In this lesson, we introduce fundamental core anatomy.
Gain an understanding of the foundational anatomy of the core, including the function of the individual muscles and the core as a whole.
Define the anatomy of the core. Provide an example of an asana that works each of the following: the rectus abdominis, the obliques and the TA. Explain the function of the erector spinae and the multifidus muscles. Explain the functions of the core as a whole. Describe a way for students to experience the feeling of the abdominal muscles as stabilizers.
core muscles, erector spinae (spinal erectors), multifidus muscles, superficial abdominals, transversus abdominis (TA)
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