Sleep Action with Shawn Stevenson – Podcast Episode #110

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. OVERVIEW 00:02:44 –  Reader question – Where to live for a…

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Words Matter – Podcast Episode #109

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…

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Your Environment Moves You – Podcast Episode #99

Katy Bowman and Dr. Ihi Heke talk about movement and indigenous approaches to health, including Heke’s Māori 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…

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The Maple Syrup Workout – Podcast Episode #95

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…

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Wilderness Moves – Podcast Episode #94

  Katy Bowman and Doniga Markegard, author of Dawn Again, talk wilderness, movement, and moving in and with nature. OVERVIEW 00:00:50 – Reader Question #1 – Squats and Pelvic Floor Disorder (Jump to section) 00:06:54 – Meet Donna Markegard (Jump to section) 00:18:13 – Why the book Dawn Again (Jump to section) 00:20:56 – Tracking anywhere – even in the city (Jump to section) 00:26:46 – The movements that go into tracking (Jump to section) 00:29:56…

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The Expedition Within Each of Us – Podcast Episode #93

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. 02:06:00 Listener question #1 (Jump to section) 06:35:00 Meet Jason! Our first Move Your DNA podcast guest. (Jump to section) 09:07:00 Why did he do it? (Jump to section) 16:30:00  It’s about human…

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