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Integrated Movement: What it is and How to Use it

January 23 @ 11:00 am - February 6 @ 12:30 pm EST

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This course will discuss and define what Integrated Movement is, how it is different from Posture and Gesture, what it says, and how it can be used. Our approach will be to explore Integrated Movement as a unique aspect of your everyday self, your art, your dance, your work. We will analyze Integrated Movement as it is derived from the Action Profile System evolved from Rudolf Laban, Warren Lamb, and Pamela Ramsden. Irmgard Bartenieff approached whole body action as Postural movement. Here we will identify postural movement as different from Integrated Movement. We will explore gesture, posture, and Integrated Movement and their relevance to your personal style and other aspects of your life.

Class 1. Focus on the quality of Integrated Movement.
Class 2. Create with Integrated Movement.
Class 3. Support for applying Integrated Movement (IM) in areas of your choice.


Class Dates/Times

January 23, 30, & February 6 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Eastern Time


Instructor’s Bios

Ellen Goldman is a founding member of the Laban Institute, teaching Laban Movement Analysis for over thirty years at LIMS New York. A practitioner and trainer of The Action Profile® System, she has published As Others See Us: Body Movement and the Art of Successful Communication, which addresses Integrated Movement, the basis of the Action Profile® Assessment. She has worked with management teams, recruitment, career counseling, personal development, and conflict resolution. Certified in the Kestenberg Movement Profile, her research with Dr. Judith Kestenberg is now published in Geometry of Movement, Parts 1 and 2 with accompanying DVDs. She has conducted lectures and seminars throughout the world. Her choreography is based on Space Harmony concepts, and includes “Jitterbug-Live”, the concept of interaction of crystalline forms, “A Lost Passage of Swan’s Way”, by Proust, based on the Axis Scales, and “Weaving the Seven Ring”, relating hyperbolic geometry to the 7 ring form.

Kevin McGarrigle-Schlosser has consulted internationally for more than 30 years with LMA and uses Action Profiling as the foundation. Her wide range of clients include individuals and organizations from all levels across many industries. Outside the business world, she was an experienced performer and teacher in both dance and drama. At the core of her work there has been a focus on using movement to enhance communication. She genuinely finds joy in using her knowledge of movement as a means to understand behaviour. In a group setting or one-on-one training, Kevin thrives at making movement analysis practical, relatable, and applicable to everyone.


Who Can Join

Professionally certified movement analysts and those who may not be certified (yet), but have a lot of experience with movement analysis.


What You Need To Bring

Comfortable clothes for moving, some space in which to move








January 23 @ 11:00 am EST
February 6 @ 12:30 pm EST
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LABAN/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies
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