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

Core has a Back. Online Classes w.Lesley A. Powell

Core has a back.  Improving posture is more than your abdominals.  Especially with our living habits of sitting too much,  waking up the back is very important.  For some,  inviting simple movements of the spine is essential.  Sitting so much can make the back stuck. ...

Legs Have a Core. Online Mat.Reformer.Parasetter.Lesley A. Powell

How you use your legs affects your core and alignment. It is not enough to have strong leg muscles. Finding how to coordinate and connect the legs to better function will change your spine. As your leg function improves, you will be amazed how it changes the use of...

Sensing the Rotator Cuff: Improving Shoulder Function  Workshop w. Lesley A. Powell

Sensing the Rotator Cuff: Improving Shoulder Function  Online with Lesley A. Powell $80 July 23 & 30, 2020.2:30 – 4:00  PM NPCP CEC 3. Live only The rotator cuff muscles are essential to the function of the shoulder girdle.  We will get a deeper understanding of...