Biography

Rebecca has completed the Nia White, Green, Blue, Brown and Black Belt trainings. A vibrant conscious movement facilitator and Energy Alignment Guide, she has dedicated her life to the study of embodiment, self healing and Movement as Medicine. 

The third Australian to achieve the Nia Black Belt, Rebecca has been practicing Nia since 1999. Through her transformational dance journey’s, she lovingly guides students to connect to their inner power, intuition and innate body wisdom. She supports others to discover and express their authentic self – both on and off the dance floor. 

Rebecca lives in the beautiful Byron Bay region and teaches weekly Nia classes in the Byron Shire and Kingscliff Nia communities.

A highly experienced facilitator offering corporate well-being workshops and events, Rebecca also hosts retreats and playshops in Australia and internationally. She has been a guest facilitator at at award winning health retreats Gwinganna and Camp Eden in the Gold Coast.

This year Rebecca presented at Seven Sisters Festival, the largest women only health and personal development festival in Australia. Her greatest passion is to celebrate, educate and inspire women to love and accept all parts of themselves through the gift of their Body.  

“Movement is my Medicine and in Nia I have found my Body’s Way. It uplifts and grounds me, energizes and balances, filling me with a sense of grace and power. Join me on the dance floor: I look forward to moving with you soon in Joy and dynamic ease.”

Pricing and Details

Pricing: Casual $17/concession $15 (healthcare holders and seniors), Class pass $75 for 5 classes (2 months expiry), New to Nia $30 for 3 classes (1 month expiry), Licensed Nia teachers and under 18 $13.

Monday and Saturday classes are taught alternate weeks with Taryn Pallister.

No bookings required, join anytime, everybody welcome!

Email: niabecca@gmail.com

Mobile: 0423 659 589

 

Current Classes

Location Class Type Time
Kingscliff Community Hall, Marine Parade, Kingscliff, NSW 2487
Classic Nia 9:00am - 10:00am Monday
Kingscliff Community Hall, Marine Parade, Kingscliff, NSW 2487
Classic Nia 9:00am - 10:00am Friday
Ocean Shores Community Ctr, 55 Rajah Road, Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
Classic Nia 9.30am - 10.30am Wednesday
Brunswick Heads Primary School, 2 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
Classic Nia 9:00am - 10:00am Saturday
Jasper Corner, Federal, New South Wales
Classic Nia 9:30am - 10:30am Thursday
60 Acacia Heights Drive, Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
Retreat 19 - 23 September 2018 Wednesday
Brunswick Heads Primary School, 2 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
Classic Nia 9:00am - 10:00am Saturday
37 Marvell Street, Byron Bay NSW, Australia
Classic Nia 8.30am Wednesday

Kingscliff Community Hall

Kingscliff Community Hall, Marine Parade, Kingscliff, NSW 2487

For Nia feel free to wear any exercise or comfortable clothing that makes you feel good and free to move. Bring along a water bottle and a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Nia is designed to be practised barefoot. If there are physical reasons not to practise barefoot, soft sole shoes can be worn.

A Classic Nia class is a sensory-based, cardio movement class to music that blends 52 moves with martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Open to all levels.

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Ocean Shores Community Centre

Ocean Shores Community Ctr, 55 Rajah Road, Ocean Shores, NSW 2483

For Nia feel free to wear any exercise or comfortable clothing that makes you feel good and free to move. Bring along a water bottle and a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Nia is designed to be practised barefoot. If there are physical reasons not to practise barefoot, soft sole shoes can be worn.

A Classic Nia class is a sensory-based, cardio movement class to music that blends 52 moves with martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Open to all levels.

Click here for more details...

Brunswick Heads Primary School Hall

Brunswick Heads Primary School, 2 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483

For Nia feel free to wear any exercise or comfortable clothing that makes you feel good and free to move. Bring along a water bottle and a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Nia is designed to be practised barefoot. If there are physical reasons not to practise barefoot, soft sole shoes can be worn.

A Classic Nia class is a sensory-based, cardio movement class to music that blends 52 moves with martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Open to all levels.

The Nia 5 Stages class experience is a guided moving meditation. You’ll learn a fun, simple and powerful way to explore anatomy and integrate that exploration into your own body in an effortless and relaxing way. Nia 5 Stages leads to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being by tapping into the five stages of human development: embryonic, creeping, crawling, standing and walking. Practised with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body and are adaptable for every body.

