Nia: More Than a Cardio Dance Workout
March 28, 2015
If You Can Walk, You Can Dance
Twenty-one years ago I walked into my first Nia class on two stress-fractured legs.
The teacher was a tiny woman with smiling eyes, and before the class began, I dutifully reported my injuries.
â€œI was running,â€ I said. â€œBoth my shins are stress fractured. Iâ€™m not sure I can do this class.â€
â€œIf you walked in here,â€ she said, â€œYou can do this class.â€
I must have looked incredulous because she smiled again.
â€œIf you can walk, you can dance.â€
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