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

I Pledge Allegiance to my Breastbone

Details about my upcoming workshop on have been released! Visit for all the information  I’d love to hear what you think! # #FusionPilates Visit New Online Pilates Workshop!   Many of our clients come in complaining of neck pain which is...

Dynamic Shoulder Stability

Good shoulder function is dependent on dynamic stability. The ability of the shoulder to maintain its position and movement through a range of motion is about adequate support and control during functional activities. Dynamic stability of the shoulder involves the...

Scapular Rhythms: Intricate to Full Blown

Good Function of the shoulder girdle is dependent on intricate timings of the bones and first, the rotator cuff muscles.  Too much emphasis is on locking the scapula down.  Come to my online workshop to learn more.  All levels are welcome! See below for more...