Punch Card for Four or Eight Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Nia Technique, Inc. (Up to 61% Off)

Portland

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In a Nutshell

Nia fitness classes combine martial arts, dancing, and healing during sessions set to music and designed to encourage healthy living

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $19 for punch card for four classes ($44 value)
  • $29 for punch card for eight classes ($72 value)
  • $39 for one month unlimited classes ($99 value)
  • See the class schedule.

Building Muscle: Cells on the Move

Read on to learn exactly how fitness classes leave you with more muscle or better tone.

Bulky upper-body muscles might have hindered early humans who had to chase their prey across the plains, but it could help those who often had to climb trees to adjust their satellite dishes. That’s why the body builds muscle according mostly to use: do enough curls, and the biceps expand. As anyone who has experienced post-workout soreness could intuit, those curls are actually a form of controlled damage, making thousands of miniscule tears to the muscle tissue that beckon autoimmune cells to show up alongside testosterone and other hormones. The white blood cells help switch on satellite cells, which are similar to stem cells. Before they're activated, satellite cells aren't doing much—instead, they lie dormant around muscle fibers until they're called into action to repair torn tissue.

This isn't the only kind of cellular transformation at work in growing muscles. Long muscle cells, which contain several nuclei, can also begin to change type after a workout. Certain kinds of muscle fibers are equipped to handle brief bursts of effort but will quickly become tired if asked to do more intense work. These are the first to disappear as someone starts an exercise routine, as they're converted into fibers with more endurance. This principle is so dramatic that a sports scientist can generally tell whether someone is a professional athlete or a professional mattress model by examining a minute sample of muscle tissue.

Customer Reviews

A lovely space, great instructors!
Maureen · November 6, 2016
Such a beautiful studio space & the Noon Yummy Yin Yoga with Shareshten is AMAZING! Such an awesome practice & to get it on my lunch hour is even better! Thank you!!
Heidi K. · October 24, 2016
I was so pleased to see the offer since I had enjoyed this so much in Scotland UK (I had heard the founder was in Portland 😊)
Diane M. · January 20, 2016
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