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Get Your Feet in Shape

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Get Your Feet in Shape

Great Feet and Ankle Exercises

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Furoshiki - Feature Article

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Furoshiki - Feature Article

    “What are those?!?” That’s the question people have asked me when seeing the Vibram Furoshiki’s for the first time. While to some they look bizarre, to others they present the perfect flair that stands apart from the crowd. - The shoes are inspired by the Japanese tradition of wrapping gifts in special square cloths called Furoshiki. The shoes have two flaps of mesh-fabric extending from the sole to wrap around the foot. These flaps are attached to a heel capsule with velcro. - These shoes check off several boxes that qualify them as a good minimal footwear choice:...

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Danforth Movement Series

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Danforth Movement Series

Want to learn about movement and how to incorporate different types of healthy movement into your life?

Join us at Cool East Market for a series of local speakers who specialize in different forms of movement. Come learn about minimal footwear, natural movement, restorative techniques, martial arts, yoga tuneup, or all of the above! For all levels and anyone with an interest in moving more and improving movement. Free to attend. Contact to sign up.

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Holiday Giving Deadlines

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Holiday Giving Deadlines

We will do our best to ship your orders out as soon as possible but keep in mind it's a busy season for all the delivery services.  To receive your order in time for Holiday giving, here are our recommended shipping deadlines: Canada - Dec. 15 US  - Dec. 18 Overseas - no guarantees, sorry, but Dec. 4 is the best bet for Western Europe and UK Have Fun Shopping and Best Wishes for Happy Holidays, Leslie

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Adventures with Xero Shoes

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Adventures with Xero Shoes

Mid-August 2017 Hubby and I went on a car camping adventure through Northern Ontario and Michigan Upper Peninsula.  It was a great opportunity to test our Xero Shoes.  I brought my Xero Z-Trails which I bought last summer and also the Lena which I bought this spring.  Hubby figured one pair would be enough and just wore his Hana Shoes since he loves doing everything in them.   We took the ferry at Tobermory to Manitoulin Island.  The ferry is brand new and very comfortable.  Just tie a string to your car so you can find it again!  We loved...

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