Anatomy for Yoga Teachers – The Pelvic Girdle, Pelvis & Hips: Introduction

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Questions Answered Here

  1. What is the meaning of “pelvis” in Latin?
  2. What are some different names for the pelvic region?
  3. Describe four physical functions of the pelvis. Describe two ways it is related to energetic practices in yoga.
  4. Name the bones of the pelvis.
  5. What joints are in the pelvic region?
  6. What three ways can hip muscles be categorized?
  7. When classified by location in relation to the hip joint, what are the categories of hip muscles, and which muscles are included in each?
  8. What additional muscle is located in the pelvis?
  9. How is the female pelvis different from the male pelvis?

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