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EVENT CALENDAR

Mar
27
Mon
PARTY, SEMINAR, PW EVENT, RIBBON CUTTING: Westshore Walk Way @ FIELD HOUSE (near QCentre,golf), Westfshore Rec Center
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

GRAND FINALE EVENT TO YEAR LONG FEDERAL GRANT PROJECT!

10:00am SEMINAR in FIELDHOUSE

SEMINAR: “What Makes Nordic Pole Walking THE BEST PATH TO FITNESS at any age”

PRESENTED BY  VIHA “Embracing Aging” and retired Olympian Linda Schaumleffel

11:00  RIBBON CUTTING – WESTSHORE WALK WAY FACILITY

Special ceremony to complete Federal New Horizons Grant

POLE WALKING EVENT:  quad teams, 3.0km pole walkers, low&slow 1.5km pole walkers, AND opportunity to borrow poles and/or just walk 1.5 km of the new WESTSHORE WALK WAY!

12:00  LUNCH & CATERED PARTY at FIELD HOUSE

Prize draws, frivolity, awards presentation.

 

***YOUR $3 TICKET RESERVES YOUR PLACE FOR THE SEMINAR, WALK,  AND PARTY.

GET YOUR TICKET AND RESERVE YOUR TABLE here.

Questions?  Contact Linda4success@shaw.ca


Mar
28
Tue
FITNESS:SONGHEES @ near Spinakers Pub
Mar 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS CLOSED AND ALMOST COMPLETE.

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS, especially when your mind says “no” and your body says, “don’t go”!

Sooooo….this is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

I’M digging into my DEEP COACHING BAG OF TOOLS, to solve the issues that stop you from getting into a healthy fitness habit.

This group is shaping up to be quite homogenious…kind of low to middle fitness level, and a less than stellar record when it comes to success with any fitness program.  To boot many people have some kind of a pain issue to deal with too.

YOU WILL ALWAYS BE WORKING AT YOUR LEVEL.  I promise you we are going to take tiny steps AND SUCCEED!  I have a deep box of coaching experience to draw from.  The homework for session 1 will make you both laugh and cry, because you will know I GET YOU!

IT HELPS A LITTLE BIT IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A LEARN CLASS WITH LINDA in the last three years AND HAVE YOUR NORDIXX POLES, but we are going to start from scratch!  THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO BRING A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER with no experience.

The NORDIXX POLES THAT MAKE IT EASY,

will be available at class for $91 (including tax, cash Visa, MC).

CLICK THE BUTTON ABOVE TO REGISTER AND PAY NOW (PayPal, VISA, MC)

Questions?  Email Linda4success@shaw.ca or phone 250 920-4005

 

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This is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

Get the accountability and encouragement to actually get into gear with your fitness improvement.

Whatever your fitness level, you will be starting your 12 week program AT YOUR LEVEL AND PROGRESS FROM THERE!

Each week we will work on technique improvement including how to navigate hills with ease,

and then gradually stretch our fitness capabilities on the most beautiful walkway in Victoria.

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS when health results really start to show up.

 

 

Our hope is that everyone will register in the tc10km on April 30….from low & slow pole walkers to fast & far pole walkers….and everything in between.

To have a fun goal, and work towards it with your buddies makes getting into the habit of fitness very enjoyable.

Our motto is “everyone pole walks with a buddy…including in the TC10km.

 

 

 

 

 

To have taken a LEARN CLASS with Linda in the last 3 years is a pre-requisite.

We will review


FATIGUE/FEET @ The Citadell, Douglas near McKenzie Ave
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This evening is an INTRODUCTION and HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATION of VOXX SOCKS and INSOLES.

This is what the hands-on demo looks like:

Many people in the audience will be able to try this test to see the effect of Voxx on their system!

 

Thoroughly researched over six years, these performance socks and insoles has put high technology to good use for regular and sport people, like you and me.  Their claim is to reduce foot, body pain,  and fatigue, increase stability, strength, endurance, and explosive power.

I’VE TRIED THEM.  (Linda Schaumleffel)

I NOTICE A BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN I POLE WALK WITH VOXX IN MY SHOES!

I gave them a trial last August and noticed a difference.

