So you're out and about and you come across this unique little specialty shop. You step inside. A welcoming feeling of warmth and familiarity washes over you. Your eyes explore the eclectic wares that adorn the space; hand-crafted pottery, worldly patterned fabrics, distinct earthy aromas. . . it speaks to you. The swelling sounds of drumming and vocals play in the distance as you move freely among the simple masterpieces. You find you are drawn to each piece that claims it's space among the others. Soon, you realize this familiar feeling sparks inner happiness, peace, and a sense of purpose. It's a feeling of connection to your self and surrounding. You step out of the space with your precious new valuables in hand. There's a skip in your step and a relaxed smile on your face. You think to yourself. . . "Why hadn't I discovered this sooner?" Why is this little gem neatly tucked away? Why am I overcome with a sense of home when I'm there? You decide to keep your special discovery a secret just for yourself. It's your escape from the norm. It's your personal hideaway. It's a space to simply be. It's YOU!
Welcome to the Nia Technique® ~ The fitness industry's best kept secret for over 30 years! Participants who step-in a Nia® class fall in love with themselves again. They discover their niche, their place, their sense of belonging; simply because it's all about their unique selves. Nia®'s welcoming atmosphere invites all to let go, be child-like and free. It's a special community of movers, dancers, and athletes who unite under one concept. . . . loving their bodies and lives. Yes, it's a hidden gem! It breaks free from the mold of traditional fitness that tends to focus on counts, steps, reps, more is better, a "No Pain, No Gain" motto, and bikini bodies. Nia® is far from traditional! It's feel good fitness and wellness that invites you to seek pleasure in your body and your movements. Most importantly, it's sustainable; a part of your wellness routine that can take place in all stages of your life.
So why is Nia® still unknown by many after all these years? It may be that Nia® is much like that unique specialty shop you come across. You discover it's exceptional qualities and then find it tempting to keep it secretly all to yourself. . . your hideaway, or hidden gem.
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"For every physical response there's a feeling. As you open up parts of your body, you may tap into feelings you've locked deep inside. Movement is wonderful therapy in this way."
~ Nia® co-founders, Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas
Keeping it fresh, fun, & exciting! Liz Lane (pictured right) & Carleen Weber (pictured left) are Licensed Nia Instructors 'On The Move' in the Greater St. Louis area leading holistic health, wellness, and fitness classes inspired by the Nia Technique.