Canada

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

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

at Joy of Dance in Toronto
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9:15am

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 9:15am

Location

95 Danforth Ave., 4th floor (at Broadview), Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$16 $130/10 class card

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

at Lincoln Community Centre in Beamsville
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5:30pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

4361 Central Ave., Beamsville, ON, CA

Notes About This Class

We have a wonderful group of women who love Nia and have been coming out for years. All newcomers are more than welcome. Open to all for sessions. Latecomers will be prorated

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

at Joy of Dance in Toronto
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9:45am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:45am

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class


Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

at Joy of Dance in Toronto
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9:45am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:45am

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class

Joy of Dance
95 Danforth Ave, 3rd Floor (just east of Broadview)
416-406-3262
http://www.joyofdance.ca/

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

at Mother-Daughter Nia Class in New Glasgow
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10:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Location

106 Stellarton Rd, New Glasgow, CA

Cost

$ 15 for two - three family members 

** Please call or email to register

Notes About This Class

Mother - daugher Nia

(children from 8 to 12 yrs)

* Starts St. Patrick's day 

Who can come - two family members, two friends, mom,  steparents, aunts, friends, cousins, gandparents.

What will we do?

- we will dance, play, laugh, shout and move to music in our bare feet

- we will learn about our bodies and sensations  

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

at Niagara-On-The-Lake Community Centre in Niagara-On-The-Lake
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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Location

14 Anderson Lane, , Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON, CA

Cost

Please refer to www.dididances.com  for costs

Notes About This Class

This is a beautiful new venue with hardwood floors and a clean fresh feel. We will be dancing Classic Nia

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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11:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:00am

Location

106 Stellarton Rd, New Glasgow, NS, CA

Cost

this is a pilot class for $ 5.00

Notes About This Class

Ages 4 to 6

What would it be like for your child to learn about your bodies, mind, spirit through movement and play!

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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12:10pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 12:10pm

Location

7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

7 Hart House Circle
(416) 978-2452
For U of T students and members

Inquire about purchasing a day pass to attend this class

Notes About This Class


Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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5:10pm

Day: Monday

Time: 5:10pm

Location

55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

For U of T students and members

Inquire about purchasing a day pass to attend this class

Notes About This Class


Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

at Niagara-On-The-Lake Community Centre in Niagara-On-The-Lake
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7:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

14 Anderson Lane, , Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON, CA

Cost

Please visit www.dididances.com for costs

Notes About This Class

This Community Centre is new, clean, and a lovely place to dance. It has hardwood floors which are great for our barefoot Nia. We will be dancing Classic Nia. Classes are ongoing throughout the year with exceptions in the summer months. Please check back then.

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

at Joy of Dance in Toronto
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7:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$18/class (includes HST) no discounts
$75 for 5 classes ($15/class)
$140 for 10 classes ($14/class)
$265 for 20 classes ($13.25/class)
*Seniors, Equity, Actra, CADA and post secondary
student discounts offered on class packs of 5 or more*
**class cards expire 6 months after date of purchase and can be applied to all of Jennifer’s Nia classes at Joy of Dance**

Notes About This Class

everyBODY is welcome!

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

298 Lonsdale Ave., Toronto, CA

Cost

$17; $150/10 class card

Roberta Mohler

Classic Nia Class

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9:15am
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 9:15am

Location

85 The Kingsway, at the corner of Prince Edward, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost

$17,- drop in

$80.- for 5 classes

$150.- for 10 classes

$270.- for 20 classes

Notes About This Class

This class is open to all fitness levels. Come and experience the Music, Movement & Magic of Nia!  Drop ins welcome.

There are no classes during the Summer.  We begin right after Labour Day in September.

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at Rhythmwood in Lion's Head
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10:00am
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Friday

Time: 10:00am

Location

985 West Road, Lion's Head, ON, CA

Cost

$132 - 12 week session or $13 drop in class

Attend more often and save!  19 classes in 12 weeks - $190   these classes can be taken at any location and at any time within the 12 week session
 

Notes About This Class

A great group of welcoming people! This is a classic Nia class suitable for all levels of fitness.

