UVA Cancer Center’s Nia Moving to Heal Classes
Our classes are live and love-streamed on Zoom!
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Sunday Nia With Susan on Zoom
* Dance * Love * Laugh *Heal *
Join me every Sunday for a love-streamed class via Zoom.
Noon Eastern / 11:00 am Central /
10 am Mountain / 9 am Pacific

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Over 130 Nia teachers from 20 countries are now live-streaming their classes.
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Red Line Option 2As a healer, dancer, and body worker who teaches people to fall in love with their bodies and stay connected to sensation, Susan’s words, advice, and insights give us tools for having a passionate and sensual relationship with the body.

~DEBBIE ROSAS, Founder of The Nia Technique
From her endorsement of Susan’s Wellness Wisdom book
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The dynamic precision of martial artsT’ai Chi, Aikido, & Tae Kwon Do
The expressiveness of dance artsJazz, Modern Dance, & Duncan Dance
The self-healing potential ofYoga, Feldenkrais, & The Alexander Technique

It was truly a JOY to discover Nia in 1997 while I was the Director of Health Promotion and assistant professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. I remember a colleague walking into my office with a flyer advertising a free Nia class that night at a local studio. She said, “Susan, this has your name all over it!” She was right. After enjoying classes for two years, I flew to California to take the first level of Nia training. I began teaching in Charlottesville a few months later.

carlosDebbie-Rosas-Headshot-2011-0319It has been a privilege to complete all my trainings with The Nia Technique co-creators Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas (pictured right). As a black belt Nia instructor, Nia Moving to Heal master teacher, and certified Nia 5 Stages of Self-Healing instructor; I continue to learn and grow through joy with each class I teach and each Nia training I take. And after teaching several thousand classes, I can assure you that the learning and the joy continues.  

Candle1Nia students and teachers in Antwerp, New York City, Washington DC, Toronto, Seattle, Waimea (Hawaii), and cities in between have been moved by my signature workshop: Igniting the Power of the Pelvis. It combines the best of my experiences as a sexuality health educator, nourisher, and Nia teacher.

When I moved to the Seattle area in 2000, I happily expanded my Nia practice and found it to be such a wonderful complement to my wellness coaching, writing, and speaking. As a health educator for over 49 years, adding the Nia principals to all the work I do has made my work more sustainable and valuable for those I serve.

In 2016 I moved back to Charlottesville, where I danced my first Nia steps over 22 years ago. Through a generous grant from the Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler group, I am teaching Nia at the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center at the University of Virginia.  All my Nia classes are now being live streamed on Zoom. You’ll find links and more info at the top of this page.


I am the ecstatically proud mother of two amazing adult children and I delight in being a dancing grandmother! Gratitude fills my days.

Do you want what I’m having? Come dance with me!

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This quote describes what Nia has given to me and to many of my students:

There is a dance only you can do, that exists only in you, here and now, always changing, always true. Are you willing to listen with fascination? If you are, it will deliver you unto the self you have always dreamed you could be. This is a promise.

— Gabrielle Roth

UPCOMING CLASSES

UVA Cancer Center’s
Nia Moving to Heal Classes

Moving to heal, your body’s way, for all abilities!
UVA Cancer Center’s Nia Class Schedule

Now being live streamed on Zoom every Wednesday and Saturday at noon.

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Over 130 Nia teacher from over 20 countries are live streaming classes.  Click here or on the graphic above to explore the ones you’d like to enjoy! You’ll find my Sunday Nia class listed here too.

Graphic created by Randee Fox.


 


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Red Line Option 2“An emotional fitness odyssey, Nia is just plain exhilarating.”
~The New York Times

“I love Nia! It’s a total mind, body, spirit celebration.”
~Christiane Northrup, MD
Best-selling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause,  & Goddesses Never Age

“Nia is both therapeutic and enjoyable. The movements feel natural and open up insights and feelings that will make you feel like you are discovering yourself
in a new way.”
~Bernie Siegel, MD
Author of Love, Medicine & Miracles


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POTENTIAL (AND JOYFUL HEALING) SIDE EFFECTS OF NIA

WHAT IS NIA?

WHAT IS NIA MOVING TO HEAL?

TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR NIA WORKOUT

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Nia has opened the doorway to profound joy, healing, passion, and wholeness in my life. I respect each opportunity to share this lifestyle practice with others.
~ SUSAN TATE, Black Belt Nia Instructor
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You’ll find Nia classes in over 50 countries
across the globe!

Click here for classes worldwide.

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Photo credits 

Photos of Debbie, Carlos, and group dancing photos courtesy of The Nia Technique.

 

©2000 – 2020 Susan Tate