Covering the Eyes, or palming, is key to this lesson in tracking the relaxation of the optic nerve. You will calm the optic nerve through a series of movements with the eyes using primarily saccades (jumping movements), vergence and squeezing the eyes. The excitation of the optic nerve is quieted allowing for the emergence of blackness in the visual field.
Covering the Eyes
In this lesson, the excitation of the optic nerve is calmed allowing for the emergence of blackness in the visual field when the eyes are covered.
The hands drape over the head to hold it while you explore many ways of twisting through the spine. The result is tremendous freedom of the neck and spine.
This year (2017) we are exploring Alexander Yani lessons. These were lessons Dr. Feldenkrais taught at his studio on Alexander Yani Street in TeleVive, Israel.
An integration essential for crawling, walking, and many other daily movements
A simple and intriguing lesson filled with detailed awarenesses with lots of space for sensing your personal experience while integrating the movements of the shoulders with the head, and the movements of the hip with the head and the shoulders.
Improve the Movements of Your Eyes
Explore several key functions of the eyes through movement and imagination - saccades, smooth tracking movements, convergence, and divergence.