Question of the Month

Q & A: How to safely explore lordosis?

August 25, 2012 by lizkoch
Q: After  listening to your podcasts I feel okay allowing myself to be in anterior pelvic tilt (lordois) rather than try to control it in some other way toward a more posterior tilt of the pelvis.  Yet when I'm "allowing" myself to go there,  I feel it keeps going  -  should I keep... [Read more...]

Q & A: Is Fetal Curl In Water A Psoas Release?

December 30, 2009 by lizkoch
Q: In your flicker photos (2009 Summer Retreat), there are several of women floating in water on their sides using pool flotation devices (noodles).  Is that a psoas release? I floated in my pool one afternoon exactly in that manner long before I came to your work and had the most profound... [Read more...]

Q & A: What Hands-On Techniques Do You Teach For The Psoas?

October 6, 2009 by lizkoch
A: I have many approaches for working WITH the Psoas rather than working ON the Psoas.  Once one understands the bio-intelligence of the Psoas as a messenger of the central nervous system, protocol for working with the Psoas changes.  I recommend healing the dysfunctions that call upon the Psoas... [Read more...]

Q & A: How Does The Psoas Influence Menstrual Cycles?

September 5, 2009 by lizkoch
Q: How does the Psoas muscle influence a woman's menstrual cycle? A: A woman's menstrual cycles is directly influenced by the health and suppleness of their iliopsoas.  One reason for this is that the nerves of the reproductive organs embed through the iliopsoas.  Therefore if you have a dry,... [Read more...]

Q & A: Why Does Sitting Cause Psoas Pain?

July 22, 2009 by lizkoch
Q: Is pain in the hip, groin, and low back caused by psoas problems, especially when sitting for long periods of time? I do the simple relaxation technique (constructive rest position) and it works, but it does not last. A: The key phrase within your question is “sitting for long periods.” ... [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!