Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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

Want to start making the world a better place? You have to start with yourself. If you are a fan of activity, movement, or exercise, this is the book for you. Want to get started on your journey to a healthier life, grab a copy of Movement Matters by Katy BowmanWhat if we can make ourselves, our communities, and our planet healthier all at the same time by moving our bodies more?  Movement Matters is a collection of essays in which biomechanist Katy Bowman continues her groundbreaking investigation of the mechanics of our sedentary culture and the profound potential of human movement. Here she widens her You are how you move message and invites us to consider our personal relationship with sedentarism, privilege, and nature. Bowman explores

Key Points:
  • 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

This book is unapologetically direct, often hilarious, and always compassionate, Movement Matters 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.
Movement Matters will leave you thinking, inspired, and of course entertained. The book delves deeper into our daily movements than ever crossed my mind. 

The book contains various essays from Katy Bowman from 2011 to 2016 and they are organized by theme for easy reference. 
For More Information, Visit:
Nutritious Movement on the web
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  1. This looks like a good book on movement. I have a few DVDs on the topic and would love to read more. Thanks for the review! ~Deb

  2. I am a fan of Katy, she has tons of great stuff out there! Hope you enjoy :)