Barefoot Healing Talk

Posted January 10, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barebottom Shoes | no responses

At Cherry Valley Retreat


June 20, 1015. Sue Kenney will be a guest speaker at the annual open house. She will be talking about the importance of our connection with the earth for natural healing. More details to follow. Read about the first true barefoot shoe designed by Sue and pitched on the hit CBC TV Show Dragons’ Den. Barebottom Shoes.

Cherry Valley Retreat Mission Statement

To provide a safe, peaceful retreat where busy city dwellers enjoy tranquility and re-connect with nature. To gather a family of compassionate and kind practitioners who will treat their clients and each other with loving respect.

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Join me at the Home Grown Park Crawl Barefoot

Posted September 25, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
David Suzuki Foundation

Saturday October 5, 2014.

Last chance for early-bird food tickets!


Dear Sue,

Only 10 days till the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl andtoday is your last chance to buy early-bird five-packs of food tickets — a bargain at only $20! 

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Facing the Den.

Posted January 21, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses

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Facing the Den.

If you are you looking for a speaker with a unique story to tell?

Consider the inspirational and engaging talents of  best selling author, Sue Kenney. A woman who faces her fears again and again.  Dragons’ Den is the second most popular TV show in Canada, next to Hockey Night in Canada and Sue pitched her Barebottom shoe business idea to the Dragons. She didn’t get the deal but instead got something more.  She learned that it’s not all about the Dragons! Her episode was aired on January 15 and 19, 2014, to an audience of over 3 million people.

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Posted January 20, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Books | no responses

It’s always such an honour to be remembered and to have impacted someone’s life. Here’s a beautiful testimonial.

Hi Sue, I’m sure you don’t remember me! But I met you several years ago when you came a guest speaker to the Toronto Writers Centre (located at Yorkville at the time). My Camino You talked about your books ‘My Camino and Confession of a Pilgrim’.

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Vivid Life Post

Posted January 20, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Good Day Sue,
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you are” and my dear friend Sue Regan Kenney creator of Barebottom Shoes personifies this quote! A women who is not afraid to live her dream no matter how other people perceive her..Tonight she stands in front of The Dragon’s on CBC to pitch not only a new product, but a new (old) way of living!

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Dragons’ Den Barebottom Shoes Episode on CBC Now

Posted January 18, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

Here’s the link to the hit CBC TV show Dragons’ Den Episode 12 aired on January 15 and again on January 19, 2014.

On this episode of Dragons’ Den, a pitcher who says that when it comes to sun protection, she’s got it covered; a lecturer who wants the Dragons to connect with the earth. (that’s Sue Kenney)

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Dragons’ Den Episode Airs Wednesday Jan 15th

Posted January 15, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

Watch Sue Kenney bare her soul as she pitches to the Dragons her idea for a soleless footwear called

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Airs January 15 at 8pm and Sunday January 19 at 9pm on CBC.

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Press Release Dragons’ Den Airing Jan 15

Posted January 7, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Events | one response

TORONTO, ON – Best-selling author of My Camino, buoyant connoisseur of living and
designer of Barebottoms sole-less shoes, Sue Kenney is excited to announce that she
will go head-to-head with Canada’s notorious Dragons – Kevin O’Leary, Jim Treliving,
David Chilton, Arlene Dickinson and Bruce Croxon – to introduce her innovative
barefoot footwear to all of Canada via CBC’s hit TV show Dragons’ Den, January
15, 8 p.m. EST. The show was taped in 2013, and we can tell you that Kenney literally
knocks the socks off of the fickle Dragons; however, for the full scoop, you’ll have to
tune in on the 15th. Dragons’ Den is the #2 rated show in Canada after Hockey
Night in Canada, with a viewership of 1.5 million per episode.

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Dragons Bare their Sole to Me

Posted April 15, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses




The Orillia Packet and Times did a great article on my Dragons Den experience. Read it here.

Barebottom Shoes at the Toronto Yoga and Pilates Show

Posted March 17, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses





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