31 Dec Yoga Poses for a Tight Psoas – a major cause of back pain.
The Psoas is one of the most important muscles in the body, joining our torso to our legs and being the main muscle engaged in the ‘fight or flight’ stress response. As such, given our level of stress and tension in modern life, our psoas can become tight and contracted, without our even knowing, leading to back and hip problems and reinforcing our stress response. Take a look at this video for poses to gently release the psoas, and calm our systems. Enjoy!
The mysterious psoas muscle is a hip flexor that can be the root cause of back pain, long term posture issues, and tightness in your hips. In short: a tight psoas can cause serious problems! Get this free class + eBook: http://bit.ly/2e0d2tJ
Posted by Yoga International on Thursday, 29 December 2016