Amherst 1 – Week 5 – 07/07/80 – 07/09/80 Rolling the Pelvis (Part 1 – 5)

Source Amherst Year 1 (1980) Duration of the recordings:   #1 07/07/80, pm1: 35 min. #2 07/07/80, pm2: 18 min. #3 07/08/80, am: 63 min. #4 07/09/80, am: part 1: 72 min. (Talk – Action, Orientation and Timing included), part 2: 31 min. #5 07/09/80, pm: 88 min. (Joke Number Twenty-One included) Synopsis Write a […]

SFEC Public Workshop – Vol. 2 – 1. Better Breathing

Source SF Evening Session Public Workshop (1976) 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 not in SF Evening Class Notes (1976) (Ehrman, ed; 2006) See-Saw-Breathing: Theme Breathing Resources […]

LT18 Breathing

Source London Transcript (1974) 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 See-Saw-Breathing: Theme Breathing Resources Add links to external resources that would be of interest to the reader […]

E03 Tilting Crossed Legs

  Source Esalen Workshop ATM Notes, 1972 Lesson #3 Synopsis This “coordinating flexors and extensors” lesson includes variations of see-saw breathing both with the knees to the side, and with the arm triangle to the side, taking the arm triangle to the side with combinations of legs standing/long, as well as lifting the head with […]

AY430 Wide open twist to side

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9 Reel 28, Track 1, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 40 minutes Synopsis Lying on your side, arms straight in front of you, bring your top hand to the ceiling and then behind you. Follow the hand with head+eyes, be aware of opposing leg Lesson Outline 1. Scan lying on […]

AY419 Arm to the ceiling and movements of the thigh and head

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9 Reel 27, Track 2, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 40 minutes Synopsis Side, lying, arm lifted to ceiling. Take head and knee forwards/down and backwards/up as though maintaining a string between them; and the opposite. Lift/lower to the side the head/arm unit, without changing the right angle between neck […]

Haller – Breathing into all 6 dimensions

  Source Victoria II Training with Jeff Haller Segment 7, Day 1 Synopsis Lesson Outline Note: This detailed write-up of Jeff Haller’s lesson is included here with the explicit permission of Jeff Haller. While standing notice your sensory bubble: How much space do you take in the room? Do you hear better to the right […]

AY021 Contracting the abdomen while exhaling

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 1 Reel 1, Track 3, Lesson 2 (This reference is identical to the reference of AY006 in the IFF edition) Duration 38 min. Synopsis Contracting the abdomen while exhaling, in various orientations towards gravity (on all fours, prone, supine, supine with pelvis lifted, prone with sidelying etc) Lesson Outline Highly condensed […]

AY140 Crossing knees and twisting the back and pelvis

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 3 #140 Reel 10, Track 3, Lesson 2 Synopsis This “coordinating flexors and extensors” lesson includes variations of seesaw breathing, tilting the arm triangle with one leg long and one bent, lifting the head, and using the weight of the hands to hold the head while tilting the knees in the […]

ATM Book Lesson 4 – Differentiation of Parts and Functions in Breathing

Source ATM Book Lesson 4 Synopsis Use seesaw breathing to create a freer breath. In this ATM, seesaw breathing is done in various positions: on your back, stomach, side, and kneeling. To do seesaw breathing: breathe in filling expanding your lungs. Hold your breath. Without breathing out, contract your chest pushing the air into your […]