- Alexander Yanai Volume 11
- Reel 34, Track 1, Lesson 4
- Duration of the recording: 43 min.
- This lesson starts with you on your belly, hands in push up position and R cheek on the floor; then you bring L knee up; then variations with head turned and with other knee coming up. In some variations you are lifting your head to look at your knee coming up. Eventually you alternate R and L knees up and then both up at the same time. He adds lifting your head and change direction face is turned when knee comes up.
- All this is repeated with head turned the other way at the beginning.
- You do a similar movement on your back, bending one knee and drawing outside of foot up; then other leg, then alternating, then both together.
- At the end you are on your hands and knees with your cheek on the floor. You make movements with your spine to enable you to roll around the side of your face. Then you slide one leg long; then the other leg long; then alternate and eventually both at the same time, lengthening and coming back to standing.
Focus of the teaching
- In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on
Both legs bending up towards the stomach, prone:
- AY007 Seeing the heels while lying on the stomach
- AY523 The head on the left side knee movements
- AY528 Advancing on all fours
Both legs bending up towards the stomach, supine:
Cheek on the floor:
- AY025 On the cheek
- AY228 On the knees, place the head on a handkerchief
- SF3 – Day 11/B – 29 June 1977 – Spinal chain resumed
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- I think this is a challenging lesson and wouldn’t teach it to beginners. (Susinn Shaler)
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