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DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE - The Wonders of Walking
Sat 26 November 2016, 10:00 – 11:30 GMT
Macmillan Cancer Support - Sport England - Active Dorset
DISCOVERY SESSIONS are an opportunity for people affected by cancer and their carers/supporters to come together with others and learn ways to enrich their lives with health, fitness and wellbeing.
Each DISCOVERY SESSION includes:
A warm welcome!
A Living Well Active new opportunities update
Hints and tips to help you make successful changes in your life
Your Discovery Topic Talk / Experience
Questions and answer time
THIS WEEKS DISCOVERY TALK/EXPERIENCE: The Wonders of Walking
This evening Discovery Talk/Experience introduces the benefits of walking for your physical, social, mental health and wellbeing and how to access local groups and walking opportunities. Participants can also take part in a choice of two walking tasters. This is a great session for people who have not exercised and want to improve their fitness.
Walking for Health - Group Health Walk with Layne Hamerston
A 30 minute introduction to a guided Health walk through Talbot Woods and Slades Farm.
Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walks with over 400 active schemes, helping people across the country lead a more active lifestyle. We’ve done this with great success for over 14 years, improving the mental and physical well-being of thousands of people.
Nordic Walking Introductory Session
A 45 minute session that will help you understand just how beneficial Nordicwalking can be and how it is far more than just walking with poles!
Get a taste of how light you will feel on your feet, how the whole body ismobilised and why you need to take the time to learn the technique. Poles are provided and the session will be conducted by a qualified Instructor who
will cater for all levels of fitness. All you need to do is wear clothing that is suitable for the weather on the day and comfy soft soled shoes or trainers (not wellies or heavy walking boots!) 15 PLACES AVAILABLE
NO TICKET PRINTOUTS REQUIRED. WE WILL CHECK IN AT EVENT.
If you are not already registered with Dorset Living Well Active, we will contact you prior to the event.