New Pathways is a hybrid-model certification program in Laban Bartenieff Movement Studies (LBMS) combining online and in-person formats. LIMS offered the New Pathways program in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. As we move forward into the post-Covid season, New Pathways is merging into the New York Modules to be offered as a hybrid format combining online and offline classes. Please be advised that LIMS Education no longer accepts applications for the New Pathways program. If you are interested in a hybrid format in the LIMS Certification Program, please click HERE to be redirected to our New York Modular page and see more information. The schedule below is for students who are currently enrolled in the New Pathways program.

 

Schedule 2022

Tier 3. Expansion (120 hrs)

The Expansion tier introduces more advanced theories and practices in Laban Bartenieff Movement Studies. It explores the interrelationships among the different lenses of Body, Effort, Space, and Shape in depth and the integration of them through a whole-part-whole approach for a better understanding of movement phenomenon in a given movement context. 

Program Coordinator: Karen Bradley

Core Faculty: Alexandra Beller, Karen Bradley, John Chanik, Cecilia Fontanesi

Tuition: $4,000

Registration Deadline: January 15, 2022

Registration Fee: A deposit of $750, which is then applied to the Expansion tuition

A. Online (64 hours of synchronous and asynchronous classes)

Saturdays & Sundays, 9 am – 11 am ET (1st class) and 11:30 am – 1:30 pm ET (2nd class)

Week 1   March 12-13

Week 2   March 26-27

Week 3   April 9-10

Week 4   April 23-24

Week 5   May 7-8

Week 6   May 21-22

Week 7   June 4-5

Week 8   June 18-19

B. Offline (56 hours in a studio)

8 hrs per day for 7 days in July 2022 in Nova Scotia, Canada (dates TBD)

 

Tier 4. Praxis (120 hrs)

The Praxis tier investigates various applications of Laban Bartenieff Movement Studies to specific fields where movement analysis is employed as the essential method to create, interpret, and understand meanings of “us” in the world. 

Program Coordinators: Karen Bradley and Cheryl Clark

Core Faculty: Alexandra Beller, Karen Bradley, John Chanik, Cheryl Clark, Cecilia Fontanesi

Tuition: $4,000

Registration Deadline: February 1, 2022

Registration Fee: A deposit of $750, which is then applied to the Praxis tuition

A. Online (72 hours of synchronous and asynchronous classes)

Saturdays & Sundays, 9 am – 11 am ET (1st class) and 11:30 am – 1:30 pm ET (2nd class)

Week 1   March 19-20

Week 2   April 2-3

Week 3   April 16-17

Week 4   April 30-May 1

Week 5   May 14-15

Week 6   May 28-29

Week 7   June 11-12

Week 8   June 25-26

Week 9   July 9-10

B. Offline (48 hours in a studio)

8 hrs per day for 6 days in July 2022 in the following locations:

  • New York City, US (July 18 – 23)
  • Nova Scotia, Canada (July, dates TBD)
  • Pretoria, South Africa (July 18 – 23)

 

Tier 5. Qualifying (160 hrs)*

The Qualifying tier is the final phase where the student will refine their knowledge and skills, and hone their use of the movement analysis tools within their field of study/practice. The pedagogical implications are also addressed and incorporated in this tier. The final certification project will be guided through to completion with a project advisor who is a professional CMA and an expert in the student’s given field. 

Tuition: $5,000

Dates: TBD

*Additional application materials are required to join the Qualifying tier which entitles the CMA, a graduate-level certificate.  
 
 
For registration or any other questions, please email education@labaninstitute.org.