Wooden sensorimotor tools 

  • Solving children's problems such as: flat feet, sunken ankles, "X"-knees in a playful way
  • Exercise and strengthen even the smallest muscles of the feet as an important prevention for healthy legs
  • Restoration of the perception of the environment by the foot
  • Suitable for all ages 0-99
  • Relaxing home acupressure massage

What you get with Barewood products

A truly pure natural material that will bring life to any interior
A unique creative space for your children
Slovak handmade product made of solid wood
Professional instructional video that explains how to use each tool

Barewood by profesional 👀 

Lenka Lešková – a physiotherapist at LM Recovery Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia, a consultant in barefoot shoes and walking, craniosacral therapy

Tomáš Pošvanc – a strenght and conditioning trainer Kvetoslavov, Slovakia,a barefoot walker

Antónia Wagnerová – a physiotherapist for children from 0-7 at VitalClinic Bratislava, Vojta therapist, a Barefoot advisor

Martin Janiš - a fitness trainer TaT Academy, Žilina, Slovakia, holistic approach, a Feldenkrais method practitioner

Gabriela Palai – an Slovak IG influencer @tochceklud, montessori activities with children

Zubkova.sk - an Slovak IG influencer @mi.s.kazubkova, the mama blog

For me, the foot is an amazing and perfect creation of nature. In my work, I explain its importance to people by comparing it to the foundations of the house. If the foundations are not built correctly, if they do not fulfill their function well, then the whole construction will not be good, it will start falling down and deflect. It is the same with our body, if it stands on dysfunctional foundations, it cannot function properly, it is falling down and deflects from balance. Any and even the slightest deflexion will cause problems on the "upper floors" over time, whether it is knees, hips, lumbar spine or pain in an area of neck and head. Therefore, I consider working with the feet to be one of the most important things in therapy. At the beginning I start by teaching people to rediscover and feel the feet, which are often locked in shoes (often in inappropriate ones all day). To feel again our feet, we need to restore our ability to perceive the terrain and increase our sensitivity for a contact with the ground and the pad. This is where the Barewood rug comes in, which we like to use during these sensorimotor exercises. It gives the foot space and opportunities to start perceiving, feeling and touching the terrain again. This rug offers the opportunity to catch the individual pieces with your toes, grab them and strengthen the muscles of the toes and the feet. It also brings relief by "massaging" the stiff points and centering the individual small joints in place. The contact with wood as a natural material also has a beneficial effect on the body. I appreciate the special surface with the balance and professional boards, which is significantly stimulating for countless nerve endings.

I have come across the Barewood by coincidence and I am very thankful for it. Besides the fact the Barewood products hava a right energy and they are made from a massive wood, whch has its own spell, at the same time they are a great helper with foot problems solving. At our fitness centre we have been using Barewood some time and I have to say that they are a real professional aid for feet exercises. They are suitable for every trainer or a physiotherapist who is working on correction of a musculoskeletal system. I recommend these aids to professionals as well as common people who want to keep their feet ´awaken,´ firm, solid and flexible. Simply, it is an aid for every home.

Also at our VitalClinic at the children´s rehabilitation department the Barewood  sensorimotor mat has found its place. I appreciate its quality design and also the use of natural materials. The advantage is its variability, children always know how to compose their own path. It is a great helper in children's therapies. We use it mainly to prevent an incorrect posture, flat feet, a weakened abdomen, X-shaped legs. I would like to recommend it to parents who are thinking of buying it.

I have fallen in love with Barewood products from the first second. I love wood and that nice contact with it. Barewood got me due to that human approach of the owners. It is visible and especially it is felt that Zuzka and Juraj have been doing it from ❤. I use balance boards on a daily basis with my clients, whether they are professional or recreational sportsmen. Thank you for being.

We bought a Barewood rug when our boys started to walk. We have been using it since their 1st year because we wanted to ensure the healthy development of their legs. With the help of stones and additional parts, they had an area at home which simulated a natural movement in nature on unevenness. I also bought balance boards, as I had a problem with the arch on my foot at the time and I could barely tread on my foot. The relief came right away, which surprised me. Later, we started to use the rug for other activities. The boys manipulate with the individual parts, unstick them off, reassemble them, and this way they train the grip and fine motor skills. By using balance hemispheres together with exercises and jumps on the rug we also develop gross motor skills. The balance hemispheres are currently very popular with our boys at their age of 2 years, as the boys have fun with them. We have also appreciated the news in the form of the alphabet and numbers. The alphabet is not used at the moment but we are already actively using the numbers. In general, we like Barewood products. Besides the quality and design, we like their functionality. Each product has several uses and they work well together.

