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Psoas as Core Muscle $39
$29 Forever Members enjoy special pricing and no workshop expiration dates! If you’d like to take advantage of this special price, please add Forever Access here and then come back to this page to make your purchase. (If you have Forever Access - make sure you are logged in to make this pricing available.)

This workshop offers 3 PMA CECs upon completion and passing of the required quiz.

(Please remember, the PMA accepts a maximum of 12 online CECs toward their bi-annual 16 CEC requirement. Details.)

Description

The psoas plays a role in core activation and alignment of the spine, pelvis and legs. Madeline will teach how to find the psoas, release and recruit it, and see how it affects the spinal alignment. Balancing the psoas can improve breathing, release spinal tension including the neck and hip joints and allow for better core engagement. Madeline will also demonstrate how other muscles and bones are moved synergistically with the psoas.

Objectives

  • Learn location and function of the psoas and the relating structures
  • Define an imbalance of psoas and its affect on posture, and movement potential
  • Learn how psoas activation deepens core recruitment and release tension of hip flexors
  • Learn mat exercises to retrain dysfunctional recruitment patterns

Concepts & Techniques

  • Anatomy lecture
  • Definition of psoas through posture, core and breath
  • Feeling for psoas, assessing the spine and pelvis
  • Release and Balance techniques
  • Exercises for balancing and recruiting core fully

Props & Equipment Used

  • Balls
  • Reformer
  • Small Props
  • Trap/Cad

Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 1.25 hours  long and you have 30 days of access.
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)

 

About Madeline Black

Student Comments

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Wonderful workshop. I learned a lot! Thank you so much.

-Sara A

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I really enjoyed this workshop and appreciated how the material was broken down. I was also very grateful for the different camera angles. Well put together and organized workshop!

-Maureen R

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I particularly enjoyed the anatomy discussion with practical applications. Very clear and concise. Perfect!

-Kellie L

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-Susan H

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Madeline is a great teacher. Her cues and detail of each movement is very instructive. I'm also appreciative for the provision of bibliography for this workshop. Thank you!

-5

Slide 6

Clear illustration of deep core structures and psoas relationship as part of this core. Good application exercises.

-Carol E

Slide 7

Madeline never fails to blow my mind through her perspective and expertise. The assessments and skills taught in this workshop will be so helpful in helping my clients progress into more strength and health. Thank you!!

-Sarah C

Slide 8

Great workshop with lots of information, clear explanations and helpful cues.

-Sonya S

Slide 9

Great video! Always fun to learn more about the mysterious psoas!

-Elizabeth S

Slide 10

Excellent anatomical explanations. Great teaching cues!

-Gerise R

   

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