Black Belt 2011
By Nia | January 18, 2012

The Nia Black Belt Training is magical to say the least. And it's perhaps the least talked about training in our five-belt series because it's about "entering the river of the unknown &nd...

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Janet L
By Nia | January 17, 2012

Janet Shook Leitâo is a White Belt certified Nia teacher located in Lisbon, Portugal. She first found Nia while working as a dancer and dance teacher in Istanbul, Turkey. Nia: How did you ...

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Debbie Smile
By Debbie Rosas | January 17, 2012

This year I’ve decided to take on the challenge to research a whole new kind of pleasure by paying attention to the things I put in my mouth. I’m cleaning myself up from the inside out, an...

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Holly Curtis
By Debbie Rosas | January 11, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Holly Nastasi is the 2011 Nia trainer of the year! Holly is honored as trainer of the year for many reasons. As a Nia teacher, Holly has been successful at creati...

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By Nia | January 11, 2012

Watch this video to take a class with Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, along with other Nia livelihood members and students, at StudioNia in Portland, OR. Focusing on muscles, this class is practiced to t...

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Dancing-Horses
By Wendy Rappaport, Nia Teacher | January 10, 2012

This article is written by Wendy Rappaport, who is a Green Belt certified Nia teacher in Rhode Island. Deidre Sharp is owner of Horse Play, a non-profit horse rescue and sanctuary in Sunderstown, RI. ...

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DebbieWinter
By Debbie Rosas | December 30, 2011

I've attempted to write my end-of-the-year letter many times. I keep changing the subject, as each day there seems to be something more important to write about. One day it’s Zumba, the next...

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Muscles
By Nia | December 28, 2011

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Muscles, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to s...

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Debbie-Glow
By Debbie Rosas | December 20, 2011

In 1983, I was looking for a way to workout and address more than fitness. I wanted something that would provide more pleasure and efficiency in the body, as I had lost the ability to move naturally. ...

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TOY Star
By Nia | December 19, 2011

Every year we honor an outstanding Nia teacher with the Nia Teacher of the Year Award. However, this year marks the first time that members of the Nia community may choose the recipient by voting onli...

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Rachael R
By Rachael R. Resch, MS PT, Nia Trainer | December 5, 2011

Rachael R. Resch, MS PT/LMT, is a certified Nia Black Belt instructor, Nia trainer and holistic physical therapist whose practice is devotion to the sacred body for healing, fitness, play and prayer.&...

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Awareness of Connective Tissue: Sensing Integration
By Debbie Rosas, Carla Warneke, Holly Curtis and Allison Wright | November 22, 2011

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Connective Tissue, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they...

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Julie Flygare
By Julie Flygare | November 16, 2011

Julie earned her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. At age 24, she was diagnosed with narcolepsy with cataplexy during her second year of law school.This story fir...

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Awareness of Movement
By Tracy Stamper, Vickie Saito and Caroline Kohles | November 1, 2011

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Movement, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to ...

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12 Tips
By Nia | October 25, 2011

From the music that makes us groove (downtempo, world, reggae, electro-acoustic, jazz, rock) to the clothes that make us feel free to the workouts that let us dance from our hearts, Nia is so much mor...

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NiaWear Fashion Show 2011 V2
By Nia | October 17, 2011

After a beatiful evening spent celebrating our latest line of NiaWear at StudioNia, we've been crafting a new photo gallery where you can browse all kinds of images from Nia, purchase prints,...

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Awareness of Thinking
By Debbie Rosas, Julianne Corey, Randee Fox | September 30, 2011

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Thinking, we're excited to feature the following masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to ...

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Fiji 2011 Sophie Marsh
By Teresa K. Myers | September 19, 2011

This post is written by Teresa K. Myers, who is a Brown Belt certified Nia teacher based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She discovered Nia six years ago after an exhaustive search for an exercise routine she...

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Alissa Lesperance
By Nia | September 15, 2011

Alissa is a yoga teacher, personal trainer, bellydancer and Schwinn Indoor Cycle instructor. She is certified through YogaFit and the American Council on Exercise. Students can take yoga cla...

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By Nia | September 15, 2011

If you've never been to a Nia training at StudioNia, the Nia International Training Center in Portland, Oregon, this video tour led by NGT Allison Wright is for you! StudioNia is located on the f...

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By Nia | September 15, 2011

Nia Trainer Laurie Bass has just added two new 5 Stages Trainings to her 2012 calendar! The first will be held in Byron Bay, Australia on January 13-15, 2012. The second will take place in Auckland, N...

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Esalen
By Nia | September 2, 2011

If you've never been to Esalen Institute, which is situated on 27 acres of spectacular Big Sur coastline with the Santa Lucia Mountains rising sharply behind, this is your chance to explore Nia at...

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Awareness of Emotion
By Debbie Rosas, Kelle Rae Oien, Kate Finlayson and Susan Sloan | August 31, 2011

For this month's continuing education focus, Awareness of Emotion, we're excited to feature four masterful voices from the worldwide Nia community. Read on to hear what they have to say about ...

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Jule-Aguirre
By Jule Aguirre | August 30, 2011

Jule Aguirre, M.Ed., LPC, NCC, is a Nia Next Generation Trainer and Nia 5 Stages practitioner who has been facilitating movement for body-mind integrators, urban athletes and adventurers in wellness f...

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Debbie Rosas Arms Up
By Dorit Noble | August 25, 2011

This post is written by Dorit Noble, who is a Black Belt Certified Nia Teacher and Next Generation Trainer. Before finding Nia, Dorit was an opera singer and worked with various opera companies in Sou...

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