Author Archives: Elf Martin

  • 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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  • Katy Bowman Teams Up with Softstar for Movement Retreat

    Posted on October 25, 2017 by Elf Martin

    "You are how you move." ~ Katy Bowman
    If you're a regular follower of our blog, then you already know we're big fans of Katy Bowman. The renowned author and biomechanist has helped many people restore movement to their daily routines to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.
    Katy has become a... [click title to read more]

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  • New Primal RunAmocs Put to the Test in Canada's National Parks

    Posted on October 18, 2017 by Elf Martin

    We hope you're as excited as we are about the release of our brand new Primal RunAmocs! Our skilled shoe designers have been hard at work on this style to give you the most natural toe-spreading foot shape possible.
    Shop Primal RunAmocs
    For several months now, we've been testing prototypes of this... [click title to read more]

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  • Quilt County Lands at Softstar

    Posted on August 23, 2017 by Elf Martin

    Local visitors to our shop over the next few weeks will get a special treat... QUILTS!
    Every two years, the Mary's River Quilt Guild descends upon our local Benton County with diverse exhibits to honor the art and craft of quilt-making. Several cultural agencies, churches, storefronts and art galleries are donating their... [click title to read more]

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