Downtown Bend: Introduction to Nordic Walking

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Start with classroom instruction followed by optional 45 min walk outside.

This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Come learn and experience Nordic Walking!
- The session begins with a classroom orientation where you will learn how to improve posture, stabilization and activation of the core and posture muscles as you feel how to walk with power and purpose.

- Join the optional 45 minute Nordic Walk outside with the instructor on nearby paved trails in Drake Park. A small amount of poles will be provided for attendees to use, but feel free to bring your own hiking poles.

INSTRUCTOR BIO - Monica McClain-Smith:
"I have been teaching fitness classes and programs in the Bend community for over 30 years. Combining my love of fitness and skiing brought me to Nordic Walking! Of the many fitness formats I am qualified to teach, Nordic Walking is a favorite. Sharing my expertise in fitness through this Fun, Functional Fitness Activity is my passion! You will be Enlighted as you experience the many benefits and journey out on your favorite trail with Power and Purpose!"

Event Type(s):
Adult Program
Adult Program
Age Group(s):
Monica McClain-Smith
Laurel Westendorf | | 541-312-1029