41 responses

  1. Courtney @ The Granola Chronicles
    February 2, 2011

    Glad you were still able to dance with no shoes! I’ve been wanting to try Dance Trance, I just don’t know if they have any classes in my area.

  2. Kate (What Kate is Cooking)
    February 2, 2011

    I had to pee so badly once that I ran out of my friend’s car so fast and left my shoes behind… and she drove away. I had to walk around barefoot for hours!
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  3. Jordan
    February 2, 2011

    When I was on drill team in high school, I used to dance without shoes all the time. I always preferred it, but my feet got really beat up, so sometimes I used to wear sole pads that are essentially like being barefoot except the sole of your foot is covered so you can turn. I wish they had Dance Trance in my area. It sounds so fun!
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  4. Emily G.
    February 2, 2011

    Hellllllooo! Would love to be your guinea pig! We’re a business though – does that matter? I need to set up some sort of social media network for the office. I just don’t know where to begin!!

  5. Ashley
    February 2, 2011

    I love being barefoot. Even though shoes are pretty, they’re a bit limiting. I kind of thought your chili was pudding or hot chocolate at first haha.

  6. Alaina @ The Jogging Concierge
    February 2, 2011

    Dancing barefoot definitely does seem more free. Glad you had a good class! And the sandwich looks yummy, what’s in it??
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  7. Katy (The Singing Runner)
    February 2, 2011

    I want to try Dance Trance, especially since the headquarters are here in Jacksonville! πŸ˜€
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  8. Kiran
    February 2, 2011

    Sigh. I miss Dance Trance!!! Gotta make another effort next week πŸ˜‰
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  9. Heather Eats Almond Butter
    February 2, 2011

    I want to try Dance Trance. Not sure if Nashville has any classes, but I’m going to look into it, and I would totally go sans shoes. I never wear shoes when it’s warm outside.
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  10. Laura
    February 3, 2011

    Dance Trance looks so fun!

    My mother is from Maryland and hates wearing shoes too. I think it’s her former flower child that refuses to grow up! She had waist-length blonde hair and I can just imagine she and her hippie friends running around barefoot in field, lol. I, on the other hand, hate going barefoot! I ALWAYS have socks on when I’m at home. πŸ™‚ Maybe you’re just more of a free spirit? That’s a good thing!
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  11. Maryann
    February 3, 2011

    Ive worn flip flops instead of shoes to my chem lab on numerous occasions…no bueno! Glad the dancing worked out for ya though πŸ™‚
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  12. Carolyn
    February 3, 2011

    Oh Dance Trance how I adore you! I may have to try barefoot dancing next time. The sock route didn’t work so well for me last week and my runners weren’t quite right the time before either. You might be on to something Meghann!
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  13. Rebecca
    February 3, 2011

    I’d can be your guinea pig too! My small company is trying to get involved with social media but struggling to see the benefit. I’ve been trying to help them along but it is taking a lot of patience….

    I also love bare feet. I rarely even wear socks in the winter in WI. I belong somewhere warm :).

  14. Juani
    February 3, 2011

    I’m from South Africa,and live in a really small town,walking barefoot here is an everyday occurence.My best friend keeps a pair of boots,heels,flats and sneakers in the boot of her car,because she always walks around barefoot,and drives that way too,so she tends to forget her shoes at home.

  15. Angela
    February 3, 2011

    Where do you get Vitatops at? They look SO delicious but I’ve never seen them around before.
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    • Meghann
      February 3, 2011

      I get them in the freezer section at publix, but I know they sell them in bulk at Costco too

  16. Gill (snaxandthecity)
    February 3, 2011

    I did my workout barefoot this morning too! It was painful though as it was plyo/bodyweight work – I was at home, too, just too lazy to put on my shoes!!
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  17. Matt @ The Athlete’s Plate
    February 3, 2011

    I LOVE being barefoot. I guess that is why I run that way πŸ˜‰
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  18. Lauren
    February 3, 2011

    Haha, I’ve done this before! Not dance barefoot, but I’ve forgotten my sneakers for the gym. Unfortunately, it’s hard to run barefoot on a treadmill. Although, barefoot running is the latest fad so maybe it wouldn’t be so abnormal.
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  19. Allie
    February 3, 2011

    Sometimes I hate wearing shoes haha and you are such a Florida girl! Being able to walk on hot pavement πŸ˜‰ Awesome haha, I am glad you liked your dance class and your chili + sandwich look soo good.. I love when places like that hold little art lessons, etc. πŸ™‚ Have a great day!!
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  20. Kara
    February 3, 2011

    I’ve done Body Pump in socks (because that seemed better than doing it in heels?) and I kind of liked it. I felt like a rebel πŸ™‚
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  21. Eliz@The Sweet Life
    February 3, 2011

    Dance trance-would love to see a video of that! I can’t imagine.
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  22. Hope
    February 3, 2011

    Dance Trance looks like a fun time! That chili and sandwich look so yummy! πŸ™‚
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  23. Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday
    February 3, 2011

    I took an adult ballet class before and dancing barefoot was not permitted. I wish it were though, because I love to dance barefoot.

