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Nia in Austin, Texas, USA

Austin

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

Julie Wylie

Classic Nia Class

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10:45am
Classic Nia

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:45am

Location

12636 Research Blvd C-206, Austin, TX, US

Cost

Class Passes

4 class = $52 ($13/class)*


8 class = $96 ($12/class) **


12 class = $132 ($11/class)***

~ Families/Friends can share class passes
* Expires in 3 months
** Expires in 4 months
*** Expires in 6 months

Drop-in Class Pass = $16
Lunch Class = $10

Unlimited Passes $120 unlimited month / $99 Unlimited month for students (3-month minimum)

Weekly Unlimited Pass for newcomers: $30/week
This pass allows a newcomer to try several different classes/teachers to find what is right for you. 

Louise Parks

Classic Nia Class

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6:30am

Days: Wednesday, Friday

Time: 6:30am

Location

4544 South Lamar Boulevard, WestGate Shopping Center, Austin, TX 78745, USA

Cost

$10 per class--First class is free.

Pay by the class of the month with cash or a check.

Notes About This Class

Balance studio features mirrored rooms with sprung floors overlooking the beautiful Austin Greenbelt.

Practice Nia five days a week at Balance Studio. I alternate teaching days with my talented Brown Belt daughter Ursula Parks.

At dawn's early light: Tuesday - Friday 6:30 to 7:30am

and

Sunday 10 - 11:15am

Ursula Parks

Classic Nia Class

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6:30am

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 6:30am

Location

4544 South Lamar, Austin, US

Cost

$10 per class

Notes About This Class

Sunrise Nia! This class is held Tuesday-Friday at 6:30.

Julie Wylie

Classic Nia Class

at The Rhythm Studio in Austin
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8:30am
Classic Nia

Days: Tuesday, Saturday

Time: 8:30am

Location

12129 Ranch Road 620 North, Suite 310, Austin, TX, US

Cost

Drop in anytime $12

Economical Class passes:

$50 for 5 classes

$90 for 10 classes

Notes About This Class

Within this vibrant Nia community building in Northwest Austin you'll find .....

A class that is great for people who love to let their spirit soar through dance AND at the same time a class that is great for people who don’t like to exercise!

More than “working out” Nia Technique:

improves strength & flexibility
increases energy & endurance
affects posture, poise & alignment
focuses on balance + coordination
provides emotional release & reduces stress
is playfully creative while conditioning the body
is adaptable movement for all fitness levels
creates community

Stop in .... ExperienceNia for yourself!

Yolanda Lovaasen

Classic Nia Class

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9:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00am

Location

6800 West Gate Blvd Ste 106, Austin, TX, US

Cost

10.00 walk-ins welcomed, or monthly dues

Notes About This Class

Great Nia classes throughout the week at Premeire Lady Fitness North and South

Westminster Retirment Center Class is a NIA Specialty Class for Older Persons

Julie Wylie

Classic Nia Class

at The Center Spot in Austin
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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00am

Location

213 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX, US

Cost

sliding scale $10-$15

Notes About This Class

This commUNITY Nia class is shared by local and visiting Nia teachers.

Ursula Parks

Classic Nia Class

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10:00am

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00am

Location

4544 South Lamar, Austin, US

Cost

This class is by donation!

Notes About This Class

Everybody is welcome to attend this class held at Balance Dance Studio, a lovely, energizing space! Join us for a spirited class with a joyful and supportive community.

Angelica McAuley

Classic Nia Class

at Open Lotus Studio in Austin
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10:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00am

Location

S.Congress, Austin, TX, US

Cost

First class at Open Lotus Studio is FREE! 15$ for drop in with new student discounts and Studio class cards available.

Notes About This Class

Sunday mornings in the Barefoot Studio are Beautiful. The light Shines in as we all move our amazing bodies. Nia is a Powerful and Playful way to start your day and your week. Open Lotus Studio is the South Austin Location for the Nia experience. 

Michelle Yarovinsky

Classic Nia Class

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11:00am

Day: Saturday

Time: 11:00am

Location

7028 Wood Hollow Drive, Austin, TX 78731, USA

Cost

Please contact gym for pricing and membership information.

Julie Wylie

Classic Nia Class

at Passages To Potential in Round Rock
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11:00am
Classic Nia

Day: Wednesday

Time: 11:00am

Location

1050 Meadows Drive #306, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

Cost

$10

Notes About This Class

Your Personal Practice

“This lyrical, dance-like technique is deceptively effective at delivering a high-powered workout that will leave you strong and centered.”    -Health Magazine

Great for people who don’t like to exercise! More than “working out” Nia:

  • improves strength & flexibility + increases energy & endurance
  • affects posture, poise & alignment focused on balance & coordination
  • provides emotional release & reduces stress andis playfully creative while conditioning
  • creates community offering adaptable movement for all fitness levels
Amanda Doan

Classic Nia Class

at Cafe Dance in Austin
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4:00pm

Day: Sunday

Time: 4:00pm

Location

3307 Hancock Drive, Austin, TX 78731, USA

Cost

$10 per class

Notes About This Class

 classic NIA 

Michelle Yarovinsky

Classic Nia Class

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5:00pm

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:00pm

Location

113 Northwest 1st Street, Smithville, TX 78957, USA

Cost

By Donation

Suggested Investment $10-$20

Michelle Yarovinsky

Classic Nia Class

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5:45pm

Day: Monday

Time: 5:45pm

Location

2271 Hwy 290 W, Giddings, TX, US

Cost

$7 Members

$10 Non-members
 

Julie Wylie

Classic Nia Class

at Movin'East in Austin
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6:00pm

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

7107 Meadowood Drive, Austin, TX 78723, USA

Cost

8 classes $80 - pay in advance

$12 - pay as you go

Notes About This Class

Semi-private classes are limited to 5 students per class.

