Dance Fitness: The Nia Technique (Studio)

Get fit, lose weight, strengthen and condition, de-stress and have fun! A powerful fusion of dance, martial arts, and mindfulness, Nia is a holistic movement and wellness practice addressing body, mind and soul. Nia is for everybody, regardless of age, health or fitness level. Using a system of 52 simple moves, each Nia workout delivers low-impact, full-body conditioning leaving you energized, mentally clear and physically and emotionally balanced. Practiced barefoot. Nia is for every person who desires to discover, explore, unleash and enhance their individual potential to live in a strong and healthy body. NOTE: Students must be vaccinated to attend this class.

"Dance Fitness has increased my stamina, decreased my stress, and improved my balance and strength. Susanne is an extremely gifted teacher whose classes allow you to pace your workout according to your own particular needs."
— Elaine A., student, Dance Fitness: The Nia Technique


Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind & Body
310 Baker Ave, Suite 165


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Susanne Liebich

Susanne Liebich has been a professional dance and certified movement educator, choreographer and program director for over 30 years. As a senior fitness expert, her knowledge includes exercise which enhances and sustains the health of adults of all ages and mobility levels. Her balanced, holistic approach blends traditional, expressive and therapeutic movement to foster overall wellbeing. Her certifications include Dance for PD®, Stott Pilates®, Black Belt Nia®, Moving to Heal® and Total Barre®. She is trained in injury prevention for older adults and individuals with Parkinson’s, MS, osteoporosis and arthritis.

She was one of the first Certified Dance for PD instructors in the world, and her class was featured in the Boston Globe. She is a member of the Emerson Hospital Parkinson’s Disease Committee. Her work includes classes at independent senior, assisted living and memory communities, and hospitals in the Greater Boston area.