Soul Seat talks with Katy Bowman!

Dec 6th 2018

A couple weeks ago, our very own designer and founder, Pack Matthews, was interviewed by Katy Bowman for her podcast, Move Your DNA, and it is finally here for your listening pleasure! Katy is an internationally recognized biomechanist, author,...
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This Startup Has Graduated From The Garage!

Nov 7th 2018

For several years our founder, Pack, has rented a studio space in Orr Street Studios in the North Village Arts District in Columbia, Missouri. As a pianist, he used the space for composing and practicing, as well as a showroom for Soul Seats and Floo...
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Why Should We Care About Fascia?

Jul 22nd 2018

At Health By Design, we’re coming to understand that we’re in the alignment business. We’ve learned from you, our customers, how crucial it is to support the alignment of the spine, fascia, and nervous system. Too often our mechanized and fast-paced...
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6 Ways Your Soul Seat Purchase Is A Subversive Act

Apr 2nd 2018

1. You can purchase the Soul Seat over time without interest, reinstating the trust economy.2. The design will not change at the pace of fashion but at the pace of human evolution. Your Soul Seat won't go out of style in your lifetime, because it doe...
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5 Tips For Surviving The Holidays Without Your Soul Seat

Dec 13th 2017

Are you traveling this month and can't take your Soul Seat with you? We're here to help! Here are 5 great options to help you avoid the pain that comes from sitting in conventional chairs. Trust us, your body will thank you!1. Scope out the chair in...
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How Often Does Your Skeleten Come In For A Landing?

May 28th 2017

I find myself tracing the “flight paths” of people’s skeletons. I know, it’s odd. I tend to notice the corridor where our pelvis moves through space most of the time, and I reckon we inhabit a narrow vertical range of between 17 and 35 inches with s...
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Floor Culture Gift Ideas For Our Active Mothers

May 4th 2017

Imagine the iconic image of Mother’s Days gone by, the children deliver breakfast in bed to an adoring mother. You can see past the proud children through the bedroom door to the totally trashed kitchen. You somehow know that the vacation from moth...
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Forced To Choose Between Weird Sleep Solutions

Mar 8th 2017

My lungs felt like they were going to burst as I clawed my way toward the light above. The urge to breath was overwhelming, but until I broke the surface I knew it would be certain death. Why wasn't the light getting any closer? Just as I resigned m...
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Is it the floor, the desk, or both?

Jul 25th 2013

Is it the floor, the desk, or both?I've often said that the Soul Seat isn't to be compared with any other chair, that our only real competition is the floor. This photo of Taranta's take on the modern office illustrates what can be accomplished now...
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Is The Meaning of "Ergonomic" Evolving?

Dec 21st 2012

Ever notice how toddlers make the transition from standing to sitting on their tush? It's one fluid kerplunk. Their spine remains straight and upright, in the same orientation to gravity as when they stood. They simply transfer the upper body's we...
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Is The Customer Always Right?

Dec 13th 2012

As a piano tuner, I occasionally have to pronounce a customer's piano dead, ready for the landfill. This happened last month when I was asked to come tune an otherwise fine looking spinet piano. Spinets are the bane of the piano technician. At under...
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