Move and Be Moved

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The Nia Technique

A Mind-Body-Emotion-Spirit Movement Practice

ADULTS: Join me at NIA MARIN Fridays 11:00am

Fancy a customized session? Click HERE and tell me more.

Here's a VIDEO of Nia in action with co-creator Debbie Rosas!

LINK to Nia's international website.


About michell Kawaja

“There’s something magical about the way you teach. You are masterful at holding the space for others to get into their bodies and feel what they need to feel. From your choreography which is deceptively simple yet complex, to your choice of music, to the way you move your own body—you create a transformational experience. 

I haven’t felt that good in my body in a long time because I wasn’t really in my body. You gave permission and then offered movements which were perfect for me. My body and soul wholeheartedly responded!”

~Kim Fahlen—-Student, Therapist, Educator, Mother, and Nia Teacher

I am a certified Nia Technique teacher of over a decade, a trained co-active coach, an ex-professional ballerina, and mother of three dragons.  I studied at The Juilliard School, Coaches Training Institute, and Tamalpa Institute (for movement based expressive arts therapy). I have 20 years experience inspiring all ages through workshops and classes in preschools, universities, addiction centers, ballet schools, hospitals, movement studios, and gyms to name a few :)

Please visit my Movement Play section for inspiration on ways to connect with your own body and what it has to say.

Move and Be Moved!

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