BC-DMT, LCPC, GL-CMA, CBIS
Lisa is the Faculty/Coordinator of the Laban Training program. She has been a dance/movement therapist and counselor for 24 years. She has a full time Chicago based private practice, Artistry of Change: Center for Creative Healing with business partner, Kris Larsen, serving adolescents and adults with a variety of life challenges. Lisa also provides support services for adults living with brain injuries and their families, her area of expertise. Lisa’s 19 years of teaching as a part time faculty member in the Dance/Movement Therapy Program at Columbia College Chicago was primarily focused on Laban Movement Analysis and included instruction in a post graduate certificate program in LMA. Lisa also continues her work as a clinical supervisor, movement coach, choreographic coach, and dancer/choreographer/performer.
LCPC, BC-DMT, GLCMA, RYT
Rosey Puloka is a dance/movement therapist and counselor who draws on relational, feminist, and anti-oppressive theory in her work with young people and adults. Her experience includes working in residential rehabilitation centers, Cook County Jail in the Sheriff's Women's Justice program, and community mental health with LGBTQIA+ and HIV impacted communities. Rosey specializes in trauma work and uses story, arts and the body to facilitate healing. She continues to teach locally and nationally on cultural humility and critical perspectives within the world of Western mental health.
Based in Chicago, Madeleine is a choreographer, movement educator, Laban Movement Analyst (certiﬁed at Integrated Movement Studies), and Artistic Director of Salty Lark Dance. She has served as Visiting Assistant Professor on the dance faculties of East Carolina University and UNCG. Madeleine currently teaches at Columbia College, DePaul University, and Dovetail Studios. She teaches Laban Movement Analysis, Movement for Actors, Contact Improvisation, and modern dance technique.