As the saying goes, “If you don’t have your health, what do you have?” But what does it mean to be healthy? Is living a healthy life really about counting calories, beating ourselves up in the gym, or constantly looking at our bodies through the critic’s eyes?
The human body is more than a machine that needs to fixed, toned up, or worked into submission. As a vital part of our well being, the body is our medium by which we experience the sensations of life. Taking the time to thank our bodies and view them in more integrated ways is the first step to feeling alive, connected, and comfortable in our own skin.
“Thank Your Body” is a place to discuss, explore, and discover fundamental truths about this living body. The goal is to reconnect inward and refine our ability to listen to what our own body needs so that we may find joy, vitality, and real health.
Robin Konie is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) and a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA). With a deep passion and respect for the human body, she has been exploring ways to help others reclaim their personal power and embodied way of knowing through movement, nutrition, and holistic approaches to health. With an MFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah, Robin has taught dance and somatic-based classes at Brigham Young University, Utah Valley University, and the University of Utah. She has also taught for the internationally recognized Integrated Movement Studies Programs. Robin continues to learn and grow as she works with clients through individualized movement therapy. She has presented workshops and classes nationwide.
Along with her passion for movement and the human body, Robin has a passion for play and creativity. She enjoyed being upside down, creating new dishes in the kitchen, and spending time with her husband Tom.
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