Posted June 13, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Dare to go Bare.
Come out to this workshop and discover the healing powers of being BARFOOT. Be a part of this movement to re-connect with the earth and be healthier. Meet Sue Kenney, barefooter and Camino pilgrim/coach who recently pitched her Barebottom Shoes to Dragons’ Den will be leading the workshop.
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Posted April 23, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Events | no responses
The 17th Annual Women
at Their Best
Where: Nottawasaga Inn
Tickets: $30 in advance
• A New You Optical
• Barb’s Clothes Closet
• TD Waterhouse
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Posted April 17, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
CAMINO AUTHOR INVENTS AND PITCHES BAREFOOT SHOES TO DRAGON’S DEN!
PRESS RELEASE: Camino author pitches barefoot shoes to Dragons Den Testing the Market at Toronto Yoga and Pilates Conference and Show March 22-24, 2013. For Immediate Release Orillia, Ontario (March 15, 2013) – Possibly the first-ever soleless shoes have been designed by Sue Kenney, bestselling author of the book My Camino. Barebottom Shoes TM will be profiled for the first time at the Toronto Yoga and Pilates Conference and Show. Having walked the Camino in Spain a total of 9 times, originally with hiking shoes, Sue Kenney now walks the famous ancient pilgrimage route barefoot. She says, “As soon as I go barefoot I immediately experience the freedom I felt when I was a child.” Sue, an avid bare-footer and yoga enthusiast has been walking and running barefoot for almost two years. Sue has seen improvement in balance, flexibility and strength. Sue scanned the market for a lifestyle shoe that allowed her soles to be bare but she couldn’t find anything so she invented Barebottom Shoes TM and they are unlike any other footwear on the market as they don’t’ have soles. While Sue’s intention is to introduce more people to a new kind of footwear, she claims grounding plays a vital role in a natural approach to healing. It’s a minimalist shoe that represents a simplified life. Perfect for Yoga, Pilates, Nia and great on the beach too Comfortable yet stylish. For every pair of shoes sold 2 wildflowers will be planted in the forest. Barebottom Shoes TM are Canadian and hand-made by artisans Sue Kenney, Marie Ostrowski and Jeannie Fast in suede leather. “We have made 100 shoes and feedback has been astounding. After passing the audition to present a concept idea to the producers at Dragons Den, Sue was chosen to pitch her invention to the Dragons on April 10th , 2013. We won’t know right away if she will be televised, but believes that she has a powerful business case to prove the potential market based on a people/planet/profit model. With over 10 years as an entrepreneur and a keen awareness of the market and the product, Sue is confident when she says, “This footwear will knock their shoes off.” Visit Sue Kenney at Soul to Sole booth #1102 at the Toronto Yoga and Pilates Show at the Metro Convention Centre from March 22 to 24. 30 For more information or to coordinate interviews, please contact: Marie Ostrowski at 705-792-9925 or Sue kenney 705-826-4641.
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Posted April 9, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Tomorrow I pitch my business concept for Barebottom Shoes to CBC TV’s Dragons Den show. It will be filmed and I’ll be talking to Arlene, Bruce, Kevin, David and Jim about this unique business idea. At this point I don’t know if I will be broadcast in the Fall but it’s been a blast going for it! I respect all of them as business people and I believe I have something they will be interested in.
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Posted March 3, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Wow. They loved my Barebottom Shoes! The first ever soleless shoes perfect for the beach, yoga class, around the house and the pool, on a boat and more. Barefooters love them because they allow you to be connected to the ground, without being asked to leave restaurants, stores and public places. They are stylish and for people interested in a natural way of living and healing, it’s the perfect option.
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Posted February 27, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Ok, this is my first barefoot talk about the Camino in front of a paying audience. Can’t believe I actually wiggle my toes while I’m talking! 🙂
Thanks to Monica Mueller for organizing such an incredible event and Levon Ichkhanian’s awe inspiring music.
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Posted February 26, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Events | no responses
Group Journey with Sue Kenney
Camino means the way and this journey is one way to being outdoors in the beauty of nature along the Bruce Trail in Ontario, Canada. Sue Kenney has walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain 9 times and has guided many groups. She is an expert pilgrim and life coach. The group will be shuttled back and forth to where the walk ended each day, so you don’t have to worry about packing camping equipment or sleeping in the rain.
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Posted February 23, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
They may not have a sole, but they are a shoe with soul.
The barefoot movement is growing because it is the next logical step for a holistic approach to life. The Nike’s of the world know what we’ve always known, natural is always better. Many of the injuries we sustain can be linked back to the shoes we’ve been wearing from over-padded and supported track shoes to pointed high heels. In his book Born to Run, Christ Christopher McDougall talks about a tribe in Mexico known as the Tarahumara Indians who can run hundreds of miles, and they do much of it barefoot.
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Posted February 12, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses
Women at their Best
April 30, 2013 – More details to follow.
A Journey Back to Yourself
with Sue Kenney
What is holding you back from being your greatest gift to the world? After being suddenly downsized from her corporate telecom position, Sue Kenney made the decision to walk 780 kilomters on the medieval pilgrimage route in Spain known as the Camino to gain some clarity about what to do with her life. Wearing a heavy backpack loaded with all her personal belongings she is forced to lighten her load by letting go of what isn’t serving her. With each step she took forward she walked back to herself and discovered how to physically and metaphorically simplify her journey by choosing to leave the excess baggage behind. With the grace of a humble pilgrim, Sue takes us on her personal journey of self-discovering and imparts the lessons about how to apply the virtues of being a modern day pilgrim, to create what we truly desire in life.
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Posted February 8, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses
Sue Kenney is talking about the Camino as a metaphor for life and how the experience changed her.
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