Things That Swing – Podcast Episode #105

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. OVERVIEW 00:03:53 –  Alignment Matters Essay #1 – Boobs – Jump to section 00:07:13 –   Alignment Matters…

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The Calf Stretch – Podcast Episode #88

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why Calf Stretch appears in just about every book she’s ever written. OVERVIEW 01:16:00 – Let’s Talk About the Calf Stretch Jump to section 02:01 – Calf Stretching without stretching your calves? Jump to section 04:52 – Why is Calf Stretching important Jump to section 08:10 – It’s like whiplash Jump to section 11:47 – It’s not range of motion for its own sake Jump…

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We’ve Got Your Back – Podcast Episode #78

We set things straight in this episode, shouldering your back-related mailbag questions in an effort to help you understand how the state of your back is really shaped by every other body part attached to it. KATY: I hear hundreds of toilet papers being plopped on the toilet seat behind them.   DANI: Oh! Ha! You’re the worst!   KATY: I … yeah.   DANI: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast where…

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Crotch Bones

This morning my pregnant friend texted me: “Do a blog on reducing crotch bone pressure.” We’ve know each other awhile, so she can send me texts using the word “crotch”. “Sitting in my therapy chairs are killing me.” And, just to be clear. She’s not getting hours of therapy a day, but giving it — to little kids. Which means she spends her day in those little kid chairs, probably with her…

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Get Your Butt HERE

If you’re interested in reading more on ideas presented in the article below, I suggest reading Move Your DNA, Expanded Edition. If you’d like movement instruction via video, start with Save Your Knees, Build a Butt. Da butt is a beautiful muscle. Which is why it is sad to see so few of them around these days. I get a lot of emails about the butt. As in, Where Can I Get…

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Free Fallin’

I haven’t had time to write a post this week because I’ve got 28 Restorative Exercise™ Specialists here in WA doing a week of live training. We’re all calf-stretched out. We’re pelvic-floored out. We’re all walked out. It is awesome, and tiring, and exciting. Did I mention I’m going to Hawaii in two days. Well I am. Ok, this is the end of my blog post. I hope you found it informative….

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