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Move Your Body. Move Your Soul

During these times of stress, Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter, stay healthy and move. Many Nia teachers are now teaching online. See individual classes to find a day and time that fits your schedule. Through Movement We Find Health.


Nia is about you and your body – getting in to it, feeling at home with it whatever your shape, size or fitness level. In 1983 Debbie Rosas Stewart and Carlos AyaRosas co-created Nia as a well-being fitness and lifestyle practice that has benefited people around the globe. Find out more about these amazing co-creators. 

Through expressive movement - the Body's Way - Nia empowers people to achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. Nia changes people's lives.

The first fusion fitness program of its kind, Nia is inspired by:

  • Dance Arts - Jazz, Modern, Duncan
  • Martial Arts - Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Tai Chi
  • Healing Arts - Yoga, the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, The Alexander Technique

Nia blends a range of rhythmic music styles with carefully choreographed hour-long routines for Every Body and fitness level.

Discover the power and joy of this creative, savvy, energizing fitness class.

Take a Nia class anytime you want and on any device you want when your regular isn't available - or just to try it out.

To find a Nia class in the Seattle/Puget Sound area, click here. Nia will move you!

NiaSeattle is an association of independent Nia livelihood members – certified Nia instructors who have gone through the Nia Technique trainings to lead you in getting to know and love your body.