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Anatomy 201: What’s the Difference Between Deep Core Strength and All-Around Trunk Stability?

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Want to deepen your understanding of movement? Join Karin Gurtner—founder and principal educator of art of motion training in movement and developer of Anatomy Trains in Motion—for Anatomy 201, a six-week course in functional anatomy. You’ll study your muscles in motion and the myofascial connections throughout your body. The results? You’ll move with more awareness, strength, and adaptability from head to toe. Learn more and sign up today to save 20%!

Are you recruiting your deep core along with your outer, movement-oriented muscles when you move? It can be challenging to discern! Try these exercises from Karin Gurtner, who leads our upcoming Anatomy 201 course, will help you improve core strength, inside and out.

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