AY210 On the right side (while lying on the left side)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 14, Track 4, Lesson 3 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 Follow up to AY209 On the side, stepping (with the) […]

AY199 Circles with the legs (Feet and lower legs)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 (151-200) Reel 14, Track 2, 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 Tag Softening-chest Tag Hip/Pelvis Freedom Tag Holding-foot-with-hand-supine Tag Tumbleweeds […]

AY261 Circles with the legs lying on the back

Source AY Volume 6 Reel 18, Track 3, Lesson 4 Synopsis From Lying on the back to sitting via shift balance and via swinging and holding straight leg Lesson Outline stand both feet. hold right knee from behind. straigthen right knee. pull head to knee. same on left side stand both feet. hold right knee […]

AY208 Lifting straight legs and circling the arms

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 14, Track 4, Lesson 1 Synopsis This lesson involves sitting with legs spread, and lying on the back. Variations of lifting and circling the long legs frame the lesson (at the end you lift both long legs), and variations in between include lifting head and circling long leg towards […]

AY059 – Lifting the head with the hands

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 2 #59 Reel 5, Track 1, Lesson 1 Synopsis A flexion lesson of lifting head, lifting legs, and moving head to the legs. Interesting variations: Having the legs long pointing to the ceiling and then circling the legs Having the legs long pointing to the ceiling and then bringing the legs […]