The Healing Power of Nia

One of my students came up to me after class a few weeks ago and shared with me how practicing Nia for the last year has healed her foot pain. I asked her to tell me more. Penny explained that she had suffered on and off for years from plantar fasciitis, one of the most common causes of heel pain.

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Science Confirms: Dancing Makes You Happy

Without music, life would be a mistake”, said Nietzsche, and he wasn’t entirely wrong because we have a natural instinct that leads us to follow the rhythm of the music. In fact, most children move and clap their hands when they hear a song they like. It is a spontaneous response related to our need to communicate and express our emotions through the movement and the body. There is no doubt that music is a universal language and everyone,

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Nia - From the Ground Up

Back in 1983 we knew barefoot fitness was safe. It’s 2019 and fitness has finally embraced the benefits of bare feet conditioning! In today’s sweat session, learn to shift your body weight versus dropping it to create less impact on your feet and leg joints. Your feet are platforms upon which to spread the stresses of standing and moving. To be steady and reliable, they must be pliable, strong, and resilient. Shoes box them in, constrict their circulation and hinder mobility of their joints,

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Nia 7 Cycles

All Nia workouts use seven cycles. Each cycle has a unique purpose, and each is designed to fulfill specific student needs to ultimately deliver holistic conditioning. The Body’s Way reminds us that to maintain harmony and balance, we must move through these cycles.All Nia workouts use seven cycles. Each cycle has a unique purpose, and each is designed to fulfill specific student needs to ultimately deliver holistic conditioning. The Body’s Way reminds us that to maintain harmony and balance, we must move through these cycles.

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13 Gifts I Received from Nia White Belt

I truly love this work and this healing practice called Nia. And I have seen those do the training and shift their Nia practice to a new level of awareness, self-healing, and conditioning. I have observed those who get in touch with their passion and begin to create a new livelihood that is connected to their true nature. I have witnessed profound creativity and expansion in White Belt Trainees, just from this one week experience.

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