News and Events

JOM Drum Jam ~ Saturday, Feb 6, 5-6pm

Joy of Movement Studio at Chatham Mill

480 Hillsboro St



EveryBody! Let's dance to the beat of the drum!

Stimulate your movement creativity and express yourself to the igniting rhythms of Live Drumming and a spirit soaring collage of multi-cultural music. One FUN full hour to integrate your body, mind and spirit with healing Joy and Pleasure! Small percussion instruments provided for all to participate in the drumming or bring your own!



Guided by Nia Teacher and Trainer Kate Finlayson

One Billion Rising Jam in Support of Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness ~ Saturday, Feb 13, 2-3:30pm

Joy of Movement Studio at Chatham Mill

480 Hillsboro St



Saturday, February 13, 2-3:30pm


Join the Triangle Nia community and five licensed Nia teachers for a 90-minute jam focusing on strength and healing. Our 2nd annual Nia jam in association with the global campaign to eradicate violence agains women, One Billion Rising, will support a very worthy non-profit organization, Boulder Crest Retreat in Bluemont, VA. Boulder Crest is dedicated to healing combat veterans and their families and relies solely on private funds to make their retreats free to those they serve.


$10/additional donations welcome


Nia tanktops will be for sale for $20 each!

Dance with Desire ~ Sunday, February 14, 1-2:30pm

Patanjali's Place

410 W Geer St



Molly Reingruber will lead a blend of different Nia routines into a unique experience sure to awaken the heart and senusal energy.


$20 in advance; $25 at the door


Register here.

Pulse Routine Immersion ~ Sunday, Feb 28, 8am-2:30pm

The Joy of Movement Studio at Chatham Mill

480 Hillsboro St



PULSE Your Heart with a routine immersion for EveryBody!


Experience the powerful conditioning and quirky expression of the new routine PULSE created by Nia Trainer Kelle Rae Oien! Move into the three Arts of Nia~Dance, Martial and Healing Arts and discover new ways to express yourself!  Lively and Joyful, PULSE, taps into fun, rhythm,& playful energy to deliver excellent cardiovascular fitness in a safe, non-impact design. 

Open your Hearts and let’s get ready to PULSE to health!


Cost: $65 if register by Feb 19. $75 thereafter.

Please register early: or (919)985-5283

Nia White Belt Intensive with Kate Finlayson ~ Mar 3-6 & 11-13, 2016

Joy of Movement Studio at Chatham Mill

480 Hillsboro St



Love your Body! Love your Life! Step into this split weekend and explore the rich depth and joy of Nia with techniques and tools for transforming your body and life!


Mar 3-6 & 11-13, 2016


The $1599 price of the Nia White Belt intensive includes:

  • 7-day White Belt Intensive training: 50+ hours of somatic education, including daily Nia classes
  • 200+ page White Belt Learn book download
  • Subscription to Nia's monthly e-newsletter
  • Access to the Nia online community forum
  • Access to Nia's monthly public education telecourses
  • A Nia White Belt and Nia Certificate of Completion

If you would like to continue your education and/or teach Nia in a fitness class or professional setting, you may do so by purchasing the Nia Livelihood Package for $520, renewed annually.


About your trainer: Kate Finlayson began her Nia journey in 2005 dancing into her Sacred Livelihood. She received the profound gifts of loving her body and community: an incredibly supportive Triangle Nia. Her dream of spreading the healing of Nia to the world has been realized as a Nia White Belt trainer.


To Register: Click here

or contact Kate directly: or 919.985.5283

Blue Belt Bliss with Nia Trainer Winalee Zeeb ~ May 7-13

Joy of Movement Studio at Chatham Mill

480 Hillsboro St



Playfully and creatively zoom in on the Craft of Nia to help you effectively and joyfully deliver the Nia experience through the lens of the magical and blissful Blue Belt.


Winalee Zeeb is a Nia First Degree Black Belt Teacher and White, Green, Blue and Brown Belt Trainer who has been teaching Nia since 1991. As Nia co-creator Debbie Rosas explains, "Winalee truly models what it means to listen to sensation and choose Joy in every moment."


Register at:

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Join our New Triangle-Nia-Love-Your-Body Meetup Group!

A group of Triangle area-based (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) Nia instructors and their students, and those who want to learn more about the Nia practice and living happily in their bodies. Step into a Nia class and feel strengthened, flexible, relaxed, and more balanced, emotionally and physically. Nia is a low-impact mind-body fitness class which combines dance, martial arts and healing arts such as yoga. This class is easy on the joints and students are encouraged to move according to their body's way, so it is a wonderful workout for all ages. We host regular events which introduce Nia to new audiences and create opportunities to become part of the Triangle Nia community.


Click here to join our meetup group!