We have to move the thumb without "limping"

Let's face it, the thumb is not like the other four fingers on your hand

Feb 2, 2023 4 minutes 34 seconds Beginner Lecture

You need to practice intelectually

As well as understand musical structure and go constantly go through musical decisions

Feb 1, 2023 4 minutes 47 seconds Beginner Lecture

Your piano practice should be a reflection of your mind flow

The music is flowing, so should your body

Jan 30, 2023 4 minutes 40 seconds Beginner Lecture

Tension doesn't have to be bad

Respect the skeletal structure and function

Jan 29, 2023 2 minutes 43 seconds Beginner Lecture

Biceps and triceps are a very important muscles in piano playing

Pianists are very good about curling their fingers but is that the movement we actually want?

Jan 28, 2023 3 minutes 54 seconds Beginner Lecture

What about articulations or orchestration while playing the piano?

Alan is taking ideas from Feldenkrais and applying it to piano technique

Jan 25, 2023 2 minutes 56 seconds Beginner Lecture

Is there a way to get the best elements from all these piano schools?

And by doing so, have the pianist feel better when they play

Jan 25, 2023 2 minutes 14 seconds Beginner Lecture

What about finger action piano school?

Finger action came before arm weight piano school

Jan 25, 2023 1 minute 41 seconds Beginner Lecture

What is arm weight piano technique?

A quick review of the weighted piano technique from Alan

Jan 25, 2023 1 minute 42 seconds Beginner Lecture

Pace your self with complicated passages or jumps

We have to make sure we can make it and that the music "breathes"

Jan 16, 2023 9 minutes 32 seconds Advanced Lesson

Three basic thing you can do with the piano

Standing, walking and running

Jan 14, 2023 2 minutes 15 seconds Beginner Lesson

Playing the piano is not pushing the keys down

The piano is playing you really

Jan 12, 2023 3 minutes 44 seconds Beginner Lesson

Sound of the skeleton

This feeling has to become a second nature when playing the piano

Jan 5, 2023 3 minutes 8 seconds Beginner Lesson

Build the feeling of strenght in the hand

When the key goes down, the finger goes up

Jan 3, 2023 4 minutes 4 seconds Beginner Lesson