Amherst 1 – Week 6 – 07/16/80 PM1 Moving elbow into the gap

Source Amherst Year 1 (1980) 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 Hooking-big-toe-with-index Tag Imagining Tag Hip/Pelvis Freedom Tag Rocking-on-arc-supine Tag Center-of-gravity Tag Yoga  Tag Shoulder-pressing-pose    […]

Amherst 1 – Week 5 – 07/07/80 Rolling from sitting (part 1)

Source Amherst Year 1 Duration of the recording: 70 min. (Talk – The quality for doing ATM included)   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 Not-losing-front […]

Amherst 1 – Week 3 – 06/26/80 – Stability experience

Source Amherst Year 1 Duration of the recording: 70 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 On-knees-and-forearms Tag Imagining Tag Rolling Tag Protruding-abdomen Tag Twisting Tag […]

Amherst 1 – Week 2 – 06/16/80 AM1 – Rolling with entire self

Source Amherst Year 1 June 16, AM1; DVD 4; VHS 10 Duration of the recording: 21 min. audio only Synopsis Recalling and continuation of 06/13/80 AM1 Rolling back to side  on the same (right) side. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or […]

SF2 – Week 07 – 26 July 1976: Five Winds Kata, continued from Week 6

Source SF Training Year 2 (1976) Duration: 45 min. Synopsis Just the beginning of an ATM followed by a talk about the human skeleton. 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 Coming-to-sit Tag […]

SF2 – Week 05 – 15 July 1976: Variations in Walking

Source SF Training Year 2 (1976) Duration: 70 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 Theme Walking Tag Self-hug Tag Balance Tag Posture Tag Center-of-gravity     […]

SF2 – Week 05 – 13 July 1976, am2: Standing Oscillations continued

Source SF Training Year 2 (1976) Duration: 40 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 Theme Standing Tag Balance Tag Posture Tag Center-of-gravity     Standing oscillations: […]

AY542 Hopping over the left leg

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 (501-550) Reel 35, Track 3, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 37 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 Tag Standing-on-one-leg Tag […]

Amherst 2 – Week 1 – 06/11/81 PM Sit, Shoulder Forward, Rotate Head

Source Amherst Year 2 Duration of the recording: 46 min. (Talk—Survival and Posture included) Synopsis The title is misleading. There is no interlacing at all. This video segment starts with “Sit, Shoulder Forward, Rotate Head” in continuation of “06/10/81 Sitting, Shoulder Forward to Ear” and “06/10/81 Rotating the shoulders”.  The second part is “Flexing of […]