LIVELLI IN NIA

LIVELLI IN NIA 2016-11-21T10:37:56+00:00

WHITE BELT

In the Nia White Belt, you will learn:

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  • A deeper understanding of self: knowing your body, mind, emotions and spirit.
  • Techniques to sustain and increase pleasurable sensation in your body.
  • Ways to integrate Nia’s nine movement forms: Jazz Dance, Duncan Dance, Modern Dance; Aikido, Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do; The Alexander Technique, The Work of Moshe Feldenkrais® and Yoga.
  • The 52 Moves of Nia: the language of conditioning and self-healing.
  • How to work with the 8BC system: Developing listening skills to code and map music and sound.
  • The practice of RAW: Relaxed, Alert, Waiting and what it means to be in “living meditation.”
  • How to stimulate movement creativity using the eight stages of FreeDance.
  • The Body’s Way method for moving and physical conditioning.
  • How to listen to the voices of your body.
  • How to move Your Body’s Way.
  • How to “create space.”
  • About your “witness” and how to use it as a tool for self-healing.
  • How to create an optimal learning experience working with the Energy Allies.
  • How to communicate what you sense in your body.
  • Nia’s business philosophy and what it means to create a sacred livelihood based on your unique life purpose.

13 White Belt Principles

  1. The Joy of Movement
  2. Natural Time and the Movement Forms
  3. Music and the 8BC System
  4. FreeDance
  5. Awareness
  6. The Base of the Body
  7. Three Planes of Movement and Three Intensity Levels
  8. The Core of the Body
  9. The Upper Extremities of the Body
  10. X-Ray Anatomy
  11. Creating a Sacred Livelihood
  12. Continuing Education
  13. Teaching What You Sense

BLUE BELT

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  1. THE JOY OF BEING RELATIONSHIP
  2. THE POWER OF TWO
  3. AWARENESS, INSIGHT, CLARITY
  4. DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY
  5. THE POWER OF THREE
  6. SPLIT, ELLIPT, BLEND
  7. NIA CLASS FORMAT
  8. THE POWER OF SILENCE & SOUND
  9. FORM & FREEDOM
  10. FLOORPLAY
  11. MUSIC, MOVEMENT, MAGIC
  12. OBSERVE, LISTEN, GUIDE
  13. VERTICAL ROUTINES

GREEN BELT

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The craft of teaching Nia

Intent: To effectively deliver the Nia experience

BROWN BELT

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  • The Joy of Movement in the Zone
  • Physical Energy
  • Increasing, Circulating, Utilizing Energy
  • Mental Energy
  • Asleep, Dreaming, Awake, Mindful
  • Emotional Energy
  • Love, Fear, Peace
  • Spirit Energy
  • Choice and Manifestation
  • Symbology
  • Energy Beings
  • Choices for Personal Power
  • Energy Warriors

NIA 5 STAGES

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The Nia 5 STAGES Training is Two full days of experiential education, providing you with the information and tools to safely and effectively embody and deliver this powerful work. Session topics include:

Science, Craft, and Art of the Nia 5 STAGES
Nia 5 STAGES Class Format
Your Body’s Way
The Body’s Way
Body Awareness
Body Gratitude
The Body’s Way Lesson – Look, Listen, Imagine
7-Minute Workout
Guided Meditation
The Art of Verbal Guidance – Language and Voice
Movement Observation
Adaptations and Use of Props