I am giving them a second trial now and the difference is unmistakable.  Foot pain gone and endurance longer.  Jumped from three pole walks this week, to five…..because I had the energy to do it.  I wear the socks under my dressy boots, and my feet feel like dancing all day.  Makes me curious to know what’s going on, and if it will help other people.  So let’s find out together on Tuesday March 28.

This evening should be entirely fascinating.  We are juicing it up with some good door prizes. 

 

LIMITED SEATING

….SO YOU NEED TO REGISTER AND PURCHASE A TICKET FROM THIS SITE.

 

VOXXLIFE is a privately held technology company devoted to drug free wellness, optimal health and improved human performance.  The company develops innovative technologies to create wellness and performance products that allow people of all walks of life to enjoy an improved quality of life and achieve their true potential.

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VOXXLIFE’s HPT, Human Performance Technology, is proprietary, exclusive and scientifically proven in independent testing.

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HPT reduces pain, increases strength and endurance, increases stability and balance as well enhances range of motion and provides for faster reaction times.

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VOXXLIFE realizes that people of all ages and walks of life are focused on wellness and optimal performance.

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Wellness consumers are looking for products that will enhance their quality of life and are asking for natural, safe solutions for more energy, pain relief and enhanced mobility.

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People have traditionally relied on products such as pain killers, vitamins, supplements, OTC insoles, custom orthotics and comfortable footwear and apparel to achieve these goals. Pain killers and supplements have potentially devastating side effects, vitamins are inconsistent and expensive while OTC insoles are ineffective and custom orthotics are often unaffordable.  More so, none of these products offer safe, instant and consistent results at an affordable price point.

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Additionally, in the case of professional and amateur athletes, the specter of Performance Enhancing Drugs has seemingly invaded every sport at every level.  Athletes want and need safe, natural and legal alternatives to achieve maximum performance. Athletes are also consuming supplements, vitamins, protein powders, compression apparel, and high performance shoes all with the aim of improving their performance. People are investing in training and coaching to reach their peak.

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VOXX HPT is the safe, natural, and instant wellness and performance solution.


Mar
30
Thu
FITNESS:cloverdale&inverness @ near Spinnakers
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS CLOSED AND ALMOST COMPLETE.

 

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS when health results really start to show up.

Sooooo….this is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

With accountability and encouragement you can actually get into gear with your fitness improvement.

Whatever your fitness level, you will be starting your 12 week program AT YOUR LEVEL AND PROGRESS FROM THERE!

Each week we will work on technique improvement including how to navigate hills with ease,

and then gradually stretch our fitness capabilities on the most beautiful walkway in Victoria.  This group is targeting the Esquimalt 5km on April 8 and the TC 10km on April 30 and will learn how to pole walk in “quad teams”.

IT IS BEST IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A LEARN CLASS WITH LINDA in the last three years AND HAVE YOUR NORDIXX POLES, however we will be reviewing and improving technique at the beginning, and Nordixx poles will be available for sale at the class $91 includes taxes.

Learn lessons in 2017  are on Jan 30 at 1:30pm Feb 5 at 1:00pm, and Feb 6 at 1:30pm, Feb 12, at 1:00pm.

The fitness course starts on Feb 2.

Questions?  Email Linda4success@shaw.ca or phone 250 920-4005

 

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Apr
1
Sat
POLECATS @ different location each Saturday
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

This is a self directed group of medium to high fitness level Nordic Pole Walkers who like to explore new areas to pole walk in this beautiful city, and then enjoy a social over coffee at the end.  The walk length is 60-90 minutes.  There is no cost to join, and members take turns planning the Saturday walks.

You must know how to pole walk and have your own poles to join this group.

Contact Jennifer    smythj@telus.net ….and get introduced to this group.

NOTE:  This group will start on Feb 1, to systematically train for the Victoria TC 10km event at the end of April in the pole walking division.  Looking for a team or a partner?  Consider training with the Polecats.  It is a life changing process!

Questions?  Contact me Linda4success@shaw.ca .

Now in its fourth year, this is the group I hang with!  Numbers are growing….one Saturday 17 people showed up!  Fun!

 


Apr
3
Mon
LEARN: Cook/Dallas @ Cook & Dallas by park washroom
Apr 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:15 pm

MAKE SURE TO EMAIL TO SEE IF CLASS IS FULL, OR IF SPACE AVAILABLE.

