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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

Gayle Holeton

Classic Nia Class

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8:30am

Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Time: 8:30am

Location

10171 Chumstick Hyway, Leavenworth , WA, US

Cost

Free with Membership or Punch card available. 13$ drop in

Notes About This Class

Join Nia Black Belt, Gayle Holeton for a Fun, Inspiring, Perspiring Playout for body, mind and soul. Gayle combines her background of music, dance and athletic outdoor adventure to her Nia classes. As an educator she is able to meet the students exactly where they are on their path to fitness and add a spark of inspiration for every Body to explore their own inner athlete.

Sommer  Albertsen

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00am

Location

7585 Maxwelton Rd, Clinton, WA, US

Cost

$15 drop inn anytime and ask Sommer about great discounts!

Notes About This Class

Depending on Mother Nature...we will dance barefoot in the sand, in the grass, or inside the sacred space!
Jena Hennessey

Nia 5 Stages Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:00am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:00am

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Free with Nia@9:30 or $5 to drop in.

Notes About This Class

Give yourself the gift of truely sinking into then rising yourself into Nia!

Join us and play, your way.

Kelda Vath

Classic Nia Class

at Tacoma Center YMCA in Tacoma
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9:30am

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:30am

Location

1144 Market Street, Tacoma, WA, US

Cost

FREE for YMCA Members.  $15 for non-members.  $10 for a non-member who attends with a YMCA member.

Notes About This Class

Join me  on Sunday mornings for a feel-good start to your day!  This is a great class for all fitness levels.  Let's dance!

Randee Fox

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Time: 9:30am

Location

25025 NE 8th Street, Sammamish, WA, US

Cost

$15 drop in or $40 for four-class card

Notes About This Class

Randee's Nia classes are high energy, engaging, creative and will leave you blissfully drenched. Come join our warm and welcoming community! 

"I have been a regular student with Randee since 2004. Her creativity is limitless; every class is fresh and stimulating. She guides us to interpret and blend our bodies, minds, emotions and spirits. She has a fun way of sharing her own learning, reducing our inhibitions, and helping us become more dynamic. From her approach to this practice I have developed a healthier, happier, and more balanced life style." --Ann Fletcher, April 2008

Ann Nicolaysen

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:30am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd St, Seattle , US

Cost

First class is FREE!  $12 drop in.  Five class card $50

Jena Hennessey

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$13 drop in, or special "dance more" card 8 classes for $70

Jennifer Lucero-Earle

Classic Nia Class

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9:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Drop-in: $13 per class
Class card options: $50 for 5 classes (3 month expiration)

Payment Method: Cash and checks only.

Notes About This Class


Ann Nicolaysen

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:30am

Day: Monday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd St, Seattle , US

Cost

First class with me is FREE!  

Drop in $12

5 class card $50

Ann Nicolaysen

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:30am

Day: Wednesday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd St, Seattle , US

Cost

First class with me is FREE!

Drop in $12

5 class card $50

Jill Pagano

Classic Nia Class

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9:45am
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 9:45am

Location

7901 SW 35th Ave, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Memberships*- A cost-effective plan for those who attend at least 2x per week.
■Unlimited Monthly Studio Membership  $99 per month, auto-pay with a 3-month commitment- This package includes all the Jill's classes offered at The Center for Movement & Healing

Drop-In Pricing*
■One Class Pass- $16
■White Belt Wednesdays (6:30pm Wed. evening) $10
■Five ClassPass - $69 ($13.80/ class)- classes have 3 month expiration.
■One Month Unlimited Class Card- $129, no commitment contract.


Discounts
■Those 65 and older receive a 20% discount


* Seattle Sales Tax will be added to all class prices

www.CenterMoveHeal.com







 

Notes About This Class

Classic Nia Class with Jill

A 60 minute non-impact class that blends uplifting music with dance, martial arts and yoga-type floorplay. If you like Jazzercise or Zumba, you’ll love Nia. All the music and easy-to-embrace choreography, minus harsh impact or senseless flailing. With Nia, you’ll learn how to consciously move your body, in a variety of healthy ways, while en-Joy-ing yourself.


If you want to: Improve balance, heart and lung (“cardio”) function, reaction time, and coordination.  Increase your sense of joy and expressiveness.  Feel exhilarated versus exhausted,  improve/balance your mood, find your voice, be part of a community,  and sleep better.


If you like : Zumba, Jazzercise, any kind of dancing, music, old-school aerobics.




 

Jill Pagano

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 10:00am

Location

7901 SW 35th Ave, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Memberships*- A cost-effective plan for those who attend at least 2x per week.
■Unlimited Monthly Studio Membership $99 per month, auto-pay with a 3-month commitment- This package includes all the Jill's classes offered at The Center for Movement & Healing.
 
Drop-In Pricing*
■One Class Pass- $16
■White Belt Wednesdays (6:30pm Wed. evening) $10
■Five ClassPass - $69 ($13.80/ class)- 3 month expiration
■One Month Unlimited Class Card- $129, no commitment contract.

