Learn to Nordic walk in Halton for free

Runcorn and Widnes World: Free Nordic walking sessions launched in Halton Free Nordic walking sessions launched in Halton

LOOKING to try something new for 2014?

Free Nordic walking sessions are being launched in Widnes and Runcorn.

Nordic walking instructor Elizabeth Kerley said: “It’s suitable for all ages and fitness levels, simple to learn and really sociable.

“It is specially designed poles reduce the pressure on the knees and joints and the gentle upper body movement is great for easing back and neck pain too.”

There are two different levels of courses available for people with differing levels of mobility: The Nordic wellbeing walks are a more gentle group for those who may have concerns about walking a long distance or at a fast pace. These sessions are great for building confidence and health. Sessions start at Victoria Park, Widneson January 6 from 11.30am to 12.30pm and Runcorn Hill on Friday, January 10 from 11am to 12 noon.

The learn to Nordic walk sessions are suitable for people of all ages and abilities. These sessions start at Pickering’s Pasture, Widnes on Tuesday, January 7 from 3pm to 4pm and Runcorn Hill on Friday, January 10 from 9.30am to 10.30am.

The walks are a number of free activities provided by Wellbeing Enterprises in Halton through the Community Wellbeing Practice initiative with GP practices.

For a full programme of activities, visit www.wellbeingenterprises.org.uk.

To book a free place, please contact the Wellbeing Enterprises team on 01928 589799 or visit www.wellbeingenterprises.org.uk. Alternatively, please contact Elizabeth Kerley on 078 030 373 32.

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