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Movement Matters

Movement Matters Author Katy Bowman
ISBN-10 1905367775
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 224
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If you could fit our culture of convenience into a petri dish, what would it look like?Movement Matters is a series of essays in which biomechanist Katy Bowman continues to explain the mechanics of a sedentary culture and the deep complexity of the phenomenon we call movement. By exposing convenience as a way of outsourcing movements, Katy's groundbreaking work in the relationship between movement and nature expands to models that have evolved from thinking of the body as a single structure to considering it to be a cluster of a trillion bodies, and how those trillion bodies are being loaded by our habitat and how we move to interact with it.From movement nutrients to forest school to the problems with investigating parts, our culturally conditioned preference to be sedentary is explored from many angles.Thought-provoking, inspiring, and always entertaining, Movement Matters is a collection of essays conducting a deep exploration of movement and its role in science, community, work, and social responsibility. Deftly deconstructing sedentary assumptions that underlie much of our research into human health, Bowman works to reclaim our space in and responsibility to nature and ourselves.With essays on foraging, the nearsightedness epidemic, and the limitations of a parts approach to health, Bowman's gaze is sweeping and incisive, always with the underlying message that moving is powerful and important, and perhaps the most joyful, freeing, and efficient form of activism there is.



Movement Matters

Movement Matters Author Katy Bowman
ISBN-10 1943370036
Release 2016-11-15
Pages 224
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What if, during a bout of running or cycling, parts of you were still sedentary? What if our entire model for how a cell behaves were based on cells immobilized in a petri dish? What if natural movement was more than barefoot running and tree-climbing, and required a group of people? Thought-provoking, inspiring, and always entertaining, Movement Matters is a deep exploration of movement beyond exercise via a compendium of essays from bio-mechanist and movement ecologist Katy Bowman. Comprising her best essays from 2011 to 2016, organized by theme, Movement Matters explores the main areas in which she has focused her most recent work: Dismantling our current understanding of movement science; Exploring movement ecology and the nature of movement; Giving practical advice for creating a movement-based lifestyle. A companion to Alignment Matters (2013) 9780989653909, Movement Matters presents the deepening of Katys groundbreaking work, models that have evolved from thinking of the body as a single structure to considering it to be a cluster of a trillion bodies, and how those trillion bodies are being loaded by forces both inside (via muscular contraction) and outside (our cells are moved by the world around us). From movement nutrients to furniture-free homes to forest school to the problems with asking for scientific proof, our cultural bias against movement is explored from many angles. The reader is left with a deeper understanding of the challenges we face as a movement-starved cultureand of the absolute joy and freedom that natural, nutritious movement can bring us.



Movement that Matters

Movement that Matters Author Paul Chek
ISBN-10 1583870024
Release 2000
Pages 54
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Movement that Matters has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Movement that Matters also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Movement that Matters book for free.



Religious Experience and New Materialism

Religious Experience and New Materialism Author Joerg Rieger
ISBN-10 9781137568441
Release 2016-04-29
Pages 191
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In this groundbreaking volume, theologians and scholars of religion criticize and refine new materialist views, to advance debate about the role of religious experience in social and political change.



Hip Hop Matters

Hip Hop Matters Author S. Craig Watkins
ISBN-10 0807009865
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 295
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The author explores the evolution of hip hop and the backlash against it, from Detroit Mayer Kwame Killpatrick, the nation's first hip hop mayor, to the reception of the music on college campuses, where debates over its misogyny thrive. Reprint.



Movement Matters

Movement Matters Author Melani Alexander Fuchs
ISBN-10 0982640021
Release 2012-03-17
Pages 241
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Melani Alexander Fuchs, Diane H. Craft, Ph.D. Movement Matters is a fully illustrated Montessori album, written to provide Montessori educators with ways to implement movement experiences for 21/2- to 6-year-old children. 241 pages, soft-cover, spiral bound.