Discounts
■Those 65 and older receive a 20% discount

* Seattle Sales Tax will be added to all class prices

www.CenterMoveHeal.com


 

Notes About This Class

Classic Nia, a 60 minute non-impact class that blends uplifting music with dance, martial arts and yoga-type floorplay. If you like Jazzercise or Zumba, you’ll love Nia. All the music and easy-to-embrace choreography, minus harsh impact or senseless flailing. With Nia, you’ll learn how to consciously move your body, in a variety of healthy ways, while en-Joy-ing yourself.


If you want to: Improve balance, heart and lung (“cardio”) function, reaction time, and coordination.  Increase your sense of joy and expressiveness.  Feel exhilarated versus exhausted,  improve/balance your mood, find your voice, be part of a community,  and sleep better.


If you like : Zumba, Jazzercise, any kind of dancing, music, old-school aerobics.

www.CenterMoveHeal.com


 

Jennifer Lucero-Earle

Classic Nia Class

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10:30am

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:30am

Location

418 N. 35th St, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Drop-in: $13 per class
Class card options: $50 for 5 classes (3 month expiration)

Payment Method: Cash and checks only.

Notes About This Class

Join me at this gorgeous 1200 sq foot light-filled studio with smooth clean floors and a sweet sound system. The studio is upstairs and yes, it looks like your entering a house :) 

Ann Nicolaysen

Classic Nia Class

at in
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11:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:00am

Cost

Class is FREE with your West Seattle Athletic Club membership.

For drop in prices, please call 206 932-9999

Notes About This Class

Whether you are new to Nia or a seasoned Nia lover every class offers up the Music, Movement and Magic!

Come shimmy, shake and dance with me!

Melanie McFarland

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

2629 SW Andover St., Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Class is FREE with your West Seattle Athletic Club membership.

For drop in prices, please call 206-932-9999.

Notes About This Class

Whether you're a beginner or a full-fledged "Niaholic", there's something for everyone to groove to in a classic Nia class.

Come dance with me!
 

Randee Fox

Classic Nia Class

at Bellevue Family YMCA in Bellevue
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12:15pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA, US

Cost

Drop in is $10 and FREE to all YMCA members!

Notes About This Class

Come join me and a very warm and welcoming YMCA community of students. Beginners welcome, any fitness level.

Randee Fox

Classic Nia Class

at Bellevue Family YMCA in Bellevue
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12:15pm
Classic Nia

Day: Friday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA, US

Cost

$10 drop in and free to all Seattle Area YMCA members

Notes About This Class

This YMCA is a wonderful place for Nia! I have been teaching here since summer of 2007 and we have a warm and welcoming community as well as a beautiful studio to dance in. Come join us!

Randee Fox

Classic Nia Class

at Bellevue Family YMCA in Bellevue
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12:15pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 12:15pm

Location

14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA, US

Cost

$10 drop in or FREE to all Seattle Area YMCA members

Notes About This Class

Come join our warm and welcoming community in a studio filled with natural light.

Jennifer Lucero-Earle

Nia 5 Stages Class

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1:00pm
Nia 5 Stages

Day: Sunday

Time: 1:00pm

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$50 for the 5-week series or $13 drop-in

Notes About This Class

Nia 5 Stages of Self-Healing 5-Week Series - Receiving Healing from the Body

When: Sundays - January 12, 19, 26 and February 2 and 9, 2014

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where: The Dance Space in Greenwood - 124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA 98133

Contact me with any questions about this series: jennifer@everybodyloveyourbody.com

The Nia 5 Stages is an integrative practice based on the five stages of human development: embryonic, creeping, crawling, standing and walking.

When the body moves through the Nia 5 Stages, the body, mind, emotions, and spirit naturally realign, unify and integrate, leaving a greater sense of wholeness, health and well-being. Developed as a practice, these stages lead to changes that improve one's physical comfort, ability to move efficiently, and improvement in whole body functioning and posture.

This 5-week series will introduce you to the Nia 5 Stages and emphasizes how this practice allows us to receive healing from the body.

Watch the Nia 5 Stages: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FO0x55kbSOQ

Lesley Tinker

Classic Nia Class

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1:15pm

Day: Friday

Time: 1:15pm

Location

1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Free to staff of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Only open to staff and volunteers of the Center and SCCA, for insurance purposes.  <<NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC>>

Notes About This Class

Free to staff of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Only open to staff of the Center and SCCA, for insurance purposes. <<NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC>>
 

Jena Hennessey

Nia 5 Stages Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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4:00pm
Nia 5 Stages

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 4:00pm

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$5 Drop in or Free with Nia @ 4:30!

Notes About This Class

The Five Stages provides my whole self with the best unwind, reset, and tissue plumping warm up I have ever experienced! It is the absolute best way I know to self heal and take my Nia practice to  a new place of self created JOY in motion!

Jena Hennessey

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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4:30pm
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 4:30pm

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$13 drop in or $40/4, $70/8.

