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Psoas Rules!

Dr. Christiane Northrup wrote a brilliant article about the psoas being the most vital muscle in the body. That’s quite a definitive statement, right?! She does a fantastic job of establishing body-mind connection and explaining the importance of releasing the constant fight-or-flight reflex to enjoy optimal health. 59 more words


Pilates for the Hypermobile Dancer

I’ve just started teaching a young 15 year old ballet dancer Pilates, who is at the stage of her training where she needs to fine tune her body awareness in order to progress to the next stage of pre-professional training. 472 more words

Nervus Obturatorius

Nerv från L2-L4. Förlöper djupt om psoas major, förlöper djupt om fascia iliaca, genom laterala delen av lacuna musculorum och djupt (eller ytligt) och sartorius, till hudområde på lårets lateralsida.

mvh/ Marcus Stigwan


Trochanter Minor

Det mindre mediala benutskottet, på baksidan av lårbenets proimala del, som utgör fäste för Iliopsoas.

mvh/ Marcus Stigwan



If you ignore the dragon, it will eat you. If you try to confront the dragon it will overpower you. If you ride the dragon, you will take advantage of its might and power. 570 more words

Oh, my psoas

Recently the thought occurred to me that running is a lot like roses.  Running is beautiful, but there are thorns that will get you if you aren’t careful. 1,074 more words

The "Muscle of the Soul"

This is a very interesting article about the psoas, which Liz Koch, author of The Psoas Book, refers to as the muscle of the soul. 451 more words