Franklin Method: Deep Core: The Psoas

Franklin Method Workshops at Reflections

We are so honored to have the famous Eric Franklin teaching at Reflections.  The Franklin Method has helped so many people from body workers to dancers to the everyday mover.  Classes filled with imagery, metaphor and a keen and easy to understand explanation of anatomy and alignment.

Saturday December 7, 2013 *** SOLD OUT***
Cost: $140/workshop or $220 for both
**Early Bird Special: Must purchase FM balls for workshop if you do not have a  set-  or sign up before Nov 15th and get them for free!

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psoasThe Psoas: Activating your Inner Core

Time: 2:30pm-6pm (includes a 20 min break)

This workshop will combine both theory and practical work:
• Learn the functions of the (two) psoas and iliacus muscles
• Release your lower back, free your neck and relax your shoulders
• Enjoy full flexibility in your hip joints and spine
• Improve your ability to balance, feel more grounded and stable
• Create more ease of movement in walking, running and sitting
• Feel grounded and balanced and ready for effortless movement

The psoas as a true core muscle hugs the lumbar spine. Awareness and proper training of the psoas creates good spinal and pelvic alignment and liberates the lower back and hip joint. Recent research reveals the psoas as two separate units, deep and a superficial . In this workshop we will use imagery and movement protocols to activate and balance the functions.

In a next step we include other core muscles in this synergy, the transversus abdominis and deep multifidus. Furthermore, the psoas, diaphragm and pelvic floor are developmentally and functionally interrelated.
As movement educators we need to have a good understanding of the psoas role in movement, stability and balance


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