Courses

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.

You will learn the safe & effective basic Nordic Walking technique to turn a walk into a workout, explore the progressive technique to get 95% of your skeletal muscles working, and can try out a bit of Nordic Running & Skipping too!

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

The next courses commence as follows:

Date: Sunday 24th Nov & 1st Dec 2019
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Sunday 12th & 19th January 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Wednesday 15th & 22nd January 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Sunday 2nd & 9th February 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Wednesday 12th & 19th February 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Sunday 1st & 8th March 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Wednesday 4th & 11th March 2020
Time: 11:15 – 12:45
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

More courses are planned for spring 2020. Dates TBC.

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 are funded by Lewisham Council and managed by the Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA). You will learn the safe & effective basic Nordic Walking technique which will turn a walk in a park into a gentle and enjoyable workout for the whole body.

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.

The course runs at Ladywell Fields Park in Lewisham. Places are limited to 12 & booking is essential. Once full, a waiting list will be in operation. To book, please email brockleynordicwalking@gmail.com.

The next courses commence as follows

Date: Saturday 2nd (9th, 16th & 23rd) November 2019
Time: 10:15 – 11:15am
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Saturday 11th (18th, 25th Jan & 1st Feb) January 2020
Time: 10:15 – 11:15am
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

Date: Saturday 22nd (29th Feb, 7th & 14th Mar) February 2020
Time: 10:15 – 11:15am
Location: Ladywell Fields Park, Lewisham

More courses are planned for spring 2020. Dates TBC.

Mum & Baby Nordic Walking Courses

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. You will learn the safe & effective basic Nordic Walking technique which will turn a walk in a park into a gentle 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.

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 6 to allow for more individual tuition. No equipment required as poles are provided. The course runs at Hilly Fields Park in Lewisham. Course fee £40. Book online

The next courses commence as follows:

Date: Monday 13th January (20th, 27th Jan & 3rd Feb) 2020
Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Location: Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham

More Mum & Baby course dates planned in the spring 2020. Dates TBC.

 

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, or if it has been a while since you last picked up your poles, why not book in for a 1-2-1 class with Laura? Sessions can be arranged at a park near you on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, as well as weekend afternoons. Session fee £40.00. Email brockleynordicwalking@gmail.com to enquire.