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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

Hazel Carlsen

Classic Nia Class

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10:45am

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:45am

Location

310 West Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

Register with SBCC Continuing education... class # 608670  section 01. Cost of class is $38.00 for a series of 10 classes...works out to be $3.80 per class.

Cleo Hill

Classic Nia Class

at Santa Barbara Family YMCA in Santa Barbara
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11:00am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 11:00am

Location

36 Hitchcox Way,, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

Class is free to Y members. If you are not a Y member please call me at 805-570-1417 and I'll leave your name at the front desk.

Gabi Barysch-Crosbie

Classic Nia Class

at YMCA Montecito in Montecito
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11:10am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:10am

Location

591 Santa Rosa Lane, Montecito, CA, US

Cost

Membership YMCA

Guestpass available

Jo     Williams

Classic Nia Class

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2:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 2:30pm

Location

625 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, California, United States

Cost

$0 Cost - Contact Jodi House to Drop-In 563-2882.  

For those with Acquired Traumatic Brain Injuries.

Notes About This Class

Fun movement class

Can be done in a chair

Repetition for Ease of movement

Focuses on Strength, Flexibility, Mobility & Stability

Martial Arts movement, jazzy movements, healing, yoga movements,

Freedom of Expression

Cleo Hill

Classic Nia Class

at Schott Center in Santa Barbara
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10:45am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:45am

Location

310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

9 sesions for $45. Call me at 805-5701417 if you'd like to drop in.

Notes About This Class

To chek this class out go to http://sbcc.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassListing.ClassListingDisplay

Ken Gilbert

Classic Nia Class

at Yoga Soup in Santa Barbara
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11:15am

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 11:15am

Location

28 Parker Way, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

Single Class $18
5 Class Series $80
10 Class Series $140
20 Class Series $240
30 Class Series $330
Monthly Unlimited $180
6 Month Unlimited $900
1 Year Unlimited $1800

Senior + Student Prices Single Class $14 | 5 Class Series $60 | 10 Class Series $110 | 30 Day Unlimited $150

5 Classes for $25 (to be used within 30 days of purchase)

Contact Yoga Soup: http://www.yogasoup.com/prices.html

Notes About This Class

Integrating Pilates is a class based on the fundamentals inherent of the work of Joseph H. Pilates, the Ron Fletcher Work™, and Nia. Activating the shoulder and pelvic girdles with spine movement, strength and flexibility are blended into core stabilization and mobility. Whole body health, whole body commitment and Breath develop balance in standing and centering; body and mind are integrated into isolated, controlled and expressive movement through awareness and mindfulness.

Cleo Hill

Classic Nia Class

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12:15pm

Day: Friday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

520 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, United States

Cost

Call Cleo 805-570-1417 for guest pass

Ken Gilbert

Classic Nia Class

at Yoga Soup in Santa Barbara
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12:20pm

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 12:20pm

Location

28 Parker Way, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

Single Class $18
5 Class Series $80
10 Class Series $140
20 Class Series $240
30 Class Series $330
Monthly Unlimited $180
6 Month Unlimited $900
1 Year Unlimited $1800

Senior + Student Prices: Single Class $14 | 5 Class Series $60 | 10 Class Series $110 | 30 Day Unlimited $150

 5 Classes for $25 (to be used within 30 days of purchase)

Contact Yoga Soup: http://www.yogasoup.com/prices.html  
 

Notes About This Class

Nia is a group movement class that fuses movement from the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts to deliver the promise of integrating mind/body/spirit through sensation. Nia is a multi-dimensional practice of The Body’s Way intended to enhance conditioning of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual realms of our bodies and to encourage individual and community expressivity through body awareness. All levels are welcome.

Ken Gilbert

Classic Nia Class

at Yoga Soup in Santa Barbara
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5:15pm

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 5:15pm

Location

28 Parker Way, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Cost

Single Class $18
5 Class Series $80
10 Class Series $140
20 Class Series $240
30 Class Series $330
Monthly Unlimited $180
6 Month Unlimited $900
1 Year Unlimited $1800

Senior + Student Prices: Single Class $14 | 5 Class Series $60 | 10 Class Series $110 | 30 Day Unlimited $150

5 Classes for $25 (to be used within 30 days of purchase)

Contact Yoga Soup: http://www.yogasoup.com/prices.html  
 

Notes About This Class

Nia is a group movement class that fuses movement from the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts to deliver the promise of integrating mind/body/spirit through sensation. Nia is a multi-dimensional practice of The Body’s Way intended to enhance conditioning of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual realms of our bodies and to encourage individual and community expressivity through body awareness. All levels are welcome.

Cleo Hill

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

520 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, United States

Cost

Call 805 - 570-1417 for a guest pass

Upcoming Events

September
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Ken Gilbert

Nia in Nature

Nia in Nature

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 8:00am

End: Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00pm

Location

1294 Scott Road, Lotus, CA, US

Cost

Go to the website: http://www.niainnature.com

Notes About This Event

http://www.niainnature.com
Join us in the Meadow for a day of Dance and Discovery, Healing and Mastery of senses through The Body's Way!
 

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