DIRECTOR & FOUNDER
Judy Gantz, MA, CMA, is the Director and Founder of the Center for Movement Education and Research (CMER), a 501c 3 non-profit organization (2003).
She is an international movement specialist, teacher and lecturer, and was an Associate Adjunct Professor at UCLA in the department of World Arts & Cultures from 1982-2005.
has specialized in Laban Movement Analysis, dance kinesiology and creative dance/movement education.
Judy's teaching in the United States includes Dominican University
, University of Southern California, University of Washington
, University of Illinois
, Sonoma State University
, and the University of Western Michigan
has taught in Moscow Russia, University of Surrey
in England, Bombay and Madras India, and in Scotland at the Common Wealth International Conference on Sports Medicine, Dance, Physical Education and Health.
She has also worked in numerous professional certification programs for the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in New York, at led Council circles at Westwood Charter Elementary and Palms Middle School in Los Angeles.
has a broad perspective of the role of movement in healing and education.
She was the former Fitness Editor for Shape magazine and Co-Editor of Kinesiology for Dance, an international publication.
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 America
- Fitness: theory & practice.