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Nia in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene

We are a group of teachers as diverse as our Eugene-Springfield communities. Whether you desire Classic Nia, Nia 5 Stages, private Nia or specialty classes, such as Aqua Nia or Nia for Seniors, you will find it in our area. We look forward to dancing with you!

September
3

Event Type: Presentation

Start: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:15pm

End: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:15pm

Location

870 Berntzen Rd., Eugene, OR, US

Cost

FREE Please register with Petersen Barn

Notes About This Event

Sample Nia class for free

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
September
2

Free sample Nia class

Event Type: Other

Start: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:30pm

End: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:30pm

Location

215 W. C St, Springfield, OR, US

Cost

FREE

Notes About This Event

free sample classes

on both Tues Sept 2 and Thurs Sept 4 at 5:30 pm

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am - 10:00am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Location

20th and Lawrence, Eugene , OR, US

Cost

$10 drop-in

2nd class free!

10 classes for $80 (can be used at the Reach Center classes too!)

Notes About This Class

this is a summer-only class that goes through the end of August.  it is such a treat to dance outside in the elements...join us if you can!!

August
9

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00pm

End: Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 4:00pm

Location

2222 Coburg Rd., Eugene, OR, US

Cost

$35

mail check to Janet Hollander

36555 Star Rd., Pleasant Hill, OR  97455

Notes About This Event

Workshop description: Express creativity in the design of everyday life. This workshop helps individuals build meaningful and beautiful moments that are in congruence with one’s philosophy and purpose. Using elements from the Nia Technique White Belt training, participants will find methods for transforming everyday life into a source of joy and satisfaction. “My soul is hungry, time to make art” becomes an invitation to honor each of our unique gifts daily.

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
June
7
Katie Strong

Buliding the Architecture ~ The Body's Way of Base, Core, Upper Extremities

Buliding the Architecture ~ The Body's Way of Base, Core, Upper Extremities

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 4:00pm

Location

2296 Cleveland Street, Eugene, OR, United States

Cost

$30. - $60. sliding scale

Notes About This Event

This 2 hr workshop will focus on "Buliding the Architecture ~ The Body's Way of Base, Core, Upper Extremities." We will take time to lovingly explore those 3 body weights in each stage. I will also teah Nia's "7 minute workout" ~ how to use the 5 Stages daily for aligning, conditioning and strengthening the body.

The Nia 5 Stages of Self Healing is an integrative practice based on the five stages of human development: embryonic, creeping, crawling, standing, and walking. Practiced with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body. Whether practiced at length or for as little as five minutes a day, this system provides a tool for reclaiming and sustaining mobility, flexibility, strength, agility and stability. They organically realign the body in such a way that after just one practice, participants notice improvements in range of motion, power, ease and grace.

The experience is designed to be a meditative somatic learning experience teaching one how to blend Your Body's Way (your current state of fitness & alignment) with The Body's Way (optimal state of health & function). Though there has not yet been research on this work, Katie believes it has the potential to change bodies and brains, of all ages, heal the nervous system, as well as neuron pathways. Through personal exploration, one will learn to lovingly guide and make choices based on seeking pleasure instead of pain.

February
22

Nia and Your Nerves - Sensing Sensation

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:00am

End: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Location

215 W. C St, Springfield, OR, US

Cost

$14 in district,  $17 out of district

register for class 39673

Notes About This Event

Increase your ability to sense sensation. By using several Nia Technique activities, you can train your nerves to function better and stave off decline. Become aware of pain and pleasure signals, and focus on ways of moving and living that provide more pleasureable sensations

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
Janet Hollander

Classic Nia Class

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4:30pm - 5:20pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4:30pm - 5:20pm

Location

215 W. C St, Springfield, OR, US

Cost

$8 in district, $10 out of district ,  covers both dates, Jan 14th and 21st

register for class number 39674

Notes About This Class

Focus on details that will help you feel confident when you join the regular class at  Willamalane or anywhere  else.

Janet Hollander

Classic Nia Class

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2:00pm - 3:00pm
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

870 Berntzen Rd., Eugene, OR, US

Notes About This Class

Try for free on Wed. Jan  8

Classes begin Jan 13 & 15 2014

January
18

Free classes during Whtie Belt

Free classes during Whtie Belt

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:30pm

End: Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:30pm

Location

2222 Coburg Rd., Eugene, OR, US

Cost

FREE

Notes About This Event

Support a Nia teacher in training. Join Janet's classes Saturdays January 18th and 25th at 5:30 pm through out the White Belt

This event will be registered through a third party service. A new page will open to sign in or register.
Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

at The Reach Center in Eugene
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9:00am - 10:00am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Location

2520 Harris Street (25th and Harris), Eugene, OR, US

Cost

classes are $10 drop-in, $80 for 10 classes.

