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White Belt

White Belt
Focus: Art of Sensation | Intent: To embody the foundation of Nia

 

Nia White Belt Training takes you on a journey of self-discovery by exploring the art of sensation. Beginning with the Joy of Movement, you learn 13 principles for body-centered awareness. Each principle teaches you a variety of somatic skills for connecting to physical sensation in your body. Through the science, craft and art of sensation, you will learn Nia's body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. Crafting with sensation is the starting point for all Nia teachers. The Art of Sensation is what brings magic to the Nia class experience.

The Art of Sensation is rooted in Nia's philosophy of The Body's Way. Sensation guides you to create health and vitality by moving your body in ways that feel good. Nia White Belt teaches you to develop body literacy - the ability to listen to your body, making choices that lead to health and total body well-being.

Nia White Belt teaches you the Art of Sensation through five core areas of study.

  • Movement - the study of moving, health + potential
  • Anatomy - the study of body parts + systems 
  • Science - the study of body awareness, health + vitality
  • Music - the study of sound, health + expression
  • Philosophy, the study of the body's inherent wisdom.
     

Anyone can take the Nia White Belt; no experience is required. If you want to teach Nia, the Nia White Belt is your first step. To be a teacher, after completing the Nia White Belt, you must enroll in the Nia Livelihood Membership, which is an annual fee of USD $520. The membership gives you a teaching license and materials to learn how to teach the Nia class.

Price: $1599

• 50+ hours of somatic education
 

Payment Policy

The price of the Nia White Belt Training is $1,599 (USD) plus tax where applicable. To reserve your spot in a training, you must pay a registration fee directly to Nia Technique, Inc. (via NiaNow's online registration system). The remaining cost of your training and any applicable tax, will be collected by your trainer 30 days prior to the training start date as an instruction fee.

Cancellation + Transfer Policy

Registration and instruction fees are non-refundable. Should you cancel your registration more than 30 days prior to the training start date, the registration fee will be credited to your Nia account. Should you cancel your registration less than 30 days prior to the training start date, you will incur a cancellation fee of $250 which will be deducted from your registration fee. The remaining balance will be credited to your Nia account.

The cancellation policy regarding your instruction fee varies by trainer. Please contact your trainer for more information.

Intensive trainings purchased at sale prices are not transferable or refundable. Should you cancel your registration less than 30 days prior to the training start date, you will incur a $250 cancellation fee which will be deducted from your registration fee. The remaining balance will be credited to your Nia account. Trainees who are unable to attend the purchased sale intensive may apply their credited funds toward another training and pay the difference in price.

If you have paid for a training that is cancelled by the trainer, you will receive a full refund.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Trainings

Visit the Nia Finder to search for trainings by location.

March
31
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Ann Christiansen
at Entre Cour & Jardin in Melle, BE

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Dates

Start: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:30 pm
End: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Location

Brusselsesteenweg 263, Melle, VOV, BE

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
April
6
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Laurie Bass
at Embody Movement Studio & Lifestyle Boutique in Centralia, Washington, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 2:00 pm
End: Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location

115 S Tower Ave, Centralia, WA, United States

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
8
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Jill Factor
at Elite Dance Academy, Boulder in Boulder, Colorado, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 8:00 am
End: Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Location

3005 Sterling Circle, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
8
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Ann Christiansen

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Dates

Start: Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, April 14, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Location

Kösliner Straße 1A, 26721 Emden, Deutschland

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
April
12
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Letizia Accinelli
at Centro Amparo Gimeno in València, ES

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Dates

Start: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:00 pm
End: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Location

Carrer de Sant Vicent Màrtir, 83, Valencia, Spagna

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
20
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Jamie Klausing
at Xuntas Studio in Chicago, Illinois, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm
End: Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Location

2258 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
22
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Martha Randall
at Dovercourt House in Toronto, Ontario, CA

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:00 pm
End: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location

805 Dovercourt Road, Toronto, ON, Canada

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
27
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Casey Bernstein
at The Center for Nia and Yoga in Albany, New York, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
End: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location

4 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12210, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
27
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Rosanne Russell
at Studio Joy in Northborough, Massachusetts, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
End: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Location

Northborough, MA, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
27
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Gail Condrick
at Star Ballroom in Pompano Beach, Florida, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:00 pm
End: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Location

Pompano Beach, FL, United States

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)