New Mexico Nia Tour!

March
20
Vickie Saito

New Mexico Nia Tour!

New Mexico Nia Tour!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 9:00am

End: Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 5:00pm

Location

851 West San Mateo Road, Santa Fe, NM, United States

Notes About This Event

Vickie and Allison are headed to New Mexico March 20-30 to dance with the inspiring Nia communities in Santa Fe and Albuquerque! We will be teaching 12+ master classes and four events. Please note the variety of locations where events are being held and click the studio links to register. We look forward to dancing with you!

MUSIC, MOVEMENT, MAGIC: EXPLORE THE ESSENCE OF NIA

Date: Saturday, March 22nd from 2:00-5:00PM

Location: Body | www.bodyofsantafe.com

Cost: $35 early bird, $40 at door

Nia is the dynamic, elegant fusion of three simple elements: Music, Movement, and Magic! Learn how to manifest the ultimmmate Nia experience as you dance to brand new, multi-layered music designed to stimulate your listening skills and inspire creative movement. Expand your movement vocabulary with fun exercises that teach you how to use Nia's 9 Movement Forms to break movement habits. Finally, we'll wrap it all together by going through a moving meditation to awaken the sensations of self-healing, self-expression, and community connection. An enlivening experience for body, mind, and spirit!

REGISTER

MUSIC BAR-TENDING FOR ALL BELTS

Date: Sunday, March 23rd, 2:00-5:00PM

Location: StudioNia Santa Fe

Cost: $35 early bird, $40 at door

Learn about mapping the landscape of music with ease, elegance, and skill with master music bartenders Allison Wright & Vickie Saito from Portland, OR. Explore the colorful soundscape of music in this 3-hour workshop focused on Nia's 8BC System. Using somatic exercises and techniques, you will sharpen your "bar-tending" skills and break through any blocks that stand in the way of your music mapping!

Additionally, you will:

- Gain new tools that add fun, playfulness, and relaxation to bar-tending
- Catch fractions with greater speed and agility
- Learn creative techniques for "dressing" your bars with music and choreography
- Enhance your ability to recognize song sections
- Discover a deeper relationship with music to hone your verbal cuing 
- Enjoy delectable non-alcoholic beverages!

REGISTER by calling 505.989.1299

TOUCHSTONES OF AWARENESS- A PLAYSHOP BASED ON THE NIA ROUTINE "TOUCH"

Date: Saturday, March 29th, 2:00-5:00PM

Location: StudioNia Santa Fe

Cost: $35 early bird, $40 at door

REGISTER by calling 505.989.1299

DISCOVER NIA'S 9 MOVEMENT FORMS - A MOVEMENT FUSION FOR EVERYBODY

Date: Sunday, March 30, 2:00-5:00PM

Location: Studio Sway, Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $35 early bird, $40 door

Combo Price: $45 early bird for both

Go to the roots to discover the nine movement disciplines that created Nia! From Tai Chi to Jazz Dance, Feldenkrais to Yoga, Aikido to Modern Dance, and Tae Kwon Do to Duncan Dance and The Alexander Technique, discover how this fusion of organic precision, emotional expression and functional movement can enhance your entire being. Using guided movement exercises, you’ll explore each form in isolation and integration, getting a sensory-feel for each. Discover your “movement personality” and find the movement form(s) that will bring balance to your Nia practice and life. You will dance, sweat, and most of all, have fun! No prior Nia experience is required.

REGISTER by emailing studiosway@gmail.com