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Nia White Belt training in Cape Town = 12 – 18th October, 2019


With Kelle Rae Oien and Susan Sloan // 12  – 18 October, 2019 

Focus: Art of Sensation | Intent: To embody the foundation of Nia

From the moment you step through the door, you know that your relationship with your body and your experience of life is about to change in a positive way.

The White Belt is a gift to you and your body for the rest of your life.

The Nia training is for every body!

It’s for people who love the feeling in their bodies when they move – whether you want to teach or simply want to deepen your awareness. You talk, you listen, you move, you play, you feel, you experience.

Joyful. Transformational. It’s unlike any other educational training you have ever experienced. Nia White Belt Intensive Training is the first step on the Nia Training path. All Nia Training is highly interactive and delivers foundational principles through both cognitive and experiential learning models.

You need no movement background or fitness level and don’t even have to be a Nia student. Upon completion of the Nia White Belt Intensive Training, you are eligible to licence as a Nia Teacher.

“Nia is safe place where I can get lost in the joy of movement in my own special way of moving. Nia is a sure way to fall in love with yourself and everyone else again” 

What you can expect to learn during the training

  • 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, 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 Free Dance.
  • 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.

What is included in the Nia Intensive?

  • Seven-day White Belt Intensive Training, including 50+ hours of somatic education.
  • Subscription to Nia’s monthly e-Newsletter.
  • Access to the Nia online community forum.
  • Access to Nia’s monthly public telecourses.
  • Nia White Belt (upon graduation).
  • Nia Certificate of Completion.

The cost of the training is $1 200
(South African have a discounted price – globally the price is $1 599)

For information and training queries
Nicci Gates
 ✆ 082 391 9094 or  ✉︎  nicci@niasouthafrica.co.za