Program & Workshops | Certification Program in Laban Movement Studies

Certification Programs in Laban Movement Studies
2013 / 2014


Yearlong Format - New York City
Modular Format - New York City
Modular Weekend Format - Maryland
Modular Format - Koolskamp, BELGIUM
Modular Format - Toronto, CANADA
Modular Certification Program- Edinburgh, SCOTLAND


LIMS® Yearlong Certification Program-New York City

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION NOW

The Yearlong format is ideal for students wishing to immerse themselves in the Laban and Bartenieff material in a full-time program. You will acquire a clear, comprehensive movement language that can be applied to a multitude of disciplines, sharpen your observation skills, enrich your research practices, and develop techniques for enhancing movement efficiency and expressivity. The structure of the program is well suited to students living in or commuting to New York City. Note also that the Laban/Bartenieff Institute is authorized to admit international students to the Yearlong Certification Program under the F-1 student visa category. Successful completion of this exciting and rigorous course awards the title of Certified Movement Analyst (CMA).

Format: half-day sessions, four days per week
Dates: September 4, 2014 - May 15, 2015
Place: New York City
Time: Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Pre-requisites: Intro to LMA, Intro to BF, Intro to A & K, written application and interview
Application Fee: $225

Application Due by: May 30, 2014 Extended Call 212-643-8888.

Total Program Cost: $14,580

CMA Equivalency Letter

LIMS® Modular Certification Program In NYC


DOWNLOAD APPLICATION NOW

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 (May be Subject to Change).
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 Deadline Extended Call 212-643-8888
Total Program Cost: $3,410

Module II: Concentration
In Module II students will be immersed in Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) Theory, Bartenieff Fundamentals (BF), Movement Observation and Seminar in LMA history and application. This course consists of students who have successfully completed Module I of the Modular Certification program. Students will subsequently need to complete Module III and IV and a Final Certification Project before receiving the title Certified Movement Analyst (CMA).
Format: full day sessions, 16 day-intensive
Dates: January 2 - January 18, 2014.
Place: New York City
Time: M-F 9am-6pm, Saturdays & Sundays to be determined.
Pre-requisites: successful completion of Module I or with LIMS® preapproval.
Application Fee: $225 (only for new applicants)
Application Due by: October 29, 2012
Total Program Cost: $3,525.00

Module III: Depth
Module III will continue the exploration of Space Harmony using the theories and principles at play in Transverse movement within the Icosahedron. Laban's A and B Scales will be studied in depth with focus on Phrasing and Shape Flow Support during Transverse movement.
Students will gain greater understanding of their own personal movement choices and further develop their skills in observing the functional and expressive movement of others.  Students will crystallize their understanding and integration of the over-arching LMA themes and the principles of Bartenieff Fundamentals. Students will gain greater facility with the verbal and Motif vocabularies used in Laban Movement Analysis in preparation for their Final Project proposals.
Format: full day sessions, intensive
Date:
June 9 - June 25, 2014
Place: New York City
Time: M-F 9am-6pm, Saturdays &  Sundays To be determined.
Pre-requisites: successful completion of Module II
Application Fee: $225 (only for new applicants)
Application Due by: March 31, 2014 
Deadline Extended Call 212-643-8888
Total Program Cost: $3,525

Module IV: Review and Project
This Module consists of students currently enrolled in the 2011-2012 Modular Certification program. Additionally, LIMS® is pleased to introduce a new way to resume LMA/BF studies and fulfill your CMA followed by completion of a Certification Project in June. Former students who began but did not complete their Final Certification Project, those persons having 20 or more years of documented teaching experience with the LMA/BF material but have not been enrolled in a LIMS® Certification Program, or have a minimum 400 documented hours of LMA/BF training with a CMA outside of a Certification Program may apply to Module IV.
Format: full day sessions, intensive
Dates:
January 2 - January 18, 2014.
Place: New York City
Time:
M-F 9am-6pm, Saturdays & Sundays to be determined.
Pre-requisites: successful completion of Module III
Application Fee: $225 (only for new applicants)
Application Due by: October 29, 2012
Total Program Cost: $4,375 includes Final Project Presentations

