Death Moves – Podcast Episode #104

Katy Bowman and guests talk about the ways in which movement can be an intrinsic part of grieving, and how we could look at our experience of grief as grief in a sedentary culture. Don Morris talks about the movements involved in deathcare, body preparation, home funerals and burial, and Breanna Trygg of Wild Grief talks about how natural movement, and especially moving in nature, helps teens process bereavement. Plus, Katy answers…

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The City Moves You – Podcast Episode #103

We talk a lot about walkability on this podcast, but what does it really mean? And how does urban design and the built environment shape the way we move, or don’t? Katy Bowman talks walkability with urban planner Samantha Thomas. Plus, we explore the idea of mobility justice with Multicultural Communities for Mobility’s Maria Sipin. And Katy answers listener questions on stretching and preparing for twenty mile walks. OVERVIEW 00:02:19 –  Mailbag Question #1 –…

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Being On the Land – Podcast Episode #102

Katy Bowman and Philip Brass, who is a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation in the Treaty Four Territory of Canada, discuss Indigenous food sovereignty, and how moving for food can be the spine of culture.  Plus, Katy answers listener questions on swimming as movement, and feet and shoe size. OVERVIEW 00:02:35 – Reader Question #1 – Swimming and Natural Movement – Jump to section 00:06:42 – Reader Question #2 – Shoe…

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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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Walking the Talk – Podcast Episode #98

Katy Bowman and Ben Pobjoy on how moving your body can also move your community. OVERVIEW 0:02:10 Reader Question #1 – Movement and your voice? – Jump to section 0:06:40 Meet Today’s guest – Ben Pobjoy– Jump to section 0:09:11 How Ben started moving – Jump to section 0:12:28  Walking to work and stacking his life– Jump to section 0:15:10 Walking and making a difference with sandwiches– Jump to section 0:19:15 Put…

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Nature School Moves – Podcast Episode #97

Katy Bowman and two teachers from Olympic Nature Experience talk about how to get more nature—and more wonder—into your life. OVERVIEW 0:00:59 Great new music! – Jump to section 0:02:32 Reader Question #1 – Moving while sick. – Jump to section 0:07:39 Meet Today’s guests from Olympic Nature Experience – Jump to section 0:09:38 Gratitude – Jump to section 0:17:21 Coyote Mentoring, models, and formats of nature education – Jump to section…

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