Free Clinics

Many Upcoming Free Nordic Pole Walking “Introductory” Clinics

& Nordic Pole “Fitness” Walks!

For anyone of any age of any fitness level is welcome!!
Walk throughout the year indoors and outdoors!

 


Free INDOOR “Introductory” Nordic Pole Clinics and “Fitness” Walks

Sunday, November 26, 2017

St. Andrews Valley Golf Course in Aurora

4 Pinnacle Trail, Aurora, ON L4G 3K3

Click here for directions

9:00 – 10:45 am       “Introduction” to Nordic Pole Walking Clinic – Outdoor Clinic.  In case of rain we are under the shelter or under the canopy of the trees!

11:00 – 12:15 pm      Nordic Pole Fitness Walk – Dress for the weather:)

Everyone of any age of any fitness level is welcome!!

RSVP at info@shawnnisbet.com especially if you would like to borrow a set of poles.


The 9:00 am Introduction Clinic is for those who have never Nordic Walked before and for those who would like to brush up on their skills. You will learn how to set your pole height, how to use your straps, how to walk then the basic technique of Nordic Pole walking.    During this clinic you will learn how to set your individual pole height, how to put on the straps and then the 5 steps to Nordic Pole walking.  You will also learn about the health benefits as well as background scientific research in support of Nordic Pole Walking.

The 11:00 am Nordic Pole Walking Fitness Walk

Is for anyone who has attended an “Introductory Clinic”, own their own poles and can easily walk for one hour.  It is wonderful to walk with others who love to Nordic Pole walk also.  There is always so much to learn and it is always fun to work on technique!  Dress for any weather and bring your water.

Walking poles will be provided for you to borrow for the Introduction Clinic. You will have an opportunity to purchase your own set of poles at the end of the session if you wish.  The price of a set of Nordixx Poles with a carry bag and set of feet is $75 including tax and shipping.

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Weekly Walking Groups throughout the year at Sheppard’s Bush!

For anyone who has attended an Introductory Clinic, owns their own poles and can easily walk for 1 hour+! 

Tuesday &/or Thursday

 9:00 – 10:30 am 

 Rain or Shine or Snow!!

For anyone who has attended an “Introductory Clinic”, own their own poles and can easily walk for one hour!  It is wonderful to walk with others who love to Nordic Pole walk also.  There is always so much to learn and it is always fun to work on technique!  Dress for any weather and bring your water.  Contact Shawn for more info and a registrations form.

 


Nordic Pole Walking – The Health Benefits

  1. Nordic Pole Walking burns up to 46% more calories.
  2. Increases heart- and cardiovascular training up to 22%.
  3. Incorporates 90 % of all body muscles.
  4. Helps to eliminate back, shoulder and neck pain.
  5. Less impact on hip, knee and foot joints.
  6. Increases production of “positive” hormones.
  7. Supports stress management.
  8. Develops upright body posture.

There are approximately 350 clinical and scientific reports about the health benefits of Nordic Pole walking available in scientific publications

 


Purchasing Nordic Pole Accessories

Nordic Pole Tips (feet)   $10 per pair

Tips for your poles they can be purchased at the pro-shop at St. Andrews Valley Golf Course (4 Pinnacle Trail, Aurora, ON L4G 3K3) Price is $10 per pair! You can also purchase tips at any “Free Nordic Pole Walking Clinic”.

Purchasing Nordic Pole (Fanny Pack)   $25 each

Has 2 zip pockets (one large to hold a your keys, the other can hold everything else).  Includes a small water bottle holder.

Nordic Poles
Poles are always available for purchase at all “Free Clinics” If you would like to purchase a set of poles just email Shawn at info@shawnnisbet.com and they can be waiting for you at the pro-shop at St. Andrews Valley Golf Course the next day!

Nordixx Walker: $75.00 including HST (poles, tips and carry bag)

Traveler Pole:      $90.00 including HST (poles, tips and carry bag)