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

The Shoulder Revolution – Good Function is Movement w. Lesley A. Powell

The Shoulder Revolution February and March I am going to dive deeper into the function of the shoulder.  The shoulder girdle has to be dynamic and strong at the same time.  Strength does not mean locking or fixing down the scapula.  We first are going to explore the...

Anatomy Dances :Freeing the Ribs to Enhance Function w. Lesley A. Powell

Anatomy Dances :Freeing the Ribs to Enhance Function January 9, 2021 2:00 PM-5:10 PM. $150  more information and registration click here Video The ribs are flexible. They are not rigid like we see of the skeletons that we see in the class room. Each rib has a joint...

Anatomy Dances: Core is 3D.   w. Lesley A. Powell

I have been working on some new artwork exploring the spine.  This month I am filming an ongoing project of mine, Kissable Available Neck and upcoming workshop: Anatomy Dances:  Core is 3D. When one section of your spine is not moving well, .this affects the entire...