Kate Fox Colie, CMT, CLMA is endlessly passionate about movement and the body. Kate has been a licensed and certified massage therapist (CMT) since 2001, training extensively in therapeutic and rehabilitative bodywork modalities throughout her career. Kate earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance performance, production, and choreography from CalArts in 2005 and went on to receive her graduate level credential in somatic movement therapy in 2008 as a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA). In early 2015, Kate completed an extensive certification in the Symmetry for Health system, which utilizes objective body measurements and corrective exercises to realign posture and remedy chronic patterns and pain. She joined the faculty of the National Holistic Institute in 2016, and teaches their full massage therapy core curriculum.
Kate specializes in the treatment of performing artists, which dominates much of her time in both her private practice, NewPath Wellness in Lake Balboa, and on-site therapy work with the elite student musicians at The Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles. Kate’s dynamic 20 year dance career as a performer, producer, and manager continue with her role as advisory panelist for Youth Protection Advocates in Dance (YPAD), and as the former dance editor for NoHoArtsDistrict.com.
She is a proud member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA), Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), Dance Resource Center (DRC), California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC), and Glendale Chamber of Commerce.
Dance and the performing arts are incredible tools for self-expression and discovery. I work endlessly to empower my clients and students to trust in and marvel at the wisdom
of the body. The depth of the human experience is embodied by the arts, and this should be considered sacred. I wholeheartedly stand in opposition against dance and music that is degrading, superficial, exploitive, or promotes violence or hyper-sexuality. Our children and youth are so receptive and creative, it is imperative to invest in the resources that teach them about the beauty that lives inside of them, and to give them a safe and informed platform to express it. YPAD stands for this and more, and that’s why I stand with YPAD.