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By: Nia Technique | Published June 28, 2013


“Vibe” is a brand new DVD and workout released by the Oregon-Based Nia Technique, Inc. Starring founder Debbie Roasas, The DVD features tracks by Moby, Chris Coco, Bob Marley, Afterlife, Rodney Hunter, Lux Spiral System and City Reverb.

Portland, Oregon, June 25, 2013 – The Vibe workout is one of a series of barefoot, cardio-dance routines, created exclusively by the Nia Technique, Inc. This ground breaking routine places attention on posture, stimulating the whole body by focusing on the back, fingers, hands, and arms.

“The majority of the world is sitting right now, slouched over, with poor posture. This has harmful affects on your health,” s...

You’re Invited To Our 30th Anniversary Celebration!

By: Nia Technique | Published June 28, 2013

Free Classes All Day! Flash Mob! And Birthday Party!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 27th as we celebrate our 30th birthday at StudioNia in downtown Portland, Oregon.

The festivities kick off at 9:00am with two classes taught by founder Debbie Rosas!

Tell your friends, your neighbors, and your family! We would love for you to share the event via Facebook or Twitter. Make sure you follow us to see event pictures and upcoming news.

Nia's 30th Birthday Schedule for Saturday, July 27, 2013

Come dance with us as we celebrate music, movement and magic together.

9:00am 5 Stages, Hea...

National Dance Week Nia Flash Mob

By: Nia Technique | Published May 14, 2013

What better way to Celebrate Nia’s 30th Anniversary and National Dance Week than with a Dance in the Park?

On Saturday, April 27th, park goers at Portland’s, Director’s Park were treated to sunny skies and an enthusiastic Nia Flash Mob dance performance. 100 or so movin’ and groovin’ Nia dancers let it all fly to the foot tapping, soul stirring, dance happening music of the new Nia Fly Routine. Everyone had a fantastic time! On-lookers were smiling and bobbing to the beat as the dancers shimmied, shook and shared that Nia Energy!

Thanks everyone for your participation!

And a big thank you to our Nia HQ production team for pulling it all off without a hitch (well, almost! The ...

Change Your Life, Change the World; Join Debbie for the 4th Annual Inspiring Women Summit

By: Nia Technique | Published April 12, 2013

Get inspired to Wake Up, Step Up, reclaim your Feminine Essence and offer it back into the world in a much bigger way.

Do you feel change and growth coming? Are you looking for the inspiration to take that next bold step into yourself - into your feminine power? Do you long to find the courage and the strength to say YES to your essence and passion? Need a little guidance on how to take action when you’re already overwhelmed by the responsibilities of home, family and work?

Join Debbie for the 4th annual Inspiring Women Summit

A unique and timely forum for women to support and inspire each other to live our most radiant, vibrant, e...

Celebrating International Women's Day

By: Nia Technique | Published March 1, 2013

Join Nia teachers worldwide on Friday, March 8th for a global celebration of International Women's Day. Fifty-five classes will be held in twenty-three countries including Scotland, France, Ireland, the United States, Italy, Germany, Romania, Canada, Hungary, South Africa, Estonia, South Korea, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Dominican Republic, Austria, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Lebanon, England, Finland, and Wales.

Ignited by an invitation from the Scotland Nia Community, Nia teachers and students will dance for a cause, donating all proceeds to the charity of their choice. As  Read more

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Nia Graduates 40 New White Belt Trainers!

By: Nia Technique | Published February 21, 2013

We're overjoyed to announce that we've added 40 new White Belt Trainers to the Nia Training Faculty! 

On January 31st, 2013, the Nia Training Faculty grew from 13 to 53 trainers worldwide. The graduation ceremony, held at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon, marked the finale to Nia's two year-long Next Generation Trainer program. Lead by Nia Founder and Co-Creator Debbie Rosas, Nia communities worldwide celebrated as each trainer received the status of Red Belt, the highest belt level (presently) in the Nia belt system.

Nia Trainers represent the highest level of mastery in the Nia Somatic Education system. All...

One Billion Rising with Debbie Rosas

By: Debbie Rosas | Published February 7, 2013

This Valentine's Day, join Debbie Rosas and Nia teachers worldwide to awaken the new feminine spirit in alliance with In collaboration with women and men around the world, we will be creating a dancing revolution in an effort to realize our collective strength and solidarity across borders to end violence against women and girls.

"As I prepare in making 'her story' on the ground in Portland, Oregon at Directors Park and StudioNia, like millions of others I am excited to rise and participate in the One Billion Rising event. I feel compelled to share one of my favorite rising songs and the meditation I will be using at Read more

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Awakening the New Feminine Spirit - One Billion Rising Master Class at StudioNia

By: Nia Technique | Published January 17, 2013

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This Valentine's Day, join Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas and Nia teachers worldwide to awaken the new feminine spirit in alliance with One Billion Rising. In collaboration with women and men around the world, we will be creating a dancing revolution in an effort to realize our collective strength and solidarity across borders to end violence against women and girls.

Dance your heart out for an incredible cause! For more information about this unprecedented, international event, visit All class proceeds will go to Join ...

Nia in new book - Licking the Spoon!

By: Nia Technique | Published December 4, 2012

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Win a copy of "Licking the Spoon" and a dozen homemade cookies!... Read more

Give the Gift of Nia

By: Nia Technique | Published November 27, 2012

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Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, at, it’s not only easy, it’s always the most thoughtful thing you can do for the people you love.

The choices are many from NiaWear to NiaSounds and Nia Trainings. How about a six-pack of Nia Socks for your favorite niece? Or the new Awake CD for your brother or closest aunt? Or a White Belt Training for your best friend?

Still can’t decide? That’s not a problem either. Nia Gift Certificates allow you to give a great gift and allow you...

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