Babette Lightner developed The Lightner Method™ giving voice to her synthesis of 40 years of teaching and studying human design, movement and well-being. She has been a Movement Educator for 40 years, a Certified Alexander Technique teacher for 30 years and a LearningMethods™ teacher for 20 years. She is on the faculty of the VoiceCare Network. She has an on-going, twice yearly residency with the Vocal, Conducting and Choral program and co-teaches a summer course at Western University in London, Ontario. She travels widely presenting her work. Babette has developed an innovative movement approach called Wholeness in Motion ™. She is articulating a pedagogy for Music Education particularly in voice and conducting, based on new paradigms of skill acquisition, structure and coordination • The Language of Wholeness. She has a studio in Minneapolis and on 47 acres east of River Falls, Wisconsin.She is the author of Your Inner Compass, Pedagogy of Empowerment, Coordination of Being for Conductors and other articles that elucidate how your magnificent system can work for you rather than against you. She wakes up grateful each morning because seeing people awed by their own capability is like witnessing a miracle every day.
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