Function: Pelvis & Hips Anatomy Introduction

The pelvis serves these functions:

  • The pelvis supports and balances the trunk.
  • It connects the trunk and legs.
  • The pelvis carries and transfers weight from spine to legs for moving and standing.
  • It contains intestines, the urinary bladder and reproductive organs.
  • In subtle body anatomy, the pelvis is the site of the lower chakras.
  • The pelvic floor is the focus for mula bandha.