Notes About This Class

Join us in a beautiful, clean space fora work out like no other!

All are welcome. We develop Joy, Strength, Flexibility, Agility, Stability, and Mobility with music and community.

Sandra Caldwell

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm

Day: Friday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

5840 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA, US

Cost

Registration packages:

Early Bird  - $8/class $64 for  8 week session

General - $10/class  drop-in

First class always free....

Notes About This Class

FRIDAY NIGHT NIA DANCE PARTY!!

Start your weekend refreshed and relaxed!

Join us for a Friday Night Nia Dance party in Lacey..

 See you there!

Jena Hennessey

Nia 5 Stages Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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6:00pm

Day: Friday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Free with Nia class@6:30 or $5 Drop in

Notes About This Class

This is the best way I have found to warm up before Nia! I have an opportunity to really inhabit myself and become sensitive to the needs of my whole self, before dancing upright, and new! Join us!

Jena Hennessey

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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6:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Friday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$13 drop in, or $70 for 8 classes used in 8 weeks for any of my classes

Notes About This Class

All are welcome to join me in finding health through movement in this beautiful studio with ample street parking!

Melanie McFarland

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Wednesday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

2629 SW Andover St., Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Class is FREE with your West Seattle Athletic Club membership.

For drop in prices, please call 206-932-9999.

Notes About This Class

Whether you're a beginner or a full-fledged "Niaholic", there's something for everyone to groove to in a classic Nia class.

Come dance with me!

Melanie McFarland

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

7901 35th Ave SW, 2nd Floor, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

We ask that you pay what you can, with a suggested donation between $10 and $15. Please pay with cash or a check.

Notes About This Class

Instruction for this class will rotate between four teachers: 1st Mondays Emily Dolan, 2nd Mondays Jill Pagano, 3rd Mondays Jeanna Wheeler, 4th Mondays Melanie McFarland.

Join me on August 26 and September 23rd!

Sommer  Albertsen

Classic Nia Class

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7:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Time: 7:00pm

Location

6449 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA, US

Cost

By donation:)

Notes About This Class

The 3rd Tuesday of Every month is Conscious Community Movement 

A night of 5 Rhythms & Nia and Special Guests too!! Lead by Sommer Albertsen & Peter Yanz

Sarah Love

Classic Nia Class

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8:25am
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 8:25am

Location

118 N. Lewis St, Monroe, WA, US

Cost

$10 non-members

1st visit FREE!

Punch pass $50 for 10 visits

Notes About This Class

ON SUMMER BREAK. CLASS RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER. UNTIL THEN ENJOY DANCING THROUGH LIFE.

Thrive gym is thrilled to have Nia for the first time. A welcoming space, friendly staff and lots of parking. Bring your dancing feet and let's fill the group fitness room.

Jill Pagano

Classic Nia Class

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8:45am

Day: Saturday

Time: 8:45am

Location

7901 SW 35th Ave, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$17 drop in, 5 Class Pass- $72.50, or included with Jill's Unlimited Monthly Membership

Notes About This Class

Nia Practice with Faculty Trainer, Jill Pagano

This 6-week class is dedicated to practicing Nia's 52 moves using the routine SOUL. Each week we'll review a song from SOUL, learn the 52 moves in the song and practice them with and without the music.  You'll get hands-on instruction on crafting the move in your body, based on your body's way. Practicing Nia's 52 moves enhances your embodiment, conditions specific parts of the body (ie hand techniques condition the hands) and enhances your ability to see all Nia routines as a blend of Nia's 52 moves. By learning the 52 moves you'll be able to decode Nia choreography with more ease and move your body with more skill for a greater conditioning effect and less injury-risk.

This series is excellent for the new-to-Nia person!

If you are a Nia White Belt Graduate or Nia Teacher, we'll layer in Nia's Principles for a greater depth of study.

Nia teachers receive a 20% off discount from Drop in or class card rate.

No registration necessary.

Purchasing the Nia book is recommended. We have used copies for discounted pricing at the studio.

Pauline Osborne

Classic Nia Class

at DanceWorks Studio in Redmond
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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

16641 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA, US

Cost

$15 drop-in; $48 for 4 class card; $80 for 8 class card; $75 Monthly Unlimited Pass; $200 3-Month Unlimited Pass; $20 New to Nia 2 week unlimited pass

Notes About This Class

Drop-in's and beginners welcome.

*No class Satuday, May 31st due to afternoon workshop.

Tricia Noreus

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

3270 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116, USA

Notes About This Class

Starting September 13th! I will be teaching almost every Saturday!  (no class 10/18,11/8 & 12/13) First class always free!

Jennifer Lucero-Earle

Classic Nia Class

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9:15am
Classic Nia

Day: Tuesday

Time: 9:15am

Location

124 N 103rd Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Drop-in: $13 per class
Class card options: $50 for 5 classes (3 month expiration)

Payment Method: Cash and checks only.

Notes About This Class

This is a 75-minute Nia and Yoga Weekly Classes with Jennifer Lucero-Earle.

