Kids in Action – Podcast Episode #111

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…

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Foot School

This is an updated version of a post from 2012. I created a “foot movement” lesson plan for my niece and nephew six years ago. When asked to teach some natural movement classes for our local school co-op this week, I couldn’t resist dragging it out and expanding it! For those of you out there wanting to increase the movement opportunities for your home or family, or for those looking for movement…

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Birth and the Shapeshifting Pelvis – Podcast Episode #96

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. OVERVIEW 01:34:00 – Reader Question #1 – Is walking “falling forward”? Does it have to be? (Jump to section) 09:07:00 – Meet Gail Tully. (Jump to section) 12:05:00 – What Gail loves about her…

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Breastfeeding Ecology (Part 2) – Podcast Episode #77

We’re going to take another step back, and look at breastfeeding from an ecological standpoint. Breastfeeding isn’t one single behavior, but a category of behaviors that is happening in the context of all your habits and your environment. Katy answers more of your questions in part two our Breastfeeding Ecology show.   KATY: Not ducks like “quack quack” like ducts.   DANI: Ducts.   KATY: In case you were like wondering “Do…

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Breastfeeding Ecology (Part 1) – Podcast Episode #72

Breastfeeding is often portrayed using images of serenity—a mother and baby, often reclining or relaxing inside the house, mother gazing lovingly at her baby. If we take a step back, we could look at breastfeeding from an ecological standpoint. Breastfeeding isn’t one single behavior, but a category of behaviors that is happening in the context of all your habits and your environment.   KATY: That’s why. That’s why.   DANI: Ok. Thank…

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Movement Matters: Children’s Books and Things

I’m getting ready to officially close my blog. It will stay available, but I will close that chapter of my service over the remainder of 2016. Before I go off-blog, I’ve written this and two more posts to help  integrate the content of Movement Matters into your own life should you wish.  Movement Matters covers a lot of ground, but if I had to sum the book up with one (compound) word…

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