Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science, Movement Ecology, and the Nature of Movement


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Propriometrics Press
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6.0 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Bestselling author, speaker, and a leader of the Movement movement, biomechanist Katy Bowman, M.S. is changing the way we move and think about our need for movement. Her eight books, including the groundbreaking Move Your DNA, have been translated into more than fifteen languages worldwide.Bowman teaches movement globally and speaks about sedentarism and movement ecology to academic and scientific audiences such as the Ancestral Health Summit and the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. Her work is regularly featured in diverse media such as the Today Show, CBC Radio One, the Seattle Times, NPR, the Joe Rogan Experience, and Good Housekeeping.One of Maria Shriver's "Architects of Change" and an America Walks "Woman of the Walking Movement," Bowman consults on educational and living space design to encourage movement-rich habitats. She has worked with companies like Patagonia, Nike, and Google as well as a wide range of non-profits and other communities to create greater access to her "move more, move more body parts, move more for what you need" message.Her movement education company, Nutritious Movement, is based in Washington State, where she lives with her family.


"Movement Matters is a delight to read and will help every family. Its implications extend far beyond our individual lives." -Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and Vitamin N

This book is for thinkers...A gem for the modern yoga teacher. -Shut Up & Yoga

Everyone should read this book. -Paleo Magazine

I've spent almost twenty years talking to people about food and specifically why good food matters. I've made my case using biology and ecology, talking about our hunter-gatherer past. What I missed is all the movement that went into not just our food but also our lives. This is why movement matters-and fortunately for you, Katy Bowman has tackled this topic in a way that has never been done before. -Robb Wolf, author of The Paleo Solution

Katy Bowman is one of the world's leading experts on the ecology of human movement. She offers a timely and fascinating collection of essays that are designed to inspire a movement-based lifestyle-essential for our long-term survival as adaptive humans. A must-read for anyone who cares about their health. -Angela Hanscom, author of Balanced and Barefoot

What a breath of fresh air! Katy Bowman, like her books, oozes originality and intelligence. In Movement Matters, she makes readers see how movement isn't something you do-it's something you are...The world, the fitness industry, and those of you at home aspiring for well-being will really benefit from Katy's life-enhancing information. -Ellen Barrett, author of The 28 Days Lighter Diet

[Bowman's] insights are empowering and enlightening. -Erwan Le Corre, founder of MovNat, author of The Practice of Natural Movement

This gorgeous book opens the door to a new way of thinking and being. Katy teaches us how each movement, no matter how small it may seem, matters. You can't help but want to become more active in every aspect of your life. -Kristin Meekhof, author of A Widow's Guide to Healing