Below are Sue's posts from the road.

Embarking on a Sacred Journey

Posted December 2, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses
Are you ready to embark on a sacred journey that could shift the direction of your life to be more aligned with your authentic self? 2014-05-20-0130-Camino de Santiago-2-MThis spiritual pilgrimage has been designed for individuals who are interested in experiential travel that involves going 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 and learn how to apply this as a metaphor for being on your own life journey with purpose.
 
Ever since Sue Kenney walked the Camino in 2001, her dream has been to serve others on their journey. To help, educate, guide and contribute in various different ways. Once again, You can join Sue on this journey and step into the footsteps of millions of pilgrims who have walked this path before you. 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. You don’t have to worry about any of the planning. Sue will be your Camino guide, coach and sherpa if neccessary.
 
You’ll reconnect with nature, by forest bathing as you walk through the Galician forests and beautiful landscapes. Women and men of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. You will be coached with a training program on how to walk 20 kms a day, what to pack and everything else you need to know to be a pilgrim. The next journey starts May 15, 2016. Are you ready to take the first step?

SPRING 2016. May 15-27, 2016. SOLD OUT!
FALL September 11-13, 2016.
My Camino. 225 kilometers. 11 day walk.Scallop shell sign 2014-05-19-0009-Camino de Santiago-2-M
The group will meet in Ponferrada, Spain and arrive in Santiago after 11 days of walking. We begin our pilgrimage experiencing the culture and history of the city of the famous Knights Templar Castle. We will on this medieval pilgrimage route for an average 20 kilometers a day.
 
Each night the accommodation is booked for you and in private pilgrim albergues, rural pensions or hotels. There is the option to have your backpack shipped to the next stop so you only have to carry a day pack.
 
SPECIAL OFFER
Book by May 31, 2016 and get 10% OFF FALL Retreat Fees~
 
FREE CAMINO CALL with Sue Kenney
Email mycaminobook@gmail.com for a retreat package.
If you are unsure if this retreat is for you. Call Sue directly at 705 8264641 to book a Camino Call with her.
www.suekenney.ca

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Posted November 22, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barebottom Shoes | no responses

The Fitness For Freedom Podcast – With Jonathan Chant

Episode 10 is an interview with Sue Kenney about why she goes barefooting on the Camino and the story behind Barebottom Shoes.

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Walk Barefoot to Avoid Injury

Posted November 22, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barebottom Shoes | no responses

Walking Barefoot Helps You Avoid Foot Injuries; Also Improves Posture, Balance, And Stability

Walking Barefoot

Read this article in Medical Daily

Fall Meeting Camino Pilgrims of London

Posted October 28, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses

safe_imageThe Fall meeting of the Camino Pilgrims of London (Ontario, Canada) will take place on Sunday, November 1st at St John the Evangelist, 280 St James in the parish hall (off Wellington) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
We will welcome back returned pilgrims and give shells to those with pilgrimage  intent.

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Blog – Walking the Camino barefoot!

Posted October 26, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses

Sue BF in village back 2014-05-25-0549-Camino de Santiago-MA great way to train for the Camino is to walk barefoot. Start in your home, then step outside to the backyard or a park. Go slowly as you are adapting your entire body to a new way of walking. Your alignment is shifted because you are walking with your heels on the ground.

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City Soles – New Barebottom Shoes

Posted October 25, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Barebottom Shoes | no responses

A true minimalist shoe.

On November 1st, we will be launching a new Barebottom Shoe with a demi-sole. They are great for rough surfaces, running on gravel, walking on city streets and any place where the terrain is not conducive to being barefoot.

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Testimonial – The Camino Coach

Posted October 25, 2015 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses

Sue Kenney – Author, Coach and Camino GuideSue kneeling

I had the pleasure of walking the Camino with Sue as my coach and guide in May of 2015. WHAT AN EXPERIENCE.

Sue’s values drive her behavior and that in turn makes for a caring, professional and always enjoyable experience. Before our walk, Sue coached us via conference call on what to expect from Albergue’s to cash to cell phones. The group established guiding principles, which really solidified our coming together as a team. She also laid out a comprehensive walking program so that we were physically able for our daily walks. When we arrived in Spain, we were more than ready and able.

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Camino/Barefoot Talk in Boston

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

 Floating Lotus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presents best-selling author of My Camino Sue Kenney

Journey to the Soul

After being suddenly downsized from her corporate career, Sue Kenney wasn’t sure what to do with her life. A world masters rowing champion and mother of 3 teenagers, she left her ordinary world to embark on a spiritual journey as a simple pilgrim. She walked 500 miles over 29 days across the north of Spain on a medieval pilgrimage called the Camino de Santiago. She went alone, in the winter and returned home with a vision to share the idea of the Camino as a metaphor of a life journey with purpose. It was through the art of storytelling, she found her voice. Sue embraced a barefoot lifestyle at home and on the Camino.  Join us to hear Sue’s stories and insights into this life changing experience. www.suekenney.ca

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Mi Camino – New Spanish translation of best selling book

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

Mi Camino – by Sue Kenney

Translation by Alberto Agraso

Mi Camino front cover

It is with great honour that I offer the Spanish translation of My Camino in the language of the people of Spain, whre I experienced a shift that changed the course of my life forever. El Camino de Santiago de Compostela is a medieval pilgrimage route that people have been walking for over 1000 years. When I walked in 2001 very few people in Canada or the USA knew about the route and therefore many thought that I had lost my mind!

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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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