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Jasper Corner Federal Village

Jasper Corner, Federal, New South Wales

For Nia feel free to wear any exercise or comfortable clothing that makes you feel good and free to move. Bring along a water bottle and a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Nia is designed to be practised barefoot. If there are physical reasons not to practise barefoot, soft sole shoes can be worn.

A Classic Nia class is a sensory-based, cardio movement class to music that blends 52 moves with martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Open to all levels.

Click here for more details...

Embody Peace Retreat Lake Taupo New Zealand

60 Acacia Heights Drive, Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand

Immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty of majestic Lake Taupo New Zealand to explore Pathways to Peace. Join Australian Nia Black Belt Rebecca Kelly and Nia Brown Belt Virginia Woods for a deeply nourishing and renewing retreat experience over the Spring Equinox weekend.
 
You will be lovingly held and guided to awaken your innate body wisdom through a variety of conscious embodiment practices – daily Nia classes, Mindful Movement Sessions, Nia Playshops, Meditation, Somatic Enquiry and Nia 5 Stages. You will receive gentle yet powerful tools to move through your life from a place of Clarity, Strength and Deep Peace.
 
Each day we will explore a place of stunning natural beauty to deepen your connection to yourself and the Earth. Soak in the thermal waters of Wairakei Terraces, enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Taupo, experience a meditative walk through Craters of the Moon National Park and the spectacular Huka Falls.
 
Beginners welcome. No prior Nia experience is necessary

Includes: Full retreat program, delicious organic vegetarian meals and all external excursions to Wairakei Terraces Thermal Baths, Lake Taupo Cruise, Huka Falls walk and Craters of the Moon National Park. 

About Tauhara Retreat: 

” Kotahi tonu te Wairua o nga mea katoa:

There is one Spirit that flows through all “

The Tauhara Centre is a spiritual and educational centre founded upon bringing people together to explore different pathways to Healing, Oneness and the Interdependence of all Creation. Situated on a gentle hillside and surrounded by forest and mountains, Tauhara has beautiful spacious grounds, delicious food and stunning views of Lake Taupo.

There is a range of comfortable and affordable accommodation options at Tauhara Centre ranging from camping to private cottages. To view the different options see website www.tauharacentre.org.nz  

About your facilitators:  

Rebecca Kelly  
Rebecca is an Energy Alignment Guide, Nia Black Belt and conscious movement facilitator who has dedicated her life to the study of embodiment, vibrational healing and Movement as Medicine. She invites Every Body to connect to their inner power, intuition and innate body wisdom. An experienced facilitator of retreats, events and workshops, Rebecca offers weekly Nia classes in Northern NSW and works one on one with women, offering tools for deep self healing and soul guidance.

Virginia Woods

Virginia has devoted her life to finding connection to spirit and earth through spiritual seeking, dance, shamanism, and understanding the human condition. She is a Nia Brown Belt with over 40 years of professional experience as a psychologist and dance-movement specialist. Virginia brings expertise and a holistic approach to the integration of body, mind, and spirit through somatic processes of body awareness, dance, mindfulness, and self-compassion.

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Brunswick Heads Primary School Hall

Brunswick Heads Primary School, 2 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483

For Nia feel free to wear any exercise or comfortable clothing that makes you feel good and free to move. Bring along a water bottle and a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Nia is designed to be practised barefoot. If there are physical reasons not to practise barefoot, soft sole shoes can be worn.

A Classic Nia class is a sensory-based, cardio movement class to music that blends 52 moves with martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Open to all levels.

The Nia 5 Stages class experience is a guided moving meditation. You’ll learn a fun, simple and powerful way to explore anatomy and integrate that exploration into your own body in an effortless and relaxing way. Nia 5 Stages leads to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being by tapping into the five stages of human development: embryonic, creeping, crawling, standing and walking. Practised with awareness, these stages have the power to facilitate optimal alignment, improved function and comfort in the body and are adaptable for every body.

Click here for more details...

Marvell Hall Byron Bay

37 Marvell Street, Byron Bay NSW, Australia

What should I wear?  Wear clothes that make you feel comfortable.  Activewear is great.  Be prepared to come up and down from the floor.  Chairs are available if you need them.  You don’t need shoes but you can wear them if you need to.  Soft-soled shoes are the best.  Bring a water bottle and towel.

Classic Nia A fun, whole body, cardio movement class that infuses the dynamics of martial arts, dance, and mindfulness.  Experience the healing and conditioning power of moving your body’s way that feels good to you.  Share the joy of movement to global music and leave sweaty and smiling.  Adaptable for all ages and fitness levels.

Email: niabecca@gmail.com

Mobile: 0423 659 589

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