Nia is a Joyful, Holistic and Safe Cardiovascular movement practice.
Nia is non-impact, dynamic, playful, unique, fun, expressive, healing, gentle and powerful.
Practiced barefoot to exhilarating music, Nia combines 52 simple and easy to follow moves.
Nia is a Fusion of 9 Movement Forms which fall into 3 categories:
The energy and mindfulness of the Martial Arts with Taekwondo, Aikido and Tai Chi.
The grace and fluidity of the Dance Arts with Jazz, Modern and Isadora Duncan Dance.
The awareness and body alignment of the Healing Art with Yoga, Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais Method.
Who is Nia For
Nia is for everyBODY and dancing experience is absolutely not required.
Nia is suitable for all levels of fitness (Beginners to Athlete) as it is adaptable to every individual’s needs and abilities.
Nia is for Women, Men and Children from 8 to 100 years young.
Nia stands for every body – every age, size, shape, gender, ability, race and ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, faith, belief system and all of the other qualities that make each body and spirit unique.
Nia is for those who want to finally have fun and play while exercising.
Why Practice Nia
Nia is a sensory based movement practice that leads to optimal health.
Nia gets you fit naturally by helping you improve, condition and enhance your Five Body Sensations (Flexibility, Agility, Mobility, Strength and Stability).
Nia increases the pleasure of living in your body promoting positive body image while relieving stress, tension, pain.
Nia is self-healing.
Nia makes you feel better and feel more alive.
Nia helps you connect with your Body, Mind, Spirit and Emotions in a calming way.
Each Nia class brings mindfulness to your movement experience leaving you energized, mentally strong and emotionally balanced.
Watch Nia Videos featuring Alice and try to spot her!