Upcoming Events at StudioNia

August
2
2014
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Nia Brown Belt Training

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia, Caroline Kohles and Winalee Zeeb
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

By the time you reach Brown Belt, the third level of Nia education, you have developed a proficiency in sustaining awareness of your physical body and paying attention to the sensory details of the four realms: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. This level of training explores the experience of living as energy beings, as every experience of sensation in the body is an energy experience.

Dates

Start: Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, August 8, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
August
9
2014
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Nia 5 Stages Training

with Carol Gonzalez
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

The Nia 5 Stages is an integrative movement practice based on the five stages of human development: Embryonic, Creeping, Crawling, Standing and Walking. Practiced with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body. Whether practiced at length or for as little as five minutes a day, this system provides a tool for reclaiming and sustaining mobility, flexibility, strength, agility and stability.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 8:30 am
End: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill Street, 4th Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$895 ($447.50 registration fee + $447.50 instruction fee)
August
16
StudioNia Portland

Jam Lab: A Class for Teachers and Students!

at StudioNia in PORTLAND
Jam Lab: A Class for Teachers and Students!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 1:00pm

Location

918 Southwest Yamhill, Portland, OR, US

Cost

FREE. 

*No need to register for this event. Please contact Bill (bill.stewart@nianow.com) if you would like to teach one of these dates or just come dance!

Notes About This Event

We invite you to teach or join in the dance! You will want to check this out if:

1) You want to gain confidence teaching Nia in a supportive environment.
2) You want to refine and try out new choreography.
3) You want to dance. 

Dates: 
July 19, 12-1pm
August 16, 12-1pm
September * No class due to trainings*
October 25, 12-1pm
November 22, 12-1pm
December 20, 12-1pm Guidelines to participate:
-Send Bill an email at bill.stewart@nianow.com of an outline of choreography and two songs you would like to teach. -If you prefer, Bill will choose a song or two for you. Song requests should include at least one NiaSounds song and a non-cycle-4 song. - Bill will assemble playlist beginning with least experienced to the most experienced. Please arrive to StudioNia 15 minutes before class time to warm up and get ready to dance!

August
17
Siere munro

Chakra Dances Workshop

at StudioNia in Portland
Chakra Dances Workshop

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:00pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill Street Floor 4, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$45 early bird

$50 drop in 

Notes About This Event

Remaining Workshops - July 27, 12-4pm + August 17, 12-4pm

DANCE into your Energy Body in this three-part Chakra Dance series with Nia Black Belt Teacher, Siere Munro and live musician’s.

Guided by a map of the 7 Energy Centers and navigated through the soulful percussive sounds of drums and didgeridoo, we will draw on Nia, Expressive Arts and Ecstatic Dance to explore and embody movement landscapes from the primal to the divine.Each Chakra Dance Session will focus on embodying sensation, and conscious movement quality, as we transition from one chakra to the next.

1st Chakra Dance Focus: Primal Body, Chakra Dances 1-4
2nd Chakra Dance Focus: Etheric body, Chakra Dances 4-7
3rd Chakra Dance Focus: Your Energy Body, Chakra Dances 1-7
 

The three workshops culminate with an opportunity to perform in the annual Winter Solstice Production on Saturday, December 20th at StudioNia

August
25
2014
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Nia Green Belt Training

with Winalee Zeeb
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

Green Belt is an optional training, which focuses entirely on developing and embodying the skills to effectively teach Nia. All belt levels who teach or desire to teach are strongly encouraged to attend this training.

Trainer

Dates

Start: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:00 am
End: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill, 4th Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
September
6
Laurie Bass

A Taste of Nia - Introductory Workshop

at StudioNia in Portland
A Taste of Nia - Introductory Workshop

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:30pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Cost

$15, pre-registered, $20 drop-in
 

Notes About This Event


Learn about Nia, Nia education and the class offerings at StudioNia in this fun, engaging mini-workshop format. Designed for all levels of movers, each session will offer an experiential taste of Nia, the Nia 5 Stages and 52 Moves.
 