The sensorimotor rug is a rug that you walk on and you train your feet. Yes, you too, it's not just for children. It will keep both Zúbek and my dad. I love walking on it, it is a fantastic massage. It is a prevention against flat feet; and at the same time, it is strengthening all, even the smallest muscles in the foot. The child learns to tread properly until it is natural for them to walk on an uneven surface.  We started thinking about it (the pad/board) as soon as Zúbčatko started walking and she tried to step on everything that was up to her - books, toys. I don't like stepping on other subjects (standing on books is for me uff :O ), so I looked for alternatives for her. I wanted something safe, natural and neutral into her room. I know there are a lot of similar products on the market, so why did we choose this one? Because it is made in Slovakia by a family business. Beech and ash wood is actually "waste", but beware! It is ecologically certified. The family gives it a second chance, because the rug is made from the remains which are from the production of a high quality wooden furniture. Every single piece is hand-cut and checked, there is not any chemistry on it, so your foot can authentically feel like in nature. The each wooden piece has a velcro system, so you can change the composition of your rug or entertain children's hands and train fine motor skills at any time. The rug is glued from down so it stays in place and does not slip. The whole family walks through it and we have not a single visitor who would leave without trying it; and consequently, praising the rug. Yes, the price is not the lowest but for your money you will get proper handmade work with a piece of love not only for your feet.

Lenka Lešková – a physiotherapist at LM Recovery Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia, a consultant in barefoot shoes and walking, craniosacral therapy

For me, the foot is an amazing and perfect creation of nature. In my work, I explain its importance to people by comparing it to the foundations of the house. If the foundations are not built correctly, if they do not fulfill their function well, then the whole construction will not be good, it will start falling down and deflect. It is the same with our body, if it stands on dysfunctional foundations, it cannot function properly, it is falling down and deflects from balance. Any and even the slightest deflexion will cause problems on the "upper floors" over time, whether it is knees, hips, lumbar spine or pain in an area of neck and head. Therefore, I consider working with the feet to be one of the most important things in therapy. At the beginning I start by teaching people to rediscover and feel the feet, which are often locked in shoes (often in inappropriate ones all day). To feel again our feet, we need to restore our ability to perceive the terrain and increase our sensitivity for a contact with the ground and the pad. This is where the Barewood rug comes in, which we like to use during these sensorimotor exercises. It gives the foot space and opportunities to start perceiving, feeling and touching the terrain again. This rug offers the opportunity to catch the individual pieces with your toes, grab them and strengthen the muscles of the toes and the feet. It also brings relief by "massaging" the stiff points and centering the individual small joints in place. The contact with wood as a natural material also has a beneficial effect on the body. I appreciate the special surface with the balance and professional boards, which is significantly stimulating for countless nerve endings.

Tomáš Pošvanc – a strenght and conditioning trainer Kvetoslavov, Slovakia, a barefoot walker

I have come across the Barewood by coincidence and I am very thankful for it. Besides the fact the Barewood products hava a right energy and they are made from a massive wood, whch has its own spell, at the same time they are a great helper with foot problems solving. At our fitness centre we have been using Barewood some time and I have to say that they are a real professional aid for feet exercises. They are suitable for every trainer or a physiotherapist who is working on correction of a musculoskeletal system. I recommend these aids to professionals as well as common people who want to keep their feet ´awaken,´ firm, solid and flexible. Simply, it is an aid for every home.

Antónia Wagnerová – a physiotherapist for children from 0-7 at VitalClinic Bratislava, Vojta therapist, a Barefoot advisor

Also at our VitalClinic at the children´s rehabilitation department the Barewood  sensorimotor mat has found its place. I appreciate its quality design and also the use of natural materials. The advantage is its variability, children always know how to compose their own path. It is a great helper in children's therapies. We use it mainly to prevent an incorrect posture, flat feet, a weakened abdomen, X-shaped legs. I would like to recommend it to parents who are thinking of buying it.

