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It’s a Nordic Walking Week

If you’re looking for Nordic Walking in your neighborhood chances are that we’ll be there this week ūüôā ¬†It’s the first full week of Nordic Walking programs, just look what we have on the calendar! ¬†Don’t forget that we’ll be … Continue reading

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Let the Season Begin!

This week is the official beginning of the Nordic Walking Season here in Minnesota. ¬†We kicked off the week with the new St Louis Park Walking group on Monday morning and ended the day with a Taste of Nordic Walking … Continue reading

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Spring Classes On the Calendar!

Winter got you down?  Miss walking outdoors with your poles?  Spring is just around the corner! Follow up on your resolutions to get outdoors more and enjoy a new fitness activity.

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New Vision for Hoigaard’s Outdoor Women

One of the many hats I wear is that of the Coordinator for Hoigaard’s Outdoor Women, fondly known as HOW. ¬†As a women’s outdoor program it is unique in that it is sponsored and supported by a family owned specialty … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the New Nordic Walk Now Instructors!

It is my pleasure to introduce you to our brand new Nordic Walking Instructors. ¬†I led a Nordic Walk Now ITP training on Saturday, October 13 at Struthers Parkinson’s clinic, a huge thank you to them for hosting, and had … Continue reading

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Nordic Walking Instructor Training

I will be leading the next Nordic Walking Instructor Training on Saturday October 13 from 12:30-5pm in Golden Valley MN. ¬†This training is designed for group exercise leaders, outdoor recreation leaders, fitness professionals and anyone who would like to share … Continue reading

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Walking with Joy!

In 2006 Nordic Walking was featured in an article on the front page of the Star Tribune on July 3. ¬†There was a tremendous response to the article and in many ways Nordic Walking was born in the Twin Cities … Continue reading

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Nordic Walking Press

It’s always fun when your google alert finds you! ¬†There’s an article in the Minneapolis StarTribune about Nordic Walking, featuring the wonderful and unique Great Lakes Nordic Walkers. ¬†I’m not too sure that I like being coupled with Race Walking … Continue reading

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Spring Classes are up!

I have to admit that paper work is not one of my strengths. The time it takes to sit down to update calendars and edit events is hard to commit. ¬†It would seem that spring is just around the corner … Continue reading

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Tubbs Romp to Stomp MN

It was a beautiful morning out at the MN Arboretum on Saturday for the MN Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer. ¬†Pink was everywhere! ¬†The sun was out, the energy was high, and the event raised almost $10,000 for the … Continue reading

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