Brought to South Africa in 2002 by Kathy Wolstenholme, the Nia Technique has been widely publicised in all major media publications. Kathy and the technique have been televised on Free Spirit SABC 3, Top Billing and SABC 2’s Sunday morning focus on health and spirit, and she has given numerous radio interviews across the country on a variety of topics related to Nia.
Latest media coverage – 2010
Destiny Magazine – July
Balancing your life...“”I’m making regular ‘appointments’ with myself to do exercise – Nia classes give me a great cardio work-out and help me take myself less seriously.” Janie van der Spuy, owner of Fivestar PR, a boutique PR agency
Shape Magazine – May
“Learning to let go – movement therapy can heal mind. body and soul – for the first time in years I let go of my need to control and surrendered to the sensations I felt in my body. I had re-awakened something wonderful inside that had been dead for years.Nia continues to to transform the relationship between my mind and body.”
Health 24.com website – April
“I have always heard people rave about Nia and how addictive it can become, and now I finally know why: Nia is all about JOY! I have been initiated, The great thing is that you don’t have to be a good dancer or superfit. Nia is perfect for any age or fitness level, both male and female, and no experience beyond the desire to move your body is required.The magic of Nia is that no one judges you and that there are no “wrong” moves.”
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Naturally You – Home Channel, DSTV – April
Lisa Katz attends a Saturday morning Nia class at OurNiaSpace studio on Cape Town to experience the Joy of Movement. Afterwards she chats to Kathy Wolstenholme about Nia and how it reconnect people back to Joy – in body, mind and spirit.
Cape Times – February
“What trauma closes down, Nia opens up, and instead of curling into yourself like a foetus to protect yourself from the pain, you dance with joy and celebrate life. It’s wonderful.” – Evelyn Holtzhausen, Columnist of “Urban Edge” in Cape Times
Cleo – February
“I love dancing and this class is all about expression. It was great to move freely. I left sweating, but smiling”.