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These Free Nordic Pole walking clinics have been popular for over 6 years and run 12 months of the year! They are designed for anyone of any age of any fitness level. They are designed for the person who wants to learn the basics of this wonderful sport or the expert who would like to work on their technique. You can bring your own poles or Shawn will loan you a new set of Nordixx Poles to borrow for the morning. You will learn how to set your personal height, how to use the straps and the 5 basic steps to learning how to use your Nordic Poles. You will also learn about the history of Nordic Poles, the health benefits of using poles compared to walking without poles, some of the 350 clinic studies on the benefits of Nordic Pole walking and how there are 10 – 15 million Nordic Pole walkers in Europe. For details on what to wear and the benefits of Nordic Pole walking you can visit: www.shawnnisbet.com . If you have any questions you can contact Shawn at: shawnnisbet@hotmail.com or call 416.804.0938. If you RSVP you will be emailed more information about Nordic Pole Walking. There are also Free Nordic Pole "Fitness" walks for those who have taken a First Steps Clinic.

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Free "INDOOR" Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking! Everyone Welcome!

St. Andrews Valley Golf Club

I am so excited to be able to offer my Free "Indoor" Nordic Pole Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking Clinics once again! We are following Covid rules so everyone feels safe while having fun! Learn why so many people are learning how to turn an ordinary walk into a full body workout with less stress on your lower back, hips, knees and ankles! Make sure to register as all clinics are limited at this time to 10 participants. We are having so much fun learning together again! I will send you a note to confirm your spot and if you share your email address, I will send you a confirmation email with a little bit more information. __________________________________________________________________________ Re: POLES! If you would like to purcahse a new set of "Nordixx" poles and have them waiting for you at the clinic - just let me know. The price is: $80.00 including tax :) This is my favourite pole that I have been walking with and sharing for 11 years!!! __________________________________________________________________________ You will learn how to set your pole height, how to use the straps then learn the proper technique of Nordic Pole Walking! It is easier than you think and so beneficial:) Everyone is welcome – all ages, all fitness and/or non-fitness levels!! Make sure to RSVP for your clinic and I will reply to your request with a little bit more information What to wear * Comfortable clothing * Comfortable running shoes. *For those who have an injury, physical challenge or just need to sit a bit - no worries, chairs are available for you to sit, relax, learn and watch. * We will discuss proper clothing for your fall walking season so you can enjoy being outdoors all through the year! _______________________________________________________________________________ NEW COVID-19 RULES We will be following a few new rules to keep everyone safe so we can have fun learning the basics of Nordic Pole Walking! *All clinics will follow the “Social Gathering” and keeping our groups smaller than usual. *All participants will be able to be 2 meters apart unless you are part of the same "Social Circle! :) *I am unable to loan out poles at this time, therefore, you can bring your own poles or you can request to purchase a set of poles prior to the clinic and a new set will be waiting for you at our clinic. *You can also take part without a set of poles and just enjoy the learning process for a future clinic. *Price of set of Nordixx poles is $80 (including tax, shipping and instruction). This also includes a carry bag and set of walking tips. *Masks are manditory for inside time. *Sanitizers will be available. *Washrooms will be available. *Free parking. ____________________________________________________________________________ All participants must fill out a COVID-19 participation survey the day before a clinic. This survey will be emailed to you in your "Friendly Email Reminder". If you answer yes to any of the questions, we will find another clinic that suits your schedule after 14 days have passed. This is truly an activity for everyone of any age of any fitness level from those recovering from surgery or an injury to those who want to turn an ordinary walk into a full body workout to those who would like to cross train. * It's all about being comfortable and having fun - lots of fun!

Waiting List! Free "INDOOR" NEXT STEPS Nordic Pole walking clinic.

St. Andrews Valley Golf Club

I am so excited to be able to offer these Free INDOOR Nordic Pole "NEXT STEPS" clinics. This clinic takes the place of our group walks so you can learn all the amazing exercises and stretches that can accompany your Norid Pole walks while having fun! Note: We are following Covid rules to make sure everyone feels safe:) _______________________________________________________________________ *This clinic is for those who have attended an “Introduction” clinic and own their own set of Nordixx poles. *It is the perfect way to learn how to enjoy your walks!! *In this clinic we will review the basic technique of Nordic Pole walking plus discuss how to walk up hill, how to walk down hill, exercises to accompany your walk, stretching exercises for after your walk, trouble shooting technique and injury questions, plus you will learn the “Advanced” Nordic pole walking technique and how to hop, skip, jump, and run with poles. No worries, you will not have to perform all of these techniques – I will share and demonstrate. It will be a lot of fun! Make sure to RSVP for your clinic and I will reply to your request with a little bit more information What to wear * Comfortable clothing * Comfortable running shoes. *For those who have an injury, physical challenge or just need to sit a bit - no worries, chairs are available for you to sit, relax, learn and watch. * We will discuss proper clothing for your fall walking season so you can enjoy being outdoors all through the year! _______________________________________________________________________________ NEW COVID-19 RULES We will be following a few new rules to keep everyone safe so we can have fun learning the basics of Nordic Pole Walking! *All clinics will follow the “Social Gathering” guidelines of up to 10 participants maximum and myself. *All participants will be able to be 2 meters apart unless you are part of the same "Social Circle! :) *Masks are to be worn while indoors. *Bring your own poles or you can request to purchase a new set of poles prior to the clinic and a new set will be waiting for you at our clinic. *Price of set of Nordixx poles is $80 (including tax, shipping and instruction). This also includes a carry bag and set of walking tips. *Sanitizers will be available. *Washrooms will be available. ____________________________________________________________________________ All participants must fill out a COVID-19 participation survey the day before a clinic. This survey will be emailed to you in your "Friendly Email Reminder". If you answer yes to any of the questions, we will find another clinic that suits your schedule after 14 days have passed. This is truly an activity for everyone of any age of any fitness level from those recovering from surgery or an injury to those who want to turn an ordinary walk into a full body workout to those who would like to cross train. * It's all about being comfortable and having fun - lots of fun!

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Waiting List:) Free "INDOOR" Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking!

St. Andrews Valley Golf Club

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