AY290 Standing on one leg with a hop

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 20, Track 2, Lesson 2 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on Related ATMs AY289 Standing on one leg with movements. (Page 1975) AY291 […]

AY291 Standing on one leg with movements to the sides

Source Insert a link to Sources page Synopsis Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 20, Track 2, Lesson 3 Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on Related ATMs AY289 Standing on one leg with movements. (Page 1975) […]

AY138 Walking on the heels

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 3 Reel 10, Track 2, Lesson 4 Synopsis Summary: Standing, lifting one or both heels, also the forefoot, also focus on direction of lift towards the 1st and 2nd toe, also walking on the heels. Lesson Outline Stand. Lift the heels from the floor and let them strike as they drop. […]

AY275 Introduction to Walking 2, Continuation

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 19, Track 2, Lesson 5 Synopsis Continuing from AY274 which focused on balancing weight left and right and breathing, AY275 introduces movement in neck region and its impact on balancing, and later on movement forwards and backwards (of the trunk independently of the head and pelvis). Lesson Outline Stand. […]

AY274 Introduction to Walking (1)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 19, Track 2, Lesson 4 Synopsis Standing, shifting the weight between the feet, with the feet in various configurations (uncrossed, crossed, fore foot lifted), with head mobile and immobile, with an arc or a circling movement of the pelvis. Lesson Outline Stand, shift the weight slowly between the feet, […]

Theme Advanced Balance

Theme Advanced Balance (in standing) A theme that ties together quite a number of ATM’s in the Yanai series is that of Advanced Balance (in standing) This became apparent in Volume 6, part B and so most of my current notes relate to that Volume. I propose that the series starts at AY 274, “Introduction […]

AY235 Standing (Shaking in the heels)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 17, Track 1, Lesson 2   Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline   Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on Related ATMs AY234 Standing backward, #1. (Page 1605) AY238 Standing backward, #2. (Page 1639) Theme Standing […]

AY235 Standing (Shaking in the heels)-test

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 17, Track 1, Lesson 2   Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline   Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on Related ATMs AY234 Standing backward, #1. (Page 1605) AY238 Standing backward, #2. (Page 1639) Theme Standing […]

AY078 Standing

Source Alexander Yanai #78 Reel 6, Track 3, Lesson 2 Synopsis Standing and lifting one leg, Supine and lifting one leg, organizing the hips and legs for standing. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of Moshe’s Teaching There’s a huge difference between “extending the legs” and “standing the foot”. Related ATMs I […]

AY159 Standing on One Leg

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 4. Lesson 159 Reel 11, Track 4, Lesson 2 Synopsis From sitting (on the floor), one leg long, the other bent (heel close to sitbones), coming to standing, and reversing. Athletic Notice: This requires fairly highly organized pelvis/back/legs and some basic strength. I’m thinking that popular dancers such as Fred Astaire […]