NORDIC pole walking FEELS GOOD. Strengthen posture/core. De-stress neck/shoulders. Move FAST/SLOW & expect results. CONVENIENT & AFFORDABLE…no sweat! Try it. I bet you'll love it!

EVENT CALENDAR

April 2017 – March 2018

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.

 

 

 

 


Mar
7
Wed
FITNESS:GorgeRd @ Gorge WaterWay Park, canoe club parking lot
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

WORK 9-5?  THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!

Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm near Gorge & Tillicum.

March 7 – May 2.  No previous experience necessary.  Learn to pole walk, get fitter, learn up&down hill techniques, get stronger.  Get really good at this fitness technique.

This GORGE HILLS FITNESS COURSE is a favourite.

SPECIFICALLY INVITING THOSE WHO WORK 9-5.

No matter what your fitness level to start, you will follow a program appropriate for you to raise YOUR level of fitness.  At the end of this course, you have the option to carry on together as a FREE neighbourhood pole walking club!

Our fun goal for the course is to invite everyone to enter the ESQUIMALT 5KM on April 7 and the TIMESCOLONIST 10KM on April 29, and navigate the course in teams of four… (quad teams).  Speed is not the point!  FITNESS FUN AND FRIENDS is the point!

I will be teaching everyone how  to NORDIC STYLE POLE WALK right from scratch. If you are experienced, I will tweak your style so that you can squeeze every molecule out of this fitness activity.

FREE:  Feb 21 and Feb 28: TRY IT FOR FREE….DO YOU LIKE IT?

$75 COURSE FEE FOR March 7 to May 2

To register and pay click on button.  Or email Linda4success@shaw.ca.

 

Optional:

REGISTER FOR ESQUIMALT 5KM HERE:

https://esquimalt.perfectmind.com/22948/Clients/BookMe4BookingPages/BookingCoursesPage?calendarId=dbb334e6-e4ea-4bdb-a696-09699ebc3bda&widgetId=bf455c8c-a163-4f49-9902-f3f917ee8618&embed=False

REGISTER FOR TC10KM HERE and register under TEAM “Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers”

Register 2018

Note: if you have a headlamp it will be really useful in dark evenings until March 11 when daylight savings returns.  (BEST BUY:  go to Canadian Tire auto department and find 120 lumen headlamps there… 2 pairs for approx. $25)

NOTE:  If you miss a Wednesday evening practise, it is still up to you to follow your program and get your 3 pole walking sessions in each week.  Your fitness will grow and soon you will be like the members of the PoleCats who exclaim, “Remember when we thought that route was difficult!”   Everyone will receive the official training chart to keep track of progress.

YOU WILL BE FITTER AND STRONGER AT THE END OF THIS COURSE…and have new friends!


Mar
31
Sat
BlueBRIDGEadventure @ meet at Spinnakers
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.