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Yes

The Year of Saying "Yes!"

One of the most important aspects of a Nia workout is choosing pleasure over pain. It's about joyful sensations and listening to the wisdom of your body, which allows you to create a str...

kaycheri

The Vital Ingredient to Youth

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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Feeling Stuck? Move Different This Year

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...

Slow Down and Get More Done

Slow Down and Get More Done

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?...

Seattle Nia

Nia Seattle, Alive, Aligned and Thriving!

“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...

Holiday Playlist

Holiday Class Routines

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...

Bill Stewart Story

Starvation is for Suckers: Eat More Chocolate

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. (...

Travel Stretch

Holiday Travel: Moves on the Move

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 ...

Cookie Eater

Enjoy the Feast: Go with the Flow

‘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...

JP du Plessis

Magic on the Mountain: Dancing Back to Life

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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