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

Discovering Biotensegrity in your practice.

Discovering Biotensegrity in your practice.  As living beings, we all have biotensegrity.  It is a phenomenal structure that allows us to move.  An older person shuffling has a changed biotensegrity.  Certain coordinations and strength has diminished.  In the reformer...

Kissable Available Neck – New Lesley Powell Fusion Pilates Video

One Day Only! My new online Pilates workshop at has been launched! Visit here for all the details. Get a special discount today only with promo code KISS. I’d love to hear what you think!  Many of our clients come in complaining of neck pain which...

Embodied Anatomy Reformer: Discovering Biotensegrity in your practice. w. Lesley Powell

Embodied Anatomy Reformer:  Discovering Biotensegrity in your practice Wednesdays July 14-28. 2:15-3:05 PM.  $120 Online and live.  Recordings will be available. Click here to register  Biotensegrity is challenging how we look at the body.  Alignment has been setting...