Martin Janiš - a fitness trainer TaT Academy Žilina, Slovakia, holistic approach, a Feldenkrais method practitioner

I have fallen in love with Barewood products from the first second. I love wood and that nice contact with it. Barewood got me due to that human approach of the owners. It is visible and especially it is felt that Zuzka and Juraj have been doing it from ❤. I use balance boards on a daily basis with my clients, whether they are professional or recreational sportsmen. Thank you for being. 

Gabriela Palai – an Slovak IG influencer @tochceklud, montessori activities with children

We bought a Barewood rug when our boys started to walk. We have been using it since their 1st year because we wanted to ensure the healthy development of their legs. With the help of stones and additional parts, they had an area at home which simulated a natural movement in nature on unevenness. I also bought balance boards, as I had a problem with the arch on my foot at the time and I could barely tread on my foot. The relief came right away, which surprised me. Later, we started to use the rug for other activities. The boys manipulate with the individual parts, unstick them off, reassemble them, and this way they train the grip and fine motor skills. By using balance hemispheres together with exercises and jumps on the rug we also develop gross motor skills. The balance hemispheres are currently very popular with our boys at their age of 2 years, as the boys have fun with them. We have also appreciated the news in the form of the alphabet and numbers. The alphabet is not used at the moment but we are already actively using the numbers. In general, we like Barewood products. Besides the quality and design, we like their functionality. Each product has several uses and they work well together.

Zubkova.sk - an Slovak IG influencer @mi.s.kazubkova, the mama blog

The sensorimotor rug is a rug that you walk on and you train your feet. Yes, you too, it's not just for children. It will keep both Zúbek and my dad. I love walking on it, it is a fantastic massage. It is a prevention against flat feet; and at the same time, it is strengthening all, even the smallest muscles in the foot. The child learns to tread properly until it is natural for them to walk on an uneven surface.  We started thinking about it (the pad/board) as soon as Zúbčatko started walking and she tried to step on everything that was up to her - books, toys. I don't like stepping on other subjects (standing on books is for me uff :O ), so I looked for alternatives for her. I wanted something safe, natural and neutral into her room. I know there are a lot of similar products on the market, so why did we choose this one? Because it is made in Slovakia by a family business. Beech and ash wood is actually "waste", but beware! It is ecologically certified. The family gives it a second chance, because the rug is made from the remains which are from the production of a high quality wooden furniture. Every single piece is hand-cut and checked, there is not any chemistry on it, so your foot can authentically feel like in nature. The each wooden piece has a velcro system, so you can change the composition of your rug or entertain children's hands and train fine motor skills at any time. The rug is glued from down so it stays in place and does not slip. The whole family walks through it and we have not a single visitor who would leave without trying it; and consequently, praising the rug. Yes, the price is not the lowest but for your money you will get proper handmade work with a piece of love not only for your feet.

