barefoot lifestyle

Aging Bare Feet

by Editor on August 22, 2011

Raised to go barefoot as much as possible, I’ve gone through each stage of life making some accommodations and concessions, but reaping some victories as well. While I’ve shed my shoes whenever possible at school and jobs, I know when to tuck my toes into something approved by society. Bare feet were usually okay under [...]


Growing Up Barefoot

by Guest on April 11, 2011

Guest Post by Ariele M. Huff. “Let your feet feel the power of the earth,” my father would say as we did our yoga practice. My parents would have been called “bohemians” when they first got together in 1948. Artists with definite but offbeat opinions about health, they embraced first the “beat” generation, and then [...]

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The wind blew across the vastness of the Great Plains and a party of the Siksikáwa people travel in a crooked line. Men, women, and children walk barefoot in the summer air. They’ve put away the distinctive dark, ash-stained moccasins that gave them the name “Blackfoot people.” Dogs pulled loads behind them, each loaded with [...]

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Interview with Barefoot Michael Buttgen

by Abbie on March 30, 2011

Barefoot Michael Buttgen is the Founder & President of the Primalfoot Alliance, a pro-barefoot organization that recently celebrated it’s 1-year anniversary!


Exploring Europe’s Barefoot Parks

by Shaun on March 22, 2011

The sensation of walking barefoot in the grass is one that many of us leave behind with childhood. We rarely take the opportunity to feel the natural contours of the ground, and instead we spend many of our waking hours wearing shoes.


Our First Affiliate Relationship!

by Abbie on July 19, 2010

In the next week or so, you will notice a new badge on our site supporting the Primalfoot Alliance. We are really excited about this because it’s our first affiliate relationship, and with an organization that barefooters everywhere can stand behind! The Primalfoot Alliance was created in the spring of 2010 by Barefoot Michael Buttgen [...]

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Too Shy to Run Barefoot?

by Summer on July 8, 2010

You like the idea of barefoot running, and you want to give it a try…but there’s one thing holding you back.  You are wondering what people are going to think, and what they will say.  Well, here’s some advice to help you handle the sideways looks, the ‘funny’ comments, and just plain being shy about [...]