Nia Testimonial: Simone Bothma, Nia Teacher
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
I was teaching and counseling, leading a very cerebral life and yearning to be in my body when I found Nia – which has been the best experience of my life, besides sailing across an ocean in a small boat. The two adventures are somehow very linked in terms of how they helped me take that leap into the unkown.
Why do you practice and/or teach Nia?
Because it provides self-healing and healing for all.
Where and with whom do you take Nia classes and/or trainings?
Kathy Wolstenholme at Our Space Observatory in Cape Town, Ann Christiansen in South Africa and Hamburg, and Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas in Portland, Oregon.
What is one thing most people don't know about Nia?
That it is for everyone (all levels of fitness). There's no dance background or prowess needed.
What tip can you give someone who is considering trying Nia for the first time?
Go and be yourself – and have a blast.
What is most important to you?
To dance through this life.