This class includes 45 minutes of Nia: sensory-based movement practice that combines the expressiveness of dance, the power and explosiveness of martial arts and the wisdom of the healing arts, and 25 minutes of Viniyoga: a highly adaptable, meditative, relaxing and healing form of yoga.

This weekly class will leave you with a healthy body, quiet mind, open heart and vibrant spirit.

Bring a yoga mat!

Susan Tate

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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9:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:30am

Location

124 N 103rd St, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Prices effective January 1, 2014

Drop-in $16

4-class card $52 (2 month expiration)

8-class card $88 (3 month expiration)

New student special 3-class card $33 (valid for 1 month from your first class)

Licensed Nia Teachers $11

Gift certificates available

Discounted class cards are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are good for Susan’s classes only. Only cash or checks are accepted on site for class payments. If you prefer to use a credit card to purchase a class card, just click on one of the links below and bring your e-mail receipt to class!

New student card ($33)

4 class card ($52)

8 class card ($88)

Notes About This Class

Come and enjoy Nia in a beautiful studio with friendly dancing bodies! All levels of fitness are welcome. Free and easy parking available. All classes are drop in and new students find a welcoming atmosphere at The Dance Space. www.susantate.org and click on the Nia link fo directions and more information.

To receive Nia news from Susan (including weather cancellations, free classes, special classes, and upcoming local and world-wide events) please email me at susan@susantate.org and request to be on the subscription list for Nia With Susan Tate newsletter.

Please connect with me on FB and Twitter!

http://www.facebook.com/niasusantate

http://twitter.com/Susan_Tate

Updated 7/7/14

Pauline Osborne

Classic Nia Class

at DanceWorks Studio in Redmond
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9:30am

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 9:30am

Location

16641 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA, US

Cost

$15 drop-in; $48 for 4-class card (Good for 2 months); $80 for 8-class card (Good for 3 Months); $75 Unlimited Monthly Pass; $200 for 3 Month Unlimited Pass.

Notes About This Class

Class is open to all community members. Drop-in's welcome at any time.

Sarah Love

Classic Nia Class

at Verve Ballroom in Lynnwood
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9:30am
Classic Nia

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:30am

Location

19820 40th Ave W #102, Lynnwood, WA, US

Cost

$15 drop in; 4 class card $40 (good for one month)

Notes About This Class

ON SUMMER BREAK. CLASS RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER. UNTIL THEN ENJOY DANCING THROUGH LIFE.

A lovely spacious ballroom made for dancing. Just off I-5 with plenty of parking. Your feet will love moving at the Verve.

Note: No class after Christmas on Dec 28th.

Sherry Riddick

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Monday

Time: 10:00am

Location

6344 Northeast 74th Street, Seattle, WA 98115, USA

Cost

Cost is $32.00 for 4 classes starting July 7 and ending July 28.  Pre-registration with Seattle Parks & Recreation is required.

For more information and to register, please go to https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp or call Seattle Parks & Recreation at 206-684-4951.  The bar code number for the class is 118646.

To view the Lifelong Recreation Summer Brochure, go to http://www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/summer14.pdf. The Nia class is listed on page 6.

Notes About This Class

 Please note:  This is a time limited class held only on the dates listed above.   It is sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation, Lifelong Recreation Program, and is designed for those 50 years and older. 

This is a Gentle Nia class:  Are you uncertain if you can keep up in a fitness class because of an injury, chronic pain, or long-term inactivity? Then join us for Gentle Nia - a fun, expressive movement form that conditions body, mind and spirit. Done to soul-stirring music, the 52 moves of Nia draw from dance, martial arts and yoga. With guidance from your instructor, Sherry, you’ll learn to adapt the moves to YOUR body’s way AND get a good, safe workout.

Sherry Riddick

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Friday

Time: 10:00am

Location

10517 35th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98125, USA

Cost

This class starts up again in the Fall: Fridays, October 10 - December 12, 2014.  Pre-registration with Seattle Parks & Recreation is required.

For more information and to register, please go to https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp or call Seattle Parks & Recreation at 206-684-4951.  The bar code number for the class is 114054.

To view the Lifelong Recreation Spring Brochure, go to http://www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/spring14.pdf. The Nia class is listed on page 6.

Notes About This Class

Please note:  This is a time limited class held only on the dates listed above.  Look for more information in August.   It is sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation, Lifelong Recreation Program, and is designed for those 50 years and older. 

This is a Gentle Nia class.  Are you uncertain if you can keep up in a fitness class because of an injury, chronic pain, or long-term inactivity? Then join us for Gentle Nia - a fun, expressive movement form that conditions body, mind and spirit. Done to soul-stirring music, the 52 moves of Nia draw from dance, martial arts and yoga. With guidance from your instructor, Sherry, you’ll learn to adapt the moves to YOUR body’s way AND get a good, safe workout.

