Katja Münker is a choreographer/performer, artistic researcher, Feldenkrais practitioner, mountain hiking guide & walking artist in Berlin. She is professionally trained in physiotherapy and Feldenkrais Method, contemporary dance studies, (contact-) improvisation and instant composition. She has worked as educational director of somatic training-programs such as Environmental Somatics Training and the somatic dance and performance training EMERGE at Somatic Academy Berlin. Her artistic works and collaborative performance projects have included performative walks, somatic and artistic research, conference contributions and publications on the interconnectedness of choreographic and somatic practices, as well as on walking as an artistic practice, and embodied understanding and agency. She conducts regular teaching activities, including at UdK Berlin, HZT Berlin and HafenCityUniversität Hamburg. She has collaborated on artistic research and projects with partners including Alex Arteaga, AREAL_artistic research lab Berlin, Gabriele Brandstetter, Amos Hetz, Ingo Reulecke and Martin Nachbar, and co-curated the Take Us for a Walk symposium (2014) & BODY IQ Festival (2015-2017).