I had to agree. With so many experts, from chiropractors to podiatrists, saying that high heels are bad for the body, why was I giving an exercise class any credence when its prop of choice was the spikiest shoe of all?
Nicole Damaris, a stiletto aficionado behind the idea, comes from the school of realism. “Women are going to wear high heels, regardless of the warnings,” she said. “So if they’re going to do it, they need to have a really good understanding of how to stand, walk and balance in their shoes.”
This is what the Stiletto Workout, the flagship class of Ms. Damaris’s female-empowerment fitness company, NDG Fit, seeks to impart to its teetering, tottering participants.
I was game to try it, but first