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GFC Studio - Black/Winter Blue

Retail: $80.00 Select Price: $49.00
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Achieve the best performance for all your studio classes with the GFC Studio. This lightweight shoe features GELfōm Cantilever (GFC) technology, an interactive system between the cantilever geometry and the high rebound GELfōm. This combination centers your heel in the zone for maximum stability with cushioning properties that last three times longer than average foams.

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Product Description

This lightweight shoe features GELfom Cantilever (GFC) technology, an interactive system between the cantilever geometry and the high rebound GELfom. Perfect for high impact activities that require extra support.

  • UPPER: Lightweight digital printed air mesh with seamless and stitched synthetic overlays for support and breathability
  • MIDSOLE: Dual durometer compression molded EVA, featuring GFC (GELfom Cantilever) for superior cushioning
  • SOCKLINER: Molded removable Super GELfom
  • OUTSOLE: Lightweight, solid rubber with forefoot flex grooves for flexibility and forefoot outrigger for extra lateral stability
  • SIZES: 6-11

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  1. Great Shoe for Hi Low Impact Cardio

    Posted by on Nov 11th 2017

    This is a great shoe for hi low impact moves. It has great lateral stability. The majority of athletic shoes today do not have lateral stability. This shoe runs true to size. I am on my third pair of this shoe. I am hoping Avia continues to make a studio shoe and they don’t stop offering their shoes in a size 5 !!

  2. Supportive, but a little stiff

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 27th 2017

    I'm not in love with this shoe, but it is definitely functional and supportive. The heel is pretty narrow and very stiff and, accompanied with the inner gel sock, takes some effort to actually put on. The material is breathable, but also stiff. It fits true to size and cushions and supports well for a variety of directional movement and high impact.

  3. Love the shoe -- not so much the sock liner

    Posted by Cindy on Oct 16th 2017

    AVIA shoes have always been my favorite. They're comfy, durable, stylish (without being overboard). But they've gone to a new sock liner that is rubbery, and a socked foot won't slide into the shoe.

  4. Does the Job for HIIT

    Posted by Fitness Fanatic on Oct 11th 2017

    I teach a HIIT music based class three times a week and these are my go to shoe. They hold my foot in snuggly and the cushion meets my needs for all the running and jumping in the class. I also have another pair that has held up for over a year. Too bad to see this shoe discontinued.

  5. Love this shoe

    Posted by Kitt Hebert on Sep 5th 2017

    I have used this shoe many times extensively and keep coming back to it. As a high intensity aerobic instructor for Jazzercise, this one is tops

  6. Good stability

    Posted by Carolyn Myles on Aug 31st 2017

    Shoes are pretty comfortable for a new shoe - maybe a little stuff. Odd, but they are hard to put on. Takes a couple of tries because the inside is sticky and it bunches up your sock. The tongues are a little high and "cut" into the front of your ankle, so you need to wear at least ankle socks with them.

  7. Aerobic Instructor - long time Avia user

    Posted by Unknown on Aug 24th 2017

    Drawbacks - Stiff at first and the shoe strings while likely designed not to slip are tough on the hands and hard to tighten up.
    Positives - That being said, I have used nearly the same show to teach high impact aerobics for 10 years through Avia and it was discontinued. I had bought up 3 pair and used my last one and was in search of a replacement. Went to another brand, not happy. Came back and gave this one a try and seems like a great option. Love the high cut to help support ankle in side to side motion. I have flat feet so also looking for stability support and this shoe seems to provide that.

  8. Good shoe for Hi-impact aerobic classes.

    Posted by Karin J on Jul 25th 2017

    I love the GFC Studio Aerobic shoe. I teach Hi-lo impact aerobics, and they are perfect for that. The cushioning in the ball of the foot is great. I have bought 6 pairs of these shoes in different colors over the past few years. I highly recommend them if you do any impact aerobics.

  9. Best Shoes

    Posted by Carmen Held-Tauchar on Jul 21st 2017

    I only use AVIA shoes. I usually end up buying the new model that is mid ankle, because I need lateral support. These shoes are great. They give just enough support without being constraining. I love how light they are, and that they come in appealing colors. I usually switch the insole for an AVIA high activity insole, or a plantar fasciitis insole to get even more shock absorption. I teach Jazzercise, and these will treat your feet and joints well for about 6 -12 months easily with frequent activity. If you don't use them as much, they probably last even longer.