“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy." - friedrich nietzsche

Esther Arends, body-centered teacher, trainer, coach, author and founder of Journey through the Body. In addition to a B.A. degree in Social Work, she has over 12 years of experience working with youth in psychiatric facilities, child protection agencies, primary- and after schools. Along with her years of dance and personal development training, she was inspired to create both her company Embodiment of Self and the curriculum Journey through the Body.


Her overall mission and passion is to empower and support children and adults in the embodiment of their true self. Using their body as their compass in creating a life that serves their health and well-being. A life that is in alignment with their true nature. She supports teachers and adults in be(coming) embodied role models by teaching & living mindfully and from the heart.


“Every child is a star en deserves the right to twinkle.”