I went to the Mind, Body, Spirit, Wellbeing Festival in Birmingham last weekend and loved it. And I was surrounded by creativity. Thank you fellow Nia teacher, Vicky Rainbow, for suggesting it and also to her friend Gillian – you were lovely company. I explored and discovered so many new things that were full of […]Read Article
A fun and free-spirited way to keep fit that keeps the body healthy, the mind alert, and the spirit alive. Great for all ages and all fitness levels.
I’ve just created this beautiful word cloud (via jasondavies.com word generator) from words that I’ve used in my blog. And yay!! The top 7 words that stand out the most are: Words, Writing, Content, Creative, Web, Nia, Freelance and….um…. Fish! Phew! Being that I’m a freelance web content writer (who focuses on creativity with words), […]Read Article
Do you have good proprioception? This is the word that came up today from Dictionary.com. And I got quite excited! I knew this word from my recent Nia fitness Green Belt training. In Nia we talk about ‘listening’ to the body. And it’s the proprioceptors – within the sensory nerve endings – that help to […]Read Article
Wise words indeed! Nia fitness is a wonderful way to dance through life. Nia is: – non-impact and safe for the joints – good for all ages, body types and fitness levels – gets the whole body moving – incorporates movements from nine classic movement forms including Tai Chi, Yoga, Alexander Technique, and […]Read Article
I came across this interesting post last week entitled ‘What’s the point of creativity? It talks about creativity in business, and how many businesses do in fact use creativity ‘out of a desire to improve people’s lives and transform their sense of what possibilities life itself has to offer’. And then I thought about Nia. […]Read Article
After a break for the summer I am starting up my Nia classes again from next week. My classes are at a new venue – Winshill Neighbourhood Resource Centre – and at a new time: 9.30am-10.30am, and start next Tuesday, 1st October, then every Tues after that. I’m SO looking forward to getting back to […]Read Article
I have at last found a form of exercise that I enjoy. And it’s its creativity that I find so appealing. It’s called Nia and it’s a holistic form of dance that combines yoga, jazz dance, and martial arts. The beauty of it is that, although there are set dances and routines, it’s the creative […]Read Article