Cancer Survivors & Caregivers
Join our new campaign, 4 You – 4 Her – 4 Life, to celebrate women and Active Living! As part of this campaign we invite you to a free webinar on Active Living for Cancer Rehab with guest speaker exercise physiologist, Sarah Weller.
Learn why Urban Poling is recommended for improving strength, endurance, posture, cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, well- being (vitality) and reducing lymphedema for those with breast cancer. It is also an excellent off season training activity for dragon boat teams.
Webinar includes: Research Based Benefits, Urban Poling technique, sample exercises for with poles, and the ACTIVATOR poles & technique recommended for balance & post-surgery.
“For someone who is used to be being very active, Urban Poling helped with my core strengthening and regaining my physical health. It was one of the many awesome tools that supported my recovery from breast cancer (surgery and radiation).” – Cheryl
Date: October 21, 4:30 pm ET (45 minute webinar)
Webinar duration: 45 minutes
Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA, Urban Poling Inc.
Guest Speaker: Sarah Weller, BAppSci (HMS), CSEP-CEP (Back on Track Fitness)
For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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