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Nia Brown Belt Intensive Training with Debbie Rosas
December 3, 2013, @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm HST
One event on December 3, 2013, at 4:00 pm
December 3, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 3
starting at 4:00 pm
Monday, December 9
ending at 4:00 pm
Brown Belt Focus: Sensing and Perceiving Energy | Intent: To live as an energetic being
By the time you reach Brown Belt, the third level of Nia education, you have developed a proficiency in sustaining awareness of your physical body and paying attention to the sensory details of the four realms: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. This level of training explores the experience of living as energy beings, as every experience of sensation in the body is an energy experience.
Brown Belt Principle 1: The Joy of Movement in the Zone, introduces “The Zone,” a place of no thinking, auniverse unto itself. The Zone is a state of heightened sensation inside and out, from which you can think with the both the logical mind and the intuitive parts of your being. In The Zone, energy fields are tactile and readily available to you; Brown Belt teaches you how to tap into this energy to make positive changes in each of the four realms of your life.
13 Brown Belt Principles:
The Joy of Movement in the Zone
Increasing, Circulating, Utilizing Energy
Asleep, Dreaming, Awake, Mindful
Love, Fear, Peace
Choice and Manifestation
Choices for Personal Power
The price of the Nia Brown Belt Training is $1,599 (USD) plus tax where applicable. To reserve your spot in a training, you must pay a registration fee directly to Nia Technique Inc. (via Nia Technique Inc.’s online registration system). The remaining cost of your training and any applicable tax will be collected by your trainer 30 days prior to the training start date as an instruction fee. Note: payment policy amounts vary for South Africa trainings.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy:
Should you cancel your registration more than 30 days prior to the training start date, the registration fee will be credited to your Nia account. Should you cancel your registration less than 30 days prior to the training start date, you will incur a cancellation fee of $250 – and both the registration fee and instruction fee will be credited to your Nia account. Credited balances can be applied toward the price of another intensive training.
Intensive trainings purchased at sale prices are not transferable or refundable. Trainees who are unable to attend the purchased sale intensive may transfer their credited funds to another training and pay the difference in price.
If you have paid for a training that is cancelled by the trainer, you will receive a full refund.
Authentic Hawaiian Hula Experiences
Infuse your Nia Brown Belt trip with an authentic Hawaiian experience before and/or after the event! Whether traveling solo or with family and friends, don’t miss the opportunity to experience true Hawaiian culture and natural beauty as Malia Helela, an authentic Kumu Hula, leads you through 2-day and 1-day workshops that will leave you with a deeply profound appreciation for dance and cultural tradition of Hawaii.
Sunlit Skies – An Introduction to Beginnings, Hawaiian-Style
Sunday & Monday, Dec 1 & 2
The life-giving sun brings light, warmth and enlightenment. This workshop will highlight chants and songs that honor the sun and its rising in the east. Activities include Hula instruction, a chant writing workshop, sunrise observance, lecture, gift and closing ceremony. Journey together to the east side of O`ahu to witness the sunrise and share a picnic breakfast together. Students will learn a traditional oli (chant) to wake up the sun as well as provide input for a new chant custom made for the class. A hula `auwana (Ke Alaula – contemporary Hawaiian song about the dawn) will also be taught. This workshop concludes with a final taped performance of the dance and a closing ceremony.
Lei Aloha – Beloved Lei
Sunday, December 10
A lei symbolizes life, with beautiful memories and loved ones strung together like flowers in a lei. In this closing workshop, we honor our role as the string that holds the beautiful moments of our life together. We will make a lei out of fresh flowers and use it in a special hula dance (Makalapua – hula performed while holding a lei). Activities include Lei making, Hula lessons, lecture, gifts and closing ceremony. After the workshop, participants are welcome to keep their lei or release it into the ocean.
Take both Authentic Hawaiian Experiences!
Having trouble choosing just one? Why not do both! Participate in both Authentic Hawaiian Experiences before and after Nia Brown Belt:
2 for $295
Dedicated lifelong to self-healing and self-mastery, Debbie Rosas has been a pioneer and leader in the body-mind fitness industry since 1976. Her extensive exploration of dance, martial arts, fine arts, music, therapy and healing work inspired and developed into the creation of the internationally acclaimed body-mind fitness program and lifestyle company, Nia Technique, Inc. Debbie’s work also includes the writing and production of Nia® educational materials and lifestyle products, such as music, DVDs and the NiaWear™clothing line. Together with creative partner Carlos Rosas, Debbie has co-authored two books, Non-Impact Aerobics and The Nia Technique™, as well as the “Holistic Fitness” section of the AFAA Instructor Training Manual.
Nia brings concepts and forms from Eastern and Western practices into mainstream fitness classes and has been instrumental in the evolution of the fitness industry, opening doors to more esoteric disciplines such as Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Today, Nia Technique, Inc. is a thriving business supporting approximately 2,200 Licensed Nia Teachers across 38 countries.
Caroline Kohles has a degree in dance and also is a Nia trainer, a certified personal trainer, certified yoga instructor, Gabrielle Roth 5 Rhythms instructor, and creative movement specialist for kids. She designs Nia programs for people with Parkinson’s and Cancer as well as for Corporate Wellness programs, schools & health clubs.