Carlos Rosas, Co-Founder, Retires From Nia® After 2010

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA on Jan 04, 2010

Mind-Body-Spirit News

Carlos Rosas, co-founder of the Nia Technique together with Debbie Rosas, has announced his intention to retire from Nia after 2010. Founded in the early 1980s, Nia is a mind-body program that integrates martial arts, dance arts and the healing arts. Today, Nia has approximately 2,200 licensed teachers and is offered in at least 43 countries worldwide.

Carlos Rosas will continue to teach intensive trainings through 2010. After his retirement, he intends to remain involved in the Nia curriculum. Debbie Rosas adds, “Carlos and I are both committed to making sure that the transition period is beautiful and graceful . . . I’m committed in taking this work forward.”

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author based in Los Angeles, California, and Zurich, Switzerland. Two of her books, The Walking Deck and The Strength and Toning Deck, are now featured as iPhone apps. Contact her at