Anja Hirvikallio, born in Finland, studied dance and Kinetography Laban at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. She is since 1997 lecturer for Kinetography Laban at the University for Music and Dance Cologne, Center for Contemporary Dance.
Anja Hirvikallio is fellow-member of the International Council of Kinetography Laban and member of the European Seminar of Kinetography Laban, for which she wrote the paper “The Notation of Floor Work within the Laban System of notation”. She translated the book “An Introduction to Kinetography Laban” into the Finnish. She writes notations of works of several choreographers in different dance categories.