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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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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A Core Call To Arms . A workshop with Lesley Powell NYC

Pilates and Embodied Anatomy. A Core Call to Arms "Embodied anatomy improves function" Eric Franklin Old ways of seeing anatomy is to view the body in parts.  Leaders in Biotensegrity show us functional anatomy is a constant dance around the body.  This workshop will...
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New Class: Pilates Equipment and Embodied Anatomy with Lesley Powell . NYC

Pilates Equipment and Embodied Anatomy with Lesley Powell at Rolates 939 8th Ave.  Suite 207 Thursdays 3:00-4:00 PM (starts in 2/9/2017) Fridays 1:30-2:30 PM   Click here to register    Each class there will be a theme of about the body and how to bring better...
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