"I have a deep belief in the wisdom of the body and the
rich, heartfelt quality of life that is available to us
when we dwell within an enlivened body. There is a power
that comes from contacting the self on a visceral level
-- a power that leads to an opening of the heart and a
return to who we truly are. When we experience the alive
body, we feel our hearts and are able to express our
true selves. I facilitate this transformation through
movement -- the forgotten language of the soul." --
Roeper's lifelong focus has been to explore the
relationships between body, emotions, mind, and spirit.
She is the founder of Essential Motion and has conducted
seminars both nationally and internationally for over
fifteen years. Karen holds a Masters in Counseling and
Dance Therapy, is a Rosen Method Bodywork Senior Teacher
and is an adjunct faculty member at JFK University. She
has maintained a private practice in bodywork and movement
for twenty years. Karen is currently conducting Essential
Motion Leadership Trainings in both the United States and
Sweden. Karen believes in curiosity, kindness, and the transformative ability of each person.
"Learn to stay aligned with your body and begin to
move through daily life with ease, grace, and
movement and dance, music and words, reflection and
sharing, Essential Motion returns us to the natural
wisdom of our bodies.
a combination of improvisational movement and video
feedback, Eyes of the Beholder moves us from
judgment to curiosity, from self-consciousness to self-awareness,
from inhibition to self-expression.
gentle yet direct touch and verbal support, Rosen Method
Bodywork promotes healing, insight, and personal growth
through the release of chronic muscle tension.
CEU credits are now
available for all courses. Courses meet the qualifications for CEU credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
(Provider PCE #3272)