Lessons tagged with 'Exercises'

Sink heel, flop fingers

Pianimals teachers exercise 2

Alan Fraser
Jun 21, 2020 Beginner Information

The most beautiful sound in the world

Pianimals teachers exercise 1

Alan Fraser
Jun 19, 2020 Beginner Information

5 finger overholding

Exercise 12

Alan Fraser
Jun 12, 2020 Beginner Information

The cat scratch

Exercise 11

Alan Fraser
Jun 12, 2020 Beginner Information

Hooking

Exercise 10

Alan Fraser
Jun 12, 2020 Beginner Information

Rotation in leaps

Exercise 9

Alan Fraser
Jun 12, 2020 Beginner Information

Rolling

Exercise 7

Alan Fraser
Jun 9, 2020 Beginner Information

Walking

Exercise 6

Alan Fraser
Jun 7, 2020 Beginner Information

Poking

Exercise 5

Alan Fraser
Jun 7, 2020 Beginner Information

Sliding

Exercise 4

Alan Fraser
Jun 6, 2020 Beginner Information

Standing

Exercise 3

Alan Fraser
Jun 5, 2020 Beginner Information

Empower the thumb

Exercise 2

Alan Fraser
Jun 4, 2020 Beginner Information
Alan Fraser
May 28, 2020 Beginner Information

Increasing the horizontal stretch

You hands might be small but you can still stretch them

Alan Fraser
May 13, 2020 Beginner Information

My arm moves me through the phrase

We need to be well balanced when playing the piano, no other way.

Alan Fraser
May 11, 2020 Beginner Information
Alan Fraser
Apr 30, 2020 Beginner Information

Awaken the main part of the hand

Forget holding an apple, supination does not let your hand fall down

Alan Fraser
Apr 28, 2020 Beginner Information

If the arm freezes, it's game over

Everybody wants to over secure but tense up. Arm needs to be in motion all the time

Alan Fraser
Apr 26, 2020 Beginner Information

Finger islation is totallty anti functional

In independence, there is always inter dependence

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2020 Beginner Information
Alan Fraser
Apr 19, 2020 Beginner Information

Thumb flexion is not good for your hand

Thumb can move in three different ways but we don't want to flex it really

Alan Fraser
Apr 18, 2020 Beginner Information

Neurological mechanisms make our actions smooth

And we don't really think about it in our day to day activities

Alan Fraser
Apr 16, 2020 Beginner Information

Hand like a lung exercise

Exploring horizontal movement of the injured hand

Alan Fraser
Feb 11, 2020 Beginner lesson

Useful Bird Beak Exercise

Rene shows his exercise he uses with his studenta

Alan Fraser
Dec 9, 2019 Beginner Information
Alan Fraser
Nov 17, 2019 Beginner lesson

Piano Exercises for Beginners

A bit of theory and hands on exercises with young pianists. From Montreal, CA 2019 workshop

Alan Fraser
May 20, 2019 Beginner lecture

A few exercises for the functional hand

Alan is demonstrating a few important concepts

Alan Fraser
Apr 10, 2019 Intermediate lecture

Exercises for Injured Thumb

Alan and Jean are working around the injury and trying to make the thumb work again

Alan Fraser
Oct 27, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Linking the Hands to the Body

Warmup session designed to sync movements of pelvis with the hands

Alan Fraser
Sep 10, 2016 Intermediate lesson
Alan Fraser
Jul 26, 2015 Intermediate lesson

Slow Hand Exercises Part 2

We continue where we left off in part 1

Alan Fraser
Jul 3, 2015 Intermediate lesson

Slow Hand Exercises Part 1

A follow up lesson where Alan and Will practice core principles like the arch on slow excercises

Alan Fraser
Jun 21, 2015 Intermediate lesson