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Saturday Morning Nia class Has returned to the Westbrook Community Center! Join us at 9am!

 This routine, created by Nia co-founder, Debbie Rosas, in 2017, has for a focus Reflexive Conditioning. Learn to surprise yourself and condition the non-thinking body response system so integral to living in our world. Join us for “Wild”!

This routine, created by Nia co-founder, Debbie Rosas, in 2017, has for a focus Reflexive Conditioning. Learn to surprise yourself and condition the non-thinking body response system so integral to living in our world. Join us for “Wild”!

I had a wonderful time bringing Nia to the Women's Retreat "In the Company of Women" at Ferry Beach again this year! We followed an invigorating Nia class with a guided meditation. It is so healing and inspiring to come together to move! Nia is a gift at any and every age! 

These are the 9 movement forms that Nia draws from... Are you familiar with them all? (I wasn't when I started Nia back in 2008 as a student!)

Nia in my own words - You're invited!

I love Erin’s vivacious vitality! She makes the class FUN! I am so happy to have found Nia. It makes me feel crazy alive!
— Marci

I had the privilege of leading three groups of teenagers in the Nia Technique, focusing on the feel-good, empowering practice of the five sensations of fitness. What a blast! Big thanks to former Olympian Julia Clukey for the invite to her Camp for Girls this summer.

Recent feedback from students taking Nia with Erin:

"Erin is amazing! So much good energy!"

"I loved learning new skills and movements with a wonderful instructor."

"Nia is terrific. Erin is what makes it INCREDIBLE! Please offer this class again and again!"

"I will implement this in my daily life!"

Connect with me Virtually

A 3 1/2 minute video about Nia from Nia Australia... Enjoy! 

Erin brings my emotions to flow with the music — I get totally lost in the moment. I love everything about this class! Nia is a gift that reminds me to be present in the moment. I love the way Yoga, Tai Chi and the other forms on the movement-meditation spectrum are involved with the music while doing an aerobic workout.
— Barbara

The Nia 5 Stages is an integrative movement practice based on the five stages of human development: Embryonic, Creeping, Crawling, Standing and Walking. Practiced with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body. I recommend doing this practice in the morning and/or before bed. Please be in touch with any questions or feedback you have!


On September 30th 2018, I completed my fourth full marathon dressed as the resilient feminine spirit symbolized by the rose… Together we raised over $2000 for the Portland Community Free Clinic!

 For when you cannot get to class, or simply want more Nia in your life, check out the array of gentle Nia, athletic workouts, therapeutic and educational videos available with your free trial or subscription. Click on the image above!

For when you cannot get to class, or simply want more Nia in your life, check out the array of gentle Nia, athletic workouts, therapeutic and educational videos available with your free trial or subscription. Click on the image above!

I love Erin’s spirit...It is clear that she loves Nia and loves to move. That spirit is contagious. She is very welcoming and encouraging. She makes it safe to be oneself and move or not, as feels right for your body. Plus it is so much fun!
— Linda