Gray Cook often makes this point: Hip mobility is something we lose.
The big thing with understanding hips is we need more static flexibility work, more direct hip flexor work, and more attention to mobility. 500 more words
Most yoga students are aware that the psoas is a central player in asana, even if the muscle’s deeper function and design seem a mystery. A primary connector between the torso and the leg, the psoas is also an important muscle off the mat: it affects posture, helps stabilize the spine, and, if it’s out of balance, can be a significant contributor to low back and pelvic pain. 917 more words