Move Your DNA with Katy Bowman

Katy and Arthur Haines talk about re-wilding, and ancestral actions that have largely fallen by the wayside in a sedentary culture, with tips you can use right now to revive some for your health and fitness. Plus, Katy answers a listener question on her cold plunge practice. And Eva Nemcik of Happy Feet blows Katy’s mind with an alternative use for her alignment socks.

Katy’s Instagram for a rockin’ advent: https://www.instagram.com/nutritiousmovement/

Find Arthur Haines:

www.arthurhaines.com

https://www.facebook.com/arthur.haines.5

https://www.instagram.com/wilderwaterscommunity 

Find Happy Feet: https://www.my-happyfeet.com

 

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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 love this episode and haven’t read Movement Matters yet, you’ll totally want to! Plus, Katy answers a question on how to carry a bag, and Terral Fox of Unshoes drops by to talk about how his minimal footwear company came to be, why growth too soon almost took it down, and how Unshoes emerged from that stronger than ever. 

#varyyourcarry https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/varyyourcarry/

Carrying a bag on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLeG86SBQnT/

On bending well using your hips: https://www.nutritiousmovement.com/forward-bend-modified/

Rose Hayden-Smith: www.ucfoodobserver.com

Facebook and Twitter @ucfoodobserver

You can find Rose’s book "Sowing the Seeds of Victory: American Gardening Programs During World War I" at your local library. If it's a keeper for you, buy a copy from McFarland (publisher) or on Amazon.

Unshoes: http://www.unshoesusa.com

 

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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 his minimal shoe company, and what drives him over the long haul.

Dami Roelse’s website http://transformation-travel.com

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/walkingwomen50plus/

Twitter: @dami97520

EarthRunners.com IG: @earthrunners

Katy’s events: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/categories/64332

 

 

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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 tunnel… and, spoiler alert, that the Adams’s Apple is… not an apple.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 patella, and alignment during pregnancy. 

Don Morris: www.homefuneralpracticum.com

Breanna Trygg and Wild Grief: www.wildgrief.org

Instagram: @wildgrief_olympia

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WildGrief/

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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 https://nutritiousmovement.com/product/move-your-dna-restore-your-health-through-natural-movement-expanded-edition/

 

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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 questions on running, minimal shoes, and plantar fasciitis, and swimming and alignment.

Dr Ihi Heke’s mobile Wananga: https://www.facebook.com/TheMobileWananga/

More about Dr Ihi Heke: https://www.arawanation.com/ihi

 

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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/

 

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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 Joyce on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/136158439755123/about/

https://www.youtube.com/user/joycemily

https://vimeo.com/28516265

Olympic Nature Experience: https://www.olympicnatureexperience.org

Katy’s live events in Canada and Europe: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/categories/64332

 

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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 have to be? And should I train for a long hike using poles, or not? Podcast interview with woman paralyzed from hips down, mentioned in the mailbag: https://mightyblueontheat.com/episode-8-stacey-kozel-ironwill/

Dynamic Aging podcast episode: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/monkeyhead-freelance/katy-says/e/49501354?autoplay=true

Pelvic Floor blog entries: https://nutritiousmovement.com/tag/pelvic-floor-disorder/

Wilderness Moves event: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/courses/165238

Dynamic Aging retreat at 1440: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/courses/156115

 

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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: https://www.foragersharvest.com

Billy Joe Tatum’s cookbook: https://www.amazon.com/Billy-Tatums-Foods-Field-Cookbook/dp/0911104771

Euell Gibbons: http://wildfoodadventures.com/about/john-kallas/wild-food-adventurer/wfa-by-volumeyear/euell-gibbons/

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Katy Bowman and Doniga Markegard, author of Dawn Again, talk wilderness, movement, and moving in and with nature.

Katy’s Unshoes post on Instagram.

Doniga Markegard: https://www.donigamarkegard.com

Dawn Again: http://propriometricspress.com/dawn-again/

ShiftCon: https://shiftconmedia.com/sc_speaker/doniga-markegard/

Dynamic Aging retreat: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/courses/156115

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Katy Bowman interviews Jason Lewis, author of The Expedition Trilogy, about his self- powered circumnavigation of the globe, and how each of us has our own expedition within us—an expedition made of a series of small steps, no matter what the scope.

Find Jason Lewis online at http://jasonexplorer.com and on Twitter @explorerjason

 

For more information about his books: http://www.billyfishbooks.com/Books.html

Learn about the Out of Eden Walk here: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/out-of- eden-walk/

Find more about Katy Bowman and the ideas expressed in this podcast here: https://nutritiousmovement.com

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It’s that time of the year again: Your Health and Movement Year-end Review! Join Katy and a special guest as they look back on their movement and health goals of 2017 and then look forward to just how great 2018 is going to be!

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