The group is open to all, no need to have done any dancing before nor to have any specific movement skills to join: it is about discovering, exploring, unleashing and enhancing your individual potential.
NIA: Done barefoot to diverse and inspiring music, Nia is a transformational movement practice that teaches you to be more JOYFUL, EXPRESSIVE and ALIVE. Nia WILL MOVE YOU!
• Cardiovascular conditioning • Stress reduction • Improved muscle tone • Greater flexibility and agility • Improved self-esteem • Body-mind-spirit integration • Increased vitality • Emotional release • Postural alignment • Weight management • More energy • Better circulation
Nia blends a range of rhythmic music styles with carefully choreographed hour-long routines. It is the first and foremost 'fusion fitness' program of its kind, inspired by three art forms: The Dance Arts - Jazz, Modern, Duncan; The Healing Arts - Yoga, the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, The Alexander Technique; and The Martial Arts - Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Tai Chi. Come discover the power and joy of this creative, savvy, energizing fitness class.
The group's purpose is to provide a community forum to increase awareness of all NIA activities in London, including local area JAM sessions, special performances, classes and other events. If you are interested in a fun and powerful workout that focuses on the joy of movement rather then boring, painful and repetitive up and down then this might be for you!
Nia is a blissful and inspirational movement class that is packed with power. Raw, uninhibited dance and martial arts movements choreographed to the sounds of world music.