Bethany has worked in higher education administration for nearly a decade at Columbia College Chicago. She has an MA in Writing and Publishing and is certified in Movement Pattern Analysis and other body language techniques. She moonlights with the Body Language Institute, consulting businesses all over the country.
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, R-DMT, GLCMA, RYT
Rosey Puloka is a dance/movement therapist and counselor who draws on relational, feminist, and multicultural theory in her work with young people and adults. She currently works at Howard Brown Health providing individual and group therapy to LGBTQIA+ and HIV impacted communities. Rosey received her BA from Colorado College with a distinction in dance studies and her MA from Columbia College Chicago in dance/movement therapy and counseling. Rosey is certified in Laban Movement Analysis and is a registered yoga teacher specializing in restorative practices. She is the coordinator of the LGBTQIA+ affinity group under the Multicultural and Diversity Committee and is a member of the Standards and Ethics Committee in the American Dance Therapy Association. Rosey continues to teach locally and nationally on intersectional approaches to healing and collective liberation.
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.