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    Laurie Bass offers online and trainings world-wide

     

     

Trainings

Nia WHITE Belt Training

Nia WHITE Belt Training

The Nia White Belt Training is for everybody. For the beginning to seasoned mover, for the person looking to begin their teaching path to the person looking to deepen their connection to their body, movement and life. The White Belt Training takes you on a journey of self-discovery through the art of sensation. Beginning with the Joy of Movement, you will learn the foundation of Nia – 13 principles that will lead you to greater health, wellness and fitness for life. The gift of the White Belt is receiving the tools to take the magic of your Nia experience off the dance floor and into your life – “dancing through life.”

Laurie leads White Belt online training coursss and in person intensives at studios around the world.

ONLINE Nia WHITE BELT
Focus: Art of Sensation | Intent: To embody the foundation of Nia
 
Deep dive into the practice of Nia. This fully online, interactive course will allow you to stay in the safety, convenience, and privacy of your home, while receiving the life-changing somatic lessons of the Nia White Belt Training. 
 
The newly updated Nia White Belt Training is the first level of Nia Body + Life Education, taking you on a journey through The Art of Sensation like never before. Over 16 weeks, you will learn to:
  • Experience greater pleasure in your body and life.
  • Use conscious movement for health and well-being.
  • Live life with greater joy, deep love and respect of your body. 
Training Details
This 16-week training include live 2-hour sessions and access to the Nia Online Training Portal to support your at home embodiment through movement practices, meditations, podcasts, self-reflections, live zoom and online classes with worldwide teachers. (32 hours live + 32+ hours at home practices).


2023 Online Training Dates:

Sundays beginning February 19, 2023   (Co-training w/UK trainer Dorit Noble)
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Nia 5 STAGES Training

Nia 5 STAGES Training

Movement Medicine for Body, Mind + Soul

Nia 5 Stages Training provides every body with tools to embody this healing, mindful practice . It provides the experiential foundation for sharing the Nia Stages.  Whether you are a Nia teacher, student, movement practitioner, somatic educator or health professional, Nia 5 Stages Training add a new skill set to add to your realm of expertise. For Nia teacher members, this training includes a post-trainng onine SHARE program that guides you to shraing 52 ready to deliver lessons plans (in development). Anyone can take the training for personal experience and growth. To teach 5 Stages professionally (classes, workshops), White belt and a teaching mebersship are required. Anyone can take the trainig for personal embodiment and growth.

Training Topics: Exploring the Science, Craft, and Art of Nia 5 Stages; Adaptating and Personalizing ;the Nia 5 Stages Delivery; The Philosophy and Art of Self-healing;; Somatic Anatomy: The Body's Way + Your Body's Way;

ONLINE TRAINING DATES

Trainings will run over the course of 7 live interactive weekly sessions (using ZOOM). Sessons will be recorded for replay should you have a calendar conflict and includes access to online resources to support your home embodiment and practice. This also includes 7 additional 5 STAGES classes.

Thursday, October 5 - November 16, 2023 CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION + REGISTRATION DETAILS

Contact Laurie (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to get on her 'interested' in a future training list. 

 

 

Nia GREEN Belt Training

Nia GREEN Belt Training

Nia Green Belt Training ~ The Art of Teaching
Share the Joy of Teaching Nia with dynamice ease, relaxed confidence and skill.

The Nia Green Belt is the path to the Nia practiec and the art of teaching the magic of Nia with ease, confidence and somatic skill. This training is designed for every teacher from the novice Nia White Belt graduate to the experienced Nia Black Belt teacher.

Teaching Nia is a path of The Body’s Way, self-healing, conditioning and self-discovery. It is a path fueled by the philosophy and belief that through movement we find health. Motivation and inspiration to teach Nia comes from a desire and a passion to share Nia with the world.

