Nia Dance

Join Laura’s Weekly Nia Classes: In-Studio, Virtually and Outdoor

Come dance with me!
EveryBODY and ALL levels are welcome.

NEW Berkeley Yoga Studio Class

Thursdays 10:45am – 11:45am

Berkeley Yoga Center
2121 Bonar Street, Studio C
Berkeley, CA 94702

  • Plan to arrive early to: park, input the door code, walk up the flight of stairs, turn right at the top, the studio is on your right with Berkeley Yoga Center sign on the door.
  • Email [email protected] to get the door code to enter the building.

Cost: $15 to $20 sliding scale

If you can’t attend the live Zoom Class, no problem. The class recording will be sent to all registered students.

Tuesdays 9:30am – 10:30am
(*please arrive to Zoom at 9:20am PT)


*$15. Major credit cards and PayPal accepted.
Register and Pay for Nia class by clicking the button below:


“Pop-up Style” several times a month

Shepherd’s Canyon Park
5900 Shepherd Canyon Road
Oakland, CA 94611

  • This is the address for the fire station next door to the park
  • Email [email protected] for more information

*$15. Major credit cards and PayPal accepted.
Register and Pay for Nia class by clicking the button below:

Move better. Feel better. Live better.

Access strength, health, and confidence in your body to empower your life.

As a Nia 1st Degree Black Belt with 13 years of teaching experience, I create a welcoming “bring it” environment where my signature eclectic music energizes your dance.

Nia is a joy-filled movement practice that combines dance, martial arts, and healing, with easy choreography to create a holistic fitness experience. This winning combination enlivens Vitality!

What you gain from practicing Nia:

  • Joy of movement
  • Energy and confidence
  • Conditioning and toning
  • Strength and stability
  • Flexibility, agility, and mobility
“Laura is a skillful Nia Mentor. Over the past ten years she has supported me in maintaining the energy, focus and clarity that teaching this practice requires.”
– Krista Hiser, Nia 1st Degree Black Belt, PhD Professor, Kapi’olani Community College – Center for Sustainability
Honolulu HI
“I have been a follower of Laura and her NIA class for ten years and counting! The lift I get from attending her class stays with me long after I leave the dance floor.”
– Jan Forrester, Program Manager
Oakland CA
“I come to Laura’s Nia class to dance, feel joy, to connect with my community, sense my body, practice self-care, express myself through movement, and to exercise.”
– Sarah Wittmer, Marketing and Communications Specialist
Berkeley CA

Complimentary 2-Hour Discovery Session

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