Core Awareness: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise and Dance by Liz Koch
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Core Awareness: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise and Dance by Liz Koch

Core Awareness: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise and Dance by Liz Koch

163 page perfect bound, soft cover

An essential guide to movement education focusing on cultivating core awareness as key to preventing injury, developing flexibility, increasing strength and resiliency.

Chapters include:

Moving From Your Core: presents a new paradigm of movement, differentiating control verses awareness, the neutral body verses anchoring, hyper flexibility and hyper mobility, over extension and resistance.

Engaging The Iliopsoas Muscle: includes the location, function, diaphragmatic and muscular relationships, fear and adrenal health, core emotional wellness of the iliopsoas muscle.

Centering The Pelvis: covers the importance of the pelvic keystone for maintaining healthy pelvic/lumbar balance and core centering, Includes pelvic/jaw, cranial sacral relationships as they affect the functioning psoas.

Connecting to Bones: focuses on the vital connection to bones (proprioception) for gaining a sense of support, nourishment, movement, joint integrity, skeletal balance and healthy muscle tone. Includes an explanation of the internal righting reflexes.

Deepening Core Awareness: weaves the emotional, ecological, cultural inter-connections within the energetic core includes: conditioning, armoring, belly brain (enteric) dimensions.

Stepping Stones to Core Awareness Explorations: introduces a how to approach for the exploration chapters.

Explorations Include: Awakening Core Awareness, Engaging the Iliopsoas Muscle, Centering The Pelvis, Connecting to Bones, and Moving From the Core: each chapter offers specific explorations for encouraging the continually deeper and more profound experience. Of core awareness.

References & Further Reading Resource: provides resources for continuing the development of the ideas presented within the book.

Therapist Recommends: Psoas need work, but it's oh-so-painful! Learn how to affect this area gently and therapeutically. 

 

 

 

-ISBN: 9780965794480