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Nia in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

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

Janie Peterson

Classic Nia Class

at in
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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Cost

$10 per class

Notes About This Class

Great room with cork floor. No judgement! Holistic movement

Niki Schemmel

Classic Nia Class

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10:15am

Day: Friday

Time: 10:15am

Location

2201 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA, US

Cost

ACAC is a private club that frequently offers deals - $25 for 25 days; P.R.E.P. $60 for 60 days; and other deals. If you want a one-time experience, you can be my guest and take my class by paying a $12 guest fee at the ACAC front desk.

Notes About This Class

Mind~Body Room • 3rd Floor

Niki Schemmel

Classic Nia Class

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10:45am

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:45am

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

ACAC is a private club that frequently offers deals - $25 for 25 days; P.R.E.P. $60 for 60 days; and other deals. If you want a one-time experience, you can be my guest and take my class by paying a $12 guest fee at the ACAC front desk.

Notes About This Class

Studio B

Niki Schemmel

Classic Nia Class

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11:30am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:30am

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

ACAC is a membership club that frequently offers deals - $25 for 25 days; P.R.E.P. $60 for 60 days; and other deals. If you want a one-time experience, you can be my guest and take my class by paying a $12 guest fee at the ACAC front desk.

Notes About This Class

Studio B

Angela Carpenter

Classic Nia Class

at Studio D Yoga, LLC in Richmond
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12:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

1811 Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA, US

Cost

$12/drop-in; $40/4-class package; $72/8-class package

Notes About This Class

What do you do on your lunch hour that revs you up for the rest of your day?

Join us for Noon Nia!

Janie Peterson

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Friday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

3527 Ellwood Avenue, Richmond, VA, US

Cost

Drop-in for individual classes ($11/$15) or sign-up for the series ($43/$54). Go to the Chrysalis website for details and to register: http://www.thechrysalisgroup.com/ (Scroll down to "Practice Groups" and make your selection)

Notes About This Class

Janie Peterson and GeGe Beall will alternate teaching this class.

GeGe Beall

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Friday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

3527 Ellwood Avenue, Richmond, VA, US

Cost

Drop-in for individual classes ($11/$15) or sign-up for the series ($43/$54). Go to the Chrysalis website for details and to register: http://www.thechrysalisgroup.com/ (Scroll down to "Practice Groups" and make your selection)

Notes About This Class

GeGe Beall and Janie Peterson will alternate teaching this class.

Janie Peterson

Classic Nia Class

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4:00pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 4:00pm

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

If you are not an ACAC member, you can still attend this Nia class, by paying a guest fee of $12 at the ACAC front desk. Because ACAC is a private club, you need to be admitted as a guest of a member or instructor. If you let the instructor know in advance that you want to attend their class, they can alert the ACAC front desk. (You will also have to fill out a liability release form.)

Notes About This Class

Janie Peterson and GeGe Beall alternate teaching this class.

GeGe Beall

Classic Nia Class

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4:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Sunday

Time: 4:00pm

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

If you are not an ACAC member, you can still attend this Nia class, by paying a guest fee of $12 at the ACAC front desk. Because ACAC is a private club, you need to be admitted as a guest of a member or instructor. If you let the instructor know in advance that you want to attend their class, they can alert the ACAC front desk. (You will also have to fill out a liability release form.)

Notes About This Class

GeGe Beall and Janie Peterson alternate teaching this class.

Janie Peterson

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

If you are not an ACAC member, you can still attend this Nia class, by paying a guest fee of $12 at the ACAC front desk. Because ACAC is a private club, you need to be admitted as a guest of a member or instructor. If you let the instructor know in advance that you want to attend their class, they can alert the ACAC front desk. (You will also have to fill out a liability release form.)

Notes About This Class

   

GeGe Beall

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

If you are not an ACAC member, you can still attend this Nia class, by paying a guest fee of $12 at the ACAC front desk. Because ACAC is a private club, you need to be admitted as a guest of a member or instructor. If you let the instructor know in advance that you want to attend their class, they can alert the ACAC front desk. (You will also have to fill out a liability release form.)

Notes About This Class


Angela Carpenter

Classic Nia Class

at Studio D Yoga, LLC in Richmond
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6:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

1811 Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA, US

Cost

$12/drop-in; $40/4-class package; $72/8-class package

Notes About This Class

Nia is a wonderful way to add some play into your day and let go of the work day so you can enjoy your evening, relaxed.

