Courses and Workshops

Essential Motion Workshops

“The body of delight and pleasure is a garden to tend.” – Jamie McHugh, Somanaut

2017 Calendar

May 20, 2017: Essential Motion: – One-Day Workshop: Awakening Your Vibrant Body (Berkeley, CA)
July 23-25 and 27-29, 2017: Essential Motion: – Somatic Leadership Training (Berkeley, CA)
Coming Soon: Essential Motion Workshop (Minneapolis, MN)

Also available:
Small group invitationals and private one-on-one sessions

Come to Karen’s private studio with one or two friends for a personal Essential Motion Coaching session. Karen also offers private one-on-one sessions with individuals via Zoom video conferencing and/or in person.
By appointment. Email – karen@ielephant.com

Virtual Leadership Seminars and Private Sessions

Seminar participants join monthly video conferences with Karen Roeper and receive private monthly video EM Sessions. A new eight-month Seminar begins in September 2017 for experienced practitioners and those attending the Somatic Leadership Summer Intensive. For more details about this program, please contact Karen Roeper directly: karen@ielephant.com

Cost: $125/per month for 8 months
To pay:

Use Square:
Email – karen@ielephant.com for a Square invoice and payment link.

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Essential Motion – Awakening Your Vibrant Body

A One-Day Essential Motion Workshop

May 20, 2017 – 12:30-5:00 pm
WildCat Studio at 2525 8th St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Essential Motion creates a container of trust and curiosity that allows you to experience yourself through movement. Re-discover expressiveness and playful ease by drawing on your body’s own unique movements, facilitated by guided individual and group exploration. By witnessing an individual coaching session and one another in dyads, discover curiosity, presence, creativity, acceptance, and kindness to yourself and others. Benefit from the opportunity to experiment and play with your discoveries as you awaken your own vibrant body

Who should attend: Anyone who would like to experience the benefits of moving through daily life with more pleasure, grace, ease, and power.
For more information about this offering email Karen at: karen@ielephant.com

For more information about Essential Motion in general.

Cost: One-Day Program: $125/person
To register:

Use Square:
Email: karen@ielephant.com for a Square invoice and payment link.

Or use PayPal:

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Essential Motion – Somatic Leadership Summer Intensive

July 23-29, 2017: (July 26: Integration Day)
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
WildCat Studio at 2525 8th St. Berkeley, CA 94710

For anyone who has ever considered adding the skills of Essential Motion to their own somatic practices, this workshop is a very special opportunity. People are also welcome to join purely for their own personal growth.

Essential Motion offers a somatic approach to leading and guiding people toward powerful, personal transformation. During this training you are supported in expanding your own ability to be present in your body and to sense and respond to your environment from a place of authenticity. By applying these skills and the leadership and communication tools you acquire in this training, you will be able to create a safe container in which those you lead or coach can also learn to return to a sense of ease, freedom, and power within themselves.

This program is especially designed for anyone who:

  • is continuing their Essential Motion training and practice or is currently working in the somatic field.
  • is in a leadership role and wants to deepen their leadership skills and expand their practical tool set.
  • works with people in a healing and helping profession and wants to be re-inspired and invigorated while learning new approaches to deepening their work.
    NOTE: For those who choose to continue with this training offering, a once-a-month group conference call and personal monthly one-on-ones through Zoom will be offered. For more details about this program, please contact Karen Roeper directly: karen@ielephant.com

For more information about Essential Motion in general.

Cost:
Early Registration (by June 23) $800/person
Registration (after June 23) $875/person

To register:

Use Square:

Email: karen@ielephant.com for a Square invoice and payment link.

Or use PayPal:


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Essential Motion – Access the Source of Your Being

Coming Soon
Venue TBD, Minneapolis, MN

Essential Motion creates a container of trust and curiosity that allows you to experience yourself through movement. Re-discover expressiveness and playful ease by drawing on your body’s own unique movements, facilitated by guided individual and group exploration. By witnessing an individual coaching session and one another in dyads, discover curiosity, presence, creativity, acceptance, and kindness to yourself and others. Benefit from the opportunity to experiment and play with your discoveries as you awaken your own vibrant body

Who should attend: Anyone who would like to experience the benefits of moving through daily life with more pleasure, grace, ease, and power. For more information about this offering email Karen at: karen@ielephant.com

For more information about Essential Motion in general.

 

 

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To learn more about any of these innovative programs email Karen at karen@ielephant.com.