Upcoming Events at StudioNia

April
19
Winalee Zeeb

Plearn Feeling

at StudioNia in Portland
Plearn Feeling

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 3:00pm

Location

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

Cost

$85 early bird (purchase by April 12), $115 general (Starts April 13)

Notes About This Event

Saturday, April 19, 12-5pm + Sunday, April 20, 12-3pm

Open to all students and teachers, Plearn (play + learn) workshops are a unique opportunity to play and learn the latest Nia routine.

This workshop is dedicated to one of the newest routines, Feeling, which focuses on “Dancing the Three Body Weights to the Music,” with the intent being to use the 7 Core moves and integrate the spine, pelvis, chest, and head.

Register now to have a blast while deepening your Nia practice!

April
25
StudioNia Portland

Celebrate National Dance Week!

at StudioNia in PORTLAND
Celebrate National Dance Week!

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00am

End: Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 12:00am

Location

918 Southwest Yamhill, Portland, OR, US

Cost

FREE

Notes About This Event

All of StudioNia's classes will focus on celebrating dance during National Dance Week, April 25-May 4, 2014. 

In celebration of National Dance Week, join us for a FREE Nia Jam on May 2nd at 5:45pm and a FREE day of dance on May 3, 2014!  

Schedule for May 3, 2014

8:00AM-8:45AM - Dance of Moving Meditation

9:00am-9:45AM - Dance of Alignment (5 Stages)

10:00AM-10:45AM - Dance of Technique (Nia)

11:00AM-11:45AM - Dance of Fitness (52 Moves)

12:00PM-12:30PM - Dance of FloorPlay (FloorPlay)

1:00PM-1:20PM - Get In. Get Moved. Be You Flash Mob

2:00PM-2:45PM - Dance of Freedom (FreeDance the Divine)

3:00PM-3:45PM - Dance of Community (Nia Jam).

4:00PM-5:00PM - Dance of Healing + Stillness (Moving to Heal + Meditation).

April
25
2014
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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 25, 2014 - 7:00 am
End: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Location

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

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
May
3
StudioNia Portland

Free Day of Dance (National Dance week)

at StudioNia in PORTLAND
Free Day of Dance (National Dance week)

Event Type: Other

Start: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00am

End: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 5:00pm

Location

918 Southwest Yamhill, Portland, OR, US

Cost

FREE

Notes About This Event

In celebration of National Dance Week, join us for a FREE Nia Jam on May 2nd at 5:45pm. Join Nia and Conduit Dance for a FREE day of dance on May 3, 2014!  

Schedule for May 3, 2014

Studio A

8:00AM-8:45AM - Dance of Moving Meditation

9:00am-9:45AM - Dance of Alignment (5 Stages)

10:00AM-10:45AM - Dance of Technique (Nia)

11:00AM-11:45AM - Dance of Fitness (52 Moves)

12:00PM-12:30PM - Dance of FloorPlay (FloorPlay)

1:00PM-1:20PM - Get In. Get Moved. Be You Flash Mob

2:00PM-2:45PM - Dance of Freedom (FreeDance the Divine)

3:00PM-3:45PM - Dance of Community (Nia Jam).

4:00PM-5:00PM - Dance of Healing + Stillness (Moving to Heal + Meditation)

Studio C

10:00AM-11:30AM- Open Level Technique - Gregg Bielemeier

12:00PM-12:50PM – Down for Up: Intro to the floor – Tere Mathern

1:00PM-1:50PM – Radical | Study - persona & character in movement – Alexander Dones

2:00PM-2:50PM – Cultivate Play- exploration and play – Jen Hackworth

3:00PM-3:50PM – PitchProject – exploration of space – Dora Gaskill 

May
10
Laurie Bass

A Taste of Nia - Introductory Workshop

at StudioNia in Portland
A Taste of Nia - Introductory Workshop

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 12:00pm

End: Saturday, July 12, 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 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: May 10, No Workshop in June*, July 12, No Workshop in August*, September 6, October 4, November 1, + December 13

May
16
2014
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52 Moves Training

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

The Nia 52 Moves Training is open to everybody, from new students to seasoned Nia teachers. It includes a pre-training program, a three-day training, and an optional post-training program that is designed exclusively for those who plan to become Nia 52 Moves teachers.

Dates

Start: Friday, May 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm
End: Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$895 ($447.50 registration fee + $447.50 instruction fee)
June
21
2014
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Nia White Belt Training

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia and Kelle Rae Oien
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, June 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, June 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
July
19
Allison Wright

Bailando Routine Immersion

at StudioNia in Portland
Bailando Routine Immersion

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:00pm

End: Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:30pm

Location

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

Cost

$85 early bird by 7/12, $115 thereafter

Notes About This Event

¡Bailando! is a lively routine spotlighting dance, friendship, and connection. The music for this routine is a fun mix of Latin-inspired rhythms that motivate the Nia 52 Moves as well as challenge the brain with new patterns. Bailando inspires you to let loose and blend movement with magic, expressing sensuality and strength in your dance. The focus is "Dancing with Passion to the Music," with the intent to activate the hips, head and heart.

Led by Nia Trainers Allison Wright and Vickie Saito!

July
19
Vickie Saito

Bailando Routine Immersion

Bailando Routine Immersion

Event Type: Workshop

Start: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:00pm

End: Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:30pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Cost

$85 early bird by 7/12, $115 thereafter

Notes About This Event

¡Bailando! is a lively routine spotlighting dance, friendship, and connection. The music for this routine is a fun mix of Latin-inspired rhythms that motivate the Nia 52 Moves as well as challenge the brain with new patterns. Bailando inspires you to let loose and blend movement with magic, expressing sensuality and strength in your dance. The focus is "Dancing with Passion to the Music," with the intent to activate the hips, head and heart.

Led by Nia Trainers Vickie Saito and Allison Wright
 

July
19
2014
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Nia Blue Belt Training

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

Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the body. While the White Belt curriculum focuses entirely on awareness of physical sensation, Blue Belt applies these skills to explore internal sensations as perceived through – but distinct from – physical sensations in the body.

Dates

Start: Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm
End: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$1,599 ($799.50 registration fee + $799.50 instruction fee)
July
26
2014
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Nia 5 Stages Training

with Debbie Rosas ~ Co-Creator of Nia
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.

Dates

Start: Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 8:30 am
End: Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Location

918 SW Yamhill , Portland, OR, US

Cost

$895 ($447.50 registration fee + $447.50 instruction fee)
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
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
11
2014
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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
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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52 Moves Training

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

The Nia 52 Moves Training is open to everybody, from new students to seasoned Nia teachers. It includes a pre-training program, a three-day training, and an optional post-training program that is designed exclusively for those who plan to become Nia 52 Moves teachers.

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
Nia White belt Training Icon

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)