AY158 Lengthening the arms to the sides

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 (151-200) Reel 11, Track 4, Lesson 1 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 Freedom Tag Holding-foot-with-hand-supine Tag Coming-to-sit Tag Lengthening-arms […]

AY155 Twists and advanced twists

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 4 (151-200) Reel 11, Track 3, 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 Theme Flexion Lesson Tag Softening-chest Tag Hip/Pelvis Freedom Tag […]

AY231 Bringing the knee to the face in an arc

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 5 (201-250) Reel 16, Track 4, Lesson 2 According to the German edition the title in the Hebrew CD’s is “Bringing the big toe to the face in an arc”. Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to […]

AY442 Ankle on the Knee to Sitting

Source Alexander Yanai Vol. 9 Reel 28, Track 4, Lesson 3 Duration of the recording: 43 minutes Synopsis Coming from lying to sitting by means of holding the knee, leg or foot. This is a pretty ‘gymnastic’ lesson which ends with a brief visit to primary image and using swallowing to influence breathing, which is […]

AY314 Preparation for a candle

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 7, Part A Reel 21, Track 4, Lesson 2 Duration: 41 minutes Synopsis “Candle” refers to a yoga pose commonly called the shoulder stand. That is, the person rests on the head and shoulders with the pelvis and legs vertical, the pelvis supported by the hands. In a variety of counter-intuitive […]

AY261 Circles with the legs lying on the back

Source AY Volume 6 Reel 18, Track 3, Lesson 4 Synopsis From Lying on the back to sitting via shift balance and via swinging and holding straight leg Lesson Outline stand both feet. hold right knee from behind. straigthen right knee. pull head to knee. same on left side stand both feet. hold right knee […]