Nia cardio-dance workouts combine 52 simple moves with dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is non-impact, practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Join Valusha for this weekly transformational, fun class!
Valusha Boyko grew up in Sochi, Russia, a beach resort at the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus mountains. She was an Art Gymnast for 10 years, starting at age 4. Valusha was a straight A student, She played Piano and graduated from Music school. Valusha grew up in a family of hikers and alpinists. Valusha followed her calling to work with plants, and studied Gardening and Landscape design.
Valusha first came to United Stated with the Work And Travel program, working at Glacier National Park. Valusha moved to US as an immigrant in 2007. She lived and worked in Montana and Wyoming, at Glacier and Grand Teton National parks.
Valusha became a Nia student in 2008, finding her path of self-discovery and healing. She took her Nia White Belt Teacher Training, Nia 52 Moves Training while studying at Nia Headquarters in Portland, OR.
Now a certified Nia teacher, Valusha offers weekly Nia classes at the Hawaiian Sanctuary.
Valusha is a Cook at the Tin Shack Bakery in Pahoa. She has a garden in Black Sands, Puna, Hawaii.