Nia movement classes combine dance technique with martial arts movements and mindfulness practice from healing arts.  Nia is the first cardio dance workout to bring mindfulness to group exercise.  The unique fusion style of this barefoot practice has fundamentally changed lives through its revolutionary approach to fitness and healing for over 30 years.

Nia is a fun, creative, pathway to health and exercise that is adaptable to all ages and physical ability.

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Through Movement We Find Health

Nia is based on the simple idea that movement is the medicine of life.  Moving makes the body feel better. By learning how to listen to the body, to sensation, Nia practice teaches you to access your body’s wisdom.  The body itself reveals that the way to long-term health and fitness is by choosing pleasure. Nia movements emphasize feeling good in your body.


Benefits of Nia

  • Develops grace, power and muscle tone
  • Posture, balance and stability
  • Relaxation
  • Cardiovascular heart health
  • Mindfulness
  • Flexibility, agility, strength