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By Jeff Stewart | July 25, 2013

Jeff Stewart, President of Nia, tells us about the uniqueness of NiaSounds and how important the music is for each routine. He also tells us how he wrote a personal letter to Moby, which launched Nia...

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Casey Bernstein Dancing
By Casey Bernstein | July 25, 2013

I was exposed to Nia in 1988 in Syracuse, NY through Dani Riposo. She had just attended the IDEA fitness conference where Debbie and Carlos had presented Nia for the first time. It was at the peak of ...

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Kathy Wolstenholme
By Debbie Rosas | July 25, 2013

Many years ago Kathy Wolstenholme sat with Carlos and I in Portland, Oregon asking to become a Nia trainer. She wanted to take Nia to Cape Town, South Africa. This was a place so far away from my real...

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Top 10 NiaSounds CDs - Summer 2013
By Nia Technique | July 25, 2013

One of the most compelling elements of all Nia workouts are their soundtracks. Here is a list of the top ten NiaSounds that trainers around the world love the most. R1: takes you on a journey ...

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By Nia Technique | July 24, 2013

Immerse yourself in this month’s continuing education focus: Sensing spiraling and awareness in forearm bones. Healthy forearm bones are sensed as strong, stable, mobile, and free to spiral. Thi...

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Awareness of Forearm Bones - Sensing Spiraling
By Debbie Rosas | June 28, 2013

By design the forearm bones spiral over each other. One forearm bone, the ulna, lies on the little finger side of your forearm. The second forearm bone, and the smaller of the two forearm bones, is th...

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Vibe - The Class Experience DVD + CD
By Nia Technique | June 28, 2013

FEATURING WELL-KNOWN MUSIC ARTISTS. “Vibe” is a brand new DVD and workout released by the Oregon-Based Nia Technique, Inc. Starring founder Debbie Roasas, The DVD features tracks by Mo...

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Celebrate 30 Years
By Nia Technique | June 28, 2013

Free Classes All Day! Flash Mob! And Birthday Party! Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 27th as we celebrate our 30th birthday at StudioNia in downtown Portland, Oregon. The festivities kick ...

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By Debbie Rosas and Jeff Stewart | June 27, 2013

Remember Us in Spandex 30 years ago? Do you have a funny story that happened to you at Nia? Perhaps you had a profound moment while you were dancing? We are putting together a video compil...

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Nia Goddess
By Debbie Rosas | June 27, 2013

My name is Nia. For thousands of generations I have been circulating consciousness and love throughout the world. I am coded to be of service to people, plants, animals, the mountains, winds, r...

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By Nia Technique | June 27, 2013

Immerse yourself in this month’s continuing education focus: Sensing Precision in the Elbow. Join Nia Trainer, Helen Terry and the graceful dancers at Soma Ranch in Montgomery, Texas, for a sti...

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Awareness of Elbow - Sensing Precision
By Debbie Rosas | May 31, 2013

Mastering the Sensation of Moving the Elbow Joint This month we’re exploring the elbow joint, a shallow hinge joint formed by your upper arm bone; the humerus and your two forearm bones; the...

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By Nia Technique | May 21, 2013

Immerse yourself in this month’s continuing education focus: Sensing Direction in the Upper Arm Bone. Join Nia Trainer, Kelle Rae Oien and the enthusiastic dancers at StudioNia Santa Fe for an i...

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By Nia Technique | May 14, 2013

What better way to Celebrate Nia’s 30th Anniversary and National Dance Week than with a Dance in the Park? On Saturday, April 27th, park goers at Portland’s, Director’s Park wer...

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Awareness of Upper Arm Bone - Sensing Direction
By Nia Technique | May 3, 2013

This month’s focus, the upper arm bones, is particularly fascinating. The upper arm bones attached to the shoulder and elbow joints are structurally designed to serve you in practical and creati...

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Debbie - Teaching
By Nia Technique | April 26, 2013

Restore, revitalize and invigorate your senses through Music, Movement and Self-Expression. Nia is the dance of Body, Mind and Spirit. The perfect blend of Form and Freedom. Join us for a special Nia...

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By Debbie Rosas | April 17, 2013

I remember taking a bath one night and bursting out in tears. I became aware of the many people I am privileged to know, and the number of deaths I will be a part of. I cried from the depth of my bein...

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By Nia Technique | April 15, 2013

Travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico for an informative and invigorating Nia class with Kelle Rae Oien, Nia Training Faculty member. Join the dancers of Studio Nia Santa Fe as they are guided by Kelle throu...

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Debbie Rosas Inspiring Women Summit 2013
By Nia Technique | April 12, 2013

Get inspired to Wake Up, Step Up, reclaim your Feminine Essence and offer it back into the world in a much bigger way. Do you feel change and growth coming? Are you looking for the inspiration to ...

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Awareness of Shoulder Joint - Sensing Freedom
By Nia Technique | April 1, 2013

For this month's focus on the shoulder joint, we're excited to feature Jayne Mielo and Holly Curtis from the Nia Training Faculty. Be sure to register for the April 1st telecourse with Nia Co...

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By Nia Technique | March 22, 2013

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas Nia livelihood members and students at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon. Focused on cultivating an awareness of your shoulder g...

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Vickie Saito
By Vickie Saito | March 13, 2013

Vickie Saito is a Nia Black Belt Teacher and White Belt Trainer. With over 22 years experience in the movement arts, Vickie brings somatic skill and playful self-discovery to each Nia experience. She ...

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Rockets Game Flash Mob - One Billion Rising
By Helen Terry | March 6, 2013

The following post was written by Helen Terry, international Nia Black Belt Teacher and Trainer. Recognized by Origins Magazine as a "Top Inspirer in Texas", Helen is multi-talented wit...

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Sophie Marsh
By Sophie Marsh | March 1, 2013

The following post was written by Sophie Marsh, Nia Black Belt Teacher and White Belt Trainer. Sophie thrives on sharing her contagious passion for Nia, inspiring people to live their authentic j...

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Get In Your Body Image 1
By Nia Technique | March 1, 2013

Celebrate Nia's 30th Anniversary With Us This year is dedicated to doing what Nia does best: Getting people in their body. Whether you're a parent, lawyer, school teacher, waitress, web gu...

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