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JeanneCatherine
By Jeanne Catherine, Nia Trainer | February 14, 2012

Jeanne Catherine is a Nia teacher and trainer based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She earned her BA in Dance & Theater from Antioch College and began her personal journey with Nia in 200...

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Randee-Boots
By Randee Fox | February 8, 2012

Randee Fox, pictured right, is a Nia trainer and equestrian educator located in Sammamish, Washington. She is currently creating Nia for Equestrians®. (Photo credit: Chris Sollart) Danc...

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Karen T.
By Karen Talboys | January 30, 2012

My name is Karen Talboys. I had gastric by-pass surgery at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA on November 24, 2008. When I registered for surgery, I weighed in at 343 pounds. As you can imagin...

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Holly N.
By Holly Nastasi, Nia Trainer & Teacher | January 30, 2012

The year 2011 started with a tremendous rush of Nia excitement for me. The Next Generation Trainer (NGT) Program was being launched, and a great expansion of Nia was beginning. I was there, part of it...

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Janet L
By Nia | January 17, 2012

Janet Shook Leitâo is a White Belt certified Nia teacher located in Lisbon, Portugal. She first found Nia while working as a dancer and dance teacher in Istanbul, Turkey. Nia: How did you ...

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Dancing-Horses
By Wendy Rappaport, Nia Teacher | January 10, 2012

This article is written by Wendy Rappaport, who is a Green Belt certified Nia teacher in Rhode Island. Deidre Sharp is owner of Horse Play, a non-profit horse rescue and sanctuary in Sunderstown, RI. ...

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Rachael R
By Rachael R. Resch, MS PT, Nia Trainer | December 5, 2011

Rachael R. Resch, MS PT/LMT, is a certified Nia Black Belt instructor, Nia trainer and holistic physical therapist whose practice is devotion to the sacred body for healing, fitness, play and prayer.&...

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Julie Flygare
By Julie Flygare | November 16, 2011

Julie earned her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. At age 24, she was diagnosed with narcolepsy with cataplexy during her second year of law school.This story fir...

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12 Tips
By Nia | October 25, 2011

From the music that makes us groove (downtempo, world, reggae, electro-acoustic, jazz, rock) to the clothes that make us feel free to the workouts that let us dance from our hearts, Nia is so much mor...

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Fiji 2011 Sophie Marsh
By Teresa K. Myers | September 19, 2011

This post is written by Teresa K. Myers, who is a Brown Belt certified Nia teacher based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She discovered Nia six years ago after an exhaustive search for an exercise routine she...

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