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The Seat Of Your Soul-Exploring The Psoas

A large part of what I write about on this blog has been about how to release stored emotional energy that is in the body. I do this because of its connection to our ability to know the deeper self. 1,604 more words

Awakening

A brief reflection on a backache

Over the past week, my yoga practice hasn’t been what it used to be like.  I have been experiencing a recurring strain of the upper back.   337 more words

Yoga

Friday Focus: Meet Your Psoas

During our Cultivating the Core class this week, a discussion of the postural muscles came up. I mentioned how the psoas muscle was the hidden performer in our core strength and stability. 326 more words

Yoga Postures

Prepare to lie. Prepare to buy. Prepare to die. Part Three.

No one wants to die right? Unless you’re in intense pain, physical or psychological. We all know we’re going to die eventually, although a lot of time, effort and money go into denying that. 1,328 more words

Personal

Differentiation of Acute Appendicitis in the Field

Abdominal pain is common complaint that can arise from many different etiologies. Here’s some tips to help you differentiate appendicitis from other problems in the field. 549 more words

Abdomen

My 3 most valuable tips to soften a stiff back.

As you already know if you’ve read my previous posts, I have struggled with back issues, leading to difficulty in getting flexibility along the posterior chain of myofascia (meaning the line of fascia and muscles that runs from under your feet through the backside of your body, all the way to your eyebrows). 459 more words

Yoga

Hip Flexor Stretch

Who:

People who sit, run, bike, or spend a lot of time bent over. People with back pain, hip pain, buttock pain.

What:

Muscles that flex the hip: Psoas Major, Iliacus, Rectus Femoris, Tensor Fasciae Latae, Gluteus Medius and Minimus, Sartorius, and the Adductor group. 641 more words

Lower Body