Nordic pole walking is good for just about everyone, including YOU!

How are you going to know?

Come and try it at this LEARN LESSON

so you’ll know exactly what makes NORDIC STYLE pole walking GREAT!

If you can walk, you can pole walk, and will get fit doing it, regardless………

 

Try it at a LEARN LESSON  to see if you like it!

1.  Borrow Nordixx poles for free for this lesson.

2.  Go step-by-step through the 4 basic steps.

3.  at the end of the lesson you will have a “feel” for Nordic Pole walking to know if you like it or not.

4.  All fitness levels and conditions are welcome for this lesson.

5.  Registration is limited to a small group so that everyone will get lots of personal attention.

 

NOTES:

1.  Arrive a few minutes early to fill out registration form and pay class fee.  $20 in cash is best.

2.  We start on time!

3.  We will all learn how to adjust poles and set them up for your height.

4.  Even though class is 90 minutes, it is not all exercise….so you will survive!

5.  If you like pole walking and you wish to buy the good Nordixx Traveler poles,

they will be available at the class.  $91 includes tax.  Cash, VISA, MC.

 

I LIKE IT!  WHAT’S NEXT?

1.  After this lesson, you will have a grasp of the basic steps and be able to go out on your own.

2.  Buy a $20 punch card and attend 3 more LEARN LESSONS at your leisure. It takes about 4 sessions to start to feel comfortable and confident with the Nordic Pole Walking style.

3.  You may want to REGISTER FOR A FITNESS CLASS…  (register through Event Calendar or at end of LEARN LESSON.)

The basic steps will be reviewed and you will be coached on your technique as you systematically follow the fitness program and build your habit of pole walking three times a week for 30 minutes.  That’s the scientific threshold.

4.  You will be welcome to join any of the Neighbourhood Pole Walking groups listed on the landing page of this site.

 

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Apr
4
Tue
FITNESS:SONGHEES @ near Spinakers Pub
Apr 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS CLOSED AND ALMOST COMPLETE.

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS, especially when your mind says “no” and your body says, “don’t go”!

Sooooo….this is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

I’M digging into my DEEP COACHING BAG OF TOOLS, to solve the issues that stop you from getting into a healthy fitness habit.

This group is shaping up to be quite homogenious…kind of low to middle fitness level, and a less than stellar record when it comes to success with any fitness program.  To boot many people have some kind of a pain issue to deal with too.

YOU WILL ALWAYS BE WORKING AT YOUR LEVEL.  I promise you we are going to take tiny steps AND SUCCEED!  I have a deep box of coaching experience to draw from.  The homework for session 1 will make you both laugh and cry, because you will know I GET YOU!

IT HELPS A LITTLE BIT IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A LEARN CLASS WITH LINDA in the last three years AND HAVE YOUR NORDIXX POLES, but we are going to start from scratch!  THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO BRING A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER with no experience.

The NORDIXX POLES THAT MAKE IT EASY,

will be available at class for $91 (including tax, cash Visa, MC).

CLICK THE BUTTON ABOVE TO REGISTER AND PAY NOW (PayPal, VISA, MC)

Questions?  Email Linda4success@shaw.ca or phone 250 920-4005

 

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87069990

great wall of china david and margaret

 

 

This is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

Get the accountability and encouragement to actually get into gear with your fitness improvement.

Whatever your fitness level, you will be starting your 12 week program AT YOUR LEVEL AND PROGRESS FROM THERE!

Each week we will work on technique improvement including how to navigate hills with ease,

and then gradually stretch our fitness capabilities on the most beautiful walkway in Victoria.

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS when health results really start to show up.

 

 

Our hope is that everyone will register in the tc10km on April 30….from low & slow pole walkers to fast & far pole walkers….and everything in between.

To have a fun goal, and work towards it with your buddies makes getting into the habit of fitness very enjoyable.

Our motto is “everyone pole walks with a buddy…including in the TC10km.

 

 

 

 

 

To have taken a LEARN CLASS with Linda in the last 3 years is a pre-requisite.