New Students: get your 2nd class free!!

Notes About This Class

THE FRIDAY CLASS MOVES OUTSIDE TO WASHINGTON PARK THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST!!!

The floor at the Reach Center is sprung, which is especially gentle on the joints.  It is a large space with plenty of room, and children of all ages are welcome to attend.  

Our classes are open to all levels and abilities.  Our group is very receptive and welcoming to new people joining.  We would love to have you!!

Please call if you have any questions  541-206-8405 (Amy) or 541-206-9519 (Sarah)

Sarah teaches the Wednesday/Saturday classes and Amy teaches the Monday/Friday/Sunday classes.

March
30
Katie Strong

"Building the Architecture" Nia 5 Stages Workshop

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 4:00pm

Location

2222 Coburg Road, Eugene, OR, US

Cost

Suggested donation $20-$60; No one turned away for lack of funds. Please pre-register with Katie at 541-914-1252..

Notes About This Event

Nia 5 Stages of Self Healing Workshop "Building the Architecture, The Body's Way of Base, Core, Upper Extremities"

This workshop is designed for all levels and abilities. One will learn the basics and details of the Nia 5 Stages, as well as modifications for all abilities.

I will provide detailed handouts, to support a daily practice at home.

The Trauma Healing Project is a welcoming environment, open to all. The movement room has a floating cork floor & big windows.

Katie Strong

Classic Nia Class

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6:45pm - 7:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Location

3575 Donald Street, Eugene, OR 97405, USA

Cost

There is no class during the summer. Please contact me with questions. Thanks.

In the Fall, classes will be Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45pm. Each Aqua Nia Series has 5 once-a-week classes and the fee is $50.00 (no credits if classes are missed). Drop-in $17.

You may arrive at 6:30 to soak in hot tub.

Notes About This Class

There is no class during the summer. Please contact me with questions. Thanks.

Come dance your fluid body in 93 degree salt water. Strengthen your core as you push, pull, kick & claw through the water. Lighten up & let go with this mid week nourishment.

Aqua NIA uses inspiring music, diverse rhythms and the nine Classic Nia movement forms to deliver a fun, safe, creative, work out. Adaptable and safe for any ability and fitness level, Aqua NIA allows participants to guide their own practice through awareness of sensation, intention & modification. 

In addition to all the healing benefits of Nia, Aqua Nia offers:

! Anonymity and privacy during workouts: no one is directly watching what is going on beneath the water.

! Increased ability to focus on JOY, rather than “getting it right.”

! Zero impact for those with physical restrictions; making dance possible for some who can’t dance on land.

! Experience improved mobility & excellent strength training.

! A blissful workout in 93 degree salt water.

In th eFall, classes will be Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Each Aqua Nia Series has 5 once-a-week classes and the fee is $50.00 (no credits if classes are missed).One on one classes available also. Please contact me.
   

Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

at The Reach Center in Eugene
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11:00am - 12:00pm
Classic Nia

Days: Saturday, Sunday

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location

2520 Harris Street (25th and Harris), Eugene, OR, US

Cost

Drop-in $10, 10 class card $80

The floor at the Reach Center is sprung, which is especially gentle on the joints.  It is a large space with plenty of room, and children of all ages are welcome to attend.  If you have a need for childcare, it can possibly be arranged on Sundays by calling 541-206-8405 ahead of time.

Our classes are open to all levels and abilities.  Our group is very receptive to new people joining.  We would love to have you!!

Please call if you have any questions  541-206-8405 (Amy) or 541-206-9519 (Sarah).

Sarah teaches the Saturday class and Amy teaches the Sunday class.

About Nia

What is Nia?

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. It empowers people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Classes are taken barefoot to soul-stirring music in more than 45 countries. Trainings are designed for those seeking personal enrichment and professional development. Every experience can be adapted to individual needs and abilities. Step into your own joyful journey with Nia, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live.

How does Nia work?

Nia draws from Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, jazz dance, modern dance, Duncan dance, yoga, Alexander Technique and Teachings of Moshe Feldenkrais. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and the upper extremities. Stiff beginners and highly fit athletes alike can adapt Nia to meet their needs by choosing from three intensity levels. Consecutive trainings collectively explore 52 principles for personal enrichment and professional development. Read testimonials from people of all ages, backgrounds and locations.

