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Nordic Walking Refresher/Taster

If you can walk, you can Nordic Walk!

Mentored by Charlotte AtkinsonMentor summary: Connecting People with Nature
Organisation links:
Charlotte's Wood
Location address: Eye, IP21 5LT
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard ticket £8
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A summary

Do you want to get fit in 2023? Would you like to get back to Nordic Walking but feel worried that you have forgotten how to do it? Perhaps you'd like to have a 'taste' of Nordic Walking to see if it's something that you'd like to learn how to do. This refresher/taster session is for both people who have prior experience of Nordic Walking and those who are new to the technique. It is suitable for all ages and levels of ability. Poles will be provided if needed. During the session we will run through the updated 10 steps to Nordic Walking that form the basis of the British Nordic Walking technique. We will use a combination of exercises and drills to practise each step, evaluating progress using video and peer feedback. The session will run from 2-3pm. After the session there will be refreshments and there will then be the option to put what you have learned into practise by joining the Weekly Fitness Walk around Wilby which starts at 3.30pm.

Charlotte Atkinson·Connecting People with Nature
Charlotte has over 20 years’ experience of working with children, schools and families as a primary school teacher, headteacher, educational consultant, Forest School leader and trainer. She is a qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioner with over 10 years' experience of leading Forest School sessions with children aged 2-11 years. Charlotte is a Forest School Association (FSA) endorsed trainer and trainer assessor. She provides guidance with setting up and running Forest School as well as practical delivery of sessions and support with bid-writing and site design. Charlotte is a British Nordic Walking instructor and runs regular ‘Learn to Nordic Walk’ programmes at Charlotte’s Wood. She has a diploma in 'Shinrin Yoku' and provides guided Forest Bathing sessions at the woodland.

About Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking uses specially designed poles to enhance your natural walking experience. With a technique that is similar to the upper body action of classic cross-country skiing, Nordic Walking is a whole body exercise that can be enjoyed at many levels, from walking for health to athletic Nordic running. More than 10 million people globally enjoy this outdoor activity all year round. Nordic Walking combines the simplicity and accessibility of walking with simultaneous core and upper body conditioning similar to Nordic skiing. The result is a full body workout, which means that you: • burn up to 46% more calories compared to walking without poles • release tension in the neck and shoulders • improve your posture and gait • strengthen your back and abdominal muscles • reduce the impact on the joints And because Nordic Walking doesn’t feel like hard work, you’ll be happy to walk further and for longer.

Learning aims

To practise and improve the Nordic Walking technique.

What's provided

Equipment

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Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

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First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

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Where
we'll be

Sundial Cottage, London City Road, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5LT

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard ticket £8

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Cancellation

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

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