Alignment Matters 2nd Edition

Alignment Matters 2nd Edition Author Katy Bowman
ISBN-10 1943370087
Release 2016-09-01
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Katy Bowman's ideas in Move Your DNA (2014), which explores the difference between exercise and movement, caused health and wellness circles to sit (or stand) up and take notice. Since mainstream media caught wind, Bowman's furniture-free home, movement-based lifestyle, and scientific explanations of why we need to move have become staples in national health publications and online media around the world. But before Bowman became well known, she had been writing down her ideas on movement and alignment in a blog called Katy Says.Alignment Matters contains the first five years of her posts, organized to function as a primer to alignment and better movement, and also to Bowman's more complex books. Starting with the feet and working all the way up to the head, her clear, engaging text lays out a "user's manual" for the human body, including stretches, habit modifications, spiritual insights, and enough belly laughs to soften even the tightest psoas.Couch potatoes, professional athletes, and everyone in between all have something to learn about their bodies. With Alignment Matters, they will be well on their way to understanding the human machine.



Bodily Matters

Bodily Matters Author Nadja Durbach
ISBN-10 0822334232
Release 2005
Pages 276
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DIVConsiders the Victorian anti-vaccination movement in the context of debates over citizenship, parental rights, class politics, the significance of bodily integrity, the control of contagious disease, and state access to the bodies of both adult and infant/div



Chicana Power

  Chicana Power Author Maylei Blackwell
ISBN-10 9781477312667
Release 2016-06-27
Pages 312
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The first book-length study of women's involvement in the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s and 1970s, ¡Chicana Power! tells the powerful story of the emergence of Chicana feminism within student and community-based organizations throughout southern California and the Southwest. As Chicanos engaged in widespread protest in their struggle for social justice, civil rights, and self-determination, women in el movimiento became increasingly militant about the gap between the rhetoric of equality and the organizational culture that suppressed women's leadership and subjected women to chauvinism, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Based on rich oral histories and extensive archival research, Maylei Blackwell analyzes the struggles over gender and sexuality within the Chicano Movement and illustrates how those struggles produced new forms of racial consciousness, gender awareness, and political identities. ¡Chicana Power! provides a critical genealogy of pioneering Chicana activist and theorist Anna NietoGomez and the Hijas de Cuauhtémoc, one of the first Latina feminist organizations, who together with other Chicana activists forged an autonomous space for women's political participation and challenged the gendered confines of Chicano nationalism in the movement and in the formation of the field of Chicana studies. She uncovers the multifaceted vision of liberation that continues to reverberate today as contemporary activists, artists, and intellectuals, both grassroots and academic, struggle for, revise, and rework the political legacy of Chicana feminism.



When They Call You a Terrorist

When They Call You a Terrorist Author Patrisse Khan-Cullors
ISBN-10 9781250171092
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 304
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The instant New York Times Bestseller The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born. "This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse's visionary and courageous activism and forces us to face the consequence of the choices our nation made when we criminalized a generation. This book is a must-read for all of us." - Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow From one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement comes a poetic memoir and reflection on humanity. Necessary and timely, Patrisse Cullors’ story asks us to remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, a threat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experiences have led them to seek justice for those victimized by the powerful. In this meaningful, empowering account of survival, strength, and resilience, Patrisse Cullors and asha bandele seek to change the culture that declares innocent black life expendable.



Movement for Actors Second Edition

Movement for Actors  Second Edition Author Nicole Potter
ISBN-10 9781621535430
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 376
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In this updated rich resource for actors, renowned movement teachers and directors reveal the physical skills needed for the stage and the screen. Readers will gain remarkable insights into the physical skills and techniques used in a wide variety of performance styles through ready-to-use exercises and approaches. Included in this new edition are chapters covering: Stage combat Yoga for actors Martial arts Body-mind centering Authentic movement Bartenieff fundamentals Grotowski-based movement Those who want to pursue serious training will be able to consult the appendix for listings of the best teachers and schools in the country. This inspiring collection is a must-read for all actors, directors, and teachers of theater looking for stimulation and new approaches. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.



