Classes & Clinics


The latest research is showing that the benefits of Nordic walking are OUTSTANDING!!  Nordic walking improves functional capacity more than High Intensity Interval Training!    Learn how it’s done in this 4 week  immersion into Nordic walking!  You’ll learn about:

  • how to size your poles
  • why Urban Poles provide the greatest benefit
  • proper, optimal technique with extensive individual coaching and feedback
  • great trails around Kingston
  • the benefits of getting outdoors and being active
  • what a great social activity Nordic walking can be
  • upcoming classes and  excursions
  • Poles are provided!

Wednesday April 12th to May 3rd, 2023

10am – 11am

Frist Class:  Meet at the Memorial Centre on York St. in Kingston

Cost:  $60*

*all registration fees will be donated to the Loving Spoonful*

Build a Class:  If you and 3 of your friends would like a class to suit your needs, priorities and your schedule, let’s chat!  We can focus on good Nordic walking technique, strength building, balance or exploring nature – whatever you prefer!  I’d be happy to hear from you and create a class for you and your friends!


Working during the weekday?   Wish for a quick introduction to Nordic walking?  

…then a Quick Start Clinic is the solution for you!

Thursday April 27th.  5:00 – 6:30pm

You will learn about

  • proper, effective Nordic walking technique
  • how to adjust your Nordic walking poles
  • how Nordic walking  can help with cardiovascular fitness, posture, core conditioning, blood sugar management and joint pain
  • features of Urban Poles
  • why Urban Poles are the most effective Nordic walking poles out there
  • groups you can join
  • where you can purchase Urban Poles

Clinics take place rain or shine at the Memorial Centre)  The cost for a clinic is $25*.  Please pay by cash or cheque at the clinic or feel free to send an e transfer.  Please contact Kari to register. 

*all registration fees will be donated to the Loving Spoonful*


Harrowsmith Quick Start Clinic

Wednesday April 12th, 5:00 – 6:30pm

Cataraqui Trail Trailhead

What Three Words:  fatigue.crop.tomb

The cost for the clinic is $25*

*all registration fees will be donated to South Frontenac Community Services*

Please Note: Urban Poles are provided during all clinics and events.

Taking a break during a wonderful walk on the K & P Trail

How to Register and Pay:    Give me a call at 613-328-9079 or send me an email at if you have any questions or would like to register.  Or you can contact me through the Contact Page. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or etransfer.  If you would prefer to come on a drop-in basis, that is just fine!!  The cost is $15/class.


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