We Are the Art and the Artist

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 13, 2009

“Every brilliant experiment, like every great work of art, starts with an act of imagination.”
- From Proust Was a Neuroscientist - by Johah Lehrer

It is the first day of spring and the air reflects change and growth. The colors are beginning to emerge and the poetry of... Read more


Love Your Body Tip: Playful Sounding and Savoring Silence

By: Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas  |  April 13, 2009

Experience your body in a whole new way! This month, Dance Through Life by exploring playing with sound and savoring silence!

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The Voice of Your Respiratory System

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 13, 2009

Read the poetic words below, activate your imagination, and experience your anatomy as never before.

The Voice of Your Respiratory System

I am the Voice of your Respiratory System. My design functions as a self-sufficient, self-cleansing system with two parts, upper and lower segments, that work... Read more


Join us for the Dance Parade!

By: Nia Technique, Inc.  |  April 13, 2009

Join Us Saturday, May 16th, 2009 in New York City!

What could be more fun than dancing down Broadway in New Your City? Well, you can join us! We are proud to announce that Nia is a Sponsor for the third annual NY Dance Parade. The Parade moves down... Read more


Join us for Nia Week at Rancho La Puerta!

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 13, 2009

There are many places Carlos and I have been lucky enough to visit and teach in. Rancho La Puerta Spa in Tecate, Mexico is one of our favorites. The Ranch was one of the first places to invite Carlos and me to share our new barefoot program. Deborah Szekely, the... Read more


My Journey to Capetown

By: Ken Gilbert, Nia Education Trainer  |  April 13, 2009

March 2009 –

I am in awe – being a man in this world of diversity and cultural variety.

By way of Nia, over the last two years, I travel into Australia, New Zealand and most recently to South Africa. I arrive in these lands of... Read more


The Spirit of Nia Tour - Special Edition!

By: Debbie, Carlos, and Jeff  |  April 3, 2009

We hope you enjoy this Special Edition of Natural Time News focused on the Spirit of Nia Tour! It is our way of sharing with you a taste of the magic and love we experienced.

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The Spirit of Nia Tour - A Note From Debbie

By: Debbie Rosas  |  April 3, 2009

As I sat with our Nia team, the idea of a multi-city tour to help celebrate Nia's 25th Anniversary seemed daunting. Feeling exhausted at the end of the year, I worried about having the energy to give what was in my heart. Silly me. I had momentarily forgotten the power... Read more


The Spirit of Nia Tour - A Note From Jeff

By: Jeff Stewart  |  April 3, 2009

I am overwhelmed with memories. Big mistake not to blog during the tour. Every stop was worthy of 1,500 words (“1,500” is a blogging term. If you blog regularly, you understand this is close to a chapter). The highlights for me were the people. It always is. I love dancing,... Read more


The Spirit of Nia Tour - A Conversation With Carlos Rosas

By:   |  April 3, 2009

Why did you, Debbie, and Jeff decide to go on tour? We really thought this was a great opportunity to celebrate this amazing creation with the people that really make it happen. I’m so appreciative for the lifestyle and dream that I live with Nia that I really wanted to... Read more

Nia Technique at the 2009 Cape Town Woman's Show in South Africa

By: Nicci Gates  |  March 29, 2009

Debbie Rosas leads Cape Town Nia teachers and Belts in daily Nia demonstration to packed out audiences literally "screaming" with appreciation and enthusiasm for what they saw on stage. It was truly empowering for all ! This three-minute movie will give you an incredible in body experience of what it... Read more

A Note From Dallas, TX

By: Jule Aguirre, Event Producer   |  March 27, 2009

A splendiferous occasion it was to have the Nia Rock Stars, Carlos Rosas & Debbie Rosas, honor the North Texas Nia Community with The Spirit of Nia experience!  When I first heard that Dallas was selected as one of the stops on the tour, I had to pinch myself!  "How... Read more

