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Join Katy Bowman, biomechanist, author, and leader in the Movement Movement for conversations on how movement affects not only the shapes of our bodies but the shape of our life.

Join Katy Bowman, biomechanist, author, and leader in the Movement Movement for conversations on how movement affects not only the shapes of our bodies but the shape of our life.
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Join Katy Bowman, biomechanist, author, and leader in the Movement Movement for conversations on how movement affects not only the shapes of our bodies but the shape of our life.

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English


Episodes

Episode 114: Taking Action in the Garden with Rose Hayden-Smith

11/6/2018
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Gardening is more than just a fun pastime. In this episode, Katy Bowman and Rose Hayden-Smith talk about historical victory gardens circa World War II and what they still have to teach us. Rose provides three tips to those who want to start gardening right now, and Katy supplements with three movement-based tips to help you on your way. Turns out the garden is the perfect place to put your movement rich lifestyle to the test. If you loved Movement Matters, you’ll love this episode—and if you...

Duration:01:06:41

Episode 113: Long distance actions with Dami Roelse

10/23/2018
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Lose Your Age on the Trail author Dami Roelse drops by to talk long distance walking and how to prepare for it. Katy reminds listeners that long distance is a relative term—three miles might be your version of long distance right now, and that’s okay. Walkers seasoned and brand new will find lots of tips for moving well. Plus, Katy answers a listener question on back bends, and whether they’re likely found in nature. Plus, Mike Dally from Earth Runners drops by to talk about how he started...

Duration:01:04:03

Episode 112: Healthy Hips in Action with Jill Miller

10/9/2018
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Katy Bowman and Jill Miller (The Roll Model®, Yoga Tune Up®) talk about hips and how to keep them healthy. Katy and Jill share tons of tips and moves for those with hip pain, and for those who want to keep their hips—and all their joints—strong and mobile. Some advice for pre- and post-operative hip replacement patients as well. Plus, Katy talks with Tyler Benner at Venn Design about his company’s products and philosophy, and how changing his body led to changing his mind, as well.

Duration:00:56:55

Episode 111: Kids in Action with Angela Hanscom

9/25/2018
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It's not just adults who need to move their DNA, kids do too. Katy Bowman welcomes Timbernook's Angela Hanscom to the podcast to talk about what parents can do right now to help kids also have a movement-rich life—and why it matters to their development. Plus, Katy answers questions on massage and hair loss and growth, and Suzanne Solsona of MyMayu talks about why her company makes minimal boots for kids, why its expanding to making boots for adults, too—and what MyMayu means!

Duration:00:57:20

Episode 110: Sleep Action with Shawn Stevenson

9/11/2018
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Sleep expert Shawn Stevenson helps kick off a new season of Move Your DNA with Katy Bowman, delivering three great tips you can use to improve your sleep life. Katy offers three tips of her own for better sleep. And Tricia Salcido of Dynamic Collective member Soft Star Shoes shares a little of the minimal shoe company’s history and current mission.

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 109: Alignment Matters: Words Matter

8/28/2018
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Words Matter: In which Katy Bowman reads three more of the essays that appear in Alignment Matters— Science of Wellness, Immunity Boost, and Correcting Anatomy Misconceptions. Through these three essays, Katy examines why definitions matter—and how tough it is to communicate ideas with language instead of math, equations, and physical relativity. You’ll hear lots of updates in these essays of Katy’s current thinking about these matters, and you’ll find out that you have TMJ and carpal...

Duration:00:28:46

Episode 108: Alignment Matters: Change Your Mind, Change Your Joints

8/14/2018
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Katy Bowman reads three more essays from her book Alignment Matters: Your Position in Life, Varus and Valgus, and Hidden Doubts, and riffs on the connections among them. Essentially, change your mind, and your body will follow. Plus, get a free audiobook when you sign up for a 30-day free trial with Audible—and find out what’s next for the Move Your DNA podcast.

Duration:00:40:51

Episode 107: Alignment Matters: Movement Motivation

7/31/2018
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With three essays from her book Alignment Matters, Katy Bowman delivers some movement motivation that’s as close as the floor, as thrilling to reach for as a mountain top, and as incrementally awesome as a walk with a bunch of kids. Plus! Katy’s kids deliver a little motivation of their own, with some hiking tips for kids their age.

Duration:00:33:04

Episode 106: Alignment Matters: Your Feet Through the Years

7/17/2018
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Katy reads three of her favorite essays from Alignment Matters on feet and foot health, and offers a State of the Minimal Shoe Union address, with lots of tips for transitioning well to minimal shoes. Find out why she cut the feeties off her kids' feetie pyjamas, and why she doesn't recommend flip flops, except for by the pool.