RSVP in advance: julie.wylie@nianow.com or 512.791.6597

Angelica McAuley

Classic Nia Class

at Open Lotus Studio in Austin
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6:00pm
Classic Nia

Day: Monday

Time: 6:00pm

Location

S.Congress, Austin, TX, US

Cost

First class at Open Lotus Studio is FREE! 15$ for drop in. Studio class cards with new student discounts and monthly auto renewal available.

Notes About This Class

My Monday night classses are are so much Fun! Using classic Nia and music from all eras, the hour we spend in the Barefoot Studio becomes a creative yet stuctured transformative Dance playshop. Be prepared to sweat, smile and want MORE : )

Upcoming Events

April
19
Julie Wylie

Listening - The ART of Communication

Listening - The ART of Communication

Event Type: Playshop

Start: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3:30pm

Location

1701 Toomey Road, Austin, TX, US

Cost

donation based event

Notes About This Event

Integrity Academy & Casa de Luz, Center for Integral 
Studies present our Spring 2014 Community SeriesNia Technique - Chakras Class Series with Julie WylieApr 19 - Throat
May 17 - Third Eye
June 14 - Crown Energy Centers
“Along the spine are energy centers of
the ethereal energy- chi. These energy
centers, or chakras, are located near the
major nerve plexus of the body. Moving
energy through these points increases
and balances your body’s energy. When
your chakras are strong, balanced and
filled with energy, your body is strong -
physically, mentally, and emotionally.”The Nia Technique
by Debbie Rosas and Carlos Aya-RosasWhere:
Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, Center for Integral Studies - Cielo South classroom
1701 Toomey Rd Austin, TXHappily accepting donations to support the Integrity Academy scholarship fund."What is Nia Technique" video link: http://youtu.be/TopWOpFXD_4Self Healing Through Dance: Julie's Story
http://www.austinawakenings.com/inspiring-self-healing-through-dance/Contact Julie - 512-791-6597 

April
20
Julie Wylie

Rise Stronger & Wiser

Rise Stronger & Wiser

Event Type: Playshop

Start: Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 10:00am

End: Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 11:15am

Location

213 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX, US

Cost

sliding scale $10 -$15

Notes About This Event

Sometimes it has to feel as though you've died just a little bit on the inside before you can rise again stronger and wiser.  Focused on the functional fitness sensations of strength and flexibility spend the morning supported by music & movements that will leave you feeling as though you've been consumed by pleasure and risen from the experience empowered.  (I suspect you've guessed we'll likely get up and down from the floor a time or two...)

May
3
Julie Wylie

LOVE4Humanity ~ Round Rock, TX

LOVE4Humanity ~ Round Rock, TX

Event Type: Dance Jam

Start: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

Location

1050 Meadows Drive #306, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

Cost

$20 (cash or check)

Notes About This Event

The Body*Mind*Emotion*Spirit Experience

Experience a re-imagining of Nia’s Classic Routine hUmaNITY using Cirque du Soleil’s re-imagining of Classic Beatle’s Music!  

Listen to the Music * Dance to the Music * Express yourself

May
17
Julie Wylie
Non-Duality Awareness

Event Type: Playshop

Start: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

Location

1701 Toomey Road, Austin, TX, US

Cost

donation based event

Notes About This Event

Integrity Academy & Casa de Luz, Center for Integral 
Studies present our Spring 2014 Community Series

Nia Technique - Chakras Class Series with Julie Wylie

May 17 - Third Eye
June 14 - Crown 

Energy Centers
“Along the spine are energy centers of
the ethereal energy- chi. These energy
centers, or chakras, are located near the
major nerve plexus of the body. Moving
energy through these points increases
and balances your body’s energy. When
your chakras are strong, balanced and
filled with energy, your body is strong -
physically, mentally, and emotionally.”

The Nia Technique
by Debbie Rosas and Carlos Aya-Rosas

Where:
Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, Center for Integral Studies - Cielo South classroom
1701 Toomey Rd Austin, TX

Happily accepting donations to support the Integrity Academy scholarship fund.

"What is Nia Technique" video link: http://youtu.be/TopWOpFXD_4

Self Healing Through Dance: Julie's Story
http://www.austinawakenings.com/inspiring-self-healing-through-dance/

Contact Julie - 512-791-6597 

June
14
Julie Wylie
UNITY

Event Type: Playshop

Start: Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

End: Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 3:30pm

Location

1701 Toomey Road, Austin, TX, US

Cost

donation based event

Notes About This Event

Integrity Academy & Casa de Luz, Center for Integral 
Studies present our Spring 2014 Community Series

Nia Technique - Chakras Class Series with Julie Wylie

June 14 - Crown 

Energy Centers
“Along the spine are energy centers of
the ethereal energy- chi. These energy
centers, or chakras, are located near the
major nerve plexus of the body. Moving
energy through these points increases
and balances your body’s energy. When
your chakras are strong, balanced and
filled with energy, your body is strong -
physically, mentally, and emotionally.”

The Nia Technique
by Debbie Rosas and Carlos Aya-Rosas

Where:
Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, Center for Integral Studies - Cielo South classroom
1701 Toomey Rd Austin, TX

Happily accepting donations to support the Integrity Academy scholarship fund.

"What is Nia Technique" video link: http://youtu.be/TopWOpFXD_4

Self Healing Through Dance: Julie's Story
http://www.austinawakenings.com/inspiring-self-healing-through-dance/

Contact Julie - 512-791-6597 

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