AY489 Legs and lifting back

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 32, Track 1, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 41 min. 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 Tag Lifting-heel Tag In-standing […]

AY454 Preparations for hands inside -out

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 29, Track 3, Lesson 4 Duration of the recording: 39 minutes 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 Theme Shoulders Tag Lengthening-arms […]

AY276 Partial turnings to the fronts 3

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 19, Track 3, Lesson 1 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 AY274 Introduction to walking 1. (Page 1869) AY275 Introduction to […]

AY449 Bending in standing

Source Volume 9 Reel 29, Track 2, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 40 minutes Synopsis A delightful lesson demonstrating the how movements on the floor and in standing inform each other, and improve each other. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme […]

AY448 Diagonal bending

Source AY Volume 9 Reel 29, Track 2, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 44 minutes Synopsis using an unusual strategy of fast, small movements, Dr. Feldenkrais  introduces  diagonal flexing, then finishes with whole-body flexing. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or […]

AY446 Ideal bending

Source Volume 9 Reel 29, Track 1, Lesson 4 Synopsis Supine, folding to sit 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 Tag Breath-related-movement Theme Flexion Lesson Tag Sliding-hand-on-leg     Flexing knees, supine: Flexing […]

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, […]

AY465 Classical twist on the side with an advanced opening

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 30, Track 2, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 39 minutes Synopsis Lying on the side, you take the top shoulder back and develop the ability to turn the head (using the hands on forehead), connected with exhaling. Lesson Outline Lie on R side, extend R arm, lie L […]

AY028 Legs crossed and expanding chest and abdomen

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 1 #28 Reel 3, Track 1, Lesson 2 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 1, Track 1, Side A, Lesson 2 (IFF) Duration 42 min. Synopsis This “coordinating flexors and extensors” lesson includes variations of seesaw breathing, hugging yourself, lifting your head with interlaced hands, and tilting the arm triangle to […]