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Move Your DNA with Katy Bowman

Katy Bowman

Join Katy Bowman, biomechanist, author, and leader in the Movement Movement for conversations on how movement affects not only the shapes of our bodies but the shape of our life.

1:37:33 | Jul 23rd

Get ready for a deep dive on scientific studies and how to read and understand them. This episode of Move Your DNA will accompany you through a five-mile walk at a 3mph pace, and along the way, you’ll hear biomechanist and author Katy Bowman and biol...Show More

1:03:11 | Jun 25th

In this special edition of the Move Your DNA podcast, Katy Bowman writes a Dear John letter to social media—and revisits her past social media breaks, with lots of advice for your own time-out, if you’re planning one.
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1:05:06 | Dec 18th, 2018

In her annual end-of-year “how did we move” podcast Katy Bowman hosts myriad guests to share their stories as a way to celebrates more than three million downloads of Move Your DNA. We’re talking health goals at this party—what were they in 2018, how...Show More

52:02 | Dec 4th, 2018

Katy Bowman answers every question she’s ever received on how to breathe. Plus, she issues an invitation to a PODCAST PARTY—one that’s focused on health and movement, and that celebrates THREE MILLION DOWNLOADS! Plus, Pack Matthews of Soul Seat drops...Show More

1:17:45 | Nov 20th, 2018

Katy and Arthur Haines talk about re-wilding, and ancestral actions that have largely fallen by the wayside in a sedentary culture, with tips you can use right now to revive some for your health and fitness. Plus, Katy answers a listener question on ...Show More

1:06:42 | Nov 6th, 2018

Gardening is more than just a fun pastime. In this episode, Katy Bowman and Rose Hayden-Smith talk about historical victory gardens circa World War II and what they still have to teach us. Rose provides three tips to those who want to start gardening...Show More

1:04:04 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Lose Your Age on the Trail author Dami Roelse drops by to talk long distance walking and how to prepare for it. Katy reminds listeners that long distance is a relative term—three miles might be your version of long distance right now, and that’s okay...Show More

56:56 | Oct 9th, 2018

Katy Bowman and Jill Miller (The Roll Model®, Yoga Tune Up®) talk about hips and how to keep them healthy. Katy and Jill share tons of tips and moves for those with hip pain, and for those who want to keep their hips—and all their joints—strong and m...Show More

57:22 | Sep 25th, 2018

It's not just adults who need to move their DNA, kids do too. Katy Bowman welcomes Timbernook's Angela Hanscom to the podcast to talk about what parents can do right now to help kids also have a movement-rich life—and why it matters to their developm...Show More

52:39 | Sep 11th, 2018

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 Collecti...Show More

28:47 | Aug 28th, 2018

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 t...Show More

40:52 | Aug 14th, 2018

Katy Bowman reads three more essays from her book Alignment Matters: Your Position in Life, Varus and Valgus, and Hidden Doubts, and riffs on the connections among them. Essentially, change your mind, and your body will follow. Plus, get a free audio...Show More

33:05 | Jul 31st, 2018

With three essays from her book Alignment Matters, Katy Bowman delivers some movement motivation that’s as close as the floor, as thrilling to reach for as a mountain top, and as incrementally awesome as a walk with a bunch of kids. Plus! Katy’s ...Show More

41:42 | Jul 17th, 2018

Katy reads three of her favorite essays from Alignment Matters on feet and foot health, and offers a State of the Minimal Shoe Union address, with lots of tips for transitioning well to minimal shoes. Find out why she cut the feeties off her kids' fe...Show More

27:26 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Find out what boobs, balls, and arms have in common. In the first of this special summer series, Katy Bowman reads three of her favorite essays from her book Alignment Matters, and notes the connections among them. Plus! Announcing Wilderness Moves: ...Show More

1:10:22 | Jun 19th, 2018

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 prep...Show More

1:29:32 | Jun 5th, 2018

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...Show More

1:09:19 | May 22nd, 2018

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 ...Show More

16:42 | May 8th, 2018

Hi friends. It’s me, Katy. I am ready for—in the process of, really—a social media prune. Many of you are picking up what I’m putting down on line and I wanted to talk to you about why and how I’m transitioning away from/downsizing my social media ev...Show More

52:20 | Apr 24th, 2018

In which Katy Bowman answers listener questions about high-intensity exercise and turbulent flow, and about breathing while moving. Plus, Katy and a mystery guest take a long walk together and ponder questions about how we're moving.

