15 min

Yoga Practice: A Supple Psoas Major

with Kat Heagberg


The psoas major is a mysterious, complex, and often misunderstood muscle that runs from the thoracic spine to the lumbar vertebrae and the lesser trochanter of the femur. Join Kat as she explores 4 popular postures that make the psoas more supple. Her tips on how to correct some common misalignments will be helpful to yoga teachers and students alike.

Props: cushion for the head (optional) and yoga block.

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Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg is the editor of Yoga International and has been teaching yoga since 2005. She loves to write about ways to make challenging poses more accessible, the power of language in yoga culture,... Read more>>