Hydrating Movements for Spinal Midline and Psoas – Using a Ball

Liz Koch, author of The Psoas Book and Core Awareness: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance explains and demonstrates a simple exploration for softening and hydrating connective tissue: spine midline, and Psoas. Using an inflatable type of exercise ball, almost fully deflated, Liz shows how this simple tool can help you re-discover primal movement along the body midline.


Unraveling Psoas on Land – Using a Chair

Liz Koch, author of The Psoas Book, explains and demonstrates unraveling the Psoas muscle on land using a simple kitchen chair. Using a chair for unraveling the core Psoas offers a fun, creative way of counteracting every day tension patterns, eliciting a dynamic responsive nervous system, and maintaining a juicy Psoas. (more…)

Core Strength Box Squat to Balance Pelvis with Deric Stockton

Liz Koch author of The Psoas Book explains how to gain core strength while maintaining a supple Psoas by enhancing pelvic integrity. What often appears to be a weak Psoas muscle is really an overused, misused and abused Psoas due to pelvic disruptions. The video shows 3 important steps for balancing your pelvis; good positioning, the right idea, and proprioceptive awareness. (more…)

Unraveling Psoas in Water

Liz Koch, author of The Psoas Book, explains and demonstrates unraveling the core Psoas muscle in water. Returning to warm water (and ones embryonic memory) activates and supports a deep regenerative process within the core. The slow, rhythmic, weightless surrender releases tension, while being moved by the fluid nature of water hydrates the “filet mignon” Psoas. (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!