Courses & Classes

2-week Intensive Learn to Nordic Walk for Fitness courses

These 2-week courses are aimed at 18+ women and men who are already physically active and wish to learn the safe and effective Nordic Walking technique to improve their fitness & to complement an existing fitness regime. We will learn the safe & effective basic Nordic Walking technique and explore the progressive technique, and try out a bit of Nordic Running & Skipping too!

The next courses commence as follows:

Date: Sunday 5th & 12th November 2017
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Sunday 3rd & 10th December 2017
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Places are limited to 6 to allow for more individual tuition. No equipment is required as poles are provided. Course fee £45. The course runs at Hilly Fields Park in Brockley, Lewisham.

NEW Mum & Baby Nordic Walking

This 4-week course is aimed at post-natal mums (and their babies in slings or baby carriers) who want to ease back into fitness. We will learn the safe & effective basic Nordic Walking technique which will turn a walk in a park into a workout for your whole body, and help strengthen & tone the abdominals, legs and arms. Your baby will enjoy the rhythm of walking and the fresh air whilst you have the chance to meet other new local mums and exercise in a safe and effective way.

The next course commences as follows:

Date: Monday 30th October (6th, 13th & 20th Nov)  2017
Time: 11:15 – 12:15
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

It is advisable to practice carrying your baby in a sling or carrier prior to commencing the course. Please always check with your GP/ Midwife before commencing any new exercise programme. It is recommended that after a natural birth you wait until after your 6 week post natal check by your GP / Midwife. If you had a caesarean it is recommended that you wait until 8 / 10 weeks after birth.

Places are limited to 8. No equipment required as poles are provided. Course fee £40. The course runs at Ladywell Fields Park in Lewisham. Following the course, the class will continue to run as long as there is sufficient demand for it.

FREE Learn To Nordic Walk for Health courses

These free 4-week courses are part of the Lewisham Healthy Walks scheme and BeInspired programme, and they are funded by Lewisham Council and managed by the Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA). The courses are aimed at currently physically inactive Lewisham residents who wish to become more active & healthier as a result.

The next 4-week beginners’ courses commence and run as follows:

Date: Saturday 11th November (18th, 25th Nov & 2nd Dec)
Time: 10:15 – 11:15am
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

These courses are aimed at physically inactive adults (18+) who reside in Lewisham and who do not currently take part in any regular exercise due to health or economic reasons. Participants must be able to attend at least three out of the four consecutive sessions offered, and must not miss the first two sessions of the course as these are vital for learning the foundations of the safe and effective Nordic Walking technique.

Places are limited to 12 & booking is essential. Once full, a waiting list will be in operation. The course runs at Ladywell Fields Park in Lewisham.

Regular Nordic Walking sessions

These regular mixed-level open sessions are available to walkers who have completed a Learn To Nordic Walk course.

Date: Saturdays
Time: 09:00 – 10:00am
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Sundays
Time: 10:00 – 11:00am
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Brockley, Lewisham

Poles are provided for all sessions but as spaces are limited prior booking is required! Drop-in £5. Please contact Laura to enquire.

1-2-1 Nordic Walking sessions

If your schedule does not allow for course attendance or you prefer to learn at your own pace at a time that suits you, why not book a 1-2-1 class to learn the basics of Nordic Walking technique? Sessions can be arranged at a park near you. Session fee £40.00.

Nordic Walking Technique 1-2-1 Refresher sessions

If it has been a while since you last picked up your poles, why not book in for a one-to-one Nordic Walking technique refresher session at a time that suits your schedule? Sessions can be arranged at a park near you. Session fee £40.00.

Small Group & Workplace Nordic Walking sessions

If you are a group of friends or colleagues interested in Nordic Walking at a time that suits your schedules, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

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