Dorset Local Nature Partnership

Event Details

Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Shaftesbury

Thursday 15 March 2018 09:30 - 10:30

Activity: A one hour session that involves learning the Nordic walking technique, initially (it usually takes 4 - 6 weeks to learn the basics).  Each week has a different theme and route that involves Nordic walking and other functional exercises using the poles while out on a walk.  Meeting places are at the same place and time each week. A short Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire will need to be filled in before starting the activity.
IT IS FUN!   Nordic walking allows participant the chance to chat and socialise, as well as doing activity together designed to improve each individual's health and fitness levels. Participants are carefully monitored and advised on how much to do. Runs all year round, not restricted to school term times.

Where: Shaftesbury starting from the Upper School,  Salisbury Rd, Shaftesbury SP7 8ER

Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear, drink, non restrictive clothing (no jeans), sun cream, hat and emergency contact number

Cost: £49 for six sessions

More info and to book: Booking essential: 07745 413194

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Accredited Natural Choices activities are regular (weekly/fortnightly) and providers have public liability insurance and health and safety policies.

Non-accredited Natural Choices activities are less frequent (e.g. monthly) and/or providers are community groups without insurances or policies but activities are equally beneficial to health and wellbeing.

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