Category Archives: Events

Northshore Nordic Walking

We’re pretty sure it’s done snowing so the Queen is heading to the North Shore with her poles to spread the joy of Nordic Walking.  We will start in Duluth, head north to Grand Marais and then finish back in … Continue reading

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Outdoor Surprises by Nature

When in nature, prepared to be surprised Arboretum Outdoors with Hoigaards…it was almost 7pm and it was getting dark, another storm on it’s way.  We’d walked the 3 Mile Drive clockwise, doing all the uphills, and slipped into the wild … Continue reading

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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 🙂  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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