Duration:00:41:41

Episode 105: Things That Swing

7/3/2018
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Find out what boobs, balls, and arms have in common. In the first of this special summer series, Katy Bowman reads three of her favorite essays from her book Alignment Matters, and notes the connections among them. Plus! Announcing Wilderness Moves: Hiking Awareness with Katy Bowman and Doniga Markegard in Chimacum, WA in September 2018.

Duration:00:27:25

Episode 104: Death Moves

6/19/2018
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Katy Bowman and guests talk about the ways in which movement can be an intrinsic part of grieving, and how we could look at our experience of grief as grief in a sedentary culture. Don Morris talks about the movements involved in deathcare, body preparation, home funerals and burial, and Breanna Trygg of Wild Grief talks about how natural movement, and especially moving in nature, helps teens process bereavement. Plus, Katy answers listener questions on walking well after a shattered...

Duration:01:10:20

Episode 103: The city moves you

6/5/2018
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We talk a lot about walkability on this podcast, but what does it really mean? And how does urban design and the built environment shape the way we move, or don’t? Katy Bowman talks walkability with urban planner Samantha Thomas. Plus, we explore the idea of mobility justice with Multicultural Communities for Mobility’s Maria Sipin. And Katy answers listener questions on stretching and preparing for twenty mile walks.

Duration:01:29:31

Episode 102: Being on the land

5/22/2018
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Katy Bowman and Philip Brass, who is a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation in the Treaty Four Territory of Canada, discuss Indigenous food sovereignty, and how moving for food can be the spine of culture. Plus, Katy answers listener questions on swimming as movement, and feet and shoe size.

Duration:01:09:18

Episode 101: Social Media is (STILL) Shaping Your Body

5/8/2018
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Hi friends. It’s me, Katy. I am ready for—in the process of, really—a social media prune. Many of you are picking up what I’m putting down on line and I wanted to talk to you about why and how I’m transitioning away from/downsizing my social media even though I’m someone whose business seems to depend on it.

Duration:00:16:40

Episode 100: The Ultimate Movement Expert

4/24/2018
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Are you moving the way you want to be moving? In which areas of your body or life have you begun to move better, and in which areas do you still desire to move more? What changes can you make in your life, to meet your needs? Read more about turbulent flow and high intensity activity in Alignment Matters https://nutritiousmovement.com/product/alignment-matters/ and Move Your DNA ...

Duration:00:52:19

Episode 99: Your Environment Moves You

4/10/2018
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Katy Bowman and Dr. Ihi Heke talk about movement and indigenous approaches to health, including Heke's Maori framework--that our relationship with where we’re born and where we live has implications for our health. This wide-ranging and fascinating conversation also explores non-person-centric approaches to health, and the idea that exercise depends on a cultural context. Dr. Heke explains what it means to be a river person, and how that has shaped how he lives. Plus, Katy answers listener...

Duration:01:06:16

Episode 98: Walking the talk

3/27/2018
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Katy Bowman and Ben Pobjoy on how moving your body can also move your community. @BenPobjoy on Instagram @DemocraticExercise on Instagram DemocraticExercise.com Katy’s live events: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/categories/64332 The vocal coach Katy mentions: http://www.sarahwhitten.com/

Duration:00:47:57

Episode 97: NATURE SCHOOL MOVES

3/13/2018
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Katy Bowman and two teachers from Olympic Nature Experience talk about how to get more nature—and more wonder—into your life. Raven and Crow is from the Wilderbeats album “Live in Concert,” available at wilderbeats.com. The song is by Ashley Moffat, who now performs solo. Her website is http://ashleymoffat.com instagram.com/lilmissmoffat/ The Tamarack Song is by Joyce Saunders from the Wilderbeats album “Live in Concert,” available at http://www.wilderbeats.com/home/ You can also find...

Duration:01:22:36

Episode 96: Birth and the Shapeshifting Pelvis

2/27/2018
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Katy Bowman and Gail Tully on why a baby moving through a pelvis has almost nothing in common with a couch moving through a stairwell, a watermelon moving through a nostril, or a basketball moving through a hoop. Find more Katy Bowman at https://nutritiousmovement.com Find more about the Dynamic Collective at https://nutritiousmovement.com/podcasts/#podcast-sponsors Find more about Gail Tully at https://spinningbabies.com In this episode’s mailbag: Is walking “falling forward”? Does it...

Duration:00:59:03

Episode 95: The Maple Syrup Workout

2/13/2018
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Wild food forager Sam Thayer talks with Katy Bowman about how he began foraging out of necessity, but now his body craves the nutrition—and nutritious movement—he only gets from foraging. Plus, he runs us through the physical work involved in making maple syrup and harvesting wild rice. Mileage for those who want to listen on the go: This podcast clocks in at around 75 minutes… so head out for a six-miler and let Katy and Sam keep you company. Sam Thayer:...

Duration:01:15:08