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at St George's Anglican Hall in Owen Sound
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10:00am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:00am

Location

1049 4th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON, CA

Cost

$156 - 12 week session or $15 drop in class

Notes About This Class

A fun and warm group of people. Everyone is welcome!

Martha Randall

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:30am

Location

298 Lonsdale Ave., Toronto, CA

Cost

$16 $130/10 class card

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at Tobermory United Church in Tobermory
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11:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 11:30am

Location

9 Brock Street, Tobermory , ON, CA

Cost

$132 - 12 week session or $13 drop in class

Notes About This Class

This classic Nia class is open to all levels of fitness. No experience is necessary.

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON, CA

Cost


TRY IT! Get 2 classes, 3rd is free!
Sept 11-25, 2013
Join us for classes on Sept 11 and 18, and
the 25th is FREE!
$29.50 (less than $10/class!)
Registration: call 416.924.6211, ext 0 or register in person
 

Notes About This Class

 
 

Wendy Roman

Classic Nia Class

at Rhythmwood in Lion's Head
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7:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

985 West Road, Lion's Head, ON, CA

Cost

$110 - 10 week session $13 drop in class

Notes About This Class

Classic Nia for all levels. Come and have fun with us!

Denis Karda

Classic Nia Class

at Terra Karda Studio in Georgetown
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8:15pm
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 8:15pm

Location

36 Armstrong Ave, Georgetown, ON, CA

Cost

$130.00 for 10 pre-paid classes

$220.00 for 20 pre-paid classes

$300.00 for 30 pre-paid classes

$16.00 for a single Drop-In class

Offering ONE FREE CLASS to everyone

At TKS we accept payment by CASH, Cheque payable to Denis Karda or payment using PayPal upon request

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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6:30am

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:30am

Location

794 Broadview Ave, Toronto, CA

Cost

Please inquire:  http://www.felinity.ca/

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:30am

Location

Pictou, NS, Canada

Cost

5 class punch card $ 60 (good for 6 months)

7 class session $ 75

Notes About This Class

Call to register or drop in as space is limited.

Begins Sept. 22. 2014 to Nov. 17, 2014  

No classes Sept. 15. 2014 - Oct. 13 or 27, 2014

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 9:30am

Location

540 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON, Canada

Cost

Please inquire:

info@healthyjoint.ca

416.482.3340

www.healthyjoint.ca

*** SUMMER 2014 SPECIAL: $25 for 5 classes! ***

Jennifer Hicks

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

794 Broadview Ave, Toronto, CA

Cost

Please inquire about class cost:  

416.406.6683 (MOVE)
Info@felinity.ca

http://www.felinity.ca/

Notes About This Class

Summer series runs July 10 - Aug 14, 2014

Inquire about future class dates:

416.406.6683 (MOVE)
Info@felinity.ca

Nancy Hanlon

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

Pictou, NS, Canada

Cost

Please contact me to regsiter.

5 class punch card $ 60 (good for 6 months)

7 class session $ $75

Notes About This Class

Class is for all abilities. Please contact me to register.

Starts Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014 goes through until Nov. 4, 2014.

Didi Wilson

Classic Nia Class

at Niagara-On-The-Lake Community Centre in Niagara-On-The-Lake
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7:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

14 Anderson Lane, , Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON, CA

Cost

$15.00 drop-in for all session students. $20.00 for all other guests.

Notes About This Class

This is a 2 hour Playshop with a different focus each time. We will be meeting one Wednesday per session, the first one being October 1st 2014.

We will be spending the first hour learning the moves from a new Nia routine. We will then dance to the DVD led by trainers at Headquarters in Portland Oregon. These teacher/trainers are backed by local students and teachers. It is a very professional and impressive.

On other occasiona, we will be embodying the 52 moves of Nia. These moves will help improve your craft and tecnique. The second hour we will be dancing a routine featuring most of these moves.

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