Move Your DNA Expanded Edition

Move Your DNA Expanded Edition Author Katy Bowman
ISBN-10 1943370109
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 280
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Humorous, fascinating, and science based, the bestselling first edition of Move Your DNA has been updated and expanded to include a comprehensive three-level exercise program. In layperson-friendly, terms Move Your DNA addresses the vast quantities of disease we are suffering from, identifying our lack of movement as the primary cause. Readers can use the corrective exercises and lifestyle changes Katy Bowman has created to help each of us transition to healthy, naturally moving bodies. Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement -- right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of our poor movement diet. Best of all, Move Your DNA contains the corrective exercises, habit modifications, and simple lifestyle changes we need to make in order to slowly mobilize our body to decrease pain and uncover our naturally healthy, reflex-driven selves. From couch potatoes to professional athletes, new parents to seniors, readers will love Bowman's humorous, passionate, and science-based guide to restoring your body and reclaiming your life.



The Black Lives Matter Movement

The Black Lives Matter Movement Author Peggy J. Parks
ISBN-10 1682822850
Release 2017
Pages 80
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Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.



When Movements Matter

When Movements Matter Author Edwin Amenta
ISBN-10 0691124736
Release 2006
Pages 322
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It also debunks the current view that America immediately embraced Social Security when it was adopted in 1935. And it sheds new light on how social movements that fail to achieve their primary goals can still influence social policy and the way people relate to politics. "When Movements Matter" accounts for the origins of Social Security as we know it. The book tells the overlooked story of the Townsend Plan - a political organization that sought to alleviate poverty and end the Great Depression through a government-provided retirement stipend of Accounts for the origins of Social Security. This book tells the story of the Townsend Plan - a political organization that sought to alleviate poverty and end the Great Depression through a government-provided retirement stipend of



How Social Movements Matter

How Social Movements Matter Author Marco Giugni
ISBN-10 0816629145
Release 1999
Pages 324
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We have all witnessed social movements and felt their effects -- some subtle, others profound. But to truly understand their impact over time, in different countries, and on various segments of society requires the kind of rare insight this book provides. Bringing together several well-known scholars, this volume offers an assessment of the consequences of social movements in Western countries. Policy, institutional, cultural, short- and long-term, and intended and unintended outcomes are among the types of consequences the authors consider in depth. They also compare political outcomes of several contemporary movements -- specifically, women's, peace, ecology, and extreme-rights movements -- in different countries.



Every Monday Matters

Every Monday Matters Author Matthew Emerzian
ISBN-10 9781418536503
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 144
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52 Mondays, 52 Activities, 52 Ways to Make a Life-Enhancing Difference. Monday used to be the least favorite day of the week. Monday was the day that ended the weekend; the day you had to go back to work; and the day you started a diet or decided to quit smoking...again. Not anymore! Authors Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza do a total makeover on the bad image of Mondays and make that day mean something amazing, something incredible, something unbelievable. Every Monday Matters does this by taking 52 Mondays, providing 52 creative but doable activities, giving 52 down-to-earth ways to make a difference, one for each Monday of the year. It's a perfect way to have a positive impact, get others involved, and make a difference in your life and the lives of others. Includes fifteen-minute bonus DVD providing two celebrity segments, a word from the authors, and codes to unlock special features of the EMM official website: EveryMondayMatters.com. Book is made from 95% recycled paper.



Start Something That Matters

Start Something That Matters Author Blake Mycoskie
ISBN-10 9780679603528
Release 2011-09-06
Pages 224
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The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good. “A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”—The Wall Street Journal Why this book is for you: • You’re ready to make a difference in the world—through your own start-up business, a nonprofit organization, or a new project that you create within your current job. • You want to love your work, work for what you love, and have a positive impact on the world—all at the same time. • You’re inspired by charity: water, method, and FEED Projects and want to learn how these organizations got their start. • You’re curious about how someone who never made a pair of shoes, attended fashion school, or worked in retail created one of the fastest-growing footwear companies in the world by giving shoes away. • You’re looking for a new model of success to share with your children, students, co-workers, and members of your community. You’re ready to start something that matters.