The Spine and The Psoas
Chi kung provides exercises for opening the hips, strengthening the spine, and loosening the psoas muscle. Each of these aspects of human anatomy are compromised by our modern lifestyles.
Sitting, commuting, and lack of interaction with the Earth can close the hips, weaken the spine, and make the psoas muscle very tight. As the Taoists say, “the strength of the spine is the strength of the organism.”
-The Alchemist’s Tao Te Ching: Transforming Your Lead Into Gold