Susan Creighton

Classic Nia Class

at YMCA Bellevue in Bellevue
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11:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:00am

Location

14230 Bel Red Road, Bellevue, WA, US

Cost

Exercise as fun? You bet!

Dance, stretch, kick, and laugh your way to fitness.

Join me on 4th and 5th Saturdays for Nia at the Y!

(Free to YMCA members, or $10 drop-in. Allows full use of facilities for the day).

Tricia Noreus

Classic Nia Class

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12:00pm

Days: Thursday, Sunday

Time: 12:00pm

Location

3270 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
Lee Mozena

Classic Nia Class

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3:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 3:30pm

Location

Lake City Community Center 12531 - 28th Ave NE, Seattle WA, WA, US

Cost

This class is FREE and is for girls/women only, every Monday in February. To register call the North Seattle Family Center at 206/364-7930. Donations gladly accepted. A percentage of profits will support the Community Center.


 

Notes About This Class

NO MEN ALLOWED. To register call the North Seattle Family Center at 206/364-7930. Free parking! For more information visit zenawellness.com.

New students:

  • Visit www.zenawellness.com to print all mandatory Student Forms
  • Bring your fully completed Forms to first class and arrive 10 minutes early to review the Forms with Instructor, Lee Mozena
  • Youth under age 18 must have parental permission
Jennifer Lucero-Earle

Classic Nia Class

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5:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

2113 NE 65th Street, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Drop-in : $16

Class cards and monthly membership offered by Community Fitness: http://www.communityfitness.com/pricing/

Susan Tate

Classic Nia Class

at The Dance Space in Seattle
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6:00pm
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

124 N 103rd St, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

Prices effective January 1, 2014

Drop-in $16

4-class card $52 (2 month expiration)

8-class card $88 (3 month expiration)

New student special:  3-class card $33 (valid for 1 month from your first class)

Licensed Nia Teachers (SL) $11

Gift certificates available

Prices effective January 2014

Discounted class cards are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are good for Susan’s classes only. Only cash or checks are accepted on site for class payments. If you prefer to use a credit card to purchase a class card, just click on one of the links below and bring your e-mail receipt to class!

New student card ($33)

4 class card ($52)

8 class card ($88)

Notes About This Class

Come and enjoy Nia in a beautiful studio with friendly dancing bodies! All levels of fitness are welcome. Free and easy parking available. All classes are drop in and new students find a welcoming atmosphere at The Dance Space. www.susantate.org and click on the Nia link fo directions and more information.

To receive Nia news from Susan (including weather cancellations, free classes, special classes, and upcoming local and world-wide events) please sign up for my Nia With Susan Tate newsletter at www.susantate.org.

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Updated 7/7/14

Jill Pagano

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm
Classic Nia

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

7901 SW 35th Ave, Seattle, WA, US

Cost

The Center for Movement & Healing has various pricing plans. 

Monday's Nia at 6:30pm is donation-based payment (suggested donatin $10-16)

Wednesday's Nia at 6:30pm is part of membership/drop-in/class pass plan for classes taught by Jill Pagano, Founding Director and Nia Faculty Trainer.

Please visit www.CenterMoveHeal.com for more pricing details.

Discounts
■Those 65 and older receive a 20% discount

* Seattle Sales Tax will be added to all class prices


 

Notes About This Class

Classic Nia

A 60 minute non-impact class that blends uplifting music with dance, martial arts and yoga-type floorplay. If you like Jazzercise or Zumba, you’ll love Nia. All the music and easy-to-embrace choreography, minus harsh impact or senseless flailing. With Nia, you’ll learn how to consciously move your body, in a variety of healthy ways, while en-Joy-ing yourself.


If you want to: Improve balance, heart and lung (“cardio”) function, reaction time, and coordination.  Increase your sense of joy and expressiveness.  Feel exhilarated versus exhausted,  improve/balance your mood, find your voice, be part of a community,  and sleep better.


If you like : Zumba, Jazzercise, any kind of dancing, music, old-school aerobics.

Monday night Nia is taught by rotating instructors: 

Week One: Emily Dolan

Week Two: JIll Pagano

Week Three: Jeanna Wheeler

Week Four: Melanie McFarland

The Center for Movement & Healing's Schedule can be here.

 

Emily Dolan

Classic Nia Class

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6:30pm

Day: Monday

Time: 6:30pm

Location

14230 Bel-Red Rd, Bellevue, WA 98007, United States

Upcoming Events

July
10
Kelda Vath

Sunrise Nia Class Trial

at Tacoma Center YMCA in Tacoma

Event Type: Other

Start: Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 5:30am

End: Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:30am

Location

1144 Market Street, Tacoma, WA, US

Cost

Free with Y Membership.  Contact me if you're not a YMCA member and we'll work something out!

Notes About This Event

The Tacoma Center Y and I are offering a trial series of early morning "Sunrise" Nia classes beginning this Summer to gage interest in adding a permanent class to their schedule.   I invite you to join me in these 4 trial classes, dancing Nia early in the morning.  I can't think of a better way to start the day!

