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Bellevue

Bellevue
Wednesday
at
12:15pm to 1:15pm
with Randee Fox
Class Location
Bellevue Family Y
14230 Bel-Red Rd
98007 Bellevue , WA
Cost
$14-29 - $12 / 30-64 $16 / FREE to Y Members / Drop in: 65+ $15
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NOTE: My Bellevue Family YMCA classes are on hold due to Coronavirus.
A classic Nia class follows a seven cycle program: 
1. Setting the focus: We focus on one aspect of the practice, it is woven artfully throughout the practice.
2. Stepping in: We enter and step into the experience, leaving all distractions and concerns behind.
3. Warming up: This is where we prepare our body to move, warming up the joints.
4. Getting moving: We move at a higher energetic pace, conditioning our body and cardiovascular system
5. Cooling down: Still dancing and upright we use movements that cool down our body.
6. Floor play: Using the floor, we play and condition our body using gravity, space, and the art of moving on the floor to become strong, stretched, defined and balanced. 
7. Stepping out: We seal the experience by consciously stepping out.
 
The technique is founded on 52 basic moves for the base, the core, and the upper extremities, that are used to create the body-friendly choreography of the class. The nine movement forms, of Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Jazz, Modern Dance, Duncan Dance, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique and Yoga, inspire the class with soft and slow dynamics, as well as the powerful energy of Tae Kwon Do and the playfulness of Dance. Nia choreography blends these dynamics to create a class that offers ample movement in a state of dynamic ease. Everyone can do Nia because the movements are so adaptable to varying skill and fitness levels. Nia is generally done in bare feet. Shoes are also fine.
 
The first principle of the Nia Technique is the Joy of Movement. We believe movement can be pleasurable to the body, and when we move towards pleasure we move towards healing. There are lots of smiles and happy people in Nia classes. Some even say Nia has changed their lives! 
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Redmond

Redmond
Monday, Wednesday
at
10:00am to 11:15am
Class Location
Health Within Wellness Beauty Nature
8226 196th Ave NE
98053 Redmond , WA
Cost
$1.00
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CLASSES ARE ON LINE FOR NOW!

At 10:00 am Nia Class via Zoom 

Meeting ID: 819 5796 5053 - Password: 028609

Classes are free. However donations are welcome via PayPal (rossella.vanti.nia@gmail.com) or via Zelle (ross.vanti@me.com)

Thank you!

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Sammamish

Sammamish
Wednesday
at
5:30pm to 6:30pm
with Vicci Kane
Class Location
Sammamish YMCA
831 228 ave se
Sammamish , WA
Cost
$free for members or drop in
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Seattle

Fremont
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
at
10:30am to 11:30am
with Jag
Class Location
Balance Studio
418 N 35th St.
98103 Seattle , WA
Cost
$15
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CLASSES STILL ON HIATUS DUE TO COVID 19
**Updated April 28, 2020
Check back here for updates or contact Jag to be put on the Notify List.
In the meantime Jag is offering his online Human Movement program. Visit here for details.

Seattle's First Nia teacher, JAG is a First Degree Black Belt who has taught in almost every state in the USA as well as in Italy and Ireland. JAG is passionate about health and fitness and learning about our bodies. His classes are fun, athletic and informative.  You will be challenged physically and mentally and leave inspired, refreshed and invigorated. His classes are appropriate for all fitness levels as he teaches with the philosophy that each body has its own version of every movement.

In addition to Nia, JAG has studied ballet, jazz and modern dance, massage, personal training, improv and formal acting, aikido, yoga, Yogafit and Yoga Tune-Up, the Feldenkrais and Alexander techniques, tai chi, step aerobics, Nia Five Stages and Nia FreeDance. He is also a certified personal trainer and created a format he calls Energy Flow that combines Nia Five Stages and FloorPlay with calisthentics, yoga and HIIT (high intensity interval training). Although his approach is almost disarmingly casual, he brings a great deal of education, experience and integrity into all the classes he teaches. 

Drop-In to class for $15 any time.

$70 for a 5-class card --($14/class)

$130 for a 10-class card --($13/class)

Checks, cash, or credit card accepted immediately before or after class. 
Or pay through PayPal.

 
Nia with JAG

  

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Seattle,

West Seattle
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
at
8:15am to 9:15am
Class Location
Move2Center Studio
3618 SW Alaska St
98126 Seattle, , WA
Cost
$$18 Drop in 5 class pass $79
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West Seattle

West Seattle
Monday, Wednesday
at
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Class Location
Move2Center Studio
3618 SW. Alaska Street, Lower Level Entrance on 37th Ave. SW
98126 West Seattle , WA
Cost
$18 drop-in
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Please Note: Due to the Pandemic, in-person classes at Move2Center Studio have been suspended. However, we're now holding classes on Zoom!

Click here to register for any of our classes via our calendar.

If this is your first time dancing at our studio, please take advantage of our 3 for $30 offer by clicking here.

And we thank you for supporting Move2Center! By dancing with us you're ensuring Seattle's Nia community will have a dedicated space to return to once this pandemic ends.

Dance with Melanie Every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30pm

Every Friday at 8:15am

And on Sundays at 10:30 am join her for Sacred Athlete Sunday Nia!

 

Combining soul-stirring music with dance, martial arts and yoga-type floorplay, every Nia class is set to songs from a wide-variety of genres. At Move2Center we serve up beats that elevate your spirit and your heart rate, all set to easy-to-embrace choreography. All this, and you get a hot towel with aromatherapy at the end -- because your workout should be a pleasurable, self-care experience!

**New Student Special: Three Classes for $30**

Drop-in: $18

5 Class Pass: $79

Unlimited Monthly: $140

Prices do not include Seattle sales tax, added at time of purchase.

We offer a 10% discount to seniors and veterans. Inquire about our discount to Nia livelihood members.