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Gentle WALX that incorporate balance work, flexibility and strength exercises and maybe a bit of tai chi or relaxation too. Great for those who are getting back into exercise, have a health condition or simply want to move well and be fit for life! Our wellbeing Instructors are qualified to deliver WALX for all levels so it’s never too late to take that first step.
Meet: Melton Country Park, near the Visitor Centre Cafe. Free parking is available and the No.15 Centrebus stops near the junction of Wymondham Way and Longate Road.
Pace: Steady, to suit the group. Walking poles are NOT required to enjoy this activity. If you would like to use them, we ask that you join our Power of Poles training to learn the correct Nordic Walking technique and maximise the benefits of using poles.
Terrain: This is a mixed terrain venue with paths of various different composition as well as undefined walkways across grassland. These are muddy at this time of year.
Clothing: Please come prepared for the weather on the day. We recommend you wear layers to keep you warm, and avoid wearing jeans as these are cold if they get wet, and can chafe. A waterproof outer layer is preferred in wet weather. Trainers or boots with a good grip are the best footwear. The grass may be wet and the paths muddy. Pumps, wellies and slip-on shoes are not suitable.
After your walk, why not join us for a drink and a slice of cake at the Melton Space Cafe? Toilets are available, but may be subject to Covid Restrictions.
Elevation: Slight inclines.
When joining us we ask you to read and agree to these safety measures:We aim to be respectful towards members of the public and reassure them of our safe practices. Please bring a small backpack or bum bag with water and a snack if required. Participants are required to register and complete an online health questionnaire in advance. If you feel unwell between booking and joining the class, we ask you to err on the side of caution and cancel your booking. You will be re-credited, and can rebook for a future date or a refund can be issued.
If you have any questions, please use the contact details to get in touch.
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