Sunrise Nia with Kelda

Time:  5:30am - 6:30am

Place: Tacoma Center YMCA in the Mind/Body Room

Dates:  Four Thursday mornings -- June 26th, July 10th, August 7th, September 18th

August
31
Susan Creighton

MELT Method Workshop: Happy Feet for Dancers!

MELT Method Workshop: Happy Feet for Dancers!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 12:30pm

End: Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:15pm

Location

16651 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA, United States

Cost

35 (Pre-registration required. MELT equipment provided for class use. Not-yet-released small soft ball included with Double Hand and Foot Kit purchase.)

Notes About This Event

MELT Intro to Hand and Foot Techniques:

If you have just a few minutes a day to help yourself look good and feel fantastic, this simple self-treatment is for you! Using small MELT balls, you will learn easy techniques that you can do at home to maintain optimum stability, mobility, and balance. While MELT Hand and Foot Techniques are applied to the hands and feet, the techniques address our whole body system. Participants will be either barefoot or wearing socks, and all techniques can be performed while standing or sitting.

As a Nia instructor, my feet ask for MELT Foot Techniques daily!

Includes MELT Facelift Techniques (as seen on The Rachael Ray Show): you will also learn how to stimulate cells that produce collagen in your skin, while restoring the skin's natural hydration from the inside out.

Participants will be barefoot or wearing sock for this workshop, and all tech.niques can be performed while sitting or standing

Questions? Contact Susan or register HERE.

More info at:  www.subundance.com or www.meltmethod.com

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Here’s what Nia Instructors and students are saying about my MELT Method workshops & private sessions:

“This was the best hour and a half that I have spent in a long time. Susan is well informed, professional and very enthusiastic about teaching the MELT Method Intro to Hand and Foot Techniques. Her class presentation was energized, well organized and her sense of humor made for an awesome event. I am looking forward to taking her MELT Roller class!" - DL

“Great workshop yesterday. I am so glad I came! The true test was how I felt this morning. I feel great! I am sold.” -BK

"What I was hoping to get from [a similar] workshop, I got from yours. When I practiced last night it was helpful that you were so thorough. I could hear your directions as I was practicing.” -JA

"I'm enjoying my roller & get up 15 mins earlier to MELT before leaving for work” -BM

"The session was terrific!! There are no words to adequately tell you the difference it made.  I want to see how I feel tomorrow and then I plan to start a daily program. I told my husband about it and I am encouraging him to call you for a private session." -LH

"I can't wait to take my next session with you. My hips, flexors, nd back all feel great! NO PAIN! Just what I need for balance ..." -RF

September
7
Susan Creighton

Better Alignment, Balance & Mobility through MELT Method Techniques!

Better Alignment, Balance & Mobility through MELT Method Techniques!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:45pm

Location

1010 6th Street, Anacortes, WA, United States

Cost

50.00 (MELT Equipment provided for class use and available to purchase at the workshop.)

Notes About This Event

MELT Method Intro Workshop

Using a specialized soft MELT roller and small MELT Balls, you will learn simple self-care techniques to help reduce inflammation, rebalance the nervous system, and rehydrate connective tissue. Notice immediate changes as you improve your Body Sense - and effortlessly find greater alignment and balance! For lasting results, you can then practice MELT on your own at home. Participants will be on the floor on a yoga mat for this class. Comfortable exercise clothing recommended (layered tops, yoga pants or sweats).

Includes MELT 5-Minute Facelift Techniques (as seen on The Rachael Ray Show): you will also learn how to stimulate cells that produce collagen in your skin, while restoring the skin's natural hydration from the inside out.

Questions? Contact Susan - or register for workshop HERE.

More info at www.subundance.com or www.meltmethod.com

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Here’s what folks are saying about my MELT Method workshops & private sessions:

“This was the best hour and a half that I have spent in a long time. Susan is well informed, professional and very enthusiastic about teaching the MELT Method Intro to Hand and Foot Techniques. Her class presentation was energized, well organized and her sense of humor made for an awesome event. I am looking forward to taking her MELT Roller class!" - DL

“Great workshop yesterday. I am so glad I came! The true test was how I felt this morning. I feel great! I am sold.” -BK

"What I was hoping to get from [a similar] workshop, I got from yours. When I practiced last night it was helpful that you were so thorough. I could hear your directions as I was practicing.” -JA

"I'm enjoying my roller & get up 15 mins earlier to MELT before leaving for work” -BM

“You are an excellent instructor. It would be great to take another class from you.” -VC

"The session was terrific!! There are no words to adequately tell you the difference it made.  I want to see how I feel tomorrow and then I plan to start a daily program. I told my husband about it and I am encouraging him to call you for a private session." -LH

"I can't wait to take my next session with you. My hips, flexors, nd back all feel great! NO PAIN! Just what I need for balance ..." -RF

September
10
Susan Creighton

Better Alignment, Balance & Mobility through MELT Method Roller Techniques!

