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) […]

AY513 Reptiles

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 (501-550) Reel 33, Track 3, Lesson 4 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) […]

AY507 On the knees, bent for prayer

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 (501-550) Reel 33, Track 2, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 45 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 Prayer Tag […]

AY050 Lowering the head

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 1 Reel 4, Track 2, Lesson 4, Side ? Synopsis This lesson involves spinal flexion and extension in a relatively large number of different positions, both symmetric and asymmetric. Positions include sitting, on all fours, kneeling, sphinx, semi reclined, inter alia. Lesson Outline Lower the head forwards, rounding the back; and […]

AY528 Advancing on all fours

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 Reel 34, Track 3, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 40 min. Synopsis This lesson on hands and knees, face down, and in kneeling develops the ability to kneel, hands free from the floor, and cross one leg in front of the other. It includes threading one leg through the […]

AY499 Dynamic spread

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 32, Track 4, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 43 min. Synopsis In kneeling, with one leg extended straight out to the side, you lower your pelvis back towards sitting on your heel. Also kneeling on both knees, taking the pelvis back so the knees lift. In the end, […]

AY529 Knees crossed having the pelvis lie right and lift

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 Reel 34, Track 3, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 33 minutes Synopsis From hands and knees with the knees crossed (Advancing on all fours (AY 528)), to lying on the side, and picking up the pelvis leaving the cheek on the floor (a strong twist reminiscent of Extending arms […]

AY500 Leg to the side

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 32, Track 4, Lesson 4 Duration of the recording: 39 min. Synopsis In lying on the side, and in standing on hands and knees, you hold the ankle or the lower leg (with the hand of the same side) and take the knee in a big circle, as the […]

AY057 Lifting the head on all fours

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 2, #57 Reel 4, Track 4, Lesson 2 Synopsis On hands and knees, improve ability to arch spine and look up using whole self. Variations include: differentiate eyes, explore connection of arms into back (lifting elbow like a bird), and on back imagining flexion. Lesson Outline Hands and knees: lift and […]