May & June 2001, Judy Gantz;
...Judy Gantz M.A.,CMA is a faculty member of the UCLA World Arts & Cultures Department specializing in dance kinesiology, education, and Laban Movement Analysis.She has taught in numerous Laban/Bartenieff certification programs, was a founding faculty member in developing new curriculum for the New York Intensive Certification programs starting in 1981, and was Co-Director of the Los Angeles certification program in 1989-90.
has worked with Samuel Thornton in England at the University of Surrey
, and with Warren Lamb in Bombay and Madras India. She was the former Fitness Editor for Shape magazine and Co-Editor of Kinesiology for Dance, an international publication.Her
latest writings on Dance
Kinesiology were published by Oxford Press
in the International Encyclopedia of Dance
writings on fitness were requested for the first textbook published by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of American- Fitness: theory & practice.
Based in Los Angeles, Judy
maintains a private practice as a movement specialist, working with such clients as Jody Foster, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Walters, Ed Asner, and others.
In September 1999, Judy
and Peggy Hackney presented a workshop on Laban Movement Studies at the Esalen Institute
in Big Sur California.
This year Judy
was accepted as a Fellow to the professional movement society, Motus Humanus.