OurNiaSpace studio in Cape Town, the headquarters of Nia in South Africa and the first studio devoted to Nia in South Africa, offers Nia classes, workshops and Trainings.
Entering its seventh year, OurNiaSpace was opened on the 4th of May 2003 by Kathy Wolstenholme who introduced the unknown Nia Technique to South Africa in 2002.The studio was situated at the River Club up until December 2005 when the studio moved to its great new location at 10 Anson Road, Observatory. Previously a warehouse, the new studio (now co-owned by Kathy and Nicci) is spacious and filled with natural light. The dance space has a beautiful wooden floor, a grand reception area, and a lounge space to relax in before and after class. Shiver, the retail outlet, sells dancewear, CD’s and the Nia Technique Book. Shower and change facilities are also available.
Up to two Nia classes a day are offered, Monday through Sunday, with six teachers bringing their unique energy and movement styles into our space creating a wonderful alchemy of Nia.
Classes are open to people of all ages and levels of fitness – from stiff beginners to highly fit athletes – incorporating novice, intermediate and advanced levels in one class.
We recommend clothing that allows you to move freely, and ranges from comfortable to exotic! And most important Nia is barefoot! This allows you to become aware of the vital cues sent from the feet to the rest of the body – adjusting its alignment.
Remember to bring a towel and water bottle.