April 1 - May 13, 2021

12-2pm PST 

[Replays available for the duration of the training]


Join Debbie Rosas & Laurie Bass for the Nia 5 Stages Training ONLINE.

Nia 5 Stages is an integrative movement practice based on the five developmental movement stages humans experience from the embryonic to walking. Practiced with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function, energy flow and comfort in the body. As a practice, Nia 5 Stages supports your body holistically to sustain mobility, flexibility, strength, agility and stability.

Nia 5 Stages Training provides you with tools to deeply embody the Nia 5 Stages practice and experience its self-healing benefits - whether you are a Nia teacher, student, movement practitioner, somatic educator or health professional, Nia 5 Stages  Training will give you a new skill set to add to your somatic toolbox.

In this Training You Will Explore: 

  • The Science, Craft, and Art of Nia 5 Stages;
  • Adapting and Personalizing;
  • Nia 5 Stages Class Format; 
  • The Body’s Way Principles and Nia Lifestyle
  • Body Awareness + Body Literacy
  • Body Gratitude + Sensory IQ
  • Sensory Anatomy – Look, Listen, Imagine
  • The 7-Minute Body's Way Workout
  • Voice + The Art of Somatic Guidance.

For Nia Sacred Athlete + Livelihood members, this training includes 52 ready-to-deliver lessons plans and access to a post-training program. Anyone can take the training for personal experience and growth.  


This 7-Week Training Includes:

1)    7 Weekly 2 Hour LIVE Experiential Sessions via ZOOM 
       (live participation is encouraged, however replay access is available)

2)    ONLINE Training Portal... 
       With access to the 5 Stages Core Curriculum including:

  • Weekly agendas with suggested homework exercises

  • Hours of podcasts to support your embodied learning

  • Video Tutorials + Guides to support your learning

  • 1 month FREE Trial of NiaTV (for new NiaTV subscribers)

  • Weekly small group meetings to discuss learning and ask questions

  • PDF Download of Nia 5 Stages Learn Book

  • Audio Guided Meditations and Movement Exercises

  • And more...

3)    7 LIVE Online Nia 5 Stages Class Offerings with your Trainer

Cost: $599

Invest in the Art of Self-Healing


Space is limited. Don't wait.

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Nia Co-Creator

Debbie Rosas

"Nia inspires me to continue on a personal journey of self-discovery, self actualization and healing. For me, learning is one of the most exciting journeys and being in a body is one of the most poetic and romantic experiences. I thrive on educating, motivating and inspiring people to fall in love with themselves and their bodies. To me, life is my art and my body is the canvas." – Debbie Rosas Debbie Rosas has been a pioneer and leader in the body-mind fitness industry since 1976. She has dedicated life to self-healing and self-mastery. Her extensive exploration of dance, martial arts, graphic arts, music, therapy and healing inspired and developed into the creation of the internationally acclaimed body-mind fitness program and lifestyle company, Nia Technique, Inc.

Nia Faculty Trainer

Laurie Bass

Laurie Bass is a creative mover, athlete, artist, yogi, life coach and Nia Faculty Trainer. Her formal education includes degrees in Mathematics and Psychology from Pacific University. She lives near Portland, Oregon USA, home to the NiaStudio - international headquarters and training facility for the Nia Technique - where she teaches. Laurie's passion for movement, experiential anatomy, and empowering people blends perfectly with sharing the transformative power of Nia as a movement, healing, wellness, and lifestyle practice. Her classes, workshops, and trainings are filled with passion, fun, grace, creativity, somatic skill and grounded presence.

Investment: $599

Invest in the Art of Self-Healing


Space is limited. Register today!



Anyone can take the Nia 5 Stages Training; no experience is required. The Nia 5 Stages is adaptable to all levels of fitness, experience and abilities. 

If you desire to share the Nia 5 Stages in a professional capacity, you also need to complete the Nia White Belt Training and have an active Nia Sacred Livelihood Membership.  


After you graduate from the Nia 5 Stages, you are invited to continue your Nia journey through one of three Nia Membership paths:

  • Dancing Through Life: For the passionate and committed Nia graduate

  • Sacred Athlete: For the Nia graduate interested in learning and practicing teaching skill

  • Sacred Livelihood: For aspiring Nia Teaching Professionals

If you do not choose to become a Nia member, you will have access to your online training portal for 2 weeks after your training graduation.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Nia Membership.


Registration and instruction fees are non-refundable. 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 which will be deducted from your registration fee. The remaining balance will be credited to your Nia account.


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