Nia Dance Fitness: Through movement we find health

Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good both inside and out. Nia = group cardio dance fitness classes that incorporate martial arts, dance arts and the healing arts. Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness, well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. Nia is a worldwide program taught in more than 45 countries. Search for classes nearby on the Nia website. Photos of classes in the Bradenton/Sarasota, Florida area are below, plus a few videos so you can see Nia in action! 

The local Nia teachers featured above are listed below.

Click on their names for their class information!

The 1st Video below was featured on a Santa Fe News Channel: 

"Get Empowered with Nia". It explains the Nia program beautifully! 

Joyful movement done barefoot on the beach with Kathy Oravec

Here are videos I've made of Florida style Nia classes in action!

National Dance Day in Venice, Florida - Visit the Nia website for info!

Created in honor of all the fabulous classes I've had with Kathy Oravec