Be Mind Body

Lesley A. Powell brings together her unique career as a dancer, choreographer, world acclaimed Pilates instructor, movement educator and artist.

Movements Afoot was founded with the philosophy of teaching people the basic concepts of movement theory: proper movement initiation, integrating breath with movement and spinal integrity, by equipping people with the necessary tools for a lifetime of fitness and wellness.  Lesley incorporated the best education in the somatics field.

Lesley Powell has appeared in many articles about Mind Body Fitness including Elle, Newsday, the Village Voice, Shape Magazine, etc.

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Embodied Anatomy: Support precedes Movement

"Support precedes movement."             Bonnie Baindrige Cohen This week in my classes we are going to explore the importance of the awareness of support before a movement.  Too many times I see us move quickly and then try to create support at the end of movement...
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Bones as Support w. Lesley Powell

This week I am exploring connecting to our bones for support   Classes with Lesley A. Powell Westside Dance Physical Therapy Parasetter Class Tuesday 2:30-3:30 PM $30 Email me  to enroll in above class. movementsafoot@me.com  Rolates Pilates Pilates Equipment &...
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Looking at the Spine. Classes with Lesley Powell

This week in my classes we are going to look at how the spine moves and how to improve function.  Especially with so many of us in flexion with our work and computers, we need to get back the mobility and strength of the thoracic spine. Classes with Lesley A. Powell...
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