FINAL Project Presentations
Module IV students return to present and submit their final projects.  Successful completion awards the title of Certified Movement Analyst (CMA).
Pre-requisites: successful completion of Module IV
Dates: June 2014
Location:
TBD

LIMS®  Modular Weekend Certification Program-- Maryland

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION NOW

The Modular Weekend Program includes seven weekends of moving, observing, understanding and transforming yourself!  Begin the journey towards certification; this Module is one of four, plus a thesis-level project, but can be taken as a stand-alone experience.  Faculty includes: Karen Studd (GMU), Karen Bradley (UMD), Laura Cox, Lynn Adelmann, Simona Aronow, Cat Maguire and a talented roster of CMAs from the MD-DC areas, plus special guests.  Click on the following link to read more on the faculty http://www.limsonline.org/programs-workshops-facultyIf you have been thinking about studying LMA/BF more deeply for a while, this is the time...  For a more detailed description of the Modular program see LIMS® Modular Program--NYC above.  

Format: Weekends
Dates for Module I:
February 2-3, 2013 February 23-24, March 16-17, April 6-7, April 20-21, May 11-12, and June 1-2.
Place: Maryland
Time:
Saturdays & Sundays; 9am - 6 pm
Pre-requisites: Intro to LMA, Intro to BF, Intro to A & K, written application and interview
Application Fee: $225 (only for new applicants)
Application Due by:
Deadline Extended Please call 212-643-8888
Program Cost: $ 3,325.00

Format: Weekends
Dates for Module II:
August 31-September 1, 2013 (Labor Day), September 14-15 (Yom Kippur), September 28-29, October 12-13, November 2-3, November 23-24, December 14-15.
Place: Maryland
Time:
Saturdays & Sundays; 9am - 6 pm
Pre-requisites: Completion of Module 1
Application Fee: $225 (only for new applicants)
Application Due by:
Deadline Extended Please call 212-643-8888
Program Cost: $ 3,525.00

2013/2014 Module III - Module IV: To be determined.
Tuition: Module III  $ 3,525; Module IV $4,375


 


Modular Format-- Koolskamp, Belgium

The Laban Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS, New York) takes care of the training. An international trainers team will give the classes. The team lead by Karen Bradley (USA) and Karen Studd (USA), will be assisted by Stephanie de Bruijckere (Nl).  The organisation of the training will be provided by Niek Ghekiere and co-workers of Agape, Belgium.

Module I: July 25 - August 9, 2012
Format: 16 Full day sessions from 9am - 6pm; Saturdays 10am - 2pm.
Location: Agape, Koolskamp, Belgium

 
Module III: July 25 - August 9, 2012
Format: 16 Full day sessions from 9am - 6 pm; Saturdays 10am - 2pm.
Location: Agape, Koolskamp, Belgium

 
To register or for more information please send and e-mail to: 

 

info@agapebelgium.be

 

Certification Programme in Laban Movement Studies--Edinburgh, Scotland

Modular Certification Programme in the Laban/BF Framework

Moving Forth is collaborating with  LIMS® NY to bring this unique and vital learning experience to the UK

Susan Scarth, Dance Movement Therapist (RDMP), CMA and Director of Moving 
Forth (a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), is pleased to be offering the 
Certificate Programme in Laban Bartenieff Movement Studies in both Scotland and 
Poland. 
 
Moving Forth has been collaborating with LIMS in New York and with Karen Studd 
CMA and accredited LIMS tutor, to bring this excellent programme to the UK and 
Poland. We are successfully completing the Certificate with our first student cohort 
– now meeting the challenges of Module 4. 
 
Moving Forth is currently recruiting for Krakow, Poland to start a Module 1 in July 
2014 and a new Edinburgh programme Module 1 in June 2015. 
For more information please contact: Susan Scarth – susan@movingforth.org

 

Moving Forth, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG


TORONTO CMA PROGRAM IN MODULAR FORMAT

For program information and application see www.labaninternational.org. or www.labancan.org

For pre-requisite programs, please contact nadine.saxton@gmail.com For general information, contact jkaylo@labancan.org


Many new programs are being planned: Europe, Asia, South America...when details are known they will be posted here!