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Donna Redlick July 1, 2008

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I am dedicated to a somatic approach towards the practice, research, and development of the expressive body in motion. Laban Movement Analysis not only assists me in enriching my work as both a contemporary choreographer and dance educator, but it allows me to articulate, shape, and synthesize that which I both experience and observe in the moving world around me. LMA has broadened my scope and has taught me how to move beyond the habitual in order to “find the new”.

Donna Redlick

About Donna’s work: visit http://www.donnaredlick.com

Courses: visit http://www.donnaredlick.com

Donna Redlick is a professional dance artist, dance educator, and Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) living and working in the Vancouver area. She is a graduate from the first Toronto LIMS®-endorsed CMA program, hosted by York University, under the direction of Janet Kaylo. Donna also holds a Diploma in Dance Teacher Training from Grant MacEwan College of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan.

Donna has 20 years of teaching experience. This includes 15 years at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (SCA), where she was Artistic Advisor for the dance program and Artistic Director of both Continuum Dance Company and Youth In Motion Dance Company. She has also taught for MainDance, as a sessional instructor for Simon Fraser University, as an artist in residence for the Vancouver School Board, and as a guest for the Burnaby School Board.

Currently Donna freelances in the Vancouver area. She is core faculty for the upcoming Laban/ Bartenieff and Somatic Studies Canada™, Vancouver Program and runs pre-requisite courses for the program. She works as a Movement Specialist in her private studio, coaching and assisting dancers to find full body integration and personal movement expression.

Donna’s choreography has been presented at numerous festivals and performances in the Vancouver area. Her most recent piece, “sometimes it never leaves your skin” was selected to be presented in London, England for “Open Space”, produced by the International Workshop Festival.


Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies Canada (LSSC) July 1, 2008

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Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies Canada (LSSC), under the direction of Janet Kaylo MA, CMA, RSMT, SrDMT, MPA, presents Certificate Programs in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis in Vancouver, BC.


About LSSC

Under the umbrella of Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies International (LSSI), LSSC presents Modular Certificate Programs in Laban Movement Analysis and BodyMind Practice(TM) in Vancouver and Toronto. Completion of the full program includes the Certification in Laban Studies (CMA) award conferred in affiliation with LIMS®. Our first Vancouver program begins with Module One, in December, 2008. The LIMS® conferred CMA and the Certificate in Movement Analysis and BodyMind Practice are awarded with successful completion of all five Modules.

As the umbrella organisation for Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies Canada, LSSI is committed to providing in-depth, experiential movement study programs within the framework of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis (LMA) and its application as a somatic, bodymind practice. Modular Certificate programs are designed to refine participants’ abilities to understand and explore movement as the basis of lived experience-in life as well as in art.

The LSSC Vancouver Modular Program

The Vancouver Certificate program takes place within a vibrant and long-standing professional LMA community. Guest and other faculty will be comprised primarily of members of the Vancouver area Laban/Bartenieff community.

The Modular Program includes five, two-week intensive session blocks, in December, June, and August months. Modules One through Three can be taken as self-contained units, while Modules Four and Five require completion of all previous modules.

All Modules require pre-requisites of Introduction to Anatomy/Kinesiology, or Experiential Anatomy; Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis, and Introduction to Bartenieff Fundamentals (BF). Pre-requisite, introductory courses are offered regularly in British Columbia, and other parts of Canada. For dates and locations, see Introductory Programs at www.labancan.org.

While Modules are structured thematically as categories of Body, Effort, Shape, Space (BESS) and a Final Application Project, all the modules include integration into the full framework of LMA. The title of the Module represents the area through which we enter LMA/BF, and where our in-depth explorations are focused. Each category of BESS reveals a picture of the whole of our LMA/BF system, and experientially draws out the interconnections between each of the categories.

For Module and full Program information see www.labaninternational.org; www.labancan.org; or contact info@labancan.org.

Janet Kaylo
MA Jungian and Post Jungian Studies
Founder/Director LSSI, LSSC

In the last 32 years, Janet has performed with many dance companies, choreographed, directed, trained dancers and dance movement therapists, designed educational training programs, and presented workshops and master classes throughout Great Britain, Europe, the US, Canada, and in India. In 2003/4 Janet designed and directed the first Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS®) Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) intensive at York University, Toronto. The Founder/Director of Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies International/Canada (LSSI/LSSC), Janet is also a registered Somatic Movement Therapist (ISMETA), a Senior Registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist (ADMT, UK), and a Movement Pattern Analysis Practitioner.