AY353 Wiggle the knees

Source AY Volume 8 Reel 24, Track 1, Lesson 7 Duration: 41 minutes Synopsis Exploring sitting on heels/side sitting from different intentions of movement in pelvis starting from standing on the knees. First one is via turning the pelvis; second is turning the lower legs; third is like coming to sit tailor fashion (knees wide). […]

AY190 Heels under the pelvis 1 (In and out)

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 4 Reel 13, Track 4, Lesson 2 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 13, Track 3, Lesson 2 (This reference is identical with the reference of AY186 in the IFF edition.) Synopsis A very challenging lesson, particularly for the knees (and also vulnerable ankles). Continuing the ideas on pulling the foot […]

AY183 Lying on the feet 1

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 Reel 13, Track 2, Lesson 3 Synopsis The end-point is lying with your feet under the pelvis, toes turned in and heel turned out (so the heel is under the same-side buttock and the toes are under the opposite-side buttock). Preparation includes bending the toes under and away from the […]

AY184 Lying on the feet 2

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 Reel 13, Track 2, Lesson 4 Synopsis Continuing with the theme of taking the foot to the buttocks, but this time face down. Considerable time is spent developing the capacity to take hold of the foot behind by taking the head from side to side with one ear turned to […]