Nia is a sensory-based fitness class and lifestyle practice inspired by dance, martial arts and healing arts. Nia that makes room for the unique spirit of every individual, including emotions and the mind as part of the workout.

By embracing the gifts of the healing arts, we embody sensation, the backdrop upon which all of our practice takes place. Martial arts and meditative techniques teach mindfulness, a powerful tool for self-discovery. Dance arts teach how to move with grace and fluidity. improves functioning.

Nia engages people’s hearts, giving them permission to play and more intimately connect with themselves and with others. It encourages inner exploration and self-discovery and guides students to move through their own unique, infinitely creative space.

Nia is low impact, practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. No previous dance experience is necessary, everybody is welcome.

No yoga mat is required for this class. This class is taught in English and French.

WHAT TO WEAR - Comfortable clothes that don't restrict movement -This class is generally practiced barefoot

*Showers and designated changing facilities available only at Studio Bleu in 75009; all other indoor locations have restroom facilities available for changing.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU -Mat or towel (there are no mats available to borrow in the spaces) -Water Bottle -Optional - Yoga props - blocks, straps, cushions, etc *Yoga mats are available to purchase for 24€ each. Non-toxic materials, variety of colors, size: 63cm x 183cm. To purchase and for pick up information please go to :

http://affordableyoga.com/shop

Please have a look to see which locations are available for pick up and email us at help@affordableyoga.com to let us know during which class and at which location you would like to pick up your mat.

Please bring your receipt to the class. In some cases a few days notice may be needed to make sure the mat is at the class, so we appreciate your patience if and when this happens.

CLASS LEVEL This class is open to every level of practitioner from beginners on up. Our instructors give careful guidance to ensure that everyone is comfortable in the foundation of the posture, and modifications to increase or decrease the intensity of each position will be available. Feel free to ask for modifications.

DIRECTIONS Please verify class location or address on our schedule as we have several venues in Paris:

http://affordableyoga.com/schedule

Location details can be found on the ‘Contact Us’ page:

http://affordableyoga.com/locations

When you enter the building, look to follow the Affordable Yoga signs to your specific room. Any problems, follow link for teacher's phone numbers:


http://affordableyoga.com/get-in-touch

*Please note that there is limited mobile phone reception at the studios. If you need to contact the instructor, please do so at least 20 minute before the start of class. Since our teachers will be busy checking in students with their personal smartphones starting 15 minutes before class, please send a text as opposed to calling as they will most likely not be able to take a call. No communication will be possible after the start time of class.

HEALTH SCREENING Please notify your instructor if you have undergone any recent surgeries or are currently experiencing any physical injuries. While yoga has many very beneficial health effects, we want to know how to best work with each of our student’s individual restrictions. Please consult a doctor if you have any personal concerns about practicing yoga or fitness.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please go to this link: http://affordableyoga.com/faq

Under Policies and Terms & Conditions.