Okotoks Western Wheel & Vulcan Adocate
May 21, 2014 | By Nadia
Residents hooked on Urban Poling
A group of ladies with the Okotoks Public Library’s urban poling walking groups walk along Sheep River.
McEarchern said she was hooked on urban pole walking in just one day. Although it was difficult to get use to the movements in the beginning, she got the hand of it in a few minutes and in an hour got other members organized to walk two days later.
“We’ve only know each other for an hour and we’ve organized the next social event”
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Poles assist in maintaining proper posture but at times you may find yourself leaning forward. Remember to keep your spine erect, tummy tucked in, eyes forward, chin tucked and shoulders relaxed. And just one more thing to remember, have fun with it!
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education