Mandy is the Alberta Ambassador for Vancouver-based Urban Poling, Canada's leading provider of Nordic walking training and equipment. In this role, Mandy travels the province sharing her "passion for poling." She speaks at conferences, provides on-site training to organizations, certifies instructors, provides in-service training to health care professionals and supports a growing network of instructors (over 300) and retailers.
Urban Poling is growing at a tremendous rate across Alberta in larger population centres like Calgary and Edmonton and in smaller cities and towns. You will find programs operating in Banff, Canmore, Camrose, Cochrane, Drumheller, Elk Point, Fort Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie, Jasper, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Rimbey, Sundre, and St. Albert, St. Paul, Whitecourt, to name a few.
The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues has an Urban Poling program, which is set to grow again in 2018: League Walking Program.
Mandy will be providing a presentation and exhibiting at the Aboriginal Diabetes Gathering at River Cree Resort, Edmonton on Sept 13 and 14, 2018.
Mandy will be offering Urban Poling Instructor Certification in Canmore on Friday, October 26 from 10 am to 2:30 pm. Location: Canmore Public Library in Elevation Place. Cost: $199.99. $50 discount will be offered to those who register for the Thrive Health & Wellness Festival (details coming soon).