Courses

2-week 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 5 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 £40. Please refer to the online schedule for the next dates!Book online

Nordic Walking Technique Refresher sessions

These hour-long sessions are aimed at those Nordic Walkers who may not have attended sessions for a while, who feel a little rusty with their technique, who suspect they may have fallen into bad habits & feel like they could benefit from refreshing their technique knowledge and skills to get more out of the regular Nordic Walking sessions. Session fee £10.

Places are limited to 5 to allow for more individual tuition. Bring your own poles or request them at the time of booking. The sessions run at Hilly Fields Park in Brockley, Lewisham. Session fee £10. Please refer to the online schedule for the next dates! Book online

1-2-1 Nordic Walking sessions

If you prefer to learn at your own pace at a time that suits you, if you are returning to exercise after an operation or health issues, or if it has simply 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.

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 currently limited & booking is essential. Once full, a waiting list will be in operation.

More courses are planned for spring/summer 2021. Dates TBC.  Please email brockleynordicwalking@gmail.com to be added to the waiting list.

Mum & Baby Nordic Walking Courses

This 4-week course is aimed at post-natal mums – or dads – 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 parents 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.

These courses run on request.  If you have a group of new mums & dads with their babies who would like to learn something new and exercise together outdoors, do get in touch with Laura at brockleynordicwalking@gmail.com Places are limited to minimum 4 and maximum 8 mums or dads. No equipment required as poles are provided. The courses runs at Hilly Fields Park in Lewisham. Course fee £40 per person.