a system of movement notation, using symbols on a staff, that records the parts of a dancer's body, direction inspace, dynamics, and tempo for all kinds of movement: used to record and reconstruct forms of dance and movement.
Also called labanotation
[lah-buh-noh-tey-shuh n, ley-] /ˌlɑ bə noʊˈteɪ ʃən, ˌleɪ-/ (Show IPA).
Origin of Laban dance notation system
after dance theorist Rudolf Laban (1879-1958), born in Slovakia, who devised it