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Post Training Promotion Nia White Belt Training RachaelResch 10/22/2013 - 2:06pm

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

Michelle Trazia Wylde

Classic Nia Class

at Grants Pass Family YMCA in Grants Pass
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10:30am

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 10:30am

Location

1000 Redwood Ave, Grants Pass, OR, US

Cost

Free to YMCA members, potential members can request a day pass for first class free!

Notes About This Class

Classes begin January 6

Rachael R. Resch

Classic Nia Class

at The DanceSpace in Ashland
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9:30am
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Time: 9:30am

Location

280 E. Hersey, #10, Ashland, OR, US

Cost

$10 to drop-in.
Class cards available for 4, 8 or 12 classes during a four-week period.

Nia Livelihood Members 50% off.

New students two weeks FREE!

Nia Summer Break:
August 19-30, 2014

Classes Resume:
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 • 9:30 am

Notes About This Class

This class is appropriate for all bodies and all fitness levels.  Come experience the joy of movement your body's way in the full depth and full height of your being.

Michelle Trazia Wylde

Classic Nia Class

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4:00pm

Days: Monday, Thursday

Time: 4:00pm

Location

1960 SW G St, Grants Pass, OR, United States

Cost

Drop In fee $6; Nia Newbies get second visit FREE!

Punch Cards: Eight classes $40; Bring a guest get on class FREE!

Notes About This Class

Come dance, play, relax and recharge with these early evening classes. Bring the Joy of Movement into your day, shed stress, clear your mind AND rev up your metabolism before dinner! Feel the difference this hour of self-care has on your life!

Kathryn Thomas

Classic Nia Class

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5:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:00pm

Location

3132 State Street, Medford, OR, US

Cost

The first five classes are free. $10 drop-in. $8 to $4 with class card, depending on number of classes and length of time.

Notes About This Class

Rasa is a beautiful yoga studio in South Medford. The Sky Room, where we dance, has an amazing sound system and a lovely cork floor. All bodies and abillity levels are welcome!

Rachael R. Resch

Classic Nia Class

at The DanceSpace in Ashland
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5:30pm
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 5:30pm

Location

280 E. Hersey, #10, Ashland, OR, US

Cost

$10 to drop-in.
Class cards available for 4, 8 or 12 classes during a four-week period.

Nia Livelihood Members 50% off.

New students two weeks FREE!

Nia Summer Break:
August 19-30, 2014

Classes Resume:
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 • 9:30 am

Upcoming Events

September
20
Rachael R. Resch

Dance, Schmooze, Nosh

at The DanceSpace in Ashland
Dance, Schmooze, Nosh

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:30am

End: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 12:00pm

Location

280 E. Hersey, #10, Ashland, OR, US

Cost

Dance:  $10 or class card - New students FREE!
Schmooze and Nosh:  FREE!

Notes About This Event

Come learn about the amazing Nia White Belt experience of transforming your body, your life and the world through dance, prayer and love.   Deepen your personal somatic practice.   Become a Nia teacher.  Incorporate Nia into your profession.   

Rachael will be offering a her next Nia White Belt in Ashland, Oregon, in a special, split-weekend format, December 4-7 and 12-4, 2014:  http://www.nianow.com/node/846087

Rachael R. Resch, MSPT/LMT, is a Nia Black Belt, Nia Training Faculty and physical therapist devoted to the sacred body through healing, fitness, play and prayer.  Rachael holds degrees in science, religion and dance, and since 1978 has studied with leading teachers in mythopoetics, somatics, energetics and the arts - including Robert Bly, Joseph Campbell, Marion Woodman, Martín Prechtel, Rabbi Aryeh Hirschfield (zt”l), Stephen Victor and Paul and Patty Richards.  She is the owner of Synergy Physical Therapy & Movement Arts in Ashland, OR.

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