Seattle Nia
By Sarah Love, with contributions from Randee Fox and the Nia Seattle Community | January 8, 2014

“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...

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By Nia Technique | December 30, 2013

Learn how to listen to each part of your body through your nerves, skin, connective tissues, organs, muscles, bones, and joints. The autonomic nervous system communicates to your entire body ...

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Happy Holidays
By Nia Technique | December 19, 2013

As we come to the end of the year we have much gratitude. Nia is a force that has been alive for generations and will continue to circulate consciousness and love throughout the world for generatio...

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By Nia Technique | December 9, 2013

When information enters your body a system vital to the successful operation of your body called the “enteric nervous system” kicks in. This is called the "stomach or gut br...

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By Dawn Z. Montefusco | November 26, 2013

Rise Up and Funk Out This eclectic routine has a mix of Nia moves and music inspired by world fusion, blending funk, jazz, hip-hop and harmonic vocalization. It inspires you to use feel-good s...

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By Dawn Z. Montefusco | November 26, 2013

Even More than Just A Feeling! Get your nervous system to rock out and rest up at the same time. This dynamic routine conditions the body and nervous system using Nia's 7 Core moves. Feeli...

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Holiday Playlist
By Dawn Z. Montefusco and Holly Nastasi | November 24, 2013

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...

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Bill Stewart Story
By William Stewart | November 22, 2013

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. (...

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Travel Stretch
By Jenna Lynne Roberts | November 22, 2013

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 ...

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Cookie Eater
By Bryan Westby and Dawn Montefusco | November 22, 2013

‘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...

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JP du Plessis
By JP du Plessis | November 22, 2013

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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Phil Wilber
By Holly Nastasi | November 22, 2013

Philip Wilber’s story begins when he had to give up his hobby of playing golf due to a frozen shoulder. At that same time, three of his best friends died. The idea of death got him thinking that...

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By Enjoy more of U! | November 22, 2013

Enjoy the extended version of U!   Stances, kicks and foot techniques get your heart pounding in this stimulating routine by Ann Christiansen. U conditions the base of your...

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By | November 22, 2013

The heat just went up! Get an extended look! Bring your hips, head, and heart into every move with this full and official trailer for Adelle Brewer’s exciting 2013 Routine, availabl...

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By | November 15, 2013

Get a glimpse of the Feeling routine coming to a class near you soon! Feeling gets your whole core moving. Graceful rhythms arouse the nervous system inspiring you to let loose ...

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By | November 12, 2013

Get a glimpse of the Rise routine coming to a class near you soon! This new eclectic routine has a mix of Nia moves. It inspires you to use the four H’s: head, hands, heart and Hara.&nbs...

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By | November 8, 2013

Check out the sneak peak of the upcoming "U" routine and download the album. Spring load your joints and enjoy the harmonic flow as you get to know the real you. This album's contagio...

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By | November 5, 2013

Check out the sneak peak of the upcoming Bailando routine and download the album.  Bring your hips, head, and heart into every move with this lively mix of Latin inspired grooves and rhythms. ...

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Rolf and Renee
By Rolf and Renee Erickson | November 1, 2013

The Magic of Nia and Transcendental Meditation We first saw a Nia demo in 2001 in Eugene, Oregon at a street fair. There were about eight people dancing barefoot in a tight circle on a concrete sid...

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Comfort Zone Buster
By Wendy Crumpler | November 1, 2013

It's important to push the boundaries of our comfort zones, and when we do, it can be scary.  But what is our "comfort zones" exactly? Nia, unlike many movement or fitn...

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By | November 1, 2013

Groove Armada's Grammy nominated video Superstylin' is another example of how funky this band can be. Their song Edge Hill is also super, and stylin', and can be heard on our new albu...

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Brain Gut Power
By Dawn Z. Montefusco | November 1, 2013

If you think the best way to make choices is to think your way through them, think again. You have two sources of brain-power: one in your head, the other in your stomach. Got a stomach ache? But...

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Touch
By NiaSounds | October 21, 2013

Touch tantalizes your soul inside and out, vibrating with uptempo thick beats that alchemically blends raw instrumentation and synthesized sound. The best part: you can downlo...

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By Nia Technique | October 4, 2013

In 1992 Bill Clinton became US President, Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-a-lot was the summer hit, The Golden Girls won an Emmy, and this was the new Nia Routine....

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Bustin Moves, Saving Boobs Button
By Nia Technique | October 4, 2013

Self-care and self-love are touchstones of the Nia practice that support us in taking steps to protect our health. The Nia Technique has a strong healing component, especially when we are in need. The...

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