New York Quest – DAY5 – PM2 – Softening the neck affects the whole self: Lifting the head with lapping movements of the mouth and tongue in many different positions

Source 1981 New York Quest Workshop Duration of the recording: 50 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 Atlas-and-axis Tag In-standing Tag Imagining Tag Lifting-head-supine Tag Swallowing-saliva […]

AY452 Toward Japanese sitting

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 29, Track 3, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 32 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 Lower-back-and-pelvis Tag Hip/Pelvis […]

AY510 Knees righting

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 (501-550) Reel 33, Track 3, Lesson 1 Duration: 38 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 AY501. Introduction to walking. (Page 3411) […]

AY086 Forward and backward; bending the head a gestalt

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 2, Lesson #86 Reel 7, Track 1, Lesson 2 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 7, Track 1, Lesson 2, Side A 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 […]

Amherst 2 – Week 2 – 06/15/81 Standing on all Fours / Preparation for Judo Roll

Source Amherst Year 2 (1981) Duration of the recording: 46 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 Carriage-of-the-head Tag Judo-roll Tag Atlas-and-Axis Tag Imagining Tag Cervical-spine Tag unilateral […]

Amherst 1 – Week 9 – 08/04/80 Playing fiddle with the elbows (#1)

Source Amherst Year 1 (1980) Duration of the recording: 45 min. Continuation of 08/04/80 AM1 Hand movement differentiation the same day. 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 […]

Amherst 1 – Week 7 – 07/24/80 AM1 Morning prayer

Source Amherst Year 1 (1980) – Week 7 – 07/24/80 Duration of the recording: 44 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 Simultaneity-of-different-movements Tag Softening-neck  Tag Neck-freedom […]

AY451 Coordinating head forward and the pelvis backward

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 29, Track 3, Lesson 1 Duration of the recording: 38 minutes Synopsis In various positions, including standing with bent knees and leaning hands on thighs; kneeling; hands and knees; kneeling on one knee and one foot; lying face up; same but propped up on elbows. Take the tailbone backwards […]