Musings

Finding Center When Devastated

October 18, 2017 by lizkoch
Finding Center When Devastated
1) Put your belly to the ground. 2) Curl onto your side and slowly rock: add long exhales using the sound “shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.”  3) Roll to your back, knees up, feet on the floor, to reset your nervous system  

Psoas & Earth: The Impossible Separation

August 24, 2017 by lizkoch
Psoas & Earth: The Impossible Separation
My only drink is meaning from the deep brain What the birds and the grass and the stones drink Let everything flow Up to the four elements. Up to water and Earth and fire and air. ~ Seamus Heaney “the First Words”   It is striking how surprised workshop participants are to... [Read more...]

4 Good Reasons NOT To Misuse Your Psoas by Liz Koch

June 28, 2017 by lizkoch
4 Good Reasons NOT To Misuse Your Psoas by Liz Koch
News flash for performers, dancers, yogis, gymnasts, and athletes... 1) INJURIES: Recruiting the psoas for stabilization is a common strategy used in dance, yoga, gymnastics, and exercise. Intentionally tensing, pulling in, and lifting up from deep within the solar plexus ignites the psoas in an... [Read more...]

Sustaining a Healthy Psoas in a Material World

September 8, 2016 by lizkoch
Sustaining a Healthy Psoas in a Material World
A farmer recently attended my 12-Hr Psoas Workshop here in the Midwest with the intention of maintaining her physical capacity to continue to work. The principles and concepts I presented for regenerating a healthy Psoas aligned perfectly with this farmer’s bio-dynamic farming practices. In... [Read more...]

Landing, Coherency, and the Bio-Intelligent Psoas

August 10, 2016 by lizkoch
As messenger of the mid-line, the supple, dynamic Psoas speaks of our arrival here on earth. Inspired by galaxies, shaped by oceanic currents, made from soil, we are creatures of vastness that emerge within and travel through a women’s body to land upon the earth. We are both star beings and... [Read more...]

Welcome to Core Awareness™

Liz Koch is an international educator and author who seeks to dissolve the objectification of “body” in order to re-conceptualize human beings as biologically intelligent, self-organizing, and self-healing. Employing biomorphic and embryonic paradigms, Liz redefines psoas as smart, expressive tissue that is both elemental and universal.

Core Awareness fosters core integrity and self-efficacy as creative and expressive human beings.

Here at Core Awareness you’ll discover new ways of understanding the psoas. In addition to the blogs there is an educationally rich sourcing free for the taking. Explore my videos, articles, podcasts, interviews, FAQ’s and community links and let yourself go wild!