Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in New York – Modular Format


Coordinator: Cheryl Clark

Core Faculty: Cheryl Clark, Christy Funsch, Andrea Haenggi, Thomas Casciero, Elisabet Marcos Furones

Venue

  • Online Classes on Zoom 
  • Offline Classes at LIMS in New York City, USA – 138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Language: English

Prerequisites: All applicants for the LIMS® Certification Program in Laban Movement Studies are required to complete their study in the three introductory courses–Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis, Introduction to Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Introduction to Anatomy & Kinesiology–before joining the program. Please click HERE for the intro course schedule.

Schedule 2022

Module III – 120 hours In-person

  • January 3 – 19 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)

Module IV – 120 hours Hybrid

  • Online: February – May (8 hours per month)
  • Offline: June 13 – 24 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)

Module I – 120 hours Hybrid

  • Online: April 9-10, April 23-24, May 7-8, May 21-22, June 4-5 (9:00AM to 1:00PM ET)
  • Offline: June 20 – 30 (9:00AM to 6:00PM)

Module II – 120 hours Hybrid

  • Offline: July 5 – 16 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
  • Online: August – November (8 hours per month)

Advancing from Mod I to Mod II in the same summer:

Mod I students are eligible to continue to Mod II if they successfully meet all the requirements of Mod I.

Program Costs:


  • Module I: $4,000
  • Module II: $4,000
  • Module III: $4,000
  • Module IV: $5,000 (Including Final Project Advising Fee: $1,000)


A deposit of $750 is due upon acceptance, which is then applied to the Module tuition.

For new applicants:

  • Application Form: Click HERE
  • Application Deadline for Module I: January 31, 2022, for best consideration
  • Application Fee: $350 (non-refundable, non-transferable) 

For continuing students:

  • Registration Deadline: April 30, 2022
  • Registration Fee: A deposit of $750, which is then applied to the Module tuition

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – NY Modular Format

  • Are online synchronous classes recorded/shared/downloadable?
    • Synchronous classes are recorded and posted for students to view, but they are not downloadable.
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  • What happens if I miss a class?
    • Online Class: You will watch the class recording and submit a summary of the class to the instructor. The program coordinator may ask you to take tutorials if needed.
    • Offline Class: You will take tutorials with an instructor to catch up on the missed classes (at your own cost)
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  • Do I need to be in a studio when I am in synchronous classes online?
    • Space in which to move comfortably is highly recommended, but a studio is not required.
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  • Is NYC the only place to join the in-person portion of the program?
    • Currently, yes. But, LIMS is planning to offer more in-person locations in the future.
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  • Is a Covid-19 vaccination required for in-person classes?
    • Proof of vaccination (both dates for the 2-shot versions) is required during the registration process. This ensures the safety of all our students, staff, and faculty members.
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For questions or more information about this program–NY Modular Format, contact education@labaninstitute.org