Walkabout with Dr. Andrew Weil and Win a Pair of Rhythm Walker Shoes

Dr. Weil walking shoes

Want to get healthy? Then get walking! In fact, why not join world renowned Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli, global health/wellness expert Dr. Andrew Weil and fitness expert and celebrity trainer Juliet Kaska of JK Zen Fitness on a nationwide Walkabout campaign (a 28-day quest for good health) beginning on National Walking Day, April 3, 2013. Don’t have a decent pair of walking shoes? We’ve got you covered. Five lucky Organic Authority readers will a pair of the new Rhythm Walker shoes designed by Orthaheel and Dr. Weil Integrative Footwear.

The Weil Rhythm Walker walking shoe features a removable orthotic footbed that supports the feet and helps realign the lower-legs, improving posture and balance – an ideal option for daily walking to achieve physical and emotional health. The Walkabout campaign, which comes from the Australian walking journey of the same name, encourages participants to walk just thirty minutes a day. Over the 28-day period, participants in the campaign will receive daily emails of encouragements, walking and health tips and chances to win prizes. All participants are encouraged to get social and take photos of yourself walking and post to Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #Walkabout2013.

“Now, more than ever, is the time for Americans to become empowered to take control of their health,” said Phillip Vasyli, podiatrist and founder of Orthaheel and the Vasyli footwear brands. “By engaging in thirty minutes of daily walking, people can dramatically improve their path to wellness while assisting with stress and anxiety management.”

And to kick it all off, we’re giving away 5 pairs of the Rhythm Walker shoes. Each pair is valued at $119.95. Each winner will get to select his or her own shoe color. To enter, simply subscribe to the Organic Authority newsletter. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!


Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor focused on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, diet preferences, health, and politics. She is the senior editor for sister websites OrganicAuthority.com and EcoSalon.com, and works as a research associate and editor with the Cornucopia Institute, the organic industry watchdog group. Jill has been featured in The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better. Twitter @jillettinger | www.jillettinger.com.