THEA 147 Nia: Mindful Movement


Students will be introduced and participate in mindful movement utilizing the NIA Technique. The class will involve 150 minutes of classroom instruction each week. Students will be required to read the NIA Technique book which will be addressed during participation in class. A fusion of dance, martial arts, and healing arts, Nia is a cardio fitness technique performed barefoot to music from around the world. Through a mix of simple choreography and guided improvisation, Nia instructors emphasize sensation and internal experience over outward aesthetics in an effort to cultivate awareness of one’s body, mind, emotions, and life as a whole.


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