Archive for the ‘Nia’ Category

Locally Sourced Goodness

One of the qualities of Asheville that so clearly captured our hearts is the abundant availability of local, organic produce; humanely-raised meats; and creative, artisan foods.  The multitude of farmer's and tailgate markets and restaurants that locally source their ingredients is totally inspiring.  It is so easy to eat well here, and we value eating well as vitally important to the quality of our life. So it was fortuitous that the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) Family Farm ...Read more

Testimonials

"This process is quite life-changing for both my partner and myself.  I am feeling more in touch with my physical and spiritual sides and I am completing a bigger human picture of who I am.  This is not just aligning my spine, it is aligning the whole package."

Jelina H. – Seattle, WA

Let’s Jam!

29
Sep
Let’s Jam!

When the word "jam" is mentioned around our house, it is likely we are not referring to the sweet, fruity variety that comes in cute jars.  In Brian's case, "jam" is the weekly event where he gets to bang on the drums and play music with a creative and talented rotating cast of characters.  In my case, "jam" is a tradition in the Nia community where a group of local Nia instructors get together and lead a special class that raises money, usually for a local organization or a recent world event.  In fact, ...

20
Aug
Get your Nia on!

It's pretty common these days to see or hear some variation on the idea that 'life is about the journey and not the destination.'  And I agree.  I like to think that my feminine nature is totally on board with going with the flow, appreciating the present moment, stopping to smell the roses.  Yet this morning, as I sit and sip my Earl Grey and count off in my mind the number of threads that are hanging out there in the cool summer breeze that need to be pulled in and woven together to create the ...