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Nia Blue Belt Training

October 11, 2013 Soma Ranch Retreat Center in Montgomery, TX, US

Communication, Relationship, & Intimacy
Communication, Relationship, & Intimacy

About the Nia Blue Belt

Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the body. While the White Belt curriculum focuses entirely on awareness of physical sensation, Blue Belt applies these skills to explore internal sensations as perceived through – but distinct from – physical sensations in the body.Blue

Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the body. While the White Belt curriculum focuses entirely on awareness of physical sensation, Blue Belt applies these skills to explore internal sensations as perceived through – but distinct from – physical sensations in the body.

Blue Belt Principle #1: The Joy of Being in Relationship, integrates the sensation of Joy with the awareness that Joy is something outside the self, which we can invite into our physical experience. As a result, we begin to deepen our ability to listen with clarity and sustain awareness of details outside our body.

Meet the Trainer

Helen Terry

Nia Teacher Trainer
City:
Houston
,
Province:
Texas
Postal Code:
77388
Country:
United States
Spend time around Helen and you will learn something, receive inspiration, and garner support for your dreams and desires (not to mention be highly entertained by her loving sense of humor and English-Texan accent, which many mistake for Australian.)"I'm passionate about moving people physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I bring people together and inspire them, at my Studio, the Ranch and around the world. That turns me on."Helen has been helping peo

Spend time around Helen and you will learn something, receive inspiration, and garner support for your dreams and desires (not to mention be highly entertained by her loving sense of humor and English-Texan accent, which many mistake for Australian.)
"I'm passionate about moving people physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I bring people together and inspire them, at my Studio, the Ranch and around the world. That turns me on."

Helen has been helping people love their bodies and lives through Nia Technique since 1993. She immigrated to the US in 1990, as an International Teaching Fellow. Helen has a Royal Society of Arts Certification in Exercise to Music, B. Ed. (Hons) Physical Education, M.Ed. Exercise Physiology. She is a Certified Body Ecologist and Dance Therapy Specialist.

Recognized by Origins Magazine as a "Top Inspirer in Texas", Helen is multi-talented with a magical formula. She combines experience and knowledge with determination and faith, to consciously create and bring ideas to life. Helen founded NiaMoves Houston in 1996, a successful fitness studio. She also owns Soma Ranch Retreat, Montgomery, Texas.

Helen has a special, and very effective, way of catering to the unique needs of each individual. She helps folks feel great while giving them the skills they need. When she's not leading Nia trainings worldwide, you'll find Helen at Soma Ranch feeding the rescued donkeys, (silently) cheering on her pre-Wimbledon daughter, Liliana; enjoying a kombucha tea on the porch with her awesome "home-support" husband, Joe; and being corralled by her Border Collie, Phelps.

"Helen Terry is one of the best teachers, mothers, and trainers, and because of her mastery in Nia and in her ability to build and create a successful personal and professional life she was one of the first two trainers chosen to step into the role of Blue Belt trainer!" Debbie Rosas

"I consider myself an inspirer as much as an educator. I was born to make an inspirational difference in people's lives through movement to music and how I live my life. When I teach Nia, I adore watching how folks light up! It's phenomenal how many people’s lives are being changed through this practice. I consider it a blessing to have found Nia and a privilege to teach and share this wonderful technique" Helen Terry

• B.Ed (hons) in Physical Education and Special Need
• M.Ed in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance,
• Dance Therapy Specialist (Authentic Movement)
• Certified Body Ecologist.
• Founder, and co owner of Studio NiaMoves Houston, (est. 1996) www.niamoves.com
• Creator of "Soma Ranch" Montgomery Texas. (est. 2009) www.somaranch.com
• Warm, knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher. (since 1993)
• International Fitness and Wellness presenter (30+ conferences)

Helen,
We remember Helen as an amazing "teacher to be" so many years ago. Bright, articulate, a big dreamer and full of life's desire. She was fit, and seemed to be one of those people who easily took risks out of passion, not fear. She was open to possibility, willing to receive and learn more, and eager to be in relationship with us, Nia, the group and her experience. (Studio NiaMoves Houston) represents these parts and more. It is her dream, passion, and represents her ability to manifest out of love and not fear. It represents her ability to create and work with community, and to ask for what she needs. As we look into the NOW and Nia's future it is bright and full of Helen.
Congratulations Helen on creating the dream. You inspire us all, and it is a pleasure and joy to know you, work with you and see you as the woman you are in life. More magic awaits we are sure. Thank you for being you and being in our life too.
Love Debbie, Carlos and Jeff
 

Notes About this Training

Dates

Start: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 5:00 pm
End: Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Location

10176 Pooles Road, Montgomery, TX, US
Soma Ranch is a fabulous Nia Education Training facility. 15 beautiful acres Conveniently located within an hour of Houston IAH Airport. Shared and private accommodations, Full Board, inclusive of meals, weekly rates start at only $400. Mineral Hot Tub and InfraRed Sauna for your relaxing, healing benefits. Local Resort, Hotel and Lodge alternatives available.

Soma Ranch is a fabulous Nia Education Training facility.

  • 15 beautiful acres
  • Conveniently located within an hour of Houston IAH Airport.
  • Shared and private accommodations,
  • Full Board, inclusive of meals, weekly rates start at only $400.
  • Mineral Hot Tub and InfraRed Sauna for your relaxing, healing benefits.
  • Local Resort, Hotel and Lodge alternatives available.

A residential experience:

  • REMOVE distractions (such as traveling, life at home, decisions like what & where to eat each day)
  • ELIMNATE the challenges of navigating your way to and from a studio
  • PROVIDE a safe, nurturing and vibrant environment to relax and learn with others.
  • EXPAND your experience into a memorable personal retreat with spacious land, nature, animals and treatment options.
  • BALANCE your opportunity, to be alone and socialize, according to your personal needs.
  • CONNECT with meet like minded folks, make friends and have fun in the process.

The Annual "Soma Summit" happens the weekend after this Blue Belt. (i.e. your training ends on Thursday and Soma Summit is Friday - Sunday)

Please consider extending you trip to enjoy Soma Summit, one of the top highlight events of the year at Soma Ranch.

I'd love to help you more with regards Nia and training, either at the ranch or elsewhere.

Let me know how.

Yours truly, Helen