AY301 Twisting the back, lifting the head, shoulders, and limbs

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 7 Reel 21, Track 1, Lesson 1 Duration: 43 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 Coming-to-sit Tag Base-of-neck Tag Extension-lesson Tag […]

AY516 Arms and legs spread

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 Lesson 516 Reel 33, Track 4, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 52 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 Imagining […]

AY134 Rolling in a bridge with the hands on the ankles

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 3 (101-150) Reel 10, Track 1, Lesson 5 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 Side-bending Tag Side-bending-supine Theme Extensor Lesson Tag Abdominal-muscles […]

AY137 Twisting the back and pelvis with the elbows and legs

Source Alexander Yanai Vol. 3 #137 Reel 10, Track 2, 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 Theme Extensor Lesson Tag Twisting Tag Rocking-on-arc-prone   See-saw, […]

AY123 On the knees; diagonal see-saw

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 3 (101-150) Reel 9, Track 3, Lesson 6 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 Extensor Lesson Tag Rocking-on-arc-prone Tag On-knees-and-forearms     […]

AY058 Transferring support while on the stomach

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 2 (51-100) Reel 4, 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 Theme Extensor Lesson Tag Rocking-on-arc-prone Tag Diagonals Tag Seeing-the-Heels […]

Amherst 1 – Week 4 – 07/03/80 Diagonal pressing

Source Amherst Year 1 Duration of the recording: 24 min. Synopsis Moshe has been talking about note-taking, and about love and violence–being forceful and being gentle. He takes the first few steps into a lesson in rocking on the diagonal (face down, lift leg on the side towards which the face is turned, and lift […]

E02 – Lifting Head, Legs, Arms (Stransky Notes)

Source Esalen Workshop ATM Notes, 1972 Synopsis Face down, lifting head, arms, legs, with one leg bent open to the side. Lesson Outline Face down, lift head and see how high you lift looking forward. Lie face down, face looking L; place R ear on back of L hand, which is on the back of […]

AY473 On the stomach training the back

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 30, Track 4, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 36 min. Synopsis Face down, forehead resting on elbows, feet bent to ceiling: take feet side to side, or lift one knee, and lift opposite elbow from floor (bending from wrist), varying the speed. Drag each knee up towards the […]

AY007 Seeing the heels while lying on the stomach

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 1, AY #7 Reel 1, Track 3, Lesson 3 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 1, Track 3, Lesson 1 (IFF) Duration 40 min. Synopsis This challenging advanced flexor lesson works with rocking on the diagonals both face down and face up, and works with in the challenging position where (face […]