1:06:17 | Apr 10th, 2018

Katy Bowman and Dr. Ihi Heke talk about movement and indigenous approaches to health, including Heke's Maori framework--that our relationship with where we’re born and where we live has implications for our health. This wide-ranging and fascinating c...Show More

47:58 | Mar 27th, 2018

Katy Bowman and Ben Pobjoy on how moving your body can also move your community.

1:22:37 | Mar 13th, 2018

Katy Bowman and two teachers from Olympic Nature Experience talk about how to get more nature—and more wonder—into your life.

59:04 | Feb 27th, 2018

Katy Bowman and Gail Tully on why a baby moving through a pelvis has almost nothing in common with a couch moving through a stairwell, a watermelon moving through a nostril, or a basketball moving through a hoop. Find more Katy Bowman at https://nutr...Show More

1:15:09 | Feb 13th, 2018

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 ...Show More

1:03:28 | Jan 30th, 2018

Katy Bowman and Doniga Markegard, author of Dawn Again, talk wilderness, movement, and moving in and with nature.

1:03:39 | Jan 16th, 2018

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. ...Show More

1:21:38 | Jan 2nd, 2018

It’s that time of the year again: Your Health and Movement Year-end Review! Join Katy and a special guest as they look back on their movement and health goals of 2017 and then look forward to just how great 2018 is going to be!

17:57 | Nov 21st, 2017

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet that honestly, she’s not surprised she had a felt advent calendar instead of one with chocolates. KB’s instagram:

48:10 | Nov 7th, 2017

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet how a chance encounter with a copy of USA Today in a Whole Foods bathroom changed her understanding of movement, and why it matters.

40:49 | Oct 24th, 2017

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet that it’s only natural that movement and nature should be intrinsically bound.

22:07 | Oct 10th, 2017

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why Calf Stretch appears in just about every book she’s ever written.

44:54 | Sep 26th, 2017

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why Diastasis Recti is the perfect title for this book, despite what some contest judges may think.

48:04 | Sep 12th, 2017

Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet that the way we work now is probably killing us, and we might want to maybe move a little.

50:23 | Aug 29th, 2017

Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why she’s written two books about feet, and why she could easily write a bunch more.

54:41 | Aug 15th, 2017

Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet about Dynamic Aging, the sassy septuagenarians with whom she wrote it, and why it’s really a book for anyone who has a body.

46:03 | Aug 1st, 2017

Calluses. Most of us have them, but do you really know why they are? Katy makes this mailbag a one-question-only show by peeling some research down to the layers that answer the question, giving us some valuable insight which is more than just skin d...Show More

1:12:11 | Jul 18th, 2017

Stephanie Domet leads Katy Bowman into a deep discuss of Katy's book Move Your DNA.

53:07 | Jul 4th, 2017

Alignment Matters and Movement Matters, in which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why most of her readers lean either Alignment Matters or Movement Matters, what Nietzsche has to do with it, and leaves us with a move to chew on.

16:54 | Jun 27th, 2017

Today is a bonus episode as Katy prepares to take a social media break. She will be talking to you about why and how to transition away from social media, even if you are, like her, someone whose business seems to depend on it.

32:03 | Jun 20th, 2017

Stephanie Domet asks Katy Bowman why she writes books, why she writes so MANY books, and why she wants to spend some podcast time talking about them. Plus, a special lightning round word association quiz!

40:12 | Jun 13th, 2017

We set things straight in this episode, shouldering your back-related mailbag questions in an effort to help you understand how the state of your back is really shaped by every other body part attached to it.

43:08 | May 30th, 2017

We’re going to take another step back, and 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 answer...Show More

52:02 | May 16th, 2017

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.

42:51 | May 2nd, 2017

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 teachin...Show More

50:50 | Apr 19th, 2017

It’s MAILBAG TIME! Your questions are answered by Katy and Dani in this episode. Woot!

