What will I learn during this Information Session?
This group session will engage participants in the activity of Nordic Pole Walking. With two types of poles available for participants, we are able to accommodate 2 diverse activity levels. The first type of poles will support individuals looking to add support and stability or off load pressure from hips and knees during walking. The second type of pole is for people looking to increase the intensity of walking without increasing impact — engaging and toning muscles while increasing calorie burn rate.
With completion of this session the participants can expect to develop a greater understanding of:
The goal of the program is to teach participants proper technique for Nordic Pole Walking, as well as to support participants in establishing an effective exercise program.
Who can attend?
Registration in the Nordic Pole Walking Program is currently open to individuals with Diabetes, and a family doctor that is a member of the BCFHT. Individuals that meet this criteria may have a support person (a family member or friend) register for the program as well.
How do I register?
Please contact your Diabetes Educator or the Diabetes Admin staff for information about registration. 705-721-0370 x 2
We are currently accepting participants for Session 2; which starts Tuesday August 14.
Class size varies between 5-20 persons, dependent on registration and room size.