  24. Stacy @ Every Little Thing
    February 3, 2011

    I’d probably go barefoot or in flip flops all the time if I could. Did you know people pledge to do this for a lifetime? Michael Franti has done this. It’s amazing. I wish I could but work prob wouldn’t like it.
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  25. Ali @ Ali on the Run
    February 3, 2011

    Mmmm I think I have to get on the VitaTop bandwagon. That looks pretty darn delicious.
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  26. Sara (Miles and Manhattan)
    February 3, 2011

    I love pilates and yoga largely since i can workout barefoot! i know it’s weird but it’s a freeing feeling not to wear shoes..
    xoxo
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  27. Trish
    February 3, 2011

    I’d love to be a test subject for your lecture! I live just north of Tampa and I’d be all ears! πŸ™‚ I think I’d have a friend who’d be interested, too – she owns her own personal training studio.

  28. Whitney @ My Life.My Heart. My Journey.
    February 3, 2011

    Those VitaTops look interesting! I think I’ll have to look into getting some!! I’ve been considering doing the Les Mills “Body Jam” at my gym…it seems similar to dance trance!

  29. Amanda
    February 3, 2011

    Oh to be barefoot right now…I’m so jealous! My feet are double-socked in huge, furry boots and they are still freezing. I Love Vitatops. But they are so darn expensive sometimes…I should just experiment and figure out how to make them at home.
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  30. chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
    February 3, 2011

    I agree on the barefoot dancing – so much more comfortable!
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  31. Lindsey
    February 3, 2011

    I have definitely gone to work in flip flops/ barefeet many times before! I definitely think it may be a southern thing, because I first started doing it when I lived in SC. Now, in the winter, I constantly forget to bring extra shoes and am stuck in boots all day πŸ™‚
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  32. Kacy
    February 3, 2011

    That’s hilarious! I love wearing flip flops so I can see how that might hapen.
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  33. Kathleen @ Kat’s Health Corner
    February 3, 2011

    Hehe, I’m glad it worked out. πŸ™‚
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  34. Lauren @ Team Giles
    February 3, 2011

    What is Dance Trance like? I definitely would try it! (if I found one here)…
    I think you might have started a new tread going barefoot. πŸ™‚ I think shoes weigh you down, especially when dancing.
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  35. Kelly (meatlesswithaman.blogspot.com)
    February 3, 2011

    I, too, have left the house without shoes!!! In the summer, I LOVE rockin’ out in flip flops – but I am usually barefoot. I started keeping flip flops in my car in the event that I drive to the store barefoot and need shoes πŸ™‚

    And I have a tattoo on my left foot also…. maybe it’s a left-foot-tattoo-girl thing?

  36. Mimi
    February 3, 2011

    I’m totally like you β€”Β I can walk across hot pavement, pointy gravel and even snow. Guess that goes to show it’s not a Florida thing!
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  37. Michelle @ Turning Over a New Leaf
    February 3, 2011

    I’ve never done Dance Trance, but in the past year and a half that I’ve been doing Zumba, I think I’ve worn shoes a total of twice! I’m the only one wearing only socks on my feet in class, and I’m okay with that! After years of dance classes, I find it weird and impractical to wear tennis shoes to dance…
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  38. erin
    February 4, 2011

    I spent the majoritiy of my life dancing and totally prefer dancing in my bare feet. During the summer I hardly ever wear shoes..unless I am going out or to a place who sports a sign that says..No shoes No shirt No service….I do however always wear a shirt..so I am safe there. I usually keep a pair of flip flops in the back seat of my car just in case I end up going somewhere that needs shoes..and sometimes you can even find me in flip flops when there is snow on the ground πŸ™‚
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  39. Suzanne
    February 4, 2011

    I danced in college, and in modern dance classes we weren’t allowed to wear shoes. It’s definitely preferable sometimes. Just be careful that the surface you’re dancing on isn’t too slick and if it’s not a sprung floor (two layers of running opposite ways of each other as opposed to a concrete floor with one wooden layer on top), the impact can be really hard on your body, similar to running on sidewalk in bad shoes. Most gym floors aren’t sprung, and even in the nice dance studios in my college they weren’t, so maybe ask and just go barefoot in moderation.

  40. Dan
    February 8, 2011

    I love being barefoot as much as possible, and can walk on just about any surface without a problem. Actually, it usually feels really good to feel all the different textures. It is so freeing to go without shoes. And it’s so much better for your feet not to be trapped in shoes and socks all day long. I’ve just moved to Florida from Massachusetts, so now I can be barefoot all year round! Love it!

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