1:12:17 | Mar 21st, 2017

Katy Bowman’s latest book, while written with and for the older population in mind, is truly for every body at every age. This episode combines a one-on- one recording with Katy and Dani, and the Ventura, California live-audience book release party a...Show More

50:31 | Feb 21st, 2017

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. Breas...Show More

51:07 | Feb 7th, 2017

When we focus on the condition of our bodies, we tend to approach it with an exercise science mindset. What if we worried less about achieving the ideal range of motion of, say, the shoulder joint, and just focused on doing actual things with those s...Show More

45:29 | Jan 24th, 2017

After 9 years, Katy has put her eponymous blog, Katy Says, to bed. Katy shares why now, and what the blog has meant not only to her, but to so many of us. She also discusses why her book, Alignment Matters, is still a must read for any person interes...Show More

40:47 | Jan 10th, 2017

Description: 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 individu...Show More

45:24 | Dec 27th, 2016

Description: 2016 is D-O- N-E and we’re moving on to 2017! So, how did you move in 2016? What steps did you take to improve your health and your life, and how will you create health in 2017? Get out your list from last year and play along with Katy a...Show More

48:35 | Dec 6th, 2016

A nature education isn’t just about being in “school”, but about getting more nature into your life. Katy and Dani talk about ways to bring more nature into your current lifestyle, and offer some ways to start a nature program (for both kids and adul...Show More

46:05 | Nov 16th, 2016

There is A LOT going on, and many of us feel overwhelmed We are entering a common stressful period—can you say “holiday season”?—compounded by the additional stress of politics and environmental stand-offs. What do you do? You have the ability to be ...Show More

40:03 | Nov 15th, 2016

The Fonz wasn’t the only one who wanted you to “sit on it”: floor sitting comes with multiple benefits for your body and your environment. Want to learn how to get down there and stay down there, and eliminate the pain that might usually come with it...Show More

58:10 | Nov 1st, 2016

Originally recorded in March 2016, this is a live audience podcast recorded at the Nutritious Movement Center in Sequim, Washington. It is a companion podcast to the book “Movement Matters” by Katy Bowman.

56:00 | Oct 18th, 2016

The second part of a 3-episode companion series intended as a sort of study guide for Katy’s upcoming book, Movement Matters, in which Katy discusses using a personal mission statement as a new alignment tool.

46:07 | Oct 4th, 2016

Dani got to preview Katy’s upcoming book, Movement Matters.

24:18 | Sep 27th, 2016

Studies reveal that millennials’ grip strength is 10% less than test subjects in the same age range 30 years ago. Cause for concern, or cause for setting the standards to a “new norm”? Is it because we’re not farming, or rather are we too good at thu...Show More

40:00 | Sep 13th, 2016

What ARE you doing with your arms when you’re walking? What about uphill? What if you’re holding a dog leash? Let’s get down to arm-swing town with Katy as she breaks down the biomechanics of using those dangly things that hang from your shoulders.

45:22 | Aug 30th, 2016

Housecleaning time, so Katy answers your letters in an extra long, MEGA Movement Mailbag.

33:30 | Aug 16th, 2016

Katy and Dani hold a festive wake for Katy’s first book, Every Woman’s Guide to Foot Pain Relief, and celebrate its reincarnation.

45:31 | Jul 5th, 2016

Description: Katy gives us some backstage access to the Prevention magazine feature that puts her message about movement in the centerfold, as well as sharing some insights into what her everyday world is like. Oh, and there are Muggles and roosters....Show More

48:34 | Jun 21st, 2016

Originally intended as time savers, our handheld devices have become time gobblers, and the easiest way to fritter away time is with social media. Katy and Dani discuss many ways—both macro and micro—to help you assess your relationship with your dev...Show More

1:03:42 | Jun 7th, 2016

Katy and Dani recorded a live-audience podcast at the historic Boulder Bookstore and share thoughts on their whirlwind day of food, fun, family and friends. We wish you could’ve been there with us, but this is the next best thing.

47:03 | May 25th, 2016

Language—and words—matter. Recent headlines in the news can lead to a murky grasp of how health and wellness are really attained, and what we’re really discussing, for that matter. We’ll talk about recent news that will hopefully prompt a deeper exam...Show More

10:19 | May 17th, 2016

In this episode: walking with neuropathy pain, breathing while hanging, and tricky technical advice.

