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kaycheri
By Kaycheri Rappaport | January 8, 2014

Wherever I go, I am asked what it is that keeps me so flexible, fit, and intellectually sharp at my advanced chronological age. I was born January 13, 1933, but most people think I'm much younger....

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By Nia Technique | January 8, 2014

A hip-hop dancer, a ballet dancer, and a tango dancer all walk into a room. They are challenged to cross genre and dance in a new way. Why? because new movement changes old habits. Nia’s...

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Slow Down and Get More Done
By Joanna Runciman | January 8, 2014

Time either flies or walks depending on what you’re doing and how you’re doing it. Do you get swept away by multi-tasking to-do lists, texts, ‘must-dos,' tweets and updates?...

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Seattle Nia
By Sarah Love, with contributions from Randee Fox and the Nia Seattle Community | January 8, 2014

“Collaboration brings with it a spirit of peace and oneness, both of which I hold in high value. Collaboration with my Nia colleagues has brought more joy, peace, ease, and pleasure into my life...

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Holiday Playlist
By Dawn Z. Montefusco and Holly Nastasi | November 24, 2013

The holiday season is the perfect time to use holiday songs to get your classes smiling in the midst of winter stress. It may be “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for ma...

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Bill Stewart Story
By William Stewart | November 22, 2013

During my first year of doing Nia I lost 70 pounds. I’ve now lost a total of 120  pounds, both through movement, and by applying one of Nia’s greatest lessons:  Cookies. (...

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Travel Stretch
By Jenna Lynne Roberts | November 22, 2013

Winter holiday travel often includes much standing in lines and lots of sitting still in planes, trains, and automobiles. Luckily, Nia movements can make traveling flowing and fun. Use these adjusted ...

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Cookie Eater
By Bryan Westby and Dawn Montefusco | November 22, 2013

‘Tis the season to be frantic, frazzled and tempted by turkey - lots of turkey topped with gravy, cheese, and sour cream. The holidays are the time we eat more, not just because of delicious tre...

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JP du Plessis
By JP du Plessis | November 22, 2013

Once upon a time, two people fell in love with a mountain, so they left the big city and went to live on its slopes. Now it just so happens that one was a photojournalist, and the other, a maverick ma...

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Phil Wilber
By Holly Nastasi | November 22, 2013

Philip Wilber’s story begins when he had to give up his hobby of playing golf due to a frozen shoulder. At that same time, three of his best friends died. The idea of death got him thinking that...

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