Upcoming Dates: July 12, No Workshop in August*, September 6, October 4, November 1, + December 13

September
11
2014
Nia Nia 5 Stages Training Icon

Nia 5 Stages Training

with Laurie Bass and Carol Gonzalez
at StudioNia in Portland, Oregon, US

The Nia 5 Stages is an integrative movement practice based on the five stages of human development: Embryonic, Creeping, Crawling, Standing and Walking. Practiced with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body. Whether practiced at length or for as little as five minutes a day, this system provides a tool for reclaiming and sustaining mobility, flexibility, strength, agility and stability.

Dates

Start: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:30 am
End: Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Cost

$895 ($447.50 registration fee + $447.50 instruction fee)
September
12
Allison Wright

World Fusion Dance Party

at StudioNia in Portland

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30pm

End: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 9:30pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill Street, 4th Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$5.00-$15.00

Cash or credit cards accepted.

Notes About This Event

Ride a tidal wave of sound and dance your heart out in this two-hour World Fusion Dance Party, DJ'd by Al Wright. Entrancing world rhythms and luminous melodies provide a soundscape on which you can immerse yourself in free-form movement. No verbal guidance is offered. Come and free dance the playground of all playgrounds: the unexplored moment!

E-mail Allison at Joyofmovement@gmail.com to RSVP or with any questions

September
13
2014
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Nia Black Belt Training

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia and Ann Christiansen
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

Black Belt, the fourth level of Nia education, invites you to let go of all you know and enter the River of the Unknown, a place of infinite and endless creativity.

Dates

Start: Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
September
27
2014
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Nia White Belt Training

with Julianne Corey and Laurie Bass
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Dates

Start: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
End: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 12:00 am

Location

918 SW Yamhill, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
September
27
Allison Wright

Music, Movement, Magic! Explore the Essence of Nia

at StudioNia in Portland
Music, Movement, Magic! Explore the Essence of Nia

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 3:00pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill Street, 4th Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$35 early bird by 6/14, $40 thereafter

Notes About This Event

Music - Movement - Magic: Move with and learn about the three pillars of the Nia experience! In this playshop, you will dance a diverse soundscape of new music, harmonizing your body with silence and sound as you learn techniques for becoming a more body-centered listener. Expand your movement vocabulary with fun exercises that teach you how to use Nia's 9 Movement Forms to break movement habits. Experience the magic of self-healing and self-expression as you learn creative techniques to enhance any Nia class. This playshop culminates in an accelerated 45-minute Nia Class with Vickie and Allison. Open to EveryBody, from beginners to longstanding Nia Belts.

November
7
2014
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Move I.T.

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia and Kevin VerEecke
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

Move I.T. is a new and unique approach to cardiovascular interval training. The class is based on Nia Technique's 52 Moves designed to bring conditioning to every body part, muscle group and joint in a 60 minute experience. Move I.T. classes are distinquished by somatic coaching, sequential intervals that isolate and integrate Nia movements and choreography designed to deliver 4 types of conditioning: aerobic, anaerobic, reflexive and voluntary.

Dates

Start: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm
End: Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$895 ($447.50 registration fee + $447.50 instruction fee)
November
15
2014
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Nia White Belt Training

with Vickie Saito and Allison Wright
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Dates

Start: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm
End: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill Street, 4th Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
April
24
2015
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Nia Green Belt Training

with Britta von Tagen
at StudioNia in Portland, OR, US

Green Belt is an optional training, which focuses entirely on developing and embodying the skills to effectively teach Nia. All belt levels who teach or desire to teach are strongly encouraged to attend this training.

Dates

Start: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:30 am
End: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill 3rd Floor, Portland, OR, US

Cost

$0 ($0.00 registration fee + $0.00 instruction fee)