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NIA!

Apr 13, 2012

Though there is a scientific basis for NIA which stands for Neuromuscular Integrative Action, most people want to know what it feels like before trying a new kind of dance or fitness class. Regina Wende offers her description of a Nia experience:

 

 

"Nia dances us into well-being with the fusion of healing, dance and martial art forms.  It fills us with joy and aliveness while developing our body's strength, flexibility, coordination and agility - including that of the brain!  During a regular class we move barefoot for approximately 55 minutes to inspiring music.  We chacha, shake, rumble, glide and kick our way into health. We follow the principles natural for our body.  We start with softer, slower music to open the muscles and joints, then build up to faster rhythms and sequences that strengthen both our heart and lungs as well as bones and soft tissue.  We slow the music and the movement to increase flexibility and ease in the body.  Nia enhances our connection to ourselves not only physically and mentally, but emotionally and spiritually as well.  Our souls are nourished while we move and play, helping us feel the freedom we experienced as children.

 

Come play!"

 

Regina Wende

Nia Instructor@

Yoga Weyr Studio (see www.yogaweyr.com)

Regular classes are on Mondays at 5:45pm

 

 

 



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