Do you want to move your body more but find it hard to fit movement into your schedule and valued activities? It’s not your fault! According to Katy Bowman, bio-mechanist and movement specialist, our modern environment is a mismatch for our movement needs. Katy Bowman offers us some out of the box solutions to build a movement rich life that is optimal for physical, social and emotional health.
Join Diana for a thought-provoking and empowering discussion with Katy Bowman about the benefits of “nutritious” movement and a plethora of simple movement opportunities to stave off the slow steady trickle of movement loss that happens as we age.
Listen and Learn:
- What are diseases of captivity?
- What is nutritious movement? And how are we engaging in “junk food” movement
- Why squatting, hanging and walking are essential macro-movements
- The difference between exercise and movement
- Tips for evaluating where and how to add “move more” options into your day
About Katy Bowman, M.S.
Katy Bowman, M.S. is a biomechanical scientist, author and educator. She has written eight books on diseases of captivity and the value of re-introducing movement into our daily lives, including Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement. Katy directs and teaches at the Nutritious Movement Center Northwest in Sequim, Washington and leads classes, workshops and retreats both internationally and online. She also hosts an award-winning podcast, consults on how to create movement rich communities and educational spaces, and is frequently interviewed on TV shows like NBC’s Today Show. Katy received her Master of Science in Kinesiology and Biomechanics from California State University Northridge.
- Learn more about Nutritious Movement at Katy’s website
- Learn more about Poco Organic Farm
- Some of Our Favorite Books by Katy Bowman:
- Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement, by Katy Bowman
- Dynamic Ageing: Simple Exercises for Whole Body Mobility, by Katy Bowman, M.S. with Joan Virginia Allen, Shelah M. Wilgus, Lora Woods, and Joyce Faber
- Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science, Movement Ecology, and the Nature of Movement by Katy Bowman
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