A Note from Austin, TX

By: Donna Starnes, Event Producer  |  March 10, 2009

It was good timing for Austin to be included in the Spirit of Nia Tour. The community really came together at many levels to celebrate and experience the Joy of dancing with Debbie and Carlos. It was an easy event to produce. Even though we were the last city of... Read more

Pure Magic

By: Helen Terry, "Spirit of Nia Tour Groupie"   |  March 9, 2009

I attended four Spirit of Nia Tour events (Boulder, Colorado Springs, Dallas and Austin). Each was a fantastic similar, yet unique, experience. I enjoyed tasting each community and each space (from big to small, recreational to spiritual). I delighted in witnessing Nia, Debbie and Carlos permeating through each person, each... Read more

A Note From Palo Alto and San Mateo, CA

By: Deborah Walker, Event Producer  |  March 7, 2009

The dictionary had it right when it described joy... the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation. The Spirit of Nia Tour in the SF Bay Area was pure joy.

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A Note From Colorado Springs, CO

By: Loretta Milo, Event Producer   |  March 6, 2009

Producing this event was fun, fantastic and Perfect! I am so grateful for the opportunity to have hosted a stop on the Spirit of Nia Tour.  The Colorado Springs Nia community was thrilled to come together to play with Debbie and Carlos. We had 85 incredible participants from ages 10... Read more


A Note From Albuquerque, NM

By: Diane Agnew, Event Producer  |  March 6, 2009

My favorite part of planning the Albuquerque Spirit of Nia tour was seeing the community of Teachers and Belts come together to grow our event from a 60-student event to a 160-student event in a matter of 9 days. My original venue could only host around 60-65 students and a... Read more

A Note From New York, NY

By: Caroline Kohles, Event Producer  |  March 6, 2009

Kicking off the spirit of Nia tour in New York City was such a high for Nia New York and me. We always love when Debbie, Carlos and Jeff come to town and the tour was no exception. The energy in the sold out crowd was pulsing with pleasure and... Read more


A Note From Charlottesville, VA

By: Susan McCulley, Event Producer  |  March 6, 2009

The day before the big event, we were expecting Debbie and Carlos to arrive by plane in Charlottesville at around 7pm and our plan was to whisk them off to Anne Wolf's house for a homecooked meal.

Then, winter travel happened.

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A Note From Seattle, WA

By: Randee Fox, Event Producer  |  March 6, 2009

Well, with all of the snow we had in December and January, we certainly lucked out on our 'Spirit of Nia' Seattle day, Saturday, January 24th. It was beautiful and sunny day which turned into a crystal clear, star filled evening outside of the warm and sparkling Dance Underground studio... Read more


A Note From Boston, MA

By: Rosanne Russell, Event Producer  |  March 6, 2009

Shortly before the Spirit of Nia event, one of my students was sharing with me her excitement about the Spirit of Nia class.  "When I meet Debbie & Carlos, I think I will cry." she told me, "Nia has changed my life." It was one of those priceless teacher moments,... Read more


Healing Oneself, Healing The World

By: Debbie Rosas  |  February 27, 2009

I often am reminded of how blessed I am to teach and dance Nia. Everyday I get to fulfill my dream of working as a Healer and sharing movement as “medicine” for the body, mind, spirit and soul of people. I like to think of myself as a “Movement Physician!”... Read more


Nia Practices That Promote Healing

By: Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas  |  February 27, 2009

Exercise is almost always part of the prescription for healing, no matter what the disease or imbalance. The Nia experience, which is exercise and beyond, not only provides healing for the body, it also provides healing for the mind, heart and soul.

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Self-Healing - A Practice

By: Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas  |  February 27, 2009

We invite you to use the following simple, yet powerful, Self-Healing practice as you continue to Dance Through Life.

Step 1: Listen
Your body is changing every day. This is what it does, and like the tides that come and go, so does the form, size, shape, fitness, and... Read more