Core Anatomy for Yoga Teachers – The TA & Engaging Deeper Abs

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Questions Answered Here

  1. Where is the transversus abdominis (TA) located?
  2. What is its function?
  3. What is the effect from engaging / contracting the TA?
  4. How can identifying the sensation of contracting deeper abdominals benefit students?
  5. What are some exercises that can help to identify the TA?
  6. When performing a lower abdominal exercise such as a leg lift, what clue can indicate the deeper abdominals are not engaged?

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