AY216 Lifting the hands at the head in a “V”

Source Vol 5 (201-250) Reel 15, Track 2, 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 Theme Extensor Lesson Head is leaning on palms in “V”-Form: Soles […]

AY187 Breathing rhythmically #4 (On both sides)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 (151-200) Reel 13, Track 3, Lesson 3 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 13, Track 3, Lesson 2 (This reference is identical with the reference of AY186 in the IFF edition.) Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In […]

AY164 Preparation for a headstand, #2

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 (151-200) Reel 12, Track 1, 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 Theme Headstand Tag Carp-jump Tag Head-stand    Rolling forward: […]

AY244 Heels and Toes in circles (Heels and feet in circles, part 1)

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 Reel 17, Track 3. Lesson 3 Synopsis Noguchi’s Version: Lesson Outline 1. Sit leaning on hands behind you, slightly bend R knee up. Draw large circles on floor with R heel, it is OK to move the knee in and out. Pelvis turns. Make circle continuous, even. Move slowly, pay […]

AY161 Separating the spaces in (between) the toes

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 Reel 12, Track 1, Lesson 1 Synopsis On stomach, lift a leg, and flex and extend the foot. Imagine doing so with each toe leading the movement. Do so without putting pressure into neck and chest. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of Moshe’s Teaching Indicate focus […]