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Matt (coach NerdFitness.com) sits down with friends and special guests to talk about a variety of topics ranging from natural movement to mindfulness, to the importance of play and beyond.

The Human Animal Podcast The Human Animal Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

Matt (coach NerdFitness.com) sits down with friends and special guests to talk about a variety of topics ranging from natural movement to mindfulness, to the importance of play and beyond.

    What We Wish All Coaches Knew w/ Caitlin Pontrella

    What We Wish All Coaches Knew w/ Caitlin Pontrella

    Over a year in the making (ahem, editing) - we are back with another great conversation with Caitlin Pontrella- play architect, community advocate, and amazing human being. One of my favorite podcast segments ever is in this episode when we start diving into what we would want to see most in a coach...the answers may surprise you! Check it out :)

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Play Architect w/ Caitlin Pontrella

    Play Architect w/ Caitlin Pontrella

    Caitlin Pontrella is a coach, parkour practitioner, and designer/architect.  She focuses on engaging people physically and playfully in the places they work and live.  She is involved in a variety of projects ranging from: The Movement Creative in NYC, The Movement Library, The Art of Retreat, and most recently moved to Seattle to work with the […]

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Seasonal Movement w/ Ben Medder

    Seasonal Movement w/ Ben Medder

    In Episode 66, I talk with movement coach, father and philosopher Ben Medder about his journey into coaching, how he built his practice and shares it with others, and the importance of moving with the seasons. You can find more of Ben’s stuff at: http://www.benmedder.com/ Instagram YouTube ### This episode is brought to you by […]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Fighting Monkey w/ Jozef Frucek

    Fighting Monkey w/ Jozef Frucek

    This week, I’m so thankful to have Jozef Frucek of Fighting Monkey on the pod. This interview is one I have been looking forward to for a long time. Jozef’s approach to human movement and the aging process is fascinating, and his research with partner Linda into the interplay between athletics, art, and movement has […]

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Liminal Movement w/ Chandler Stevens

    Liminal Movement w/ Chandler Stevens

    Chandler Stevens is a movement coach, writer/philosopher, and coacher of coaches. On the pod today, we talk about the 3 pillars of mobility, and how you can unlock yours, coaching without dictating, why coaches need coaches, and much more! You can find more of his awesome stuff here: https://liminalmovement.com/ http://www.chandlerstevens.com/ http://breakingmuscle.com/coaches/chandler-stevens Social https://www.instagram.com/chandlerthemover/ https://www.facebook.com/CoachChandlerStevens/ Be […]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Triggers

    Triggers

    In this episode of The Human Animal Podcast, Jake (@themindfulsavage) and I sit down to discuss the central concept around how we coach people: triggers.  I.E.  That environment is a huge factor in shaping our behavior. Specifically, I ask Jake about how he uses this concept in his Success Sessions, his initial meetings with clients, […]

    • 41 min

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