Peggy Hackney – Bio
Author/s: Peggy Hackney
Peggy, B.A. (psych), M.F.A. C.M.A. Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (ISMETA) and Certified Massage Therapist, is well known internationally for her work in Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) and Bartenieff Fundamentals. She graduated from the first Effort/Shape Certificate Program in NYC and was a colleague of Irmgard Bartenieff for almost 15 years. Following this she continued to develop the Bartenieff Fundamentals and LMA in her own work with dancers, in other settings and with private clients. Peggy’s book, Making Connections: Total Body Integration through Bartenieff Fundamentals, 1998, is in its third printing (published by Routledge). She is Director and teacher in the Integrated Movement Studies (IMS) Laban/Bartenieff Certificate Program, at the University of Utah; Assistant Director of Moving On Center – a Somatics and Participatory Arts training program, and helped found the Intensive LMA Certification Programs in NYC, Seattle, Salt Lake, and Berlin.