AY360 Stretching the stretch on the back

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 8 (351-400) Reel 24, Track 2, Lesson 7 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 Tag Holding-foot-with-hand-supine Tag Lengthening the back […]

AY368 Lifting the head by extending the arms

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 8 Reel 24, Track 3, Lesson 7 Duration of the recording: 45 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 Flexion-lesson […]

AY210 On the right side (while lying on the left side)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 14, 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 Follow up to AY209 On the side, stepping (with the) […]

AY209 On the side, stepping (with the) left thigh

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 14, Track 4, Lesson 2 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 The lesson continues AY210 On the right side (while lying […]

AY206 On the side, getting the spine flexible

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 (201-250) Reel 14, Track 3, Lesson 4 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 Twisting Tag Coming-to-sit Tag Side-bending-on-side   […]

AY332 With the hand leaning on the knee

Source AY Volume 7, Part B. Reel 22, Track 4, Lesson 4 Duration: 43 minutes Synopsis The title is incorrect. At no time does one use the hand to lean on the knee. This is a nice preparation/clarification of some functions needed in the Yoga pose “Downward Dog” The first part of the lesson investigates […]

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 […]

MG77 #09 – Differentiating movements of leg to roll forward and backward

Source Mia Segal-Gaby Yaron Evening Class Notes 8 August 1977 (#9), taught by Gaby Synopsis This lesson in sidelying works with lifting the leg, and turning heel/toes to ceiling, which ultimately turns the whole body towards lying on the stomach and towards lying on the back. Lesson Outline Scan; roll head (return to this rolling […]

AY246 General coordination

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 17, Track 4, Lesson 1 Synopsis One practitioner calls this the “Feldenkrais Sampler” – a little taste of all we do. Lesson Outline Following is an outline in German, then a translation, then a detailed step-by-step. In the step-by-step, please note that the step numbers do not correspond to […]