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NIIO Dance
A Creative Dance Journey for Joy, Freedom and Flow

Would you like to move through life with more Grace and Ease?

Be Comfortable in Your own Skin?

Show up with Authenticity and Confidence?

Find true Joy and Peace ? 

Welcome to Niio Dance for New Integrated and Inspired Openings

Dance is an ancient pathway that we have used since time began, for ceremony and celebration, for healing and wholeness.

Experience the pure joy and ecstatic euphoria of flow state in dance,
when you become fully present, fears and worries fade, time stands still.. and you feel you can take on the world.

 'I felt really held and supported by you – your intention was palpable, tangible and I had some deep connections to the universe, the matrix, mother - thank you it was just medicine

Caroline, Counsellor

  'Really surprised by the depth of experience. So valuable to get in touch with the inner truth of my body, from my body. Great to give my body time to freely express my self. I heard so much and learnt so much. Helen is a wonderful workshop leader - sensitive, kind, encouraging, empowered and with good, clear boundaries.'


Somatic Movement and Dance for total Holistic Health

Relieve stress and boost your mood
in a non competitive, fun way.

Have more mental clarity and calm,
without long periods in sitting meditation.

Bring more and fun and lightness into your life.

Niio Dance merges the Science with the Sacred.

When we dance in moving meditation,
our molecules and atoms literally shift and change...

and Self-Discovery and Transformation are possible...

Come join me on this journey of joy and discovery..

The Niio Journey of Empowerment

Dance is a celebration of what it means to be fully human in this life .

And we can All embrace this Gift, no matter what colour, shape, size or personal history we have. It is Timeless, Universal and Transformative.

In Niio Dance we look at our Inner Connection first.

Do you feel connected within? Comfortable in your own skin? Do you listen to your body and its messages? In short do you take care of yourself? After all this is the first and most fundamental relationship we have - the one we have with ourselves.

Then we look at Outer Connection.

How do we relate and show up in the world?  Can we connect to our physical environment and to those around us? Do we know who we are in this journey of life? When we are embodied and connected within, we can come from a deeper place of confidence and truth.

    Niio Dance Seven Week Course Journey


Find Your Flow : Dance Basics

Learn basic dance principles, with concepts that extend into our world on a deeper level.


Roots and Wings

Journey through the structural and energetic layers of your being. Gain deeper insight into your Body Mind Connection. 


Creative Dance Spirit

Continue your flow to ignite your imagination and inspiration. Go deeper and align with soul calling. 

Niio Dance is Informed by 

Body-Mind Centering

We journey deep into our bones, fluids and tissues, which have energetic as well as structural qualities. Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen  who created BMC, gives us the alternative holistic anatomical map of the body that Medical school overlooked. 

The Tao and Toltec Wisdom

I am Chinese and the Tao is the ancient Chinese ‘Way’ which celebrates acceptance, change, creativity and flow in life. 

Toltec Wisdom is from Mexico and a Toltec is an artist of the spirit. In Toltec Wisdom there are three masteries of the artist - that of awareness, transformation, and love, intent or faith.

a Lifetime Exploration and Research

Ballet, Hung Gar Kung Fu, Yoga, Meditation, Dance Movement Therapy, Somatic Movement Education and extended Conscious, Ecstatic and Shamanic dance journeys.

Life Art Therapy 
Created by one of my teachers the late Anna Halprin, who discovered how dance is connected to our emotional world, healing herself and designing  the Life Art process, that uses movement and art.

Yoga and the Chakra system

This ancient philospophy and system for holistic wellbeing has now seeped into the mainstream. I was fortunate to 'discover' yoga and meditation in India in 1995, and it has been my companion with dance every since.

Niio Creative Wellbeing with Team Building

Bring Niio to your workplace. Combine wellbeing with skillbuilding, in fun, inclusive days for your and your team.

Learn coping strategies for stress, breathwork, embodiment, gentle movement and expressive arts; informed with cutting edge mind-body techniques.

Gain confidence, resilience and soft skills. 

About Helene

Born in England but of pure Chinese descent, I grew up with real questions about identity. My feet would tread on British soil but my DNA told another truth and I have continually been a seeker.

I found refuge in the home of my body and in times of confusion and angst it is dance and music that has picked me up, and given me new perspective – time and time again.

Here I feel present, in the moment, fully connected.
I have discovered insight, joy and freedom. An inner place called home.

I feel it is my mission to share this joy of dance and its far-reaching benefits . For us to regenerate and in turn for the regeneration of our planet  and that is why I created Niio Dance.


'We will always remember Helene and her beautiful class in Ibiza - joy, laughter, release, magic and sacred circle. She held the space with gentle, fierce, divine energy. Thank you Helene'