Cool East Market Learning Hub

June 8th Minimal Shoes Workshop: This is My First Rodeo!

  This is my First Rodeo! A Beginners Workshop for Transitioning to Minimal ShoesOn June 8th we'll be hosting an event at All Access Health and Fi...

Decoding Trail Industry Lingo with Vivobarefoot

Finding the right shoes for your needs can be challenging when trying to navigate barefoot industry jargon.  As part of our goal to make selecting ...

Movement Partner Series: Carol Robbins Interview Transcript

We recently spoke with certified Restorative Exercise teacher Carol Robbins about how she found out about minimal shoes, what she gets up to wearin...

Movement Partner Series: Carol Robbins

Carol Robbins is a 64-year-old Restorative Exercise Specialist based in Toronto. Her business Alignment Rescue is where she offers women in their 5...

Pricing Transparency

CEM retail prices breakdown, and tips for Canadians on purchasing from international barefoot shoe companies.

We are hiring again!

We're looking to hire PT help starting mid February, and we'd love to hire someone in the barefoot shoes community. If you know anyone who would be...

Help Wanted

We're looking to hire PT help starting this fall, and we'd love to hire someone in the barefoot shoes community. If you know anyone who would be a ...

Feet, Gait & More! Workshop

Upcoming Workshop: November 26th   Curious to explore the anatomy of the foot, and the rest of our lower limbs? Join us for this 2 hour workshop to...

How To Walk, Barefoot Style!

A summary of tips on gait adjustments for walking in minimal shoes based on our Katy Bowman books, personal experience, and other knowledgeable sou...

CEM Needs Your Help!

  We've Got a Favour to Ask Since we originally created a sizing guide a few years back a lot has changed. We've added new models, new brands, and ...

Navigating Online Shopping for Minimal and Barefoot Shoes

How do we navigate this situation? The community has realised that shoe fit comes down not only to length and width measurements, but also to the s...

Self Empowered Learning

We believe these shoes have a great potential for benefiting overall health, but we’re also conscious that the shoes by themselves aren’t a solutio...