Date: 8th August 2020
Time: 09:00
Activity Length: 105 mins
Activity Run By: Samantha Armstrong
Location: Allestree Park A6
Type: Nordic Walking, Power of Poles Intro Course

In anticipation of being able to come together in small groups while applying social distancing measures, we are excited to welcome newcomers to the use of poles to exercise the whole body while walking.

In this 90mins session, you'll learn the basics of using poles for walking, gain your Nordic Walking UK Freedom Passport. You'll gain the skills to get the most from your own walking as well as being able to join national Nordic Walking UK and WALX classes.

Locally, you'll be able to book into any of our  Derwent and Dales WALX straight away and enjoy effective, total body walking in beautiful surroundings. We'll provide the poles which will be cleaned every time after use, so you just need to arrive dressed for walking and exercising outdoors - this means comfortable footwear with reasonable grip, comfortable trousers and possibly a rain jacket! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch - just click on Contact above for mobile phone and email details.  

We will be stepping back out with caution to make sure that people can enjoy safe, effective outdoor exercise following Gov guidelines. 

Contact Sam Armstrong if you have any further questions. 


This activity is run by: Samantha Armstrong

Sam Armstrong is the WALX Master for WALX Derwent and Dales and qualified as a Nordic Walking Instructor in 2008 she has continued to grow the business since then. Sam aims to provide a wide range of WALX for all abilities with an experience in fitness and wellbeing she is able to delivered this varied programme with the support of her motivated team. Over the years Sam’s love of walking has taken her and her members on trips all over Europe and the UK. A regular event, which takes place in May Sam organises a local Rustick Weekender, inviting Nordic Walking UK and WALX members across the UK to join us for three days in the Peaks with our team of local Instructors and Guides.  Qualified as a Hill and Moorland Leader you’ll often find her in the hills on her days off. Her greatest pleasure is to share the local Derbyshire Dales and Peaks with her members.

Activity Location: Allestree Park A6
Address: Allestree Park Gates, Derby DE22 2ET, UK
Location Notes: Park in the large car park as you come up the main drive not the one by the hall. This is for the use of the Golf Club.

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