Picking up Stones

Posted October 21, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses

IMG_9759On October 5th, I started My Camino Group Pilgrimage Retreat with a group of 6 pilgrims. We arrive in Samos and spent some time at the 6th Century Monastery there and the next day we travelled to Sarria to begin. We walked the last 115 kilometers to Santiago, Spain as our destination.

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Offer to leave your intention on the Camino

Posted September 27, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses

When I walk the Camino, I walk for the world. In one week I’ll be on my way to Spain to walk the Camino with my lovely group of pilgrims. It is such an honour to return to the path that had a profound shift in my life. On my first journey in 2001 I learned that I could pick up a stone along the path of the Camino and put my sorrow, or the sorrow of others, into it. When I set the stone down, I left the sorrow behind and it opened my heart for more love. I’d like to offer to pick up a stone for you. If you have a particular intention (it doesn’t have to be sorrow)you would like me to put into the stone, I will set it down on the path. You can post your intention here or email me kenneysue at gmail.com if you prefer confidentiality.

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All About the Camino – FREE Teleconference

Posted August 9, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

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Thursday August 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST.

Today many people are aware of the Camino pilgrimage route in Spain thanks to great films like The Way, the Camino Documenary: Six Ways to Santiago and Las Peregrinas. Some people like to walk alone and others prefer to be in a group. For the last 10 years Sue Kenney, best-selling author of the book My Camino, has been leading groups on this famous medieval pilgrimage route and she has a lot of experience. On this Google Hangout, Sue will share some of her experiences walking 800 kms alone in 2001 and what she has learned leading multiple groups. We will cover: A short history of the Camino and why pilgrims walk. What time of year is best. You’ll learn what the trail/path is like and what to to wear. A couple of tips on training and walking barefoot to strengthen your feet, avoid injuries and blisters. (Sue has walked the last 3 Camino’s barefoot.) To carry or not carry a backpack. What the accommodation is like and how to avoid not having a place to stay. Bathroom facilities. Camino etiquette and more. You will have a chance to email your questions during the call and Sue will endeavour to answer as many as possible. To open the possibility for more people to experience the Camino, Sue is offering a $600.00 busary to offset the Fees for the October Group Camino. To apply contact kenneysue@gmail.com
www.suekenney.ca

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SPECIAL 25% OFF GROUP CAMINO

Posted July 23, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Group Camino | no responses

Is the Camino calling you? This is the best deal we have ever offered. 25% Off Fees if you *book by August 3, 2015. Sue Kenney is going to be a keynote speaker at an International Camino Forum called Fairways Santiago the weekend of October 15, 2015. She wants to walk to the event with a group of pilgrims and you are invited.

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Watch a Documentary on the Camino

Posted April 9, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses

The Women Who Walk

If you are thinking about walking the Camino but you are not sure what it is like, here is a Camino documentary about six women who walk for 12 days on the Camino Frances.

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YES we are walking again in September 2015!

Posted March 16, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses

My Camino Pilgrimage Retreat 

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Are you ready to take the first step back on a journey of a lifetime and have fun too?

CredentialsWalk 225 kilometers. 11 days. As a simple pilgrim. Receive the coveted Compostela certificate. Watch a short clip on the Camino here.

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Camino Documentary Screening in Toronto August 29

Posted August 28, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses
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Doc Days of Summer: Presenting encores of the summer’s best documentaries.

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago follows travellers from the ages of three to 73, as they attempt a pilgrimage across an entire country on foot, carrying only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind. Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, each pilgrim throws their heart and soul into their physical trek to Spain’s Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and into their personal journey to find themselves. This 500-mile trek is no small undertaking, yet more than 200,000 people attempt the arduous journey across the rugged landscape each year. Whatever their motivation, no one can predict just how their paths will unfold, or what transformations they will undergo as they reach the trail’s end. Featuring breathtaking vistas, the Camino comes to life in this inspiring look at its magnetic

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Walk the Camino Spring 2015

Posted July 17, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | 4 responses

My Camino Pilgrimage Retreat

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Are you ready for a journey of a lifetime?

Is the Camino calling you? Join Sue Kenney, Camino expert on a walking retreat following the path of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Both men and women are welcome. If you want to see the section we are going to cover, you can watch the trailer from the Documentary film Las Peregrinas or order the film          This spiritual pilgrimage has been designed for individuals who are interested in embarking on a walking journey of self-discovery and adventure. You’ll slow your life down to 4 kilometers an hour while living the simple life of a pilgrim. We’ll follow the Camino Frances route of the medieval pilgrimage path known as the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in the north of Spain.

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Practical Barefooting FREE Webinar June 25

Posted June 24, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

photo 1 (2) In Step One, we covered some reasons people might want to go barefoot and how to overcome the fears and social barriers that might get in the way. In Step Two, we’re going to delve into what it’s really like going barefoot (outside your home!) and what to expect out of it.

We’ll talk about our own definitions of what it means to be “barefooters,” discuss the wide variety of physical and social environments in which barefooting is both possible and practical, and offer strategies for making it work for people who want to do it.

We’ll be discussing our own experiences: Sue Regan Kenney (designer of Barebottom Shoes) will talk about her recent 225km barefoot walk on the Camino, and Stephanie Welch (author of the upcoming Human Body User Manual will share her experiences in both urban and natural environments. We’ll also both share our experiences and perspectives on barefoot running.DSC_1007

Based on feedback and questions from the first webinar we held in May, we have even more facts, tips and ideas to share with you along the way. And we’ll be answering more questions again live at the end. (Be sure to add yours in the Q&A app, either in advance or during the event!) We will announce a special offer on the purchase of Barebottom Shoes on the website www.barebottomshoes.com at the end of the Webinar. Don’t miss it!

Know someone you’d like to share more about barefooting with? Feel free to invite friends and family by forwarding them this registration link.

Watch the first Practical Barefooting Webinar here:
YouTube version: Practical Barefooting Webinar
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A Blogger Writes about the Camino Barefoot

Posted March 23, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

Barefooting The Camino

by Susan Mann

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The camino inspires in so many ways and one never knows what all will come from this ancient, magical, and treasured pilgrim path.  For Sue Regan Kenney the camino has been a passion for years  before its recent “renaissance” explosion that is taking place around the world.  Inspired by her experience Sue has been on a continued camino adventure that has included making her own documentary in 2006 Las Peregrinas – The Women Who Walk, writing two books My Camino – A true story about the spiritual journey of a woman confronting her deepest fear, Confessions Of A Pilgrim, and now her amazing innovative design Barefoot Bottoms a remarkable new sole-less shoes that are full of Sue’s incredible spirit – Sue and her Barefoot Bottoms invention have incredible SOULS of another kind!

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