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)
Keep your poles more upright and in front of you. Lean forward slightly, and use the poles to help push you up the hill. If necessary, bend your elbows, but remember to transition back to the straight arm technique at the top of the hill
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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