Her eyes, her heart, her spirit…illuminat...

Aussie Nia Tribe Thrives

The Nia Technique is alive and well ‘down under’ thanks to a thriving Aussie tribe that is passionate about sharing Nia all the way across our wide brown land.  The spirit of the Nia ...

Nutiva Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil - April Beauty Tip

I was first turned on to the healing benefits of coconut oil by my husband, Jeff. He started using it during a healing crisis. In a matter of days, I saw results on his skin, and knowing the skin is m...

Janis Whipple

From Chronic Pain to Joyful Dance

“Nature does not demand that we be perfect, it requires that we grow”……LiebmanFor over 25 years I had suffered from chronic pain associated with degenerative discs in my cerv...

JP Du Plessis

Are You Too Tough To Dance?

I have always considered myself a tough guy, but I recently started Nia - and in the few short months that I’ve been dancing regularly, I’ve learned something new about being tough.You&rsq...

Heart power

The Hidden Power of The Heart

“If it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.” ― Leo TolstoyMake a fist. This is about the size of your heart....

Scotland Dancing

Nia Teams with Get Scotland Dancing

UK Nia Teachers have joined forces with Scotland’s National “Get Scotland Dancing” campaign. This campaign aims to get more people dancing than ever before and has created ...

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