How would you feel if could make planet, our communities, and ourselves healthier all at the same time just by simply moving our bodies more?
In Movement Matters, Biomechanist, Katy Bowman, continues her groundbreaking investigation of our sedentary culture and the mechanics behind it. She unveils the profound potential of human movement. Movement Matters is a collection of essays where Katy widens her You are how you move message and invites us to consider our personal relationship with sedentarism, privilege, and nature. It is a deep exploration of movement beyond exercise. Bowman explores:
- how convenience often means less movement, not more time the missing movement nutrients in our food
- how to include more nature in education
- the impact of adding movement to permaculture and ecological models
- our need for vitamin Community and group movement
A companion to Alignment Matters (2013) 9780989653909, Movement Matters is unapologetic and direct, it is often hilarious, and it is always compassionate. It demonstrates that human movement is powerful and important, and that living a movement-filled life is perhaps the most joyful and efficient way to transform your body, community, and world.
About the Author
Katy Boman is a biomechanist by training and a problem-solver at heart. She has the ability to blend a scientific approach with straight talk about sensible solutions and an unwavering sense of humor, earning her legions of followers. Her award-winning blog and podcast, Katy Says, reach hundreds of thousands of people every month, and thousands have taken her live classes.
She has written several bestselling books including Move Your DNA and Diastasis Recti. In between her book-writing efforts, Katy directs and teaches at the Nutritious Movement Center Northwest in Washington state, travels the globe to teach Nutritious Movement courses in person, and spends as much time outside as possible with her husband and two young children.