Labanotation is one of the most widely used systems of dance notation in the world today, and this elementary textbook
provides practical instructions for the study of its basic principles. Students using it will examine the elements of
movement and notation, and practice dances they have created themselves, as well as learn about dances created by
The principles of the system are presented in a sequence of clear, graded lessons, illustrated with numerous examples
and supplemented with practical exercises in reading and writing, with each section of the text presenting logical
progressions of exploring and recording movement.