Better Alignment, Balance & Mobility through MELT Method Roller Techniques!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:30pm

End: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 3:15pm

Location

16651 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA, United States

Cost

$35.00 (MELT roller provided for class use. $5 credit can be applied toward optional roller purchase at workshop.)

Notes About This Event

Intro Workshop to MELT Method Roller Techniques:

Using a specialized soft MELT roller, you will learn simple self-care techniques to help reduce inflammation, rebalance the nervous system, and rehydrate connective tissue. Notice immediate changes as you improve Body Sense. MELT has also helped me as a Nia Instrcutor to effortlessly find greater alignment, balance, and mobility.

Includes MELT Facelift Techniques (as seen on The Rachael Ray Show): you will also learn how to stimulate cells that produce collagen in your skin, while restoring the skin's natural hydration from the inside out.

For lasting results, you can then practice the techniques learned in this workshop on your own at home.

Participants will be on the floor on a yoga mat for this class. Comfortable exercise clothing recommended (layered-tops, yoga pants, sweats).

*** After this workshop, we will begin weekly Move & MELT classes Wednesdays from 1:15-2:15!***

Questions? Contact Susan - or register for workshop HERE.

More info at www.subundance.com or www.meltmethod.com

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Here’s what folks are saying about my MELT Method workshops & private sessions:

“This was the best hour and a half that I have spent in a long time. Susan is well informed, professional and very enthusiastic about teaching the MELT Method Intro to Hand and Foot Techniques. Her class presentation was energized, well organized and her sense of humor made for an awesome event. I am looking forward to taking her MELT Roller class!" - DL

“Great workshop yesterday. I am so glad I came! The true test was how I felt this morning. I feel great! I am sold.” -BK

"What I was hoping to get from [a similar] workshop, I got from yours. When I practiced last night it was helpful that you were so thorough. I could hear your directions as I was practicing.” -JA

"I'm enjoying my roller & get up 15 mins earlier to MELT before leaving for work” -BM

“You are an excellent instructor. It would be great to take another class from you.” -VC

"The session was terrific!! There are no words to adequately tell you the difference it made.  I want to see how I feel tomorrow and then I plan to start a daily program. I told my husband about it and I am encouraging him to call you for a private session." -LH

"I can't wait to take my next session with you. My hips, flexors, nd back all feel great! NO PAIN! Just what I need for balance ..." -RF

October
5
Susan Tate

Seeking the Sacred & the Sensuous in Sexuality

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1:00pm

End: Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 3:30pm

Location

7901 35th Ave SW , Seattle, WA, US

Cost

$50

Notes About This Event

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: You are invited to explore the splendor, grace, beauty, and intimacy involved in sexuality. Whether or not you are currently partnered, this workshop is about YOUR relationship with YOUR sexuality. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a power point presentation and discussion that honors individual values and spiritual beliefs. Enjoy this safe, special journey of learning and re-learning about a most splendid aspect of life that can be fun, sensuous, and sacred. During the last hour, we will seal the experience into the body with the power, grace, and sensuality of a uniquely choreographed Nia routine. No prior Nia experience is necessary.

ABOUT SUSAN TATE: While she was an assistant professor at the University of Virginia, Susan proposed, developed, and taught the "Sexuality Today" course that received international attention and praise. USA Today, 60 Minutes, BBC radio, and Rolling Stone Magazine have interviewed Susan for her innovative teaching techniques and positive approaches to teaching sexuality.

A certified Black Belt Nia instructor and certified Nia Five Stages of Self-Healing instructor, Susan Tate completed all of her Nia trainings with Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas, co-creators of The Nia Technique. Susan discovered Nia in 1997 while she was the Director of Health Promotion and assistant professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia and has been teaching Nia since 1999. She teaches internationally and has most recently taught Nia in Belgium, New York City, Washington DC, and Toronto. A well-respected health educator for over 43 years, Susan is an author, teacher, and wellness visionary. Her most recent books include Into the Mouths of Babes, 3rd ed., and Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways to Nourish Your Mind, Body & Spirit. She has two grown children and delights in being a dancing grandmother! You can learn more at www.susantate.org. 

REGISTER HERE.

October
25
Sommer  Albertsen

Dance into Your Brilliance in Paradise & Embody Thriving Now Retreat

Dance into Your Brilliance in Paradise & Embody Thriving Now Retreat

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00am

Location

Sayulita, Mexico

Cost

Early Self LOVE Bird Special: If you register before April 1st paying $600 before April 15th you can save $200 on total cost!!!! More $$ towards your plane ticket to Mexico :) YESSS

The total cost depeding on cabana choice for 7 nights and eight days:

Until April 15th                                                                  After April 15th 

Single Cabana $2200                                                            $2400

Double Cabana $1700                                                          $1900

Triple Cabana $1400                                                            $1600

Dorm Cabana $1300                                                            $1500 

Register HERE

Wish to HUG you there!!

always from love,

Sommer Joy Albertsen

p.s ~ Please email me at sommer@islandjoywellness.com or feel free to call me with any questions at 425-891-7264 ~ if you DESIRE this in your life ~ Let me support you in making your wildest dreams come true in Mexico!!!