We will review


Apr
5
Wed
FREEseminar @ Royal Oak Weight Watcher Classroom
Apr 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
FREEseminar @ Royal Oak Weight Watcher Classroom | Victoria | British Columbia | Canada

ONE, TWO, THREE…….STEPS TO SUCCESS!

  1.  FREE SEMINAR (Wed April 5 at 1:30pm)

What makes Nordic Style Pole Walking Effective & Do-Able …at any age or condition?

Thanks to Weight Watchers for letting us use their beautiful seminar room.  Don’t have to be a Weight Watcher to attend this seminar.  Just attend!  Royal Oak shopping center is a convenient location for many people.

THIS free SEMINAR COULD BE THE START OF SOMETHING GREAT FOR YOU! Find out what makes Nordic Pole walking the best exercise for the most people.  If you are like the dozens of people who have attended this seminar before, you will be pleasantly surprised to learn WHY  this exercise, taken from cross-country skiing, is so effective for so many people.

ARE YOU SEARCHING FOR AN EXERCISE THAT YOU CAN ACTUALLY DO, THAT ACTUALLY CREATES RESULTS, AND THAT YOU ACTUALLY LOOK FORWARD TO DOING?

Nordic pole walking is it.  FIND OUT WHY!

 

2.  LEARN LESSON:  Try Nordic pole walking to see if you like it. (Wed 1:30pm, meet outside Weight Watchers center on Viewmont)

On Wednesday April 12, you are to try Nordic style pole walking to see if you like it. Learn the four basic steps with Nordixx Canada Master Pole walk instructor Linda Schaumleffel. ($20 class fee.  Register and pay through this EVENT CALENDAR.  Click on April 12.)   Get a feel for Nordic style pole walking before you decide.  If you like it you can purchase the best poles from Linda at the end of the lesson ($91).

 

3.  TWO free ROYAL OAK  NEIGHBOURHOOD POLE WALKING CLUBS

WEDNESDAY at 12:00noon….starting in front of the Weight Watcher office.

FRIDAY at                …….starting in front of the Weight Watcher office.

Let “your gang” help you be accountable to your exercise program.  Meet new friends to boot.

 

 

 

 


Apr
6
Thu
FITNESS:cloverdale&inverness @ near Spinnakers
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS CLOSED AND ALMOST COMPLETE.

 

It is challenging for everyone to get into the HABIT OF FITNESS when health results really start to show up.

Sooooo….this is the program where you actually get competent and fit with Nordic pole walking!

With accountability and encouragement you can actually get into gear with your fitness improvement.

Whatever your fitness level, you will be starting your 12 week program AT YOUR LEVEL AND PROGRESS FROM THERE!

Each week we will work on technique improvement including how to navigate hills with ease,

and then gradually stretch our fitness capabilities on the most beautiful walkway in Victoria.  This group is targeting the Esquimalt 5km on April 8 and the TC 10km on April 30 and will learn how to pole walk in “quad teams”.

IT IS BEST IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A LEARN CLASS WITH LINDA in the last three years AND HAVE YOUR NORDIXX POLES, however we will be reviewing and improving technique at the beginning, and Nordixx poles will be available for sale at the class $91 includes taxes.

Learn lessons in 2017  are on Jan 30 at 1:30pm Feb 5 at 1:00pm, and Feb 6 at 1:30pm, Feb 12, at 1:00pm.

The fitness course starts on Feb 2.

Questions?  Email Linda4success@shaw.ca or phone 250 920-4005

 

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Apr
8
Sat
EVENT: 5KM Esquimalt @ ESQUIMALT REC CENTER
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This is a fun and scenic 5km event to kick off the new year.  Perfect timing for all those pole walkers in fitness training programs.   You need to register yourself through the Esquimalt.ca/events website;  early bird fee is $18 and late fee is $22/30.

NOTE: TWO Nordic Pole Walk Victoria trophies up for grabs by Nordic pole walkers in the Esquimalt 5km, and awarded at the Nordic pole walk after party. .

“TOP TEAM” will be won by team who has the largest total of  participants,  “victory tunnel polers”, and  participants in official marshalling positions in the event.  This award recognizes “participation’.

“BEST QUAD” will be won by the foursome who participates as a “quad” and crosses the finish line first.  This award recognizes “fitness”.