About the Author
Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones is a professor of kinesiology and dance. She is a certified Pilates and yoga instructor with a master's degree in dance and education, and received degrees at the University of Kansas and New York University before pursuing a career as a performer, choreographer, teacher, and movement scientist. She currently teaches interactive movement workshops across the U.S. and sponsors international holistic retreats.
Table of Contents
Partial Table of Contents:
Foreword by Gary Mascilak, D.C., P.T., C.S.C.S.
Part I: The Physical Aspect
Chapter 1 Anatomy & Biomechanics of the Psoas Area
Chapter 2 Maintaining a Healthy Psoas
Chapter 3 The Strain of Lower Back Pain
Chapter 4 The Psoas and Pilates
Part II The Psoas and Emotions
Chapter 5 The Connections
Chapter 6 When the Psoas Strikes Back
Part III The Psoas and Spirituality - "Energetic" Anatomy
Chapter 7 What Do We Know?
Chapter 8 The Psoas and Chakra 1 "Kinesthetic Balance"
Chapter 9 The Psoas and Chakra 2 "Flow Like Water"
Chapter 10 The Psoas and Chakra "Function Meets Breath"