Amherst 1 – Week 2/3 – 4 points personal

Source Amherst Year 1 June 18, PM2; June 19 PM2; June 23 PM1, P2; June 24, AM1 DVD 6-7-8; VHS 15, 17, 19-21 Synopsis This series of lessons in working on four Lesson Outline June 18, PM2, 14 min., audio only: Stand: letting knees bend, reach down to touch floor with R hand (palm). Where? […]

LT02 Balance on all fours

Source London Transcript Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline On hands and feet. Lift R hand. Lift L foot. Lift L hand. Lift R foot. Lift L foot and hand. Other side. Lift R foot and L hand. Opposite. Rest and go through the same variations again. On hands and feet. Turn pelvis […]

Razumny – Four Cardinal Points

 Source Diana Razumny’s Online ATMs Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline 4 Points #1 On back scan proportions, lengths, relationships, pressure, Stand, hands on floor, head hangs Note relation hands/feet Lift R hand – from shldr/elbow?, weight shift Lift L hand – Stand/walk Both hands same time – walk Lift L foot – […]

AY432 Four points – introduction

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9, Lesson 432 Reel 28, Track 1, Lesson 4 Duration of the recording: 40 minutes Synopsis Lesson Outline Rest. On hands and feet: Lift R hand. L hand. Both. R foot. Lift L foot; alternate L and R foot. Both hands. Both feet. Hop, lifting both hands and both feet! R […]

AY016 Four points

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 1, Lesson 16 Reel 2, Track 2, Lesson 1, Side ? Duration 36 min. Synopsis In this variant of the Four Cardinal Points lessons, you come to sitting and return back to four points with the “threading” leg staying long. Lesson Outline Stand on both hands and both feet. Lift R […]

AY321 Four points

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 7, Lesson #321 Reel 22, Track 2, Lesson 1 Duration of the recording: 38 minutes Synopsis This “four cardinal points” lesson includes passing the foot through the hole, and rolling to sit through a different trajectory. Lesson Outline On hands and feet. Lift R hand, then L hand. Alternate. Lift R […]

AY409 Lean on the knee and get up

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 9 Reel 26, Track 4, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 42 minutes Synopsis From side sitting, to taking the knees from side to side, to turning the pelvis to lift over the front knee, to half-kneeling, to standing. Lesson Outline Side-sit, with R leg in front and L behind. Lean […]

AY128 The leg to the other side, rolling the head

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 3 #128 Reel 9, Track 4, Lesson 5 Synopsis A twisting lesson, with a little flexion at the end. Some find it rather demanding. Lesson Outline Basic position (see photo): starting on the back, bring the right leg (in front) over to the left, turning the pelvis, so that the right […]