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Certificate in Laban Movement Studies Program

Certificate in Laban Movement Studies Program


Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies


Laban Institute: 138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn NY 11217


Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 8:00pm



Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies

The Certification Program is a professional training program accredited by the National Association of School of Dance (NASD) leading to the Certificate in Laban Movement Studies which grants our graduates the title of Certified Movement Analyst (CMA). The program involves the study of Laban Movement Analysis, including Bartenieff Fundamentals, Laban theory (Body, Effort, Shape, Space), observation training, and seminar in the history of the system and its diverse application areas. We offer three formats of the Certificate in Laban Movement Analysis Program. The Modular Program is built into four Modules, alternating beteen June and January for 3-week session, and takes two years to complete. The Yearlong Program takes place over the course of two terms, running from September through May annually. Our Weekend Modular Program takes place over the course of two terms per year for two years. Details can be found by contacting Corinne Cappelletti, the Program Manager by phone at 212-643-8888, by email at corinne@limsonline.org or by visiting our website at http://www.limsonline.org


Module I: Immersion

In Module I, you will become acquainted with the fundamental categories of the Laban system, explore your movement possibilities according to your own body uniqueness and begin perceiving the power of LMA as applied to your field of interest. Classes include theory and movement experientials and are accessible to students from all disciplines. This exciting and rigorous course serves as the first of four Modules within the LIMS® Certification Program in Laban Movement Studies, which awards the Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) title.

Format: Full day sessions, intensive
Dates: June 9 - June 25, 2014 
Place: New York City
Time: M-F 9 am - 6pm, Saturdays &  Sundays To be determined.
Pre-requisites: Intro to LMA, Intro to BF, Intro to A & K, written application and interview
Application Fee: $225
Application Due by: March 31, 2014
Total Program Cost: $3,325


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