How many gals are intimidated by wearing heels, especially for a long period of time? The answer- a lot! I hear it all the time “I don’t know how you are wearing heels, I could never!” The truth is that after my third baby, I don’t wear heels as often as I used to but I do still wear them at least once a week. There is a little trick to making your heels feel more comfortable as well as keeping your balance. Trust me, I am as clumsy as they come, so if I can put on a pair of 2.5″ heeled booties and go the grocery store, so can you!
There are four simple things you have to remember in order to walk gracefully in heels:
- Shoulders back. Not over extended, just stand with good posture.
- Pelvis forward. This sounds funny but stand up and notice how it feels if you tilt your hip bones forward, chances are you don’t usually stand this way.
- Chin parallel to the floor. By keeping your head up, your whole body will follow and your balance will be improved.
- Glide. Glide. Glide. lol, I don’t know how but my oldest daughter, my mom and I added that part a few years ago. We giggle every time we say it out loud but there’s some reasoning …make a point to “glide” or be graceful. Be aware of your body. Be aware not to stomp or slouch, it makes a difference!
Now go to your closet and do a little practice walk, you’ll be strutting stilettos to run errands in no time!
XxOo Spoiled Gal
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