Amherst 2 – Week 8 – 07/28/81 AM3 Sample ATM Class—Sitting: Turning, Eyes and Head Following Hand (Also known as ‘Dead Bird Lesson’)

Source Amherst Year 2 (1981) Duration of the recording: 40 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 Sitting-cross-legged Tag Lecture Tag Yoga  Tag  Habits Theme Deadbird Tag Demonstration Tag Eyes […]

Amherst 2 – Week 1 – 06/10/81 AM2 Sitting, Shoulder Forward to Ear

Source Amherst Year 2 (1981) Duration of the recording: 31 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 Sitting-cross-legged Tag Imagining Tag Pendulum-movement-head Tag Alexander-F-M Tag Anti-gravity-muscles Tag Eyes Tag […]

Toronto 1980 – DAY1-1 – Lecture: Learning and the ability to choose

Source Toronto Workshop (1980) 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 Sitting-cross-legged Tag Lecture Tag Yoga  Tag  Habits   Ida Rolf: Lotus position: George Gurdjieff: Gregory Bateson: Resources Add links […]

SB5 Perfecting the self-image: Bringing the Foot to the Head and Rolling to Sitting

Source South Bend Workshop (1980) Three parts Duration of the recordings: 32, 38 and 29 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 foot-to-head Tag Sitting-cross-legged Tag […]

AY405 Crossing the leg behind [1]

Source Vol 9 (401-450) Reel 26, Track 3, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 42 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 AY406. Crossing the leg behind […]

AY406 Crossing the leg behind [2]

Source Vol 9 (401-450) Reel 26, Track 3, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 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 AY405. Crossing the leg behind […]

AY423 Opening the knee

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9 Lesson #423 Reel 27, Track 3, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 41 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 Hip/Pelvis […]

AY390 Extending the leg from sitting to the side

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 8 Lesson 390 Reel 25, Track 3, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 46 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 Hip/Pelvis […]

AY433 Edges of the feet

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9 Reel 28, Track 2, Lesson 1 Synopsis This lesson relates the ability to sit cross-legged with the movement of the ankle, lower legs, and hips invoked by lifting the inside and outside of the feet–developing freedom in the neck as the ankle moves through this range of movement. Lesson Outline […]