Lesley Powell – The Neck and Thorax: Restoring a Kissable Available Neck Workshop at the PMA

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October 29 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMWS3/Lesley Powell/The Neck and Thorax: Restoring a Kissable Available Neck 
Many of our clients come in complaining of neck pain. This is especially prevalent now as so many of us are in flexion working at computers, driving and sitting. This workshop is about the mechanics of the neck and thorax and how to create better function. We will also address how the neck and thorax are affected by posture.

PMA registration

 

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Muscular Imbalances w. Lesley Powell June in NYC

Muscular Imbalances

See. Feel. Teach

with Lesley Powell
Wednesdays in June 1-22 2-4 PM  $300 5women
4 person minimum
Rolates Pilates Studio
To register click here

Each class will work around a theme of understanding how the body works. There will be applications to Pilates, Yoga and dance. The class will end how to apply it to your practice and teaching.

Lesley Powell brings together her own studies for these workshops: Laban and Bartenieff FundamentalsTM, Franklin Method, her studies with BodyMind Centering teachers, Irene DOWD, pilates, yoga and dance.

  1. Pelvis
  2. Spine
  3. Shoulders
  4. Legs & Feet

New classes with Lesley Powell at Studio 26

At Studio 26

LESLEY POWELL

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This pilates mat class takes your practice deeper with understanding how your body works.  Each week the class will explore themes to understand your body in the framework of a mat class.

“Embodied anatomy improves function ” Eric Franklin

Tuesdays from 2:00pm-3:00pm

$30 per class


Lesley Powell

Pilates B

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Challenging your reflex and balance systems will take your Pilates practice to a new level. Bodhi, a refined suspension system like TRX, brings in all the physically of the pilates machines with the added challenges of balance. Balls, bands and foam rollers will also be used to give you better connected physicality, core support, and full body alignment.

Fridays from 1:00pm-2:00pm

$40 per class

To  register Studio 26 or call 646 – 755 – 8125

Lesley Powell is moving to Studio 26- NYC

IMG_1824I am so excited of joining Studio 26 for teaching of my privates, classes and workshops.  

What I miss about Movements Afoot as my own studio, is the sharing and passion of teaching and understanding the body. I know many of the teachers at Studio 26. We have much in common in our pursuit of understanding the body.

Jared Kaplan is committed to creating a community for Pilates/movement teachers to keep fresh about our teaching. I am so excited to be joining an enviroment like this. This upcoming weekend Madeline Black returns for a book signing event plus workshops.

Doris and I are planning to do our Biotensegrity series in the fall.  I will have an Movement Lab: Embodied Anatomy series in June

Studio 26 is expanding as well.  Once construction is done, my classes will resume.  I am hoping to start April 5.  Stay tune for updates and links to be able to sign online.

Classes with Lesley Powell (hopefully starting April 5 )

Pilates Mat & Embodied Anatomy
Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 PM

Pilates B
Bodhi.Bands.Balls
Fridays 1 PM

Dynamic and Big

2016 is already starting to be an exciting New Year!

Biotensegrity

Doris and I are actively developing how to bring the new concepts to your practice andteaching.  We have been in the studio exploring and developing the material for you. Biotensegrily is revolutionary how we understand the body: the living and moving body.
Doris and I have decided to postpone our Biotensegrity seriews until the fall.  Our goal is make the experience of Biotensegrity, a new physical connection to the body.
I was in Miami, Fl.  at The House of Movement  to teach workshops on Posterior Lateral Hip, Psoas, Fascial Release and Shoulder Revolution.  If you are ever in Miami,  this wonderful studio offers Pilates, Gyrontonics, Water Exercise and a unique vision of “functional fitness”.   Can’t wait to go back.
I was in Princeton Fitness and Wellness teaching Twisted Reformer, a Balanced Body course in February.  I return March 6 to teach Balanced Body’s Reformed Core
Major changes are happening for me in the next month.  New website, New Home for teaching. Stay tune!

Due to Storm: Hip Me w. Your Best Shot Workshop now 2/6

150409_kim_gibilisco_rutgers_whitneybrowne-168Hip Me With Your Best Shot          

with Kim Gibilisco MFA, MA, PMA-CPT  Saturday 2/6/2016 4-7 PM $150

Hip Me…  is designed to enhance the participants’ understanding of the various challenges encountered and viable solution options when working with clients with labral pathologies. To date, there are no bonafide guidelines for the pre and post-rehabilitation of hip scopes for labral pathologies. 

However, both Physical Therapists and Pilates teachers frequently encounter pre and post hip scope patients/clients. Successful outcomes incorporate identifying adequate ranges of motion with optimal joint congruency, alignment and efficient neuromuscular recruitment strategies in a pain-free environment. 

Utilizing Pilates mat and equipment, participants of this workshop will understand the rationale behind re-education strategies using the Pilates repertoire and apparatus.  The goal of the workshop is to offer new movement strategies and viable solutions for care and conditioning to an ever growing population.

Master equipment class: Anatomy Dances to the Core

The New Year brings an exciting Master Pilates Equipment class for Pilates teachers, intermediate/advanced movers and lovers of Pilates.  This class will explore new research about the body and applications to a Pilates Class.

With the exciting information coming from Biotensegrity, fascia and other movement modalities,  we have come to understand the core is more than abdominals.  Stability is a dynamic dance around the joints that is constantly changing.

Core is more than abdominals: It is three dimensional.
How you use your limbs can affect the quality and coordination of the core.  It is more than muscle; how does your fascia affect your body.

Single $36 Saturdays 3-4PM 
Intermediate/Advanced

    • 2/6/16 with Kim Gibilisco
    • 3/5/16 with Doris Pasteleur Hall
    • 4/30/16 with Lesley A. Powell
    • 5/21/16 with Doris Pasteleur Hall
    • 6/11/16 with Lesley A. Powell

This Weekend: Hip Me With Your Best Shot

Anatomy Dances by Lesley A. Powell

Anatomy Dances by Lesley A. Powell

Hip Me With Your Best Shot          

with Kim Gibilisco MFA, MA, PMA-CPT  Saturday 1/23/2016 4-7 PM $150

Hip Me…  is designed to enhance the participants’ understanding of the various challenges encountered and viable solution options when working with clients with labral pathologies. To date, there are no bonafide guidelines for the pre and post-rehabilitation of hip scopes for labral pathologies. 

However, both Physical Therapists and Pilates teachers frequently encounter pre and post hip scope patients/clients. Successful outcomes incorporate identifying adequate ranges of motion with optimal joint congruency, alignment and efficient neuromuscular recruitment strategies in a pain-free environment. 

Utilizing Pilates mat and equipment, participants of this workshop will understand the rationale behind re-education strategies using the Pilates repertoire and apparatus.  The goal of the workshop is to offer new movement strategies and viable solutions for care and conditioning to an ever growing population.