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12.00pm – Nordic Walking for Fitness – Westonbirt Arboretum

Enjoy the great outdoors and develop your Nordic Walking skills required to successfully and effectively Nordic Walk in a safe, enjoyable and fun way, whilst enhancing your overall health & fitness…Nordic Walking is fun, for everyone, sociable, burns loads of calories with minimal impact on joints; it is easy to learn and you will love the fantastic health benefits!

Daytime Session – this session is 1 hour of group Group Nordic Walking starting at the Visitor Centre at Westonbirt Arboretum, followed by 15 minutes of cool down and appropriate stretching. We meet just outside the Visitor Centre entrance. Nordic Walking is a sociable, fun and full-body workout activity, it is suitable for all levels of fitness ability and exercise experience.

“We start and finish together as a group and in the middle everyone

is challenged according to their own ability...”

Fees: We provide the specific Nordic Walking poles should you require them. Cost £9.25 with own Nordic Walking poles; and £12.00 with hire of Nordic Walking poles. We can also provide you with a wide variety of poles for purchase from 20% Carbon to 100% Carbon.

We have a wide range of fee packages starting from £42 per month for unlimited Nordic Walking and “Buy 5 Get 1 Free” schemes. Please see our website for details http://www.geminioutdoor.com/nordic-walking/nordic-walking-prices-and-booking/

Contact – please contact us to book onto this session, or enquire about our wide range of activities that we regularly undertake both in the UK and overseas.

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12.00pm – Nordic Walking for Fitness – Westonbirt Arboretum

Enjoy the great outdoors and develop your Nordic Walking skills required to successfully and effectively Nordic Walk in a safe, enjoyable and fun way, whilst enhancing your overall health & fitness…Nordic Walking is fun, for everyone, sociable, burns loads of calories with minimal impact on joints; it is easy to learn and you will love the fantastic health benefits!

Daytime Session – this session is 1 hour of group Group Nordic Walking starting at the Visitor Centre at Westonbirt Arboretum, followed by 15 minutes of cool down and appropriate stretching. We meet just outside the Visitor Centre entrance. Nordic Walking is a sociable, fun and full-body workout activity, it is suitable for all levels of fitness ability and exercise experience.

“We start and finish together as a group and in the middle everyone

is challenged according to their own ability...”

Fees: We provide the specific Nordic Walking poles should you require them. Cost £9.25 with own Nordic Walking poles; and £12.00 with hire of Nordic Walking poles. We can also provide you with a wide variety of poles for purchase from 20% Carbon to 100% Carbon.

We have a wide range of fee packages starting from £42 per month for unlimited Nordic Walking and “Buy 5 Get 1 Free” schemes. Please see our website for details http://www.geminioutdoor.com/nordic-walking/nordic-walking-prices-and-booking/

Contact – please contact us to book onto this session, or enquire about our wide range of activities that we regularly undertake both in the UK and overseas.

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Nordic Walking Beginners Course – Westonbirt Arboretum – 9am-1pm

Nordic Walking in the Great Outdoors

Enjoying the surroundings and company of others whilst improving health and fitness with Nordic Walking.

Learn the skills to successfully and effectively Nordic Walk in a safe, enjoyable and fun way…so that you can get more out of your outdoor exercise.

The aim of the course is to teach you the skills required to successfully and effectively Nordic Walk in a safe, enjoyable and fun way. During the course you will learn about the basic techniques of Nordic Walking; including how to warm up and cool down safely and effectively; pole selection and purchasing poles; a history of the activity; learn how Nordic Walking can help you get and keep fit; what other activities can Nordic Walking can be used in; and what to do with your newly acquired Nordic Walking skills and knowledge…

You will be guided through your Nordic Walking Beginners Course by INWA National Coach & British Nordic Walking Instructor – Steve Ellis.

If at any time you are unsure of what is being instructed or asked of you, please ask – we all learn in different ways, and we have lots of different ways of putting the same thing across!

During the first few hours we will concentrate on teaching you the basic steps of Nordic Walking, then we head out on a short journey thus allowing you to use your newly acquired skills with the addition of further techniques being taught, and your own style being honed by our instructor.

During the sessions, we ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the scenery whilst rehydrating; with refreshment and comfort stops key to the enjoyment of your Nordic Walking experience.

The Course fee is £60.00, and includes full instruction throughout the course, pole hire for the course, Membership to Gemini Outdoor and associated discounts (continual coaching as you progress and beyond, discounted hill and mountain adventures, and great discounts at Cotswold Outdoor & BCH Camping); it does not include Westonbirt Arboretum entrance fees, refreshments, snacks, lunches etc, or transport to/from course locations, including any fuel costs, bridge tolls etc.

Moving forwards, we have various Nordic Walking class payment packages for your to choose, along with a selection of specific Nordic Walking poles…once we are all happy that we have the right pole just for you.

To book your place on this Course, or to enquire about other Course dates, please contact Gemini Outdoor via our email steve@geminioutdoor.com or call 07752567959.

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