Courses for Adults

We offer a range of adult walking courses which are tailored to individual needs. Walking poles are provided for all lessons and are available for a loan fee with a returnable deposit required.

Beginners Courses

Nordic4 Beginners

Learn to Nordic Walk 1:1 or with a friend(s)

Nordic4's Beginner Course is a walking programme for fitness and well-being tailored to your individual needs with an emphasis on technique.
Learn the INWA Foundation steps, how your body moves and how to engage and work the different muscle groups.

Beginners Follow-Up

Foundation Steps Embedded / Advanced Technique

A course of 5 lessons to fully embed the Foundation Nordic Walking Technique (INWA) Programme or fully master the Advanced Nordic Walking Technique (INWA) Programme for walkers who have completed the Beginners Walking Taster Course with Nordic4.

"Who knew walking could be so much fun and so challenging! From intense interval training sessions that are improving my fitness to peaceful mindful walks when life is just too much, Katie caters for just exactly what you need. I have so enjoyed learning this new skill, getting into nature and seeing parts of Bristol I