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Learn the skill of barefoot walking and running

by Press Release
Wednesday 11th August 2010

Learn the skill of barefoot walking and running at 'The Barefoot Experience' Terra Plana, 36 Kings Road, London SW3.

Spearheaded by new research and the international bestseller 'Born to Run' the barefoot movement is gathering pace. London’s first 'Barefoot Experience' is dedicated to helping people rediscover natural movement, and better health, from the feet up.

In January 2010 Professor Dan Lieberman of Harvard University released his seminal research on the benefits of barefoot and the dangers of normal padded running shoes (Nature Magazine, 'Tread Softly') adding to a number of other scientific studies showing how underfoot shoe technologies are doing more harm than good.

Terra Plana are creators of Vivobarefoot, the original barefoot shoe, with a patented ultra thin puncture resistant sole that gives all the benefits of being barefoot with protection.

Now Terra Plana are proud to announce their first public workshops, to learn the key to injury free barefoot running & walking. These sessions are available on a first come, first served basis and are free of charge.

Classes last for 1.5 hours, 6 places are available at each session; participants will be filmed on the instore treadmill (allowing each person to see improvements in technique).

Walking classes are available on Monday August 16th & Wednesday August 18th. Running classes are available on Wednesday August 25th & Saturday August 28th.

Classes will run at the following times on each day:

10 – 11.30am, 11.30 – 1.00pm, 2 – 3.30pm, 3.30 – 5.00pm, 5.00 – 6.30pm.

Classes will be conducted by Tony Riddle. Tony is a highly respected international running coach and numbers premier league footballers amongst his clients. Tony was trained by and works closely with, leading barefoot running expert, Lee Saxby; he is a qualified POSE level 2 instructor.

Come and enjoy the 'Barefoot Experience', kick off your shoes, release your feet, stimulate your soles and rediscover the joy of natural movement…

Where: 36 Kings Road, London SW3 / nearest tube: Sloane Square

For bookings please call: 0207 581 5764. Limited places available.

About Terra Plana: In 2004, Terra Plana became pioneers of the barefoot movement by launching the first minimalist shoe collection with a mission to improve general wellbeing. Six years on, as research to support barefoot health grows, so does demand and Terra Plana now offers a full lifestyle solution. As with all Terra Plana products we pride ourselves on being as sustainable as possible. We use recycled, locally sourced materials, with the most efficient and eco-friendly production techniques in independently monitored factories.


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