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WELCOME!

 

Welcome to your community for mindful movement!

Discover a joyful, sustainable approach to movement and fitness at Embody. Fall in love with yourself and deepen your relationship with your body-exactly as it is today. Whether your goals are to try something new, have fun, meet new people, or to gain strength, coordination, flexibility, agility or neuroplasticity, we have a class for you. At our studio we welcome all bodies, all levels of fitness and ability.  Every age, gender, culture, race and body type, from those with physical limitations to the most athletic, are invited! Our studio values connection and personalization, and you will not find any competition within our walls. 

You can take in-person classes locally at our beautiful studio in the heart of Creston. Meet our warm, genuine community, and explore a variety of dance, movement and yoga classes to condition all of you … Body Mind Spirit!  Benefit from joyful Nia classes,  alignment focused yoga and experience NiaFreeDance or JourneyDance for a free form exhilirating therapeutic movement journey similar to ecstatic dance.

We are passionate about movement for health, joy, expression, and healing.

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW WAY TO BOOK CLASSES. 

You can still view our calendar and book classes using our website or app. However, you must now pay each teacher directly. (Only Alanna's classes can still be paid for online). Please book the class on the site or app and then e transfer your teacher or bring cash. 

Please note, most classes now require a minimum of 3 pre-paid people for classes to run, and we will make the call at 24 hours prior to class. So please book early (at least 24 hours in advance) to ensure that classes will run. Thank you for your understanding!

OUR STUDIO

 

We are located at 1217 Canyon Street in the heart of downtown Creston. We have a small space of about 800 square feet which allows a maximum of 10-12 students for movement classes and 10-14 for yoga.

There is plenty of parking on the street and in the two large public lots behind the CIBC one block over. Our studio has been renovated with a brand new heating and air conditioning system with high quality air filteration. We sanitize the bathroom and touch points, as well as clean the floor after each class and do a deep floor and entire studio clean and disinfect weekly.

COMMUNITY EVENTS & STUDIO BOOKINGS

Our studio is available to rent for community get togethers that fit into our values and mission. Please note our space is a shoes off space to protect our beautiful brand new floors. Please contact us for more information using the form below. 

Contact Us: 
Please note our studio is not open to walk in off the street. We don't have a reception area and instructors are onsite only during classes. We are located at 1217 Canyon Street, Creston BC.

The best way to contact us is TO CONTACT EACH TEACHER directly for questions.
Alanna (Nia, FreeDance, JourneyDance, Easy Groove) -embodymovementstudio@gmail.com

Gillian (Vinyasa Yoga, Beginner Yoga) - gillianpatricia86@gmail.com
Becky (Pilates, Barre, Power Yoga, Specialty Yoga) - beckycatherall@gmail.com
Tanya: (Classic Nia, Easy Morning Groove, Beginner Nia) laurenschobert@hotmail.com

Emma: (Restorative and Yin Yoga) emmagray.ryt@gmail.com

Why I Love Nia

Hands down the best movement / life therapy I've experienced. The music will call you, the rhythms will send you tapping, twirling, stretching, flowing to heal this one of a kind body we've been gifted with. Embrace it and Nia will love you back!!

-Ellen Parish

Testimonial

13+ years into the practice, Nia continues to support an enjoyable, soul-friendly everyday practice that honors all aspects of being human: body, mind, emotions, spirit. It's a workout, a community builder, a possibility to create livelihood in ways I could not imagine - and yet, hoped for. It's sweat, silliness and serenity in the same package.

-Minna Aalto

I do Nia Because..

Nia has taught me to listen to the wisdom of my body. I find strength and peace where I thought there was none. I am fiercely proud of my body and all it is capable of. My life is truly made better because of this practice.

-Rachel Prince

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Nia for me is all about the magic of music,movement and community. It’s one of those things you have to try just once and you immediately get a big payback! Joy, groove, creativity, power, freedom all in one hour.

-Vicci Calvo Kane

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