March 2017 – April 2018
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
ONE, TWO, THREE…….STEPS TO SUCCESS!
- 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.
5km or the distance you want to pole walk….. at Royal Roads …..this is a fun event
JOIN Jennifer Smyth’s team….POLEWALKERS FOR A CURE….and walk/polewalk in the event.
HERE’S HOW: To register for the team, Click here to visit Jennifer’s personal page.
and then click “Join Jennifer’s team” and follow the directions.
ONCE IN A LIFETIME ADVENTURE!
The opening of Victoria’s New Blue Bridge. March 31, 2018 12:00-5:00pm.
New Blue Bridge Opening Day NORDIC Pole Walk Adventure 12:00-3:00pm
$20. MUST PRE-REGISTER! Click on button on this site, and pay with PayPal, Visa, MC.
Led by your tour host, retired Olympian, Linda Schaumleffel, this tour will meet near Spinnakers Pub, and pole walk across the NEW BLUE BRIDGE during the opening day celebrations. Tour consists of pole walk to and across New Blue Bridge, a small tour through new Chinatown, a treat from Chinese bakery, exploration of festivities on Old Blue Bridge, and return to Spinnakers. Included in tour will be a festive bandana, a group photo on New Blue Bridge emailed to you, an authentic treat in Chinatown, a visit to inspiring art installation, plus historic notes from tour guide, Linda Schaumleffel. Bonus: increased fitness because we will be pole walking (so bring your poles). Friends and family who don’t have poles may borrow poles from Linda and join our tour (reserve poles early, limited supply).
You can get to Spinnakers easily from the Esquimalt, Westshore, View Royal, Penninsula side of town. Coming across town to Spinnakers, go across on Hillside or Bay Street. Leave extra time to find parking. You can also take the bus to Spinnakers. A smart person might make a reservation at Spinnakers for an early brunch, and then go on Pole Walk adventure. If you plan to go to Spinnakers after the walk, make a reservation!
GET A FREE MINI POLE WALK LESSON AT 11:00am. Must pre-register.
IF YOU NEED TO BORROW POLES COME AT 11:00am.
What Makes Nordic Pole Walking the Better Way to Walk?
Linda Schaumleffel, (retired Olympian, car accident survivor, and Nordixx Canada Master Pole walk instructor) returns with her lively and informative seminar. This presentation usually attracts a crowd of people who are looking for something they can actually do for their health, that will actually work. After hearing this lucid explanation of the importance internally of a full body exercise that can be done happily, audience members leave with renewed hope that they can instigate a positive change in their health, and a clear plan of action that they can take.
Pre-registration required. Liz McCarter 250 370 5688 ext 34682