Workshops for all and Teachers. Early Bird Discounts – Movements Afoot NYC

scapuWe have an exciting season coming up. With popular demand, Laura Gates, Apollonia Holzer, Joy Karley, Kim Osterberger and Lesley Powell return with workshops to teach you more about the wonder of the body. Early Bird Discount on many of the workshops!

 

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City  212-904-1399 www.movementsafoot.com

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City 212-904-1399 http://www.movementsafoot.com

BALANCED BODY PILATES TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Mat I 5/3-4/2014 with Lesley Powell
Mat II 5/31-6/1/2014 with Lesley Powell

Hanna Somatic Movement with Laura Gates
Wed, Apr 16, 10:00-11:30 AM, ?Chasing contractive patterns out of the Torso? uses Tom Hanna?s effective re-patterning techniques to identify and change the excessively tight tonus of muscles that are pulling the body into asymmetry, twist, tilt, postural distortion that cause pain, poor movement mechanics and uneven wear and tear on joints.

Pilates Equipment Class for Young Dancers
Thu Apr 24, 2014 – Thu May 29, 2014 
With Joy Karley Thursdays noon
6 week workshop $120 Single class $31
Dancers for years have been using Pilates to help improve their dancing and balance strength and flexibility. Emphasis will be the primary focus to assist in strengthening and lengthening areas commonly injured in the dance community.

The Meridians – Energy Lines and Pilates
with Apollonia Holzer
Fri, May 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Course Fee: $125 Early Bird by 4/15: $100
The meridians are used in Chinese Medicine to support the energy flow to keep the client healthy. Using these energy lines or pipelines in Pilates can bring the client in a can support better the pelvis stabilization, support the stretches and allow a deeper holistic work out. In this workshop learn: about the muscular and skeleton pathways of certain meridians, how to stretch beyond for a deeper release, where the major points are to free up the joints, how to bring more energy and awaken the muscles.

Pilates Lab for Teachers: Using Gait for Assessment and design of a workout
with Lesley Powell
Wed, May 14, 2014 at 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$60 per workshop(Early Bird Discount $50 if you register by the 15th of the month prior to workshop date)

Lesley Powell brings to this workshop her amazing knowledge of advanced studies about the body, the Franklin Method, being a Pilates teacher, and a certified Laban Movement Analyst. She will teach you the skill of observation, and how to use the Pilates/ other movement repertory to make positive changes in your client’s well-being.
Observation of Gait and creating better connections

  • Pelvis 5/14
  • Upper spine and arms 6/18
  • Hips and knees 7/16
  • Lower leg and feet 8/13

The Knee – PT perspective on Pilates based programs for post-surgical and common injuries
with Kim Osterberger
Sat, May 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat May 17, 2014 – Sat May 17, 2014
$125 (early bird discount 4/15 $100)
We will review anatomy and the mechanics of the knee to give you an understanding of injuries and how to prevent them with Pilates-based exercises.

  • Anatomy breakdown
  • Knee Mechanics
  • Forces on the knee and reasons for injuries
  • Common Injuries
  • Knee surgeries and precautions
  • Pilates based exercises

Bodhi Suspension System Instructor Training
with Joy Karley
Sat, Jun 21- 22, 2014 at 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Balanced Body brings the precision and movement principles of Pilates to suspension training with the Bōdhi.

Taking the body out of alignment with gravity fires the core stability muscles and develops integrated,
whole body strength and dynamic flexibility.

Bōdhi offers 4 points of suspension to maximize stability training and proprioception while providing many options for creativity.

YOU must REGISTER WITH BALANCED BODY DIRECTLY for course and REQUIRED MANUALS
Balanced Body Registration Link

Pilates Lab for Teachers: Using Gait for Assessment and Design of a Workout

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Wednesdays 1:30-3:30  $60 (Early Bird Discount $50 if you register by the 15th of the month prior to workshop date)

Lesley Powell brings to this workshop her amazing knowledge of advanced studies about the body, the Franklin Method, being a Pilates teacher, and a certified Laban Movement Analyst. She will teach you the skill of observation, and how to use the Pilates/ other movement repertory to make positive changes in your client’s well-being.

Observation of Gait and creating better connections

  • Pelvis 5/14
  • Upper spine and arms 6/18
  • Hips and knees   7/16
  • Lower leg and feet  8/13

New FusionFitnonline Video-Scapula Revolution: Finding Function and Ease with Lesley Powell

Scapula Revolution: Finding Function and Ease

See our new video about the scapula.  There is so much bad info about stability that really makes the shoulder worse.  Learn how and why about the shoulders.

Lesley Powell teaches how to help your clients core strength connection through better us of shoulder girdle, her arm strength, & posture.

Just $24.00 at FusionFitnessOnline.com. Full Details

 

Pilates Lab for Teachers: Muscular Imbalances at Movements Afoot 2/8 NYC

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City  212-904-1399 www.movementsafoot.com

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City 212-904-1399 http://www.movementsafoot.com

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With Lesley Powell
$60 Click here to register

Lesley Powell brings to this workshop her amazing knowledge of being a Pilates teacher, a certified Laban Movement Analyst and Franklin Method and advanced studies about the body. She will teach you the skill of observation, and how to use the Pilates/ other movement repertory to make positive changes in your client’s well-being.

Lower leg and foot   3/29/2014 1-3 PM

Intro to Embodied Anatomy: Feeling and Understanding Anatomy The Shoulder and Arms 3/29 new date-NYC w. Lesley Powell

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With Lesley Powell. Faculty of Balanced Body, CMA and Level I Franklin Method Teacher

In these workshops, we are going to learn anatomy not only intellectually but through feeling. Understanding how the muscles works on your body and then learning how to identify the look and feel of the body is essential for teaching. Applications will be made to Pilates, Yoga and dance repertory.

$125 Click here to register
Saturdays 3-6:30 PM

Anatomy of the Muscles of the Arms 3/29/2014
Anatomy of the Muscles of the distal influencing the core- elbow & hands and shin & feet TBA

New Pilates Equipment class Mondays at 3 w. Mary Burns PHD at Movements Afoot

Tangos & TanglesNew Pilates Equipment class Mondays at 3 w.  Mary Burns PHD at Movements Afoot

This class is specially designed for dancers to enhance their technique through Pilates, functional anatomy and applications to dance technique. We work on improving connections of core knowledge, turn out and important dance elements needed to be a professional dancer. Pilates Reformer or Tower will be used depending on class structure.

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City  212-904-1399 www.movementsafoot.com

49 W. 27th St. Mezzanine B, New York City 212-904-1399 http://www.movementsafoot.com

Mary Burns PHD

Mary Burns PHD

An instructor of movement for almost thirty years in higher education & professional dance studios in NYC, Texas, & Chicago, including Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), Ballet Chicago, Joffrey Ballet, & Lou Conte/Hubbard Street Dance, Mary now works regularly with NYC’s wellness and dance community regularly in injury prevention/rehabilitation. With the BA and MA from Columbia University in Dance/Dance Ed (with a little Economics minor thrown in!), Mary always has both sides of the brain working – that led her to a Ph.D. in Dance Education from NYU’s School of Education, where she did an analysis of Simonson technique via LMA and then the effects the Simonson technique had on postural alignment of non-dancers after a ten week study. Mary is certified in multiple dance techniques, including Simonson and Evans/Bartenieff technique. A BASI full apparatus Pilates for Dancers Specialist, with the additional PMA certification since 11/2010. Mary’s career is dual-fold; assist dancers in technique improvement to decrease rate of injury; and increase teacher knowledge in anatomy, kinesiology & movement analysis, for safer teaching from the start!