Notes About This Event

Haramara Retreat Center is a dream come true of magic jungle & peaceful sacred paradise!! Come join me in a rejuvenated journey where every step is dipped in pleasure and about shining YOU brightly. In a place that will take your breath away and make you drop in delight to your knees. Everywhere you look is pure beauty and calm embrace of nourishing wholeness. Mmm mm awenesess wish into warm breeze gently dances on your face, grounding your spine into this irresistible planet. Holding your precious life in your hands, with luxurious awareness that now is a gift filled opportunity. Lets make a vibrant community together and open the door with in you that is filled with brilliant light. All layers of this retreat is about massaging meaningful tools & authentic pearls to awaken. Stepping into vulnerable unknown where the dance of desire is alive and waiting to be found at Haramara Retreat Center October 25th 2014~

This dream come true retreat includes:

~Dancing Nia every morning 1-2 classes a day ~ A journey through the seven chakras of the soul: dancing barefoot looking out onto jungle paradise, under the sunset & sunrise shala on inspiring shiny floor, magical beaches,  and on Marieta Island's hidden beach too! Each day of the retreat will be a focus of one of the seven chakras of the body. The Nia classes are a mix of delicious dance, inclusive healing, and magnificent martial arts. Whirling you into your bodies way of pure expression of freedom and wholeness of divine feminine & viviacious masculine oneness. Conscious practice of choosing pleasure and the embrace of having enough. Falling into letting go of old program layers that do not honor you and begin new stories of radical love. I also will have a surprise local yogi sharing her home and blissful grounding practice too!! The spaces will be welcome to you always throughout the week to just simply be in freely. 

~Illuminate your Inner Brilliance Playshops daily ~ Life is your precious Masterpiece: Purpose of these playshops is to sooth your mind, body, emotions, and soul with a variety of creative tools to awaken your brilliance, highten your self love muscles, and to walk away with jaw dropping confidents sun beams on your tail. We will be stroking your dreams with favorable feelings exploration, fire starter mantra creations of radical love, secrets of healing powers in art and more. There is an artist inside all of us waiting to fly~

~The Power of a Giving Heart ~ Sayulita Community Volunteer Project: Kind dogs roaming the streets are part of the unique identitiy of the town of Sayulita. There is a wonderful saving grace non profit in town that takes great care of these town's pets. So $25 of total cost for this retreat goes directly to Sayulita communtiy Non Profit for homeless animals. On HEART chakra day, you will be invited to volunteer by helping with animals and we will give our collective donation in a mexican wrapped offering. A wonderful way to bring the vibration of JOY filled giving positive sensation in, accessing meaningful connection to local community, leaving our powerful loving impact behind, and caring for others because it simply feels so good. 

~One on One Brilliance Now Coaching Sessions ~ This session with me includes One on One private time to dive into your wildest dreams, navigation tools, practical ways to enjoy the journey there. We can focus on your rleationship with life, your business, or both. Whatever is at your deepest desires we can fine tune, embrace, and celebrate where you are. Exploring what has got in the way in the past and what will break those barriers now and how to fall in love with your life in the future. The session is a profound form of grounding clarity of your magnificent desires and mastering your design of ideal quality of life. Together we will explore resources in your life and elixirs to support your unique needs to keep this bulb, plant, flower, and then thriving life tree touching the stars of your wildest dreams. Anything is possible...even going to Mexico and commiting to your brilliance in paradise!!! Do you believe? :)

~Living & Breathing a Goddess & God Lifestyle ~ Nourishing your Divinity ~ breakfast, lunch, and dinner included: Enjoy delicious meals tastefully prepared and artistically presented by some of the finestchefs of Mexico. All ingredients are fresh, natural, local, and organic. Special dietary needs and requests will gladly be accommodated. Living in open air cabanas looking over wide open spaces of ocean views. With private open air showers, sheer curtains illuminating the candles lit at night flowing through the zen air, and yes this is real!! You deserve to treat you in luscious JOY. Just a walk away from your cabana lifestlye is a private beach and a massage at the therapuetic jungle spa. How about reading a inspiring book swinging on a hammock, swaying your worries away. You deserve to treat you in luscious JOY. You will bring home inspiration to bring more goddess & god juice in your everyday life. This nourishment memory will be within you forever!!

~Free time to Choose your Ultimate BLISS ~ Inclluded ALWAYS Available to choose your ultimate body's way through the week: Anything planned in the itinerary is options of liberated choice. Haramara land is a vessel of natural beauty and also walking distance from Sayulita which is filled with magical experiences. Abundance of choices of excursions like Kayaking in majestic ocean, Surfing trip to Punta de Mita, Zip Line in the jungle, Horseback riding beaches, Hiking with butterflies, Paddle Boarding and more. All can be added to your week too that are not included in package, although Haramara offers wonderful group rates and easy to plan for!! 

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