This lesson is an exploration of the movements of flexion. With the hand or hands behind the head to help lift the head and bringing the knees toward the head or elbows. The flexor system is alleviated of its habitual patterns of holding. This creates length in the front of us and eases the muscular work of the back.
Hands Interlaced (Behind the Head, Flexion) – AWY 33
This lesson is an exploration of the movements of flexion. This creates length in the front of us and eases the muscular work of the back.
By exploring many ways of painting imaginary lines with your feet, you enhance their awareness and create ease in your hip joints and lower back.
By working in various positions and turning the heel or heels out to sides, you begin to cultivate agility in the ankles and lower legs.
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.
This lesson has many variations of circling the pelvis. It is great for freeing the hip joints and lower back while integrating the spine and the head.