Mind & Body

In Praise of Walking - The New Science of How We Walk & Why It’s Good for Us

Friday 21 February, 1:00pm (Belfast) & 7:00pm (Bellaghy)

Suitability: 16 Yrs +

The New Science of How We Walk and Why it’s Good for Us


Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It defines us as a species. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without thinking – yet how many of us know how we do that, or appreciate the advantages it gives us? 
In this hymn to walking, neuroscientist Shane O’Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits it confers on our bodies and minds.
Friday 21 February - Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Rd, Belfast BT7 1NH
Friday 21 February - Seamus Heaney HomePlace, 45 Main St, Bellaghy, Magherafelt BT45 8HT

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