Pilates, Psoas & Back Pain

Relieving pain is one of the many benefits offered by Pilates, getting to know the core PSOAS (pronounced so-as) and its role in back pain relief can further help resolve those longstanding issues. Spanning from solar plexus to inner thigh your psoas is deep within the belly core; behind the abdominal muscles, it provides a muscular shelf that supports all the organs.… Read the rest

The Psoas is NOT a Hip Flexor

The psoas is not a hip flexor – okay, there I have said it! Usually I warm my students to this idea before I spring it on them. However, I guess I am feeling bold.… Read the rest