I’ve done a lot of research into shoes and posture. The impulse came after watching my clients walk out of sessions balanced, only to put their shoes on and see all of their postural compensations come back.  One of my experiments was to run barefoot for a year.  In the process, I learned a lot about how feet were designed to function in all of their varieties. This article is an interesting primer to understanding why we weren’t born with lifted heels and why most shoes aren’t so great for our feet. Here’s the article, let me know what you think… http://nymag.com/health/features/46213/