Welcome to the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, LIMS® where movement experience and understanding challenges conventional thinking!

You’ve found the doorway to self-knowledge, improved performance, creative action, and continuous transformation.  LIMS® has more than 30 years experience in education, arts & culture, research, and innovative executive services. Come and study with us, partner with us, be coached by us, or just enjoy exploring the world of movement studies.  Begin your journey by reading some of the stories about how we impact society. 

LIMS® is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).          

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 Find us at 138 South Oxford Street between Atlantic Avenue & Fulton Street in Brooklyn, NY 11217; Telephone: 212-643-8888; Fax 347-422-0948


Introductory LMA Workshop in Zwolle, Netherlands


Will be taught in Dutch

Dates: March 28-29, 2015

Instructor:  Sandra Hooghwinkel 

To Register:  Email Moving Technology


Special Workshops in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies

Bartenieff Fundamentals Workshop in Takoma Park, MD

Sunday, March 8, 10:00am-12:00pm
At Dance Exchange: 7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
WACMA collaborates with Dance Exchange to present Bartenieff Fundamentals: What Do We Share? How Are We Special?
Taught by Esther Geiger, CMA.  The workshop is open to anyone, with or without Laban training, and will focus on the Fundamentals Principles as applied to any kind of movement activity. Appropriate for those needing pre-reqs for the Cert Program, and also useful for those with Laban training wanting a review of current theory.
$20 workshop fee.  To pay for and reserve your spot, email Matthew Cumbie at matthewc@danceexchange.org.

Moving Anatomy Workshop in Arlington, VA

Sunday, May 31, 1:00-5:00pm

Co-sponsored by WACMA and Unity Woods Yoga Center.  Held at the Unity Woods studio in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington. Taught by Laura Cox and Esther Geiger.

A workshop-format introduction to Anatomy/Kinesiology approached from an LBMS point of view. Experience what’s under your skin, and how it all moves you!  The workshop will combine A&K study with a basic yoga practice applying the anatomy principles. Open to all: no prior experience required (with LMA or yoga). Also appropriate for those needing pre-requisites for the Cert Program.

$45 advance registration/$50 at the door. Register at www.unitywoods.com or call 301-656-8992.

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