Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Moving Day 2014

The tulip, one of the first spring flowers, is the symbol for Parkinson’s disease.  A colorful reminder about the National Paarkinson Foundations’ Moving Day this Saturday.  Moving Day Walk is a fun, inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities in … Continue reading

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Fall into Walking this Autumn

Autumn is the perfect time to recommit to a walking program and to add poles to that plain vanilla walk you’re doing.   The cooler weather motivates us to go outdoors, the beginning of a new school year invites us … 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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Moving Day with National Parkinson’s Foundation

Saturday morning I took my Nordic Walking poles to the Moving Day with the National Parkinson’s Foundation.  Nordic Walking was part of the Struthers Parkinson’s Clinic Movement Pavilion.  It was cold and wet but the energy and enthusiasm of the … 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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Nordic Walking heading North

The February edition of the Lake Superior Magazine is hot off the press and it features an article by Molly Hoeg about staying true to your fitness resolutions for the new year.  Thank you Molly for including information on Nordic … Continue reading

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Nordic Walkers Meet Up

I’ve been walking and teaching and coaching Nordic Walking since 2005.  The most consistent request from all walkers is “where are all the walking groups and how do I join up with them?”  Up until now it was the tough … Continue reading

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Happy New Year !

The newest press on the Nordic Walking Queen was in the December issue of the St Louis Park Magazine.  It’s a delightful article about the wonders of Nordic Walking.  Thank you to Emily and Amanda for their hard work. Every … Continue reading

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New Fall Walks Posted

Want to keep walking through the rest of fall?  Did you know that the best way to keep off  those holiday pounds is to keep walking? Just got your poles and looking for a group to walk with? The good … 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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