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14 Jul

LBMS workshop series (4): Experiential Anatomy & Kinesiology

LBMS (Laban Bartenieff Movement System) workshop series (4) 

Experiential Anatomy & Kinesiology

Date: July 22-23, 29-30, 2022, 20:00-24:00 (New York time)

Instructor: Cheryl Clark, CMA, RSMT/E, R-DMT, BMC®

This workshop will introduce an overview and major principles of anatomy & kinesiology. We will engage with our moving bodies basic anatomy and kinesiology concepts and learn significant bone and muscle groups that underlie motion. We will also learn how to touch relevant bony landmarks to target muscle use and learn how to see movement in space. Use of visual aids, props, physical activities, observation and lecture will be used in order to acquaint us with the complexity of our bodies in motion.

This course is the pre-requisite introduction course to enter LIMS CMA Certification Program. It is also an accredited approved course to apply for ADTA R-DMT.

This workshop is given in English with live Chinese translation.

For inquiry and registration, please send email to Limited spaces available.


About the instructor

Cheryl Clark, Certified Movement Analyst (CMA), Body-Mind Centering Practitioner, BMC®, Registered Somatic Movement Therapist/Educator, RSMT/E, is a senior teacher and former director of education at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. She currently teaches at College for the Performing Arts at The New School University and Wagner College. She has performed with various New York artists and nationally; she choreographed and taught across many performance modalities dance, theater and opera. Her choreography for Romeo and Juliet was cited in the New York Times as “joyous.” She has taught at numerous institutions either as staff or guest artist. A partial list includes: Marymount Manhattan College, Barnard College, Drew University, Hebrew Union University, Mannes School of Music, The Atlantic Theater Company, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Wagner College and School for Film and Television International teaching/presenting includes: Theaterzwang Festival in Dortmund, Germany. Shanghai, China; she currently teaches the Laban work in Taiwan for the Taiwan Dance Research Society. She completed the Dance Movement Therapy program at Pratt Institute in May 2019 and is finishing her thesis, Moving Space/Moving Mind which explores the relationship between dance movement and plasticity of the mind for persons with dementia.

About LBMS (Laban Bartenieff Movement System) workshop series

This series is a continuing educational program to support the professional development of our international LBMS and somatic community. The targeted group is the professionals with experiences in LBMS and related fields. The workshops are combination of theory broadening and deepening with hands-on experientials facilitated by the experienced senior instructors in the field. All workshops are given online with about 7 hours in 2-3 sessions.  Recordings are available for those who can’t join in live session. The LBMS series will cover different part of LBMS including Body, Effort, Space, Shape.

  1. Part one – SPACE. Laban/Bartenieff Movement System: The Wholeness of Duality as seen and experienced through Space Harmony. Sept 14-16, 2021. Karen Studd, Cat Maguire.

  2. Part two – BODY. Breath Bone and Body – Formlessness to Form. Jan 8-9, 2022. Cheryl Clark.

  3. Part three.  The Harmonics of Polarities. July 15-16, 2022. Brenton Cheng.

  4. Part four. Experiential Anatomy & Kinesiology. July 22/23, 29/30. Cheryl Clark.

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