Sleep – Podcast Episode #76

Sleep: we do it for a third of our lifetimes but it is still a mystery to many. In this special edition of our Movement Mailbag, Katy answers the questions that have been keeping you up at night as you search for some serious shut-eye.   DANI: How are you gonna go to bed tonight? Oh no!   KATY: [Laughs]   KATY: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast where Dani Hemmat and…

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A Social Media Break – Podcast Episode #75

Everyone needs breaks, especially from our devices and social media, but we don’t take them often enough for our health. In this episode, Katy discusses her upcoming extended social media break and the changes she’ll make in communicating and teaching, and Dani offers tips from her successful annual Take Back Your Time social media challenge.   Music   KATY: I have a good zombie story but I’m not going to tell you…

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Movement Mailbag – Podcast Episode #74

It’s MAILBAG TIME! Your questions are answered by Katy and Dani in this episode. Rhythms and movement, bone shapes, kid feet and pelvis tucking. Woot! Music   DANI: (Makes noise)   KATY: Are you cutting paper… sounds like you were … you’re just all like shooooo   DANI: I’m ripping paper (laughs)!! Oh my gosh.       KATY: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast where Dani Hemmat, that’s you,   DANI:…

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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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Natural Movement and Variability – Podcast Episode #69

We are aiming for variety in our movement, in both frequency and kind. But what about the variability of location? Seasonal variability? Movement changes over the course of a day, a month, and a lifetime, and it changes based on individual capacity. DANI: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast, where Dani Hemmat and Katy Bowman talk about movement; the tiny details, the larger issues and why Movement Matters.   KATY: I’m Katy…

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This Blog in 2017

This is the first year I’ve put a garden to bed. Not surprising, as this is only the second year I’ve had a garden. When it comes to gardening I really don’t know what I’m doing, but (also not surprising) I’m going for it anyway. I don’t feel I must know how to do something perfectly before I actually do it—I’m more of a hands-on learner. I find I can’t actually grasp…

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