ABOUT THE FOUNDER

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


Esther Arends,
body-centered trainer, teacher, coach, author, and founder of the educational program Journey through the Body.
 
After her study B.A. Social Work at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands, she has worked in child and youth psychiatry, child protection, primary education, and after-school care. This background, in combination with her experience and training in dance, movement techniques, body-centered coaching, mindfulness, and personal development, inspired her to create the company Journey through the Body and to develop the corresponding educational program.
 
Her mission and passion are to empower children and professionals who work with them by promoting three essential building blocks for a strong foundation in life: body awareness, self-awareness, and self-esteem.

She supports them to use the body as a personal compass in making choices that serve their health and well-being. Important skills for a positive (school) career and a happy and healthy life.

 

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