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

June 2017 – August 2018

Jun
24
Sat
GALLOPGOOSEsummerchallenge
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE SUMMER NORDIC POLE WALK ADVENTURE

June 24 kick-off party in Sooke.  Walk first section of Goose and have lunch.

Sept 16 end-part in Victoria at Glo restaurant (Selkirk Waterway)

This is your passport to summer fun.  Get your PASSPORT.  Walk with the entire gang to start and finish the Galloping Goose, and then through the summer, pole walk each section at your leisure to fill your passport.

More details to follow.


Sep
10
Sun
Ovarian Walk of Hope
Sep 10 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am

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.

 

or DONATE to POLEWALKERS FOR A CURE
To donate, go to the team page Click here for PoleWalkers for a Cure page
and click “Donate Now” above Join Team and follow directions.

 

 

 


Oct
11
Wed
CAMOSUN:Interurban @ Camosun INTERURBAN CAMPUS
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

REGISTER THROUGH MEGAN ONLY. Registration closes October 10.

After work LEARN TO NORDIC POLE WALK COURSE.

A total body workout in the time it takes to walk, NO SWEAT!  In this 4-week course, learn the technique of Nordic pole walking (summer training for cross-country skiers) and improve your total body fitness, conveniently.  Borrow poles for the first class, and then buy your own poles from the instructor ($91),  Prescription for health with NPW is 3 x 30 minutes per week.  By the end of 4 weeks you will experience de-stressed neck/shoulders, improved posture, increased mental energy, and it may create lower LDL/BP, steadier insulin, and smaller pant size.  Withdrawal rebate of $50 after first session only.

TO REGISTER:  Email fit@camosun.ca or phone 250-370 3602

Meet outside door of MOVEMENT STUDIO


Oct
18
Wed
CAMOSUN:Interurban @ Camosun INTERURBAN CAMPUS
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

REGISTER THROUGH MEGAN ONLY. Registration closes October 10.

After work LEARN TO NORDIC POLE WALK COURSE.

A total body workout in the time it takes to walk, NO SWEAT!  In this 4-week course, learn the technique of Nordic pole walking (summer training for cross-country skiers) and improve your total body fitness, conveniently.  Borrow poles for the first class, and then buy your own poles from the instructor ($91),  Prescription for health with NPW is 3 x 30 minutes per week.  By the end of 4 weeks you will experience de-stressed neck/shoulders, improved posture, increased mental energy, and it may create lower LDL/BP, steadier insulin, and smaller pant size.  Withdrawal rebate of $50 after first session only.

TO REGISTER:  Email fit@camosun.ca or phone 250-370 3602

Meet outside door of MOVEMENT STUDIO


Oct
25
Wed
CAMOSUN:Interurban @ Camosun INTERURBAN CAMPUS
Oct 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

REGISTER THROUGH MEGAN ONLY. Registration closes October 10.

After work LEARN TO NORDIC POLE WALK COURSE.

A total body workout in the time it takes to walk, NO SWEAT!  In this 4-week course, learn the technique of Nordic pole walking (summer training for cross-country skiers) and improve your total body fitness, conveniently.  Borrow poles for the first class, and then buy your own poles from the instructor ($91),  Prescription for health with NPW is 3 x 30 minutes per week.  By the end of 4 weeks you will experience de-stressed neck/shoulders, improved posture, increased mental energy, and it may create lower LDL/BP, steadier insulin, and smaller pant size.  Withdrawal rebate of $50 after first session only.

TO REGISTER:  Email fit@camosun.ca or phone 250-370 3602

Meet outside door of MOVEMENT STUDIO


Nov
1
Wed
CAMOSUN:Interurban @ Camosun INTERURBAN CAMPUS
Nov 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

REGISTER THROUGH MEGAN ONLY. Registration closes October 10.

After work LEARN TO NORDIC POLE WALK COURSE.

