Urban Poling Instructor Certificate Course – Chapter 4

Warm-ups, Cooldowns, Muscle Conditioning & High-Intensity Exercises


Optional: Workout Videos
Please be advised that some of the exercises shown in this video require advanced levels of physical fitness. If you are unsure of the physical capabilities of yourself or a client be cautious about performing these exercises and try to increase balance support to prevent injury.

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Resources

Read the following manual chapters – Teaching Techniques, Other Program Ideas,  Appendix- Exercises




Maintaining Proper Posture

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

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