Niki Schemmel

Classic Nia Class

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6:00pm

Day: Monday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

2201 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA, US

Cost

ACAC is a private club that frequently offers deals - $25 for 25 days; P.R.E.P. $60 for 60 days; and other deals. If you want a one-time experience, you can be my guest and take my class by paying a $12 guest fee at the ACAC front desk.

Notes About This Class

Mind~Body Room • 3rd Floor

Marybeth Grinnan

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm

Day: Monday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

3527 Ellwood Avenue, Richmond, VA, US

Cost

Please contact me for more information!  I hope you can dance with us!

Notes About This Class


Marybeth Grinnan

Classic Nia Class

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8:15am

Day: Monday

Time: 8:15am

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

Free for members. Guests can buy a guest pass for $12 or a 6 visit guest card.

Marybeth Grinnan

Classic Nia Class

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8:30am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 8:30am

Location

11621 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA, US

Cost

Class is free for ACAC members.  Guests can pay $12 or buy a 5 visit pass.

Jessica Forsythe

Classic Nia Class

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9:15am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 9:15am

Location

1311 Palmyra Ave., Richmond, VA, US
Jessica Forsythe

Classic Nia Class

at Dogtown Dance Theatre in Richmond
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10:30am

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:30am

Location

109 W. 15th St., Richmond, VA, US

Cost

2/27 - FREE CLASS!  6 classes for $36.  $8 walk-in

Jessica Forsythe

Classic Nia Class

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3:30pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 3:30pm

Location

1311 Palmyra Ave., Richmond, VA, US

Upcoming Events

January
10
Marybeth Grinnan
Dive In!

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00am

End: Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 12:00am

Location

Blue Spirit Costa Rica Guiones sur, Playa Guiones Nosara, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Cost


Please contact: Jenn Collins - Travelonly
Phone: (416) 801-2755
Email: jcollins@travelonly.com

Notes About This Event

Dive in to the juicy experience of Nia and Yoga at Blue Spirit Retreat Center in lush Nosara, Costa Rica. Join Marybeth and Niki on a sensation filled journey as we deepen our connections with body, mind and heart. 

Blue Spirit is located in a “blue zone”, an area of the world known as a longevity hotspot! At this unique eco-resort, experience the power and grace of nature.  From the pristine beaches of the Pacific Ocean to the dense vegetation of nearby rainforest this will be a week filled with sensation.  Awake to the sounds of the howler monkeys and settle in the evening with unforgettable sunsets and the gentle breeze on your skin.

Our weeklong retreat is designed to take both the beginner and experienced practitioner on a sensorial journey of movement, joy, and healing.  We will offer daily Nia and yoga sessions, opportunities for excursions, and time to rest and appreciate the beautiful surroundings.

Dive In!  Make a commitment to your personal journey through movement, holistic health and wellness, and personal growth while creating or deepening friendships and transformation.

Dive In!  Join us to make memories that will last a lifetime.

January
10
Marybeth Grinnan
Dive In!

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00am

End: Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 12:00am

Location

Blue Spirit Costa Rica Guiones sur, Playa Guiones Nosara, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Cost

$1400-$3000 ………We have secured an agent to handle all travel aspects of this retreat. 
Please contact: Jenn Collins - Travelonly
Phone: (416) 801-2755
Email: jcollins@travelonly.com

Notes About This Event

Dive in to the juicy experience of Nia and Yoga at Blue Spirit Retreat Center in lush Nosara, Costa Rica. Join Marybeth and Niki on a sensation filled journey as we deepen our connections with body, mind and heart. 

Blue Spirit is located in a “blue zone”, an area of the world known as a longevity hotspot! At this unique eco-resort, experience the power and grace of nature.  From the pristine beaches of the Pacific Ocean to the dense vegetation of nearby rainforest this will be a week filled with sensation.  Awake to the sounds of the howler monkeys and settle in the evening with unforgettable sunsets and the gentle breeze on your skin.

Our weeklong retreat is designed to take both the beginner and experienced practitioner on a sensorial journey of movement, joy, and healing.  We will offer daily Nia and yoga sessions, opportunities for excursions, and time to rest and appreciate the beautiful surroundings.

Dive In!  Make a commitment to your personal journey through movement, holistic health and wellness, and personal growth while creating or deepening friendships and transformation.

Dive In!  Join us to make memories that will last a lifetime.

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