For national Mental Health Awareness month, participating Nia Australia teachers invite you to attend your first Nia class for FREE – in person OR online.

This offer is extended until 31 December 2021 due to lockdowns across our country.

Nia is great for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Its unique blend of movement, mindfulness, connection and joy brings together people of all ages and fitness levels.

It is simple to join us.


For in person classes:

  1. Find your local teacher below – either by name or city.
  2. Click on their image for class details.
  3. Download your redeemable voucher below and take to your first class.


Download Voucher Here


For online classes:

  1. Scroll down page to find the list of online classes (or click here). 
  2. Contact the online teacher as per details in link to arrange free attendance to your first online class.

Participating Teachers

Angela Paladin

Melbourne, Victoria

Anita Pulie

Sydney, New South Wales

Carol Greenwood

Yamba, New South Wales

Fiona Glenn

Canberra, ACT

Helen Suchting

Brisbane, Queensland

Ildika Koppen

Brisbane, Queensland

Janene Brown

Canberra, ACT

Julie Bartley

Mullumbimby, NSW

Liz MacGinley

Brisbane, Queensland

Lyn Symons

Ulladulla, New South Wales

Mandy Loveday

 Avalon, Sydney, New South Wales 

Margaret Watson

Fish Creek, South Gippsland, Victoria

Mary Jo Straford

Melbourne, VIC

Natalie Scott

Gold Coast, Qld

Noël Boycott

NSW South Coast, New South Wales

Oriana Mac Giolla Ri

Brisbane, Queensland

Patricia Shaw

Brisbane, Queensland


Sabine Withers

Melbourne, Victoria

Sarah Marie Battye

Point Cook, Victoria

Sophie Marsh

Brisbane, Queensland

Vicki Howell

Sunshine Coast, Queensland


Online Classes (click on red text to open link)

Classes are listed in AEDT so will be 1 hour earlier in QLD, 30 mins earlier in SA. FIND YOUR TIME ZONE
NB. “hybrid” means class is offered F2F and online

Day Time Class Type Teacher Link
Monday 8:45 – 9:45am 5Stages + Nia Sophie Marsh
Monday 10:30-11:15am Nia Angela Paladin


8:00 – 8:45am

Nia Mary Jo Straford

0409 850 828 or


10:30 – 11:30am

Nia Vicki Howell


8:45 – 9:45am

Nia or 52Moves Sophie Marsh
Wednesday 10:30 – 11:15am Nia Angela Paladin

Friday 9:00 – 9:30am

5Stages “pop up”

Mary Jo Straford 0409 850 828 or
Friday 9:30 – 10:30am Gentle Nia Sophie Marsh

Friday 10:30 – 11:30am Nia Oriana Mac Giolla Ri hybrid.  Access via Facebook Group
Friday 10:30 – 11:15am Nia Angela Paladin