your feedback✍🏻 

I recommend to everyone at a million%!!! The product is very cleverly created, the velcro system offers x-variations. I do not regret that I have bought it; on the contrary, I am excited!!! It was the joy of shopping, when a merchant has such an approach. The goods came even beautifully packaged, not only perfect in every piece of its work, but it is pleasant to scuttle on it for an adult and my daughter who runs across it like a sarkan, even if she only walks for a short time. At first, I thought that she would only plays on it and only later she would experience its health benefits. In addition, as a bonus, the sellers have left a feeling not to be forgotten, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Erika Macáková
I would like to share my experience with a rug and balance pads. As a yoga lecturer at a kindergarten, I was looking for some aesthetic replacement for an old rug with small prickles, which would also fit into the interior as a walking path for our little baby. I appreciate the quality, design and minimalism of the product, which nicely suits the interior. The wood looks soft and calming. If you touch it, it is smooth. The path can be laid in a variable way according to requirements. I still have massage boards in the kitchen, they provide a right pressure massage and at the same time they provoke the stability of the whole body. I have included walking on the rug and massage on the boards into a morning ritual, which gives me a feedback regarding the distribution of the weight on the foot, I can perceive the entire sole of the foot and i tis also a pleasant start of a day. For the one-year-old daughter, the rug is a part of the game, whether it is assembling the pieces or as variable stimuli for the legs during the first steps. I believe that a healthy posture starts with healthy feet, of which we can take care daily at our home. Thank you and we wish you a lot of success.
Elena Cupriková
The barewood.sk rug has found a place in our home. Adults are using it too, but the child is the happiest about it (20 months old). We create new patterns on the rug every day - currently we are arranging the pieces as planets, so we are strengthening not only our bodies, but also our spirit. If you want to bring home a piece of nature, avoid flat feet and entertain your children in a playful way, I highly recommend buying this product. We also really appreciate the balance boards, at the beginning you have to get used to them a bit, but then they are a really great helper for tired legs. For me, a project made with the heart with a great result!
Ivana Baková
The Barewood carpet came to our lives in the best moment possible. After a preventive examination, the pediatrician recommended that my daughter (3 years) and I should strengthen the abrasive muscles and leg muscles due to a convex grinder and slightly misshaped X-legs. This rug was the first choice for a healthy and normal posture and strengthening of the leg muscles. What I appreciate most is its natural and ecological character, smooth, pleasant to the touch wooden parts allow for a very pleasant foot massage and amazing sensory stimulation. After a full day of work behind a computer or a city walk on a hard flat surface, we are very much looking forward to come home for a massage of the feet on the carpet. We have balance boards with a pyramidal surface in a place where we like to stand for a long time (by the window, overlooking the city). Our daughter runs along the carpet while playing. We adults go through it purposefully and it helps us a lot to relax and unwind our legs, but also in the training of maintaining the balance of the whole body. The design fits into a modern interior, it does not disturb the environment with bright colors or artificial materials. I am also very happy about the free course from a professional physiotherapist. Thank you, Zuzka and Juraj, for this amazing invention.
Jana Kimijanová
When I first saw the rugs and the balance boards on Facebook, my first reaction was, "we have to have this at home." I have an autistic son who loves these sensory aids - especially when it comes to the feet. He attends a special school for children with autism, where they also have massages as part of the therapy. The only thing he wants to massage is the feet and that's why I knew this was the way! So began my dream, which came true in a way I didn't even expect. I really wanted the boys at school to be able to have a rug that would be really used to the fullest and it is a great joy! Not only for walking but also for creativity.The parts are smooth, there are no defects that could bother you - just GREAT! Balance boards, a bit "prickly", but my son stands on them every day and massages his feet. Because it's just the best. An incredible experience for me personally - I had a stretched tendon. When they arrived, I stood up, made a few movements and suddenly, the tendon did not hurt and still does not hurt. Balance boards are an incredibly amazing sensory aid for those who need some exercice for their feet. It is used 24 hours a day by us not only by our special son but by all of us. When we have restless or tired legs, just a few minutes are sufficient! Thanks to Barewoodsk for their hearts. For their hearts to help our son and children in a special school who really appreciate it!
Radka Pečíková
We have had a rug at home for a month now and we are enjoying it very much. We have found the place for it where we ´move´ most often - in the living room. We like it (also as a beautiful accessory of living), but mainly our feet get a pleasant reflex massage and trigger our organs, as there are all nerve endings on the feet. I know exactly where it is so painfully-pleasant for me, and by pushing through those pieces I press as hard as I want. Even my husband, whenever I see him, walks through it or exercises on the balance boards, which are also beautiful. And what's great, when I want to tidy it up, I just roll it up and then unroll it, and the pieces hold together nicely.
Eva Schlank
Thank you very much again. The rug is perfect, my daughter immediately fell in love with it. I admit that I first considered buying plastic pads consisting of such puzzles, but in the end the Barewood won. I couldn't have chosen better. Barefoot walking on wooden elements is complete relaxation. The elements can be rearranged in a countless manner. which is appreciated by our two-year-old daughter. Balance boards are beautiful, they are pleasure for us, adults. The wood is precisely processed. It is visible that you do it with love. At the same time, I have to highlight communication with you and your willingness to answer all my questions. Thank you again! I look forward to your further projects and ideas. I believe that the rug will become a daily part of many households.
Jana Gmitterová

Barewood by profesional 🎥