1 Day Make A Shoe Course
high-heeled shoe made by EquipageParticipants on our One Day Course get to make a simple all leather, cement lasted ‘slipper’ type shoe. The course is run by Shoeniversity‘s international footwear expert and tutor Julian Berwick who has trained with some of the most well known shoe designers working today.
Julian Berwick of Shoeniversity has worked with designer and high street brands designing and overseeing the manufacture of shoes, boots, specialist sports footwear and children’s shoes in the U.K., Taiwan, India and North Africa. He has worked at Universities and Art Colleges in the U.K., Ireland and India, teaching footwear and accessory design education to post graduate level. Julian has also taught footwear design and manufacture for the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
For more information, do visit our website: www.shoeniversity.ie
Your feet are measured and a pair of lasts are allocated for the the size of shoe you will make. You will then be able to choose from a range of beautiful leather or suede with which to make your shoes. Each stage of the shoemaking process is clearly explained and course notes are supplied as you make your own shoes.
Overlooking ocean and hills, expect to be nourished and refreshed by tranquil surroundings and daily yoga, meditation and relaxation on the Sheep’s Head peninsula.
Friday evening – arrive, have a delicious vegetarian dinner, followed by a gentle evening practice yoga and meditation.
Saturday – early morning meditation followed by breakfast. Then rise and shine with a morning of more invigorating yoga, with meditation and yoga nidra (relaxation). There is free time in the afternoon for walking or rest. An early evening meditation before dinner, then after dinner some chanting, restorative yoga and relaxation so you sleep deeply.
Sunday – the morning will be the same as Saturday. After lunch we will have a closing meditation and yoga nidra.
Booking info: Claire Osborne +353 (0)86 213 4080
Numbers limited to only 8 people, so please book ASAP to be sure of your place. Bookings confirmed when full payment is received. In case of cancellation we can only give a refund if someone is found to fill your place, minus a booking/admin fee of €60. Final date for bookings 31st January 2015.