March of Dimes – Aphasia Camp

October 7, 2019 | By Urban Poling

On Oct 5, 2019 Urban Poling was a proud member of the March of Dimes Aphasia Camp, which was held in Haliburton, Ontario. We were fortunate to be walking with so many brave warriors and discussing the many benefits pole walking provides. To all the participants who came out and walked with us, thank you […]

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Twitter Contest Award Winners!

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Congratulations to our 4 “caption-this” contest award winners! Last month we announced the winners on our Twitter page, where we ran a creative-caption-this contest. We’re excited to be giving away wonderful prizes like brand new poles, accessories and a Tim Hortons gift card to our lucky 4. Thank you for entering, we look forward to […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – October

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We congratulate Kari Galasso from Kingston, ON and Scott Edgar from Newcastle Australia as the inspiring recipients of the Wendi Paterson award this month. Kudos to you both for UP-ing your health and fitness, and naturally inspiring others to do the same. Kari Galasso Kari Galasso began Urban Poling approximately 15 years ago when her […]

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Happy International Day for Older Persons and National Seniors Day!

September 30, 2019 | By Urban Poling

October 1st marks a day near and dear to our hearts, it is the United Nations International Day for Older Persons (UNIDOP), as well as National Seniors Day in Canada! Globally, we recognize the contribution that older adults have made to their communities and certainly here in Canada on this day the government of Canada […]

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World Heart Day – Celebrating the Brave Hearts

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In honour of World Heart Day, which was yesterday September 29, Urban Poling would like to celebrate all the strong-hearted individuals who have “UP-ed” their health and fitness. Everyone knows the many benefits that exercise provides, but you may not be aware of the incredible benefits Urban Poling aka Nordic walking provides. An excellent way […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – September

September 3, 2019 | By Urban Poling

For this month’s Wendi Paterson Award winners we would like to acknowledge two inspiring personalities, Katherine Combaluzier and Lorene Hughes, owner of Scary Bunny Be Fit who have truly shown what it means to rise strong. Congratulations ladies for being such strong role models! Lorene Hughes Lorene Hughes is the owner of Scary Bunny Be Fit and operates […]

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The Power of Active Living Outdoors – Trees Mend Us

August 8, 2019 | By Urban Poling

On September 12th@ 12pm EST we will be hosting a webinar with a retired nurse who has chronic health conditions (systemic lupus & rheumatoid arthritis), is an Urban poling enthusiast, and a soon-to-be published author, Verla Fortier! Verla is a big advocate for spending time outside in nature with trees and conducts research on how […]

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The Power of UP In Your Community: Community Leaders Share Their Experiences

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Join us on September 25th @ 12pm EST for an exciting and informative session on how Urban Poling has made a positive impact in the community straight from the voices of five amazing guest speakers! Over the years we have heard several examples of how all kinds of people from different walks of life have reaped […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – August

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This month we would like to acknowledge Verla Fortier and Mr. & Mrs. Camacho for being the recipients of our Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award.  We congratulate them both (rather all three!) for achieving great success with pole walking and inspiring others to do the same. Verla Fortier Verla is a 65 year old retired nurse living […]

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Wendi Paterson Inspiration Award – July

July 10, 2019 | By Urban Poling

Congratulations to this month’s award winners, Barb Koetsier and Nancy Cronin! We are thrilled to be honoring these two individuals for achieving great success with pole walking and inspiring others to do the same. Barb Koetsier “I am so glad I bought the Activator² Poles.  I take them everywhere.  They folded up and fit in […]

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