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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.

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 Teacher Membership, which is an annual fee of USD $396. Teacher 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

All trainings will be confirmed 30 days prior to the event start date. Nia Technique recommends all customers wait to purchase any travel or accommodations until the event has been confirmed. 

The price of the Nia White Belt Training is $1,599 (USD) plus tax where applicable. The fee for the training is split into two payments, a Registration Fee and an Instruction Fee. 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 Trainer of your event will invoice you for the Instruction Fee and any applicable tax 30 days prior to the training start date. Based on the location of the event, the Trainer may invoice you in local currency at the current exchange rate with the USD.

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.

All trainings will be confirmed 30 days prior to the event start date. Nia Technique recommends all customers wait to purchase any travel or accommodations until the event has been confirmed. If you have paid for a training that is cancelled by the trainer, you will receive a full refund.

Trainings with Debbie Rosas

 

June
1
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
at NiaStudio in Portland, Oregon, 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.

Dates

Start: Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, June 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
October
5
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Ann Christiansen
at Tanzstudio Billies in Hamburg, 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, October 5, 2019 - 2:30 pm
End: Friday, October 11, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Location

Stresemannstraße 374, 22761 Hamburg, Deutschland

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
October
12
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Kelle Rae Oien and Susan Sloan
at OurNiaSpace Studio in Cape Town, ZA

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, October 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
End: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

10 Anson Street, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa

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.
October
24
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Winalee Zeeb
at Heartdance Studio in Lansing, MI, 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, October 24, 2019 - 8:00 am
End: Monday, October 28, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Location

1806 E Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI, US

Cost

$1,399 ($500.00 registration fee + $899.00 instruction fee)
October
24
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Laurie Bass and Sophie Marsh
at Matakana Community Hall in Matakana, NZ

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: Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:30 am
End: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

43 Matakana Valley Rd, Matakana, 0985, New Zealand

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
October
24
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Casey Bernstein
at The Center for Nia & Yoga in Colonie, 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, October 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm
End: Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

1720 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
October
25
2019
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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, October 25, 2019 - 5:30 pm
End: Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Location

Brusselsesteenweg 63-265 9090 Melle, Belgien

Cost

$1,599 ($500.00 registration fee + $1,099.00 instruction fee)
November
2
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Rosanne Russell
at Move2Joy Boston (Wakefield) in Wakefield, 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: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00 am
End: Monday, November 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

106 Albion St, Wakefield, MA 01880, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
November
2
2019
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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, November 2, 2019 - 2:00 pm
End: Friday, November 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location

805 Dovercourt Road, Toronto, ON, Canada

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
November
8
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Jill Factor
at Kinesis Dance 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: Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:00 am
End: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00 am

Location

5603 Arapahoe Ave #6, Boulder, CO 80303, USA

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
November
9
2019
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Nia White Belt Training

with Jule Aguirre
at MoveStudio in Dallas, Texas, 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, November 9, 2019 - 10:00 am
End: Friday, November 15, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Location

17062 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75248, USA

Cost

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