Go Barefoot! Trentham Gardens and Adventure Play - Barfuss Park (Barefoot Walk)
April 09, 2009 by Terra Plana
Take off your shoes and like our ancestors, ‘Walk Barefoot'.
The Trentham Barefoot Park is the first such park in Britain and has proved to be as successful here as the original parks in Germany.Why is walking barefoot good for you?
Regular use of the park or barefoot walking in general particularly on a variety of terrains can stimulate the cardiovascular system, regulate blood pressure and therefore improve circulation. In Germany they also believe that it can strengthen the body's immune system.
There are many addition benefits of barefoot walking. It has been regarded as life enhancing and exercise of the body and mind. It also makes life more interesting due to the environment.
Barefoot walking expands ones sense of touch helping us regain a connection with nature through our contact with the ground beneath out feet.
Read the full article on Sebastian Kneipp that inspired the parks by clicking here: