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.

Art by Lesley A. Powell

Coordination is connection. Laban’s Space Harmony & Bartenieff Fundamentals

    The coordination of the spine with legs and arms is Bartenieff Fundamentals™ : Knee Drops.  When poor sequencing of the body will affect the function.  Laban’s Space Harmony and Bartenieff Fundamentals teach us how the bodies move three dimensionally. ...

Anatomy Dances: Finding Harmony in Space to improve function w. Lesley Powell

When you see beautiful and accomplished movers like Tiger Woods and dancers, their use of space organizes their bodies in a phenomenal way.   Much of our fitness is learning to move in parts.  Connection is a incredible coordination of the body in space.  This video...

Discount on my FusionPilatesEDU workshops – One Day Only

All of my online workshops at are discounted for one day only! Visit for all the details and get a great discount with promo code POWELL. I’d love to hear what you think! #NeverStopLearning #FusionPilates TAG US: Facebook: @fusionfitnessonline...