A total body workout in the time it takes to walk, NO SWEAT!  In this 4-week course, learn the technique of Nordic pole walking (summer training for cross-country skiers) and improve your total body fitness, conveniently.  Borrow poles for the first class, and then buy your own poles from the instructor ($91),  Prescription for health with NPW is 3 x 30 minutes per week.  By the end of 4 weeks you will experience de-stressed neck/shoulders, improved posture, increased mental energy, and it may create lower LDL/BP, steadier insulin, and smaller pant size.  Withdrawal rebate of $50 after first session only.

TO REGISTER:  Email fit@camosun.ca or phone 250-370 3602

Meet outside door of MOVEMENT STUDIO


Mar
31
Sat
BlueBRIDGEadventure @ meet at Spinnakers
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 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.

 


May
27
Sun
Meet LINDA Selkirk Green Festival @ Selkirk Green off Gorge & Jutland
May 27 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

This is the fabulous Selkirk Festival.  Find me at the Arthritis Tent…..or the food trucks!

Bring you Nordic pole walk questions…….

Happy to chat with you and help in any way I can.

 

 


Aug
25
Sat
PARTY! @ 6 MILE PUB IN COLWOOD
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

WIND-UP PARTY for Sea to Sea Summer Pole walk Challenge

If you participated in the Sea to Sea Summer pole walk Challenge, email Jennifer to reserve a seat in the official party group.

 

Special invitation for YOU!

IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND, AND BE A FLY ON THE WALL

to SEE WHAT THOSE POLE WALKERS DO

take yourself to 6-Mile pub for lunch.  

YOU’LL BE GLAD YOU DID, to enjoy the wonderful food at 6-mile pub

and to PARTICIPATE IN A STELLAR SILENT ACTION!

 

Here is a partial list of some of the SILENT AUCTION ITEMS:

Auction Items
Miranda Mermaid – value $1,500. Minimum bid – $200.
Original Framed Acrylic 20”X10” Painting,  “Moody Sky” – by Bonita Myers – Value $200. Minimum bid $75.00
Original 9”X12” Sea Scape Painting – by Vivienne Siddall –Value $75.00. Minimum Bid $25.00
Signed Copy of “I Went Down to St. James Infirmary” by Robert Harwood 
Coffee Table Illustrated Book “Jan Johnson Irony in Steel Sculpture”
Gift Basket – Donated by RoundHouse Cafe
Lavender Pack – Donated by Lavender and Black Aromatic Fields, Salt Spring Island – Value $80.00. Minimum bid $15.00
Gift Certificate for a Full Body Aromatherapy Massage – Donated by Arôme Aromatherapy Studio, Victoria – Value $99.00. Minimum Bid $15.00
Certificate for Nordic Pole Walking Lessons for four – Donated by Linda Schaumleffel – Value $80.; Minimum bid $15.00
Pashmina Shawl – donated by Ovarian Cancer Canada – Value $50.00. Minimum bid $15.00
Gift Certificate from Fig Deli – Value $50.00 – Minimum Bid $15.00
Three Cook Books in Munro’s Canvas Bag (“Oh How She Glows” by Angela Liddon; A History of Food in 100 Recipes by William Sitwell; 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels by Lawrence E Sherk – Donated by Munro’s Books – Value $100.00 – Minimum Bid $20.00
Gift Certificate for Macaron Cooking Class – Donated by Bon Macaron Patisserie – Value $90.00 – Minimum bid $15.00
Pet Gift Basket – Donated by Cadboro Bay Veterinary Clinic
Italian Gourmet Basket – Donated by Tuscan Kitchen
I am still waiting to hear from Front Runners, Murchie’s, Bliss Day Spa, Sidney Pier Hotel Spa.
I thought I’d also make up a gift basket – “Date Night” with movie tickets, popcorn etc. or a “Romantic night” with Prosecco, Champagne glasses, chocolates and other goodies.