Urban Poling Workshops

Outdoor small group socially distanced urban poling workshops!

Instructor: Heather Grewar, Physiotherapist, Certified Urban Poling Instructor

Email Heather at heather@core-connections.ca if interested.

What is Urban Poling? Learn more!

group of people doing urban poling

Urban poling is so beneficial for:

  • Prenatal and postnatal conditioning
  • Pelvic floor muscle toning
  • Hip and knee arthritis
  • Low back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Core strengthening
  • Cardiovascular conditioning
  • Balance re-education
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Bladder problems
  • Weight loss
  • Lymphedema
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation

Benefits of urban pole walking!

  • Provides a full body workout (involving 90% of your body’s muscles!)
  • Activates and tones your core muscles
  • Maintains whole-body bone density
  • Improves your posture, balance and co-ordination
  • Reduces joint stress (especially in the knees, feet and hips)
  • Increases your heart rate and caloric expenditure (the perceived exertion is similar to that of normal walking, but you burn 30% more calories!)
  • Improves overall physical fitness
  • Reduces loads on the pelvic floor
  • Increases the range of motion in your shoulders and hips*Reference: Sarah Weller, Kinesiologist (BCAK), Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP), Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist
Listen here for a recording of Heather speaking live at the 2020 Urban Poling Conference about the benefits of Urban Poling for the pelvic floor: