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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PNF and Pilates with Lesley Powell

: Bringing the Spiral into your session PNF (Proprioceptive Neurological Factor) is a unique systems of bringing 3-dimensional movements to all of the joints of the body.  The PNF patterns are reflective of many actions that we do daily and in our movement loves.  It...


BIOTENSEGRITY - NEW WAYS TO SEE THE BODY Science is having us look at the body differently. Dr. Stephen Levin, 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...

Lesley Powell at Pilates on Tour Chicago 10/13-15/17

  Sign up for Pilates on Tour               Saturday Morning, 10/14/2017 Biotensegrity and Pilates: A New Model of Movement with Lesley Powell New discoveries in science are making us look at the body and movement in new ways. Fascial...