Amherst 2 – Week 4 – 06/30/81 AM Preparation for Headstand / Extensions-On Stomach

Source Amherst Year 2 (1981) Duration of the recording: 40 min. Synopsis   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 Continuation of 06/22/81 PM2 Preparation for Headstand – Carp jump 06/23/81 AM Preparation for […]

Amherst 1 – Week 4 – 07/03/80 Diagonal pressing and lifting

Source Amherst Year 1 Duration of the recording: 50 min. Continuation of 07/03/80 Diagonal pressing in the morning of the same day. 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 […]

MM03 Exploring the Floor: The Movements of the Shoulder

Source The Master Moves – Mann Ranch Workshop Collection 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 Shoulders Tag unilateral Tag One-leg-bent-up-towards-stomach-prone Tag Clavicle Tag Wrists      […]

SF2 – Week 03 – 30 June 1976: Standing the Hand Under the Shoulder, on the Back

Source SF Training Year 2 (1976) Duration: #1 60 min. , #2 18 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 Theme Shoulders Tag Softening-chest Tag Carp-jump Tag Standing-hand-under-shoulder-supine […]

AY144 Pushing the floor in a bridge backward

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 3 (101-150) Reel 10, 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 Theme Yoga Poses Theme Shoulders Tag Atlas-and-Axis Tag Softening-chest […]

AY162 Balancing on the hands (1)

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 4 Reel 12, Track 1, Lesson 2 Synopsis Source: http://www.sarvyoga.com/mayurasana-peacock-pose-steps-and-benefits/ The process for becoming able to do an approximation of a special, but often very difficult Yoga pose called “Peacock” or “Swan” (Mayurasana) opens to the student many insights on the possibilities of the constraints that he or she may have […]

AY376 Clocks in three positions

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 8 AY #376 Reel 24, Track 4, Lesson 6 Duration of the recording: unknown Synopsis In this pelvic clock lesson, you work in sitting leaning on hands, sitting leaning on elbows/forearms, and lying, all with soles of the feet together and knees open. You start with 12/6 (reversed from all other […]

AY535 Lifting the elbows – interlacing

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 11 Reel 35, Track 1, Lesson 1 Duration of the recording: 36 minutes Synopsis Lying on the back and on the side, with hands interlaced on the stomach (or behind the back), you work towards being able to bend the wrists backwards to join the elbows in front of the body. […]

AY045 Lifting the elbows in front

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 1 Reel 4, Track 1, Lesson 3 (This reference is identical to the reference of AY046 in the IFF edition.) Synopsis This short video is a visual reminder of AY 45. Someone else might interpret the movement you see with the words in a different manner. The words written sometimes are […]