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Michael Richter is a Language of Dance® (motif notation) Certification Specialist and an authorized Sensory Awareness leader. He cofounded and directed Move, Dance, and Yoga, which provided dance integration and professional development residencies to 40 elementary schools in Los Angeles. Michael was a professor of Creative Dance at California State University, Northridge and returning faculty for the Curriculum-in-Motion program at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in western Massachusetts. He is currently co-developing and co-teaching the online Language of Dance Master Practitioner certification series, in addition to the Dancing Reading Online group, for international teachers and choreographers.
Marisol Limón Silicéo is a dancer, teacher and dance researcher. She graduated from the National School of Folk Dance as Bachelor and Professional Dancer in Folk Dance, is a Certified Specialist in the Language of Dance (LOD), and is part of the LODC Mexico team. She has participated as a teacher and choreographer in the professional training in Folk Dance at the National School of Folkloric Dance and the School of Fine Arts of Chimalhuacán. She coordinates the Dance courses in the Bachelor of Arts and Humanities at the Artistic Education Center of the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico.
Jorge Gayon, PhD, is a movement-actor, choreographer/stage director, choreologist, and ethnoscenologist who specializes in expressive movement. He is the author of the Laban-Decroux project, in which Laban’s movement analysis tools are applied to the study of Etienne Decroux’s actor training method. This project led him to the conception of the LAMA (Laban’s Active Movement Analysis) perspective for training performers and composing/coaching performances. A member of the ICKL since 1995, he has collaborated with the Laboratory for Research on Performing Arts (CNRS-France) and CENIDI-Danza “José Limón” (INBA-Mexico) and is a founding member of the Centro Mexicano de Estudios Coreológicos, A.C.
He has a MA in Dance Research in Dance Research in the CENIDID (Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información de la Danza José Limón) and a BA in Folk Dance from the National School of Folk Dance. He has danced with various Folk Dance Groups in Coahuila and Mexico City, and with them traveled to various states in Mexico and the United States. He was a member of the Association of Folk Choreographers of Mexico (2005 to 2012). With the Sound Library of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) he collaborated in the issue of the discs 55 and 57, where he worked with Dr. Jesús Jáuregui, an Anthropology specialist in the field of Mariachi.
Paloma Macías Guzman, PhD, is a spanish dancer, teacher and researcher. She studied Spanish dance with Ana María Sánchez, Manolo Vargas and Mercedes Amaya. She is a CMA and a certified specialist in Language of Dance. She teaches theoretical and practical subjects at the National Institute of Fine Arts. She has created reading excercises and a record of Oscar Tarriba ́s Spanish dances using motif writing. She is a founding member of the Centro Mexicano de Estudios Coreológicos A.C.
Miriam Huberman combines choreological studies, injury prevention, dance history and dance education in her work. BA in History (UNAM); MA in Dance Studies (Laban Centre for Movement and Dance). Huberman has taught choreological studies and injury prevention in the BA in Dance programs of the Academia de la Danza Mexicana, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California and Universidad de Sonora, as well as in the MA in Dance Research of CENIDI Danza. Her articles on dance have been published in Este País, Interdanza, Revista de la Universidad de México. She is a founding member of the Centro Mexicano de Estudios Coreológicos, A.C. Currently, she is giving choreological counseling to dance companies for the Dirección de Danza, UNAM.
Dancer, teacher and researcher of dance and education, graduated from Academia de la Danza Mexicana (ADM), where she studied pedagogy, education, and artistic research. She has a PhD in Social Sciences from the UAM-Xochimilco. She is a LODC Certified LOD teacher. She is member of the National System of Researchers. She was a teacher and director of the ADM. Since 1995, she has been a researcher in the Cenidi Danza José Limón. She has researched dance education.
She is the author of: Danza y currículo. La Academia de la Danza Mexicana y el bailarín integral (México, INBA/ Cenidi Danza José Limón, 2009); Escenarios rituales. Una aproximación antropológica a la práctica educativa dancística profesional (INBA/Colegio de Estudios de Posgrado de la Ciudad de México, 2005); and with Josefina Lavalle, Programa de desarrollo de la creativ- idad por medio del movimiento y la danza. Paquetes Didácticos (México, Conaculta/ INBA, 2006). She is a teacher in the Master of Desarrollo Educativo, línea de Educación Artística at the UPN, and in the Master of Dance Research at the Cenidi Danza.