50:25 | May 3rd, 2016

Katy and Dani deliver Part 2 of the Babies and Movement episode, and isn’t it a cutie? Katy follows up on some listener questions conceived during Part 1, and then discusses breastfeeding and baby ‘exercises’. Oh, and Did you know you are probably W....Show More

46:26 | Apr 19th, 2016

In Part 1 the Baby Show, Katy discusses baby biomechanics! Did you know that load and frequency affect the stages of development—like how babies from more primitive hunter/gather-type populations develop differently than our modern- lifestyle babies?...Show More

42:35 | Apr 12th, 2016

This episode of Katy Says isn’t just for females! If you’re a real anatomy geek or student of human movement, this show is for you. Because if periods didn’t exist, neither would you! Learn about the movement of menstruation and the whole-body moveme...Show More

15:30 | Apr 1st, 2016

In this episode: Shoe wear, knee pain, Cheerios, muscle cars and cultural clarification

51:36 | Mar 29th, 2016

What is osteoporosis? What about bone mineral density? In this episode, Katy helps us dig deeper into bone health. You’ll learn more about bone shapes, how bones are built and why your bone robusticity depends on a lot more than eating chocolate-calc...Show More

46:46 | Mar 15th, 2016

Sure, you guzzle lots of kale smoothies and there are no GMOs in your salad. But have you thought about the mechanical nutrition in your diet? In this episode, Katy cooks up a nice batch of food for thought that explains how the food forces in your l...Show More

13:38 | Mar 8th, 2016

In this episode: Cracked heels, scoliosis, tailbone pain and arthritic feet

1:00:09 | Mar 1st, 2016

You move your body, and your body is moved by your environment. The eyes are no exception. This episode focuses on two of your most important sensory input organs and how the way you use them has shaped the way they work.

43:25 | Feb 16th, 2016

Katy spends some time helping reframe “fat” as we discuss fat and the roles it plays in our bodies, and how the fat we have is simply a response to input—just like everything else in our body.

22:34 | Feb 9th, 2016

In this episode: Squatting, Transitioning to Furniture-Free, & Inspiring Older Kids to Move Outside

55:15 | Feb 2nd, 2016

How well is your body responding to your bouts of cardio exercise? Katy defines what we’re talking about when we refer to “cardio”, and then finds it a place in the bigger picture of natural movement.

30:17 | Jan 19th, 2016

Health isn’t just about the numbers, and there are many signs of success when it comes to moving you toward a healthier lifestyle. Katy suggests 5 health goals that have little to do with the scale but a lot to do with your overall health. Make 2016 ...Show More

17:52 | Jan 12th, 2016

In this episode: leg length discrepancies, diastasis recti limitations and squats and pelvic floor health alternatives for a wheelchair-bound listener.

43:50 | Jan 5th, 2016

We are all given the same 24 hours but it always seems like it takes a trade-off to fit certain things in to that day. If you want to work out, does it mean you’ve got to drop your kids at the gym’s childcare? Or, you can spend time with your kids, p...Show More

45:31 | Dec 29th, 2015

Resolutions are only about what you hope to accomplish, but a health recap lets you look both forward and back in order to more clearly define your goals for the coming year and to give yourself some kudos about all that you did in the past year. Joi...Show More

41:54 | Dec 15th, 2015

Short, dark days and long, cold night might make you want to crawl under a blanket until April, but Katy makes the case for getting your natural movement during less-than-friendly weather. Learn why it matters not only that you get outside, but that ...Show More

43:17 | Dec 1st, 2015

We’ve dipped our toes in the water before, but now let’s dive in and define “Junk Food Movement” in the way that we use it when defining Nutritious Movement. This episode is a satisfying culmination of our previous discussions on Junk Food Movement—a...Show More

50:05 | Nov 17th, 2015

Katy Bowman’s 6th book is out—and looks like it might be the biggest yet. Why? Because so many people deal with diastasis recti but have little success with traditional methods. Katy talks about why her book: Diastasis Recti-The Whole-Body Solution T...Show More

1:04:15 | Nov 3rd, 2015

Over 25 million Americans suffer from some form of incontinence. Most sufferers don’t like to talk about it. For those that do, they are offered few solutions aside from adult diapers, pharmaceuticals or surgery. But incontinence is a symptom of gr...Show More

