Are you a senior looking for an activity to add some extra joy to your life? It can be hard finding the right activity to participate in that is suited to your needs, is enjoyable, and provides benefits and joy to your day-to-day life. This blog will be talking about a seniors happiness dance in Hamilton that will fill you joy, and is easy and fun to take part in.

Join A Happy Senior Exercise With Nia Dance

What exactly is this amazing dance? Nia Dance is a low-impact dance practice that, in addition to raising serotonin (happy chemicals) levels, offers a number of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual health and happiness benefits. The dance style incorporates tai-chi, the Alexander technique, yoga, and other dance, healing and martial arts. 

Numerous studies have shown that Tai Chi, Yoga, and other movement arts that inspire Nia Dance have profoundly great health and happiness advantages for elders, as well as providing the ideal atmosphere for social interaction. Because Nia Dance is a fusion of several distinct disciplines, it offers a plethora of social and emotional benefits to seniors.

Nia Dance is made up of 52 highly flexible movements that are designed to work with your specific body type and talents. This makes it suitable for everyone to participate in all exercises and Nia Dance routines, especially the elderly. Its flexibility means you won’t be forcing uncomfortable or unnatural motions through your body, reducing the risk of injury, weariness, or pain. 

Nia Dance provides various social and emotional advantages for seniors, including an improved positive mood, calm energy, a supportive teaching atmosphere, a compassionate instructor, pain relief, better self-esteem, decreased depressive symptoms and anxiety, and recovered mobility and flexibility.

Embrace Your Inner Happiness and Grasp The Joy Around You At Dance NZ

Dance NZ is a Nia Dance organisation headquartered in New Zealand that offers courses both online through Zoom and in-person at various Raglan and Hamilton locations. At Dance NZ, you can get joy the opportunity to engage with new people and spend time with your social connections. As a senior, maintaining social levels and meeting new people is essential for boosting your happiness.

There are five classes to choose from at Dance NZ, with both in-person and online alternatives. The most ideal classes for seniors however is Nia Dance Move to Heal (11:15 a.m., Tuesday) and Gentle Nia (9:30 a.m., Wednesday) are the best classes for seniors. Now that the Covid lockdown in Hamilton has been lifted, in-person classes are back up and running in their many, magnificent locations, such as the Waikato Sports and Fishing Club, with online options still continuing.

Come to your Nia Dance Move to Heal class a little bit earlier to enjoy some lovely tea on the balcony of the venue with your peers and instructor. This is a wonderful way to chat and make new friends before your class begins. Don’t be concerned if you are unable to attend specified lesson hours and days. Replays of lessons are available for purchase from Dance NZ for a 24-hour period. Seniors may presently enjoy a 40% discount on any purchases made on the Dance NZ website, so schedule your courses now while this fantastic offer is still available!

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Take care of your happiness and do something you enjoy that was designed perfectly for your body with Nia Dance. Pop into any class at Dance NZ and make friends boost joy by maintaining those social levels and having an extended friend circle to enjoy other activities outside of class with. 

Not sure if Nia Dance is what you’re looking for? No stress! Try out $5 classes for up to 3 classes of your choice if you’re a first-time Dance NZ member. Check out this offer here.

Do you have a query? CONTACT Dance NZ here to reach out with your question and we’ll get back to you right away.

Kind regards, Belinda.

Brown Belt in the Nia Technique. A Certified Parkinson Dance Teacher.

Dance NZ Classes Every Week: Physical and Online HYBRID-Style Nia Dance Sessions

Book Dance NZ classes by becoming a free member here

• Nia Dance Move to Heal: Engage in this class here. Time and dates: 11:15 a.m, Tuesdays mornings. Current class location: Waikato Sports Fishing Club (chosen location address: 499 Grantham Street in Hamilton).

• Classic Nia: Engage in this class here. Time and dates: 5:30 p.m, Tuesdays evenings. Current class location: Waikato Sports Fishing Club (chosen location address: Grantham Street in Hamilton).

• Gentle Nia: Engage in this class here. Time and dates: 9:30 a.m, Wednesday mornings. Current class location: Raglan Town Hall (chosen location address: 41 Bow Street, Raglan). 

• Classic Nia: Engage in this class here. Time and dates: 9:30 a.m, Friday mornings. Current class location: Saint John’s Hall (chosen location address: Hamilton, 20 Wellington Street).

• Nia for Parkinson’s Freedom Dance: Engage in this class here. Time and dates: 12:00 p.m, Friday afternoons. Current class location: Saint John’s Hall (chosen location address: 20 Wellington Street, Hamilton).

Online HYBRID-style classes and in-person sessions can be found here with all their information and accessibility to book your favourite class with Belinda Goodwin, your Dance NZ instructor.

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