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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

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April
28
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Ann Christiansen
at Studio MPFF in Wien, AT

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, April 28, 2017 - 5:30 pm
End: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Location

Wimpffengasse 25/3 , Wien, BUR, AT

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
May
4
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Jackie Diner
at Joy In Motion in Boulder, CO, 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, May 4, 2017 - 2:30 pm
End: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Location

4800 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
May
13
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Kate Finlayson
at Navarre Living Yoga in Navarre, 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: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 12:00 pm
End: Friday, May 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location

8162 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, FL, United States

Cost

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

with Ann Christiansen
at Nia Studio Höganäs in Höganäs, SE

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, May 20, 2017 - 3:30 pm
End: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Location

Verkstadsgatan 2B, 263 39 Höganäs, Schweden

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
May
20
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Susan Sloan

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.

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Dates

Start: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm
End: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:30 pm

Location

15 Hume Road, Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
South Africa residents can register for this training for a discounted price of $1200 by calling Nia Technique 503-245-9886.
May
28
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Dorit Noble
at Woodhouse College in London, GB

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: Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:30 am
End: Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 5:30 pm

Location

Woodhouse Rd, London N12, UK

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
June
3
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Yonit Lerner Ofan
at נגה המרכז לתרבות הגוף in Binyamina-Giv'at Ada, IL

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, June 3, 2017 - 8:15 am
End: Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location

Ha-Sarig St 2, Binyamina-Giv'at Ada, Israel

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
June
3
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Kate Finlayson
at The Joy of Movement at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro, NC, 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, June 3, 2017 - 12:00 pm
End: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 3:30 pm

Location

480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, NC, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
June
3
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Ann Christiansen
at YOVEDA Yoga- und Seminarzentrum in Schondorf am Ammersee, DE

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, June 3, 2017 - 3:30 pm
End: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Location

Bahnhofstraße 24, Schondorf am Ammersee, DE

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
June
5
2017
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Nia White Belt Training

with Helen Terry
at SHIFT Studió in Budapest, HU

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: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00 pm
End: Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Location

Budapest, Andrássy út 35, 1061 Hungary

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)