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“The Ananda Barefoot is the most comfortable dress shoe I have ever owned!”
—C.C., Pasadena, CA
“I've spent a lot of time searching for a dressier shoe that works for my wide foot. I'm so glad I found the Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot!”
—J.S., Austin, TX
“The Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot has the widest toe box of any dress shoe I have ever tried. I was looking for something a little more formal that would work with my Correct Toes, and I've finally found it. Thank you!”
—B.N, New York, NY
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A Dress & Casual Shoe for Natural Foot Function
The Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot, designed with foot health in mind by physical therapists, is a comfortable dress and casual shoe that lets your foot function naturally. The upper of this vegan shoe is made of luxurious, high-performance materials and incorporates a breathable lining. The flexible and durable sole of the Ananda Barefoot is made of the innovative German compound Lifoprene.
Lightweight, Minimalist, Foot-Healthy Features
This lightweight and minimalist shoe is supremely versatile and can be worn in any number of situations, from outings around town to board meetings at the office. The generous toe box of the Ananda Barefoot provides your toes with plenty of room to splay, and the zero drop sole puts your foot on a level plane and in the most stable possible configuration. The thin yet protective sole encourages your foot to become as strong as it possibly can.
Compatible With Correct Toes & Other Footgear
The Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot easily accommodates Correct Toes toe spacers to help you achieve optimal toe alignment and address or prevent many common foot and toe ailments. This classy shoe also works great in combination with Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads, and Naboso insoles. Each Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot shoe weighs about 8 oz.
Note: If you are new to using Ahinsa footwear, we recommend that you start in slowly, gradually building up your wear-time and giving your body the chance to adapt to the thinner soles and the increased workload on your feet.
- Zero drop
- Extra wide toe box
- Handmade product
- NF Certified Product
- Low stack height: 6 mm
- Great for use in the office
- Great for outings around town
- Designed by physical therapists
- Super lightweight: ~8 oz. per shoe
- Simple and effective lacing system
- Travel-Friendly: Foldable and packable
- Lining: Soft, breathable UltraDry material
- Sole: Flexible and abrasion-resistant Lifo+
- Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
- Works great with Pedag met pads and Naboso insoles
- Upper: Water- and abrasion-resistant leather alternative
Find your best size by doing the following:
1. Watch this short video to learn how to properly measure your foot length.
2. Compare your measurement to the sizing chart below.
Foot Length (cm) Ahinsa Ananda Barefoot Sizes Up to 25.8 40 26.4 41 27.2 42 27.6 43 28.5 44 29.0 45 29.5 46
If you have concerns or additional questions about sizing, feel free to contact us or Ahinsa customer service.
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