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

Coordinators: Cheryl Clark and John Chanik

Core Faculty: John Chanik, Cheryl Clark, Christy Funsch, Andrea Haenggi


  • 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  2023 – 2024

Module II – 120 hours Hybrid
  • Online: September 23-24, October 14-15, November 4-5, December 2-3, 2023 (9:00AM to 1:00PM ET)
  • Offline (in-person): January 3-14, 2024 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
Module III – 120 hours Hybrid
  • Online: April 6-7, April 20-21, May 4-5, May 18-19, 2024 (9:00AM to 1:00PM ET)
  • Offline (in-person): June 9-20, 2024 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
Module IV* – 120 hours Hybrid
  • Offline (in-person): June 22-July 3, 2024 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
  • Online: September 7-8, September 28-29, October 19-20, November 9-10, 2024 (9:00AM to 1:00PM ET)
Module I – 120 hours in person
  • Offline (in-person): June 17-July 3, 2024 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
Module II – 120 hours Hybrid
  • Online: September 14-15, October 5-6, October 26-27, November 16-17, 2024 (9:00AM to 1:00PM ET)
  • Offline (in-person): January 2025 (9:00AM to 6:00PM ET)
*Advancing from Module III to Module IV in the same summer:
Module III students are eligible to continue to Module IV if they successfully meet all the requirements of Module III.

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: April 15, 2024
  • Application Fee: $350 (non-refundable, non-transferable) 

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.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.



For questions or more information about this program–NY Modular Format, contact