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new chickens 031114 010The music from a week of learning from your best teacher (your body!) and also celebrating National Dance Like A Chicken Day (May 14 will never be the same, right?)!

Dance on. Shine on.
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Monday, May 12, 2014, 1045am ~ Your Best Teacher

We Are All Connected 7:07 Magic Sound
Calling 5:52 Bliss
Lovers House 4:49 City Reverb
One World, One People 4:43 Xcultures
City of Light (Reverso 68 Remix) 5:53 City Reverb
Shakin’ It Up 6:15 Ganga Girl
I Know I’m Not Alone 4:04 Michael Franti & Spearhead
Shine 4:12 Joshua
Why Must I Feel Like This Today? [Feat. Baaba Maal, Michael Franti, Ulali, Radio Active & Krishna Das] 9:28 1 Giant Leap
Long Ride Home 3:52 Michael Franti & Spearhead
Any Other Name 4:10 Thomas Newman

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 9am ~ Your Best Teacher

Snakeroot 7:58 Lis Addison
Always Waiting (fest. Irina Milkhailova) 7:08 Kaya Project
Quero Saber (fest. Orieta Pines) 6:29 Rodney Hunter
Walk Into The Sun 5:21 Dirty Vegas
Moon & Sun 6:02 Dalminjo Fjörd Fusioneer
Deeper (Into Places) (Silk Spinner Mix) 6:23 Afterlife
Hey Hey Hey 3:47 Michael Franti & Spearhead
City Knows Your Name 4:59 Chris Coco
Sweet Little Lies 4:44 Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Unwinding 7:00 Parijat

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1055am ~ Your Best Teacher (Dance Like a Chicken Day!)

Wonderwall 4:09 Ryan Adams (Oasis cover)
You Can’t Always Get What You Want 6:47 Rusted Root (Rolling Stones cover)
Love The One You’re With 5:03 Luther Vandross (Crosby Stills & Nash cover)
More Than This 4:07 10,000 Maniacs (Roxy Music cover)
Keep On Searching 5:08 Kraak & Smaak
Super Freak 4:04 Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs (Rick James cover)
Higher Ground 3:22 Red Hot Chili Peppers (Stevie Wonder cover)
Chicken Payback 3:14 A Band of Bees
Da Ya Think I’m Sexy (Feat. Rod Stewart) 4:22 N-Trance (Rod Stewart cover)
Sweet Child o’ Mine (Rick Rubin…) 3:56 Sheryl Crow (Guns ‘n’ Roses cover)
Train In Vain 4:44 Annie Lennox (The Clash cover)
The Joker 4:46 k.d. lang (Steve Miller Band cover)
Make You Feel My Love 3:34 Adele (Dylan cover)

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9am ~ Your Best Teacher

Wish You Were Here 6:12 Bliss
Human Love 5:20 Dirty Vegas
Smokey Quartz 6:59 Shakatura
Sometimes 5:14 Kaskade
Born 2B Wild 7:59 Puff Dragon
Sexual Revolution 4:48 Macy Gray
Raag Trance 5:32 Biddu
Club Thing 4:25 Yoav
What Goes Around … Comes Around 5:11 Justin Timberlake
The Way I Am 2:13 Ingrid Michaelson
Coming Down 7:47 Rasiya


We’re excited to support a weekend of classes and workshops with Nia Trainer, Julie Wylie, July 18-20 and then a Nia White Belt training September 16-22. Events will include lots of things for everyBODY as well as for belts wanting to reconnect to the principles and practices. More info coming soon. For now, mark your calendar!

TWO SPECIAL NIA EVENTS AT ACAC MIDLOTHIAN (remember: if you’re a member in Cville, you’re a member there)

Join Britta von Tagen, international Nia teacher and Nia trainer, for a Heart of Nia Playshop. This playshop will help you tap into your own deep and personal connection to Nia by developing your sensitivity as a Sacred Athlete.
Sunday, May 25, Midlothian ACAC 12-3p.m.
$35 ACAC member pre-pay ($45 at the door, space permitting)
$45 Non-member pre-pay ($55 at the door, space permitting)

Jason Alan Griffin, First Degree Black Belt, is stopping in Richmond for his cross country Nia tour. This is a one of a kind opportunity to experience Jason’s style of Nia as we sweat to some remixed James Bond theme songs and other classic Shirley Bassey tunes.
Monday, May 26 at the Midlothian ACAC. 8:15 a.m.
The class is FREE for ACAC members and $12 for non-members.


For more information about Nia and this rich system of training and learning? Everything Nia is at…

If you’re traveling or moving, you can find a teacher or classes wherever you’re going.

Interested in teaching or deepening your practice? Check out the Nia White Belt Training. There is one planned in Charlottesville in September (see above) and lots of other places, too.

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