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A podcast for the Nordic Walking Community, both current members; those considering taking up this wonderful exercise; and people who want to learn more. Each week, I interview an expert in Nordic Walking and discuss the benefits of Nordic Walking on both physical and mental health. I am Mary Fulton, a British Nordic Walking instructor with Nordic Walking East Anglia.

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A podcast for the Nordic Walking Community, both current members; those considering taking up this wonderful exercise; and people who want to learn more. Each week, I interview an expert in Nordic Walking and discuss the benefits of Nordic Walking on both physical and mental health. I am Mary Fulton, a British Nordic Walking instructor with Nordic Walking East Anglia.

    Teaching Primary Aged Children to Nordic Walk with Katie Atkins

    Teaching Primary Aged Children to Nordic Walk with Katie Atkins

    In episode 59, I’m talking to Katie Atkins who set up Nordic 4 in 2017, which is based in Bristol,teaching a wide range of Adult ,Teen and Child courses, with walkers aged between 9 and 90 years old. Katie started her career as a teacher in the Primary Sector, specialising in PE and last year. Do take a listen to Katie's interview on Nordic Walking with Teenagers in episode 14.Katie would be happy to talk to anyone who wants to learn more about teaching children. You can find out ...

    • 37 min
    Nordic Walking and the Feldenkrais Method with Sonja Johansson

    Nordic Walking and the Feldenkrais Method with Sonja Johansson

    Today, I interview Sonja Johansson, who lives by the motto: ‘The quality of your movement is the quality of your life’. This is the first time that I have published a conversation in full with no edits; this is testament to the many gems of wisdom that this interview contains and to how well Sonja talks about this subject with such great articulation. I guarantee that you will enjoy this extended episode.As a movement educator specialising in a system to optimise body/mind performance c...

    • 54 min
    Walking Your Way Through a Life Changing Event with Ginny Lunn

    Walking Your Way Through a Life Changing Event with Ginny Lunn

    In episode 57, I interview Ginny Lunn, owner and director of Walking Women, one of the fabulous sponsors of the Walking On Air podcast. Ginny and her sister, Sara, bought Walking Women in 2021, as they both wanted to do something meaningful post Covid and in later life. Prior to this, Ginny had had a long and successful career in the charity world; her last position was CEO of the childrens’ literacy charity, Beanstalk. Ginny’s desire to change career at this stage of her life was...

    • 30 min
    Relearning to Walk Aged 30 with Ryan Taylor.

    Relearning to Walk Aged 30 with Ryan Taylor.

    In this episode, I speak to Ryan Taylor. Ryan was born in the highlands of Papua New Guinea to New Zealander parents. He moved back to New Zealand and grew up in a small town by the beach, where he developed a love of surfing and anything a bit extreme. This led to broken bones and plenty of travelling adventures. After a failed marriage, he got into skydiving to pursue a new obsession, B.A.S.E jumping. After only 6 weeks & a total of 73 jumps(do the math), he was involved in a jump...

    • 32 min
    The role of a National Trainer and INWA with Karen Ingram

    The role of a National Trainer and INWA with Karen Ingram

    In episode 55, I interview Karen Ingram, who was recently appointed to be an international trainer, of which there are only 4 in the world, for the International Nordic Walking Federation or INWA for short. Karen is a welcome returner to Walking On Air, having shared her expertise on managing back pain in episode #4 and discussing all things poles in episode #19. She sits on the education committee of INWA and so today, she joins me to share with us her knowledge of INWA and the ...

    • 34 min
    Endurance Nordic walking with Peter Barrett

    Endurance Nordic walking with Peter Barrett

    Today I am speaking to Peter Barrett about endurance Nordic Walking. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast, having competed and participated in outdoor sports throughout his life. He has taken part in many marathons, half marathons, mountain marathons and endurance challenges and has trained and helped many athletes to achieve their own PBs and goals. He has also organised many race and challenge events. Peter took up nordic walking over 10 years ago, inspired by seeing people use walking po...

    • 25 min

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