Frank Forencich

Frank Forencich ~ Writer, Speaker, Movement Teacher

Frank's Bio

Frank Forencich is an internationally-recognized expert on health and human performance. As an engaging speaker and movement teacher, he brings a unique, "long body" perspective to the human predicament and offers practical solutions for some of the most pressing problems of our age.

- B.A. Stanford University: human biology and neuroscience, 1979

- Member: Council of Directors of the True Health Initiative

- Black belt rank in karate and aikido

- Contributor: Paleo Magazine 2012-2016

- Travelled to Africa on several occasions to study human origins and the ancestral environment

- Named by Experience Life magazine as one of “Five Visionaries leading the charge to better health, and a healthier world.”

Show Notes:

- Adventures in Africa (04:46)

- A Reductionist view on the body leads to separation from environment (09:00)

- Getting nature wrong (13:00)

- Stepping away from the alien abduction (18:00)

- Hacks for nature? Creating a better story (20:30)

- Building the new system. "Go where the life is!" (28:00)

- What is the short body? (31:00)

- Leading the tribe. (33:00)

- The subtle nature of the long body. (36:00)

- Incorporating the long body philosophy in your movement practice.(39:00)

- Bricolage, Beginning where you are. Find your own balance. (41:00)

- Learning from death, time to give up the fear of life. (43:00)

-Favorite books, album (53:00)


Read Frank's Books

Work with Frank

Exuberant Animal

Dr. Gerald Pollack

Bucky Fuller

Last Child In The Woods by, Richard Louve

Michael Pollen

Dr. David Berceli

Frank's Long Body Talk


Instructions To The Cook by, Bernie Glassman

Stephen Jenkinson

Sapiens by, Yuval Noah Harari

Big History by, David Christian

Dana Lyons