The hip joint contains some of the largest and most important muscles in the body. Bob Gazso, an anatomy instructor at the institute of Conscious Bodywork in Marin, will be reviewing the muscle: the hip and then everyone will be forming the muscles of the hip in clay to be put on 2 and half foot tall skeletons. This Anatomy in Clay course “Muscles of the Hip” will include the following muscles that all act at the hip joint to produce its various motions.

Date: December 10th

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: DIAKADI

Cost: DIAKADI Trainers FREE | Community Trainers $25

Presenter:Bob Gazso


Extensors: Gluteus maximus, hamstrings (long head of biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosous).

Flexors: Iliopsoas (iliacus and psoas), rectus femoris, tensor fasciae latae, Sartorius.

Adductors: Pectneus, adductor brevis, adductor longus, gracilis, adductor magnus.

Abductors: Gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fasciae latae.

External Rotators: Obturatorius internus and externus, gemellus superior and inferior, quardratus femoris, piriformis.

Internal Rotators: The anterior portion of the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus and the tensor fasci latae contribute to this action.