Yoga Practice: A Supple Psoas Major

November 7, 2013    BY 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 is the editor of Yoga International. She's been teaching yoga since 2005 and has completed the Himalayan Institute's 500-hour teacher training along with numerous 200-hour teacher trainings, including those in the styles of Alignment-Based Vinyasa, Alignment-Based Hatha, and Anusara Yoga. She also completed prenatal teacher training with Sue Elkind and doula training at Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, Oregon. Kat especially enjoys geeking-out on anatomy, philosophy,... Read more>>

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