This training will teach you to:

  • Craft a Magical Nia Class experience for yourself, and your students.
  • Embody Nia Routines - by eliminating effort and creating ease.
  • Expand your understanding of Music ~ Sound Resonance.
  • Build choreography by Scaffolding from your base.
  • Cue with relaxed confidence and ease
  • Deepen your relationship to the 7 Cycle Format, including Focus and Intent.
  • Expand your authentic teaching self

As your Nia Green Belt Trainer, I am are here to:

  • Hold the space for learning, growth and development
  • Offer individual and group coaching.
  • Empower your 52 Moves Craft.
  • Share tools to enhance teaching skills.
  • Guide you through exercises for teaching mastery.
  • Address your learning style

2023 ONLINE Nia GREEN Belt Trainings with Laurie

 

THURSDAYS, beginning MARCH 2, 2023CLICK HERE FOR INFO + REGISTRATION DETAILS

FRIDAYS, beginning SEPTEMBER 22, 2023CLICK HERE FOR INFO + REGISTRATION DETAILS

MOVE it/52 Moves Trainings  + Workshop Events

MOVE it/52 Moves Trainings + Workshop Events

Nia® MOVE It (52 Moves) Specialty Training
Learn + Embody the foundation and language of the Nia 52 Moves for your personal or professional Nia practice. The Nia MOVE it TRAINING takes you into the somatic anatomy and technique of Nia's 27 base, 7 core and 18upper extremity moves.  
 
All bodies and experience levels are welcome. Laurie creates a very positive and dynamic learning environment. The MOVE it trainig will deepen your persaonl experience of Nia resulting in less thinking, more dancing!
 
NEXT training: Thursdays from January 12 - February 23, 2023
 
Step 1: REGISTER with Nia Technique>> HERE for January 12 - February 23, 2023
Step 2: Pay My Trainer Balance >> HERE
Step 3: MOVE it!
 
 
MYSTERY
 
It will introduce you to 
  •  The MOVE IT Experience and Practice
  •  Learn, move + energize method of embodying technique
  • SCAFFOLDING base, core + upper extremities
  • One minute interval timers designed for practice 
This is a 7-week online course that includes meeting 2 hours LIVE (via Zoom) with optional at home practices,  classes, audios and videos to enhance your embodiment.  
 
As a student of Nia, you will gain an easeful confidence in recognizing the move, naming it and developing movement skill.
 
If you are a Nia teacher, this training is ESSENTIAL. You will gain movement skill, creativity and confidence in this class format. Your somatic skill of modeling Nia movement will transcend to your Nia classes along with the language to craft and guide your students with expertise. Licensed Nia® teachers will also gain a new interval format to add to offerings 
 

Up-Coming Special  Events

In-depth experiences tailored to all levers of movers, Nia® belt graduates and teachers. Experiences draw upon inspiring topics centered around the Nia practice.

Topics include Nia FUNdamentals, The Basics of Nia's 52 Moves, Nia Routine Playshops + Immersions, Belt Reviews, Adapting Nia Routines to New Music, Simplify + Personalize Routine Learning,  The Yin + Yang of Nia,  Somatic Voice, Cueing with Mastery, FAMSS: 5 Phenomenal Sensations of Nia Fitness, Form + Freedom: Crafting on the Fly.

 Contact Laurie for one-on-one Mentoring or Coaching sessions

Up-Coming Special  Events

 Nia® SPIRAL + FLOW Workshop Experience

Explore the harmonizing power of moving with circles, lines and spirals. Be inspired by nature and the body's natural intelligent design to enhance your energy flow and movement efficiency. Experience creative fusion of Nia, FreeDance + 5 Stages movements. Learn to nurture, circulate, sustain and ground your energy for optimal wellbeing while moving to a music playlist designed to evoke healing and transformative flow.
 
 
Date:   Sunday, November 20, 2022
Time:  12:00pm--1:30pm Pacific Time USA
              [1:00Pm-2:30pm Mountain/ 2-3:30pm Central/ 3-4:30 Eastern/8-9:30UK]
Note: Please check your time zone here.
Price:  $22 USD (early registration by Nov. 18) or $25 after
REGISTER HERE >> 48-HOUR REPLAY included with registration > contact Laurie for personalized replay time if this timeline doesn't work for you.