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Nordic Walk

Exerstrider Method

Are you interested in a Group or Private Sessions --

Would you like to:

  • Reduce walking stress on joints?
  • Burn up to 40% more calories?
  • Have a toned upper body?
  • Have fun?
What:    Nordic / Exerstride Walk Method


Turn your daily walk into an all body workout
learning how to use poles efficeintly 
Increase heart rate 10 - 12 beats / minute
Increase calorie burn 20 - 40%
Engage in upper body resistance exercise

Have fun! Poles do make a difference


Call to schedule a time for discovering
Nordic Walking


Grant Park  -- Meet at Grant Track
NE Portland


$25 / Group session
Nordic | Exerstrider poles available, if needed


 Registration Form

Phone 503-282-1677

What you need to know:

  • Nordic Walking began as a summer training exercise for serious "cross country" skiers.
  • Fitness walkers in Europe adopted Nordic Walking as a time-efficient, low-stress, total body workout. Today, approximately 500,000 people in Finland enjoy Nordic Walking regularly, and it is spreading in popularity throughout Scandinavia.
  • Nordic Walking’s popularity is growing with walking clubs and instructors leading classes across the United States.
  • Judy Heller certified Exerstrider & Leki Instructor

What others say

"I love the poles (Exerstriders). I took them to the beach last weekend and had a blast on the sand." Birdie R

"I never thought poles could make such a difference." Tony V.

"Thank you so much for the great Nordic class. I drove right home and continued to walk so as not to forget what you taught us." Charlene H.

 Questions: Ask Judy

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