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.

Besides being a Pilates studio, 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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Lesley Powell Starts a new Balanced Body Pilates Equipment series soon in NYC

I am excited about having a new home for Balanced Body Pilates Teacher program at Studio 26  – 250 W. 26th St.#402. Joy Karley and I are both Balanced Body faculty. This year I will be leading a full program of the equipment modules. Joy will be doing the...
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Biotensegrity Workshop

Biotensegrity Science is having us look at the body differently.  Graham Scharr and Rudolph Laban both are fascinated by the numerous examples of geometric patterns and shapes in nature and its relationship to the body. New research into fascia is changing how...
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I have been training with Marika Molnar, Physical therapist for the New York City Ballet to teach with her new Parasetter.  She created this to help with dancers challenge their nervous systems and core support especially when movement is more complicated...
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