1:06:30 | Oct 20th, 2015

If you cycle, you’re fit, right? Riding a bike is not a natural human movement, and cycling a lot with little other movement endeavors has the components of a junk-food movement diet. Let’s look beyond the few single nutrients that biking provides an...Show More

44:50 | Oct 6th, 2015

Do you walk? Is the nutritional value of your walking the equivalent of eating only. Cheese Puffs for sustenance? Walking, like every natural human movement, comes with its own host of variables that provide our bodies the loads required for optimal ...Show More

48:31 | Sep 29th, 2015

One of the awesome things about Katy Bowman is how much useful content she produces for our human bodies—and this past summer she was crazy busy writing and releasing books for her Whole Body series, filming DVDs and finishing up the new Nutritious M...Show More

51:32 | Sep 15th, 2015

Back-to-school time is here! A kid needs a decent breakfast to start the school day, but what about movement nutrients? School can bring movement-hindering shoes and desks, long, sedentary days and repetitive loads to a developing body. Whatever your...Show More

41:20 | Sep 8th, 2015

Katy’s Got Skin in the Game You squat, you hang, you climb, and you threw your couch to the curb—all for the sake of more natural movement. But are your arrector pili getting their movement nutrients? Wait, what ARE your arrector pili? Katy scratc...Show More

47:43 | Aug 18th, 2015

Mail call! Katy answers listener questions! From cracked heels to torso troubles, and psoas release for special populations to flaccid muscles, these aren’t your average call-in questions!

41:25 | Aug 4th, 2015

Skinny jeans, tight belts, compression undergarments—when your clothing changes your shape, it also changes how you move and the results can be hard on your body. This episode deals with the choices we make in our everyday wear and how the biological...Show More

38:16 | Jul 21st, 2015

So, this guy—Ben—mentions Katy in a tweet. But it wasn’t just any tweet. It featured one of the coolest, most inspiring transformation stories we’ve come across in a long time. Ben had reached a point in his life where change needed to happen. So he ...Show More

42:04 | Jul 7th, 2015

The news lately has been filled with exciting body nerd news: After 56 years perched in high heels, Barbie can now wear flats. That’s big news, right? And two days later, NPR featured a story on lost postures and a theory as to why indigenous people ...Show More

34:05 | Jun 23rd, 2015

This episode of Katy Says focuses on building and leveraging your community—both in town and online—to help achieve goals of healthier, happier living. Whether sharing chores or meals, trading time or goods, or creating community efforts that benefit...Show More

46:21 | Jun 9th, 2015

A School Without Walls Most kids in America spend 7 hours a day sitting in a chair inside a building for their education. Other options exist for educating children—one of them is Nature School. In this episode, Katy will describe the nature schoo...Show More

40:01 | May 19th, 2015

Getting more natural movement can be challenging in our comfortable, modern-convenience society. Katy shares ideas for movement hacks—using your daily tasks and household furnishings—that will get you thinking about your living environment and everyd...Show More

48:11 | May 5th, 2015

It’s a hot headline lately—Exercise Less, Move More. But what does that mean? Is exercise really bad for you? Or is it possibly just the Junk Food of Whole Body Natural Movement? In this episode, Katy discusses the distinction between exercise and...Show More

41:39 | Apr 20th, 2015

The suspense is over…It’s Part 2 of I’m All About the BASE! More of your pressing foot questions get answers, Dani channels Meghan Trainor for Katy, and you’ll learn enough about your feet to start to appreciate how much they matter to your overall h...Show More

34:11 | Apr 13th, 2015

Feet—where would you be with them? You’d be footless (which is not as cool as footloose). However, most of us treat our feet as if they were not one of the most important players in our whole-body system. Listen to Katy as she serves up a super slab ...Show More

33:52 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Join Katy and Dani as they discuss Katy’s latest book and why it’s a must-read for anyone with feet. Whether you’ve got back pain, neck pain or foot pain, it all starts in the foot. This simple, fun-to-read and practical book is worth more than one p...Show More

47:40 | Mar 23rd, 2015

Ever wondered how Katy Bowman—hard-working biomechanist, writer, teacher and problem-solver—takes a break? Here’s a hint: it contains some seriously rugged natural movement, no screens and Erwan LeCorre. Sounds like fun to us! Join us as Katy shares ...Show More

