Connect yourself to Earth

For 21 years, I’ve been walking barefoot whenever possible.
What started as simple enjoyment for me has turned into more passion as I realize the many health benefits of walking barefoot.

Culturally, we have been encouraged to enclose our feet in too small shoes. Though they may be fashionable, this causes all variety of problems, from exacerbating bunions to lower back pain.

Walking barefoot helps us balance more naturally, as toes have more leverage to balance us if they are given more space to spread out.
Plus having more nerve endings on the ground gives more detail to the brain about how to balance.

five adults standing happily barefoot in grass

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Upcoming events:

2022-02-07T19:00:00+09:00

Bold Life Tribe - TRUTH 1 - the feather and the sword

feather sword by marcospsychic

Focus your Vision. Find your Self.

Live up to your full potential.

You don’t have to do it alone!

Join Bold Life Tribe!

When:

First 4 Mondays every month

Monday 07 February 2022, Zoom doors open at 18:45; workshop starts promptly at 19:00

Where:

Zoom

Register here: https://www.robnugen.com/en/bold-life-tribe/registration/

Topic:

February is the month of TRUTH

This Week:

In order to proceed in life cleanly, we sometimes have to state hard truths to people in our lives - as well as state them to ourselves. But we don’t have to SAY them hard. We can speak our truths either with a sword or a feather - depending on whom we are speaking to - and how they are able to hear us.

Costs:

10,000 yen per month

5,000 yen per month (intro price until February 28th!)

Enjoy your first meeting as my guest.

2022-02-12T12:00:00+09:00

Barefoot Chilly Challenge 2022 in Yoyogi Park

2022 jan 08 bare feet snow

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature.

Barefoot Walking Experience:

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air.

When

Saturday 12 February 2022: gather at 11:45; enter Yoyogi Park at 12:00

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Where

Yoyogi Park by the clock near Harajuku entrance https://goo.gl/maps/xabS6Nw7TgNScqeCA

2021 oct 02 yoyogi park walk meet here

Details

Enjoy Nature

Yoyogi Park has lots of big beautiful trees surrounding its large grassy field.

Enjoy Connection

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

11:45 Meet at Harajuku Gate of Yoyogi Park https://goo.gl/maps/xabS6Nw7TgNScqeCA

12:00: Enter Yoyogi Park

What to Expect:

  • We will meet at 11:45 and by 12:00 decide where to go.
  • I will talk about how to safely walk barefoot.
  • We will feel asphalt, grass, and myriad other surfaces.
  • If it’s raining, we will just walk around the loop.
  • If it’s dry; we might find a place to sit.
  • Let’s enjoy discovering the park together!

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Costs:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes and maybe a bag to carry them just in case you need to put them on during the walk!

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Covid Considerations

You know the drill. I know you have thought about it and I trust you to make a good decision for yourself. If you want a group with masks, I recommend https://www.meetup.com/tokyospontaneous

2022-02-17T14:00:00+09:00

Shin Yuri Art Park Barefoot Chilly Challenge 2022 Feb 17

2022 jan 20 art park barefoot group

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature. Connect with friends.

Barefoot Walking Experience at Shinyuri Art Parks

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air and a lovely grassy field.

Every Third Thursday of the month

First Meeting Point

Thursday 17 February 2022, 13:30

Shin Yurigaoka between KFC, MUFG, and Dean and Deluca: 35°36'13.3"N 139°30'29.5"E https://w3w.co/locator.juggler.nail

Second Meeting Point

Thursday 17 February 2022, 14:00

Shinyuri Art Parks https://goo.gl/maps/QAhUddBiieDAZsQm6

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Details

Enjoy Grass

Shinyuri Art Parks features an immaculate large grassy field.

Enjoy Breathing

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

Enjoy Community

Find like-minded others who enjoy walking barefoot!

What to Expect

  • The event is on, rain or shine.
  • We’ll walk from Shin Yurigaoka station starting 13:45
  • Feel free to join at Shinyuri Art Parks by 14:00.
  • Take off your shoes in the park; connect with mother earth!
  • Meet friends, enjoy chatting, connecting

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Costs:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes which you can take off at the grassy field.

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Covid Considerations

You know the situation. I know you have thought about it and I trust you to make a good decision for yourself. If you want a group with masks, I recommend https://www.meetup.com/tokyospontaneous

2022-02-26T12:00:00+09:00

Barefoot Chilly Challenge in Rinshi-no-Mori Park

rinshi no mori park jan 2020

Refresh your spirit. Touch the earth. Connect with nature.

Barefoot Walking Experience:

Barefoot walking, breathing, enjoying fresh air.

First Meeting Point

Saturday 26 February 2022, 11:30

Musashi-Koyama Station next to Family Mart

Second Meeting Point

Saturday 26 February 2022, 12:00

Circular space in Rinshi-no-Mori Park

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Details

Enjoy Nature

Rinshi-no-Mori Park features forested grounds and open spaces, plus a stream and playground/picnic areas.

Enjoy Connection

Get away from it all by settling into your being and noticing the motions of your body, one breath and one step at a time.

What to Expect:

  • I will talk about how to safely walk barefoot.
  • We will feel asphalt, grass, and myriad other surfaces.
  • Let’s enjoy discovering the park together!

To receive the latest updates, join our LINE group!

Costs:

500 yen

What to bring

Whatever you need to take care of yourself. Come wearing lightweight shoes and maybe a bag to carry them just in case you need to put them on during the walk!

Self care is important, so wear shoes whenever you need to!

Covid Considerations

You know the drill. I know you have thought about it and I trust you to make a good decision for yourself. If you want a group with masks, I recommend https://www.meetup.com/tokyospontaneous