Softstar Blog

  • Winter 2018 Playday at Softstar Workshop

    Posted on March 14, 2018 by Elf Martin

    It's time again for PLAYDAY at the Softstar workshop!
    Once or twice a year, we set aside a day to stop working on shoes and let our staff jump into any creative project of their choosing. We're allowed to use any of the tools and leather scraps in our shop, or... [click title to read more]

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  • Moving and Shoemaking with Biomechanist Katy Bowman

    Posted on March 12, 2018 by Elf Martin

    We just finished our much-anticipated movement retreat with Katy Bowman, and it was a blast!
    The biomechanist, author and founder of Nutritious Movement came to our workshop on Saturday with 30 participants from across the country. The class consisted of people from all walks of life, including physical therapists, librarians, entrepreneurs... [click title to read more]

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  • Win Every Day with Our 2018 Winter GIVEAWAY

    Posted on January 31, 2018 by Elf Martin

    The winter international competition is here, and we just can't contain our excitement!
    (Due to trademark restrictions, we can't use the "O" word.)
    We know it's not just competing athletes who strive to do their best, so we're celebrating the 16-day event with a giveaway for you! Whether you're working, parenting, studying or chasing... [click title to read more]

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  • Softstar Elves Stay Active in the Workplace

    Posted on January 30, 2018 by Elf Martin

    It’s no secret anymore: sitting is bad for you.
    Sorry, it just is. Prolonged sitting has been linked to many health issues, including muscle degeneration, neck and back pain, high cholesterol, increased fat and obesity, slower brain function, poor circulation, varicose veins, increased risk of disease (including heart disease, diabetes and... [click title to read more]

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  • Softstar Co-owner Larkin Embarks on a New Chapter

    Posted on January 23, 2018 by Elf Shelley

    Larkin Holavarri, a Softstar co-owner since 2005, is transitioning to a different role at our workshop as she pursues a new passion...

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  • Stacking Your Goals with Daily Movement in Mind

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by Elf Shelley

    Happy New Year to our wonderful Softstar followers! Like so many of us are doing as we kick off 2018, you may be looking at your life and reflecting on what is and isn’t working for you, what habits you want to drop or adopt, and what you hope to... [click title to read more]

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  • Kick Off 2018 with Our Fit Feet GIVEAWAY!

    Posted on December 27, 2017 by Elf Alison

    Ah, December. The last month of the year (and usually the coldest) always tempts us to hibernate under our cozy covers with hot tea and a cookie or two instead of getting ourselves outside or to the gym. However, the good news is we are quickly approaching 2018 with an... [click title to read more]

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