53:59 | Mar 9th, 2015

No Time? Got Toddlers? Work in a Cubicle? No Moolah for Barefoot Shoes? Katy Bowman, Biomechanist & Problem-Solver Extraordinaire, spends a nice long time helping you clear the hurdles that you may think prevent you from getting more natural movement...Show More

27:30 | Feb 21st, 2015

It’s the BALLS Show! Katy and Dani are hanging around, talking about the importance of male dangly bits and why whole body movement matters to the overall health of your man jigglies. Whether you’ve got your own pair or you are simply curious about h...Show More

28:11 | Feb 3rd, 2015

Recorded in Ventura in front of a live audience, this episode tackles breast health--it involves more than you'd think--and involves lots of hand motions (which you can't see, sadly) and will possibly change the way you see how truly involved "the gi...Show More

30:13 | Jan 15th, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it be like if you could corner Katy Bowman at a party and ask her everything you've ever wanted to know? Here's as close as you'll probably get: Katy answers 95 of your questions and 5 of mine (hey, I had to get a few in t...Show More

19:21 | Dec 2nd, 2014

Unless you were born, raised and reincarnated repeatedly on top of a Tibetan mountaintop, at some point, you'll end up sitting in a car. Listen as Katy gives some groovy tips to change the loads created while driving. I hope she's passing these on to...Show More

38:22 | Nov 17th, 2014

Gaps are great, when they are SUPPOSED to be there. When they're not, you can spend all day and LOTS of moolah trying to "fix" your abs to no avail. This episode is for anyone with DR or abdominals that just won't respond to conventional exercises. F...Show More

34:32 | Nov 3rd, 2014

This episode can help you move past the buzz word and gain a better understanding of your middle. Listen while Katy discusses the importance of a relaxed belly, why your shoulders matter to your core function (WHAT?!) and a brief but discreet interlu...Show More

35:55 | Oct 20th, 2014

Katy answers "Is there a difference between treadmill walking and overground walking?". Everything you've ever wanted to know about the loads you place on your body when you use a treadmill. And pirates who forget their words. Arrrrgggh you ready?? A...Show More

31:32 | Oct 6th, 2014

You are how you move! Katy's latest book is available and will change the way we view wellness and our abilities to change the way we use our bodies. She discusses the basic tenets of the book and why she wrote it. Did you know she wrote it for you? ...Show More

30:34 | Sep 24th, 2014

Katy discusses her upcoming e-book/multimedia project entitled "Don't Just Sit There" with Mark Sisson, creator of Mark's Daily Apple and author of "The Primal Blueprint". Learn more about a dynamic workstation and what you can expect from her upcomi...Show More

31:21 | Sep 10th, 2014

Recorded earlier in May 2014, when the Vibram lawsuit made headlines. Here is Katy's blog post on the matter: Katy Says: My Thoughts on the Vibram Lawsuit. Also included is a link to my blog, which wore a hole in my first Vibrams, called Walk the Yea...Show More

30:00 | Aug 26th, 2014

Katy manages to fit the phrases "A Clockwork Orange", "stiltwalking", "old timey" and "delicious butt function" all in one episode! Learning why a functional gluteus matters has never been this fun! And even though it sounds like I'm holding Katy ...Show More

30:26 | Aug 11th, 2014

Episode 4. Katy's on the road! Her mini-world tour/book promotion tour/vacation is keeping her plenty busy. As a special treat, you get to listen to this early recording of the Katy Says podcast. Not the greatest sound quality--hey, we didn't have fa...Show More

31:30 | Jul 29th, 2014

In episode #3 of Katy Says, Katy Bowman discusses casting--how we cast ourselves with shoes, clothing, chairs, environment and culture.

26:34 | Jul 14th, 2014

The second episode of noted biomechanist Katy Bowman's podcast, Katy Says, wherein Katy discusses the difference between natural movement and natural movements. Listen to Episode 1 first so that you can jump right in to our natural movement conversat...Show More

32:22 | Jun 27th, 2014

The first episode of noted biomechanist Katy Bowman's podcast, Katy Says, wherein Katy discusses her working definition of alignment. A perfect first podcast to introduce listeners to Katy's work in the field of human movement and wellness.