Lessons tagged with 'ATM'

The wisdom of the skeleton is what allows you to move well

The more security you can feel in your hand, it reflects on the whole playing apparatus

Alan Fraser
Apr 7, 2023 Intermediate Lecture

You need a good relationship with the piano

The purpose of these ideas is to make us play the piano even better

Alan Fraser
Sep 23, 2022 Beginner ATM

This is how you play the piano musically

Save yourself from additional work and do things the right way right away

Alan Fraser
Sep 20, 2022 Beginner ATM

Go slow in order to go fast

Learn music slower but in the end you play musically much quicker

Alan Fraser
Sep 16, 2022 Beginner ATM

Dance with the piano

Alan is talking about and demonstrating the natural flow of the body that is required while playing

Alan Fraser
Sep 15, 2022 Beginner ATM

Educate the motor cortex

Our focused mind can only handle so much while we play. We need to educate the body how to play

Alan Fraser
Sep 13, 2022 Beginner ATM

Four sit bones

or ischial tuberosity

Alan Fraser
Sep 8, 2022 Beginner ATM

My head stays in the middle

A Feldenkrais exercise demonstrated by Alan

Alan Fraser
Sep 2, 2022 Beginner ATM

The piano hand arch

Through the lense of Feldenkrais

Alan Fraser
Aug 30, 2022 Beginner ATM

Move the body

You have to move the body and find that sweet spot, not too tense, not too relaxed

Alan Fraser
Aug 29, 2022 Beginner ATM

There is something in between tension and relaxation

If you are tense you can't play but you also can't when you are relaxed, so..?

Alan Fraser
Aug 28, 2022 Beginner ATM
Alan Fraser
Feb 27, 2018 Beginner ATM

Link the Arms to the Pelvis

Link the Arms to the Pelvis

Alan Fraser
Jan 20, 2017 Beginner ATM

The Musical Pelvic Clock

Stable or rigid bodies when playing the piano? Good idea or should the body be free and fluid?

Alan Fraser
Jan 2, 2017 Intermediate ATM

The Three Cardinal Directions of Movement

We are talking about Feldenkrais exercises and how related they are to piano technique

Alan Fraser
Dec 31, 2016 Intermediate Lecture
Alan Fraser
Feb 1, 2016 Intermediate ATM

ATM - Lie On Side Slide Arms

ATM, Victoria 2015

Alan Fraser
Jan 6, 2016 Intermediate ATM
Alan Fraser
Sep 20, 2015 Intermediate ATM
Alan Fraser
Sep 13, 2015 Intermediate ATM

Airport ATM Pelvic Clock In Sitting Part 1

taken from Ottawa AFF Institute - July 2015

Alan Fraser
Aug 14, 2015 Intermediate ATM

Connect the Fingers to the Core

The first ATM session in Overveen 2015 Institute

Alan Fraser
Jun 9, 2015 Intermediate ATM

Lie on Side - Slide Arm ATM Part 1

ATM, day 1 of Eitorf Workshop

Alan Fraser
Dec 8, 2014 Intermediate ATM

ATM - The Pianistic Bell Hand

ATM - Day 6 - Smith College 2014 Institute

Alan Fraser
Nov 5, 2014 Intermediate ATM

Awareness Through Movement - Sitting Part 2

Part 2 - Sitting ATM - Ottawa Institute 2014

Alan Fraser
Aug 8, 2014 Intermediate ATM

Awareness Through Movement - Sitting Part 1

ATM lesson, sitting and how to apply it when playing the piano

Alan Fraser
Aug 6, 2014 Intermediate ATM

ATM session with Alan Fraser

Awareness through movement lesson on arm frame

Alan Fraser
May 20, 2014 Intermediate ATM