Will you strike with us?

Sep 19th 2019

In the US, youth and adults, institutional and grassroots organizations, climate-focused and social justice groups, are coming together as a unified front to demand the change we need to save our future. The youth have been leading the way and demand...
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Meet Zoe Welch!

Apr 5th 2019

Zoe, our Wellness Ambassador, is an Austin based yoga instructor, whose daily intention is to uplift those around her and help to empower others to find joy in the beauty of movement and their own unique self expression.It is her appreciation for mov...
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The Least Disruptive Option

Mar 12th 2019

In this interview with featured Soul Seater, Lucia Bourgeois you get a sense of how much courage it can take to claim your own self-care in the workplace. Lucia joined Hannah and me at our space in Orr Street Studios.Pack Matthews: Hi Lucia, thanks f...
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Thank you from the Founder

Mar 11th 2019

The last two years at Health By Design have been truly remarkable. We haven’t seen this much change and innovation since we first launched ten years ago!The outline of the story can be seen in our sales figures. We’ve enjoyed steady but leisurely gro...
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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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