Why was Nia created?

Nia’s purpose is to grow a worldwide community of healthy people who are empowered to do great things. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash and enhance their individual potential to live a fulfilling and meaningful life – by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. With the right tools and education, we can increase our confidence and happiness. We can become connected to others to shape a consciousness that extends beyond our own. Together we will unearth possibilities never before imagined.

Our Classes

Janet Hollander

Classic Nia Class

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2:00pm
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 2:00pm

Location

870 Berntzen Rd., Eugene, OR, US

Notes About This Class

Try for free on Wed. Jan  8

Classes begin Jan 13 & 15 2014

Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

at The Reach Center in Eugene
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
  • Sa
  • Su
9:00am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 9:00am

Location

2520 Harris Street (25th and Harris), Eugene, OR, US

Cost

classes are $10 drop-in, $80 for 10 classes.

New Students: get your 2nd class free!!

Notes About This Class

THE FRIDAY CLASS MOVES OUTSIDE TO WASHINGTON PARK THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST!!!

The floor at the Reach Center is sprung, which is especially gentle on the joints.  It is a large space with plenty of room, and children of all ages are welcome to attend.  

Our classes are open to all levels and abilities.  Our group is very receptive and welcoming to new people joining.  We would love to have you!!

Please call if you have any questions  541-206-8405 (Amy) or 541-206-9519 (Sarah)

Sarah teaches the Wednesday/Saturday classes and Amy teaches the Monday/Friday/Sunday classes.

Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
  • Sa
  • Su
9:00am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00am

Location

20th and Lawrence, Eugene , OR, US

Cost

$10 drop-in

2nd class free!

10 classes for $80 (can be used at the Reach Center classes too!)

Notes About This Class

this is a summer-only class that goes through the end of August.  it is such a treat to dance outside in the elements...join us if you can!!

Amy  Palatnick

Classic Nia Class

at The Reach Center in Eugene
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
  • Sa
  • Su
11:00am
Classic Nia

Days: Saturday, Sunday

Time: 11:00am

Location

2520 Harris Street (25th and Harris), Eugene, OR, US

Cost

Drop-in $10, 10 class card $80

The floor at the Reach Center is sprung, which is especially gentle on the joints.  It is a large space with plenty of room, and children of all ages are welcome to attend.  If you have a need for childcare, it can possibly be arranged on Sundays by calling 541-206-8405 ahead of time.

Our classes are open to all levels and abilities.  Our group is very receptive to new people joining.  We would love to have you!!

Please call if you have any questions  541-206-8405 (Amy) or 541-206-9519 (Sarah).

Sarah teaches the Saturday class and Amy teaches the Sunday class.

Janet Hollander

Classic Nia Class

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
  • Sa
  • Su
4:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4:30pm

Location

215 W. C St, Springfield, OR, US

Cost

$8 in district, $10 out of district ,  covers both dates, Jan 14th and 21st

register for class number 39674

Notes About This Class

Focus on details that will help you feel confident when you join the regular class at  Willamalane or anywhere  else.

Katie Strong

Classic Nia Class

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
  • Sa
  • Su
6:45pm
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6:45pm

Location

3575 Donald Street, Eugene, OR 97405, USA

Cost

There is no class during the summer. Please contact me with questions. Thanks.

In the Fall, classes will be Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45pm. Each Aqua Nia Series has 5 once-a-week classes and the fee is $50.00 (no credits if classes are missed). Drop-in $17.

You may arrive at 6:30 to soak in hot tub.

Notes About This Class

There is no class during the summer. Please contact me with questions. Thanks.

Come dance your fluid body in 93 degree salt water. Strengthen your core as you push, pull, kick & claw through the water. Lighten up & let go with this mid week nourishment.

Aqua NIA uses inspiring music, diverse rhythms and the nine Classic Nia movement forms to deliver a fun, safe, creative, work out. Adaptable and safe for any ability and fitness level, Aqua NIA allows participants to guide their own practice through awareness of sensation, intention & modification. 

In addition to all the healing benefits of Nia, Aqua Nia offers:

! Anonymity and privacy during workouts: no one is directly watching what is going on beneath the water.

! Increased ability to focus on JOY, rather than “getting it right.”

! Zero impact for those with physical restrictions; making dance possible for some who can’t dance on land.

! Experience improved mobility & excellent strength training.

! A blissful workout in 93 degree salt water.

In th eFall, classes will be Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Each Aqua Nia Series has 5 once-a-week classes and the fee is $50.00 (no credits if classes are missed).One on one classes available also. Please contact me.
   

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