By: Lynett Putterman
Published February 9, 2011
Lynett Putterman has been teaching Nia since 2002 in Chicago, Illinois and Chesterton, Indiana.
I have presented Nia at a nursing school, a center for victims of torture, a Gilda’s Club (for people living with cancer) and numerous physical therapy offices, but the latest venue I taught at was a ground-breaker: the party room of a high-rise in my own city.
When the building manager asked me to lecture on the benefits of exercise at his staff meeting, I agreed but insisted on giving everyone a Nia class in order to practice all the points in my lecture. I described the benefits of exercise in Nia language (the 5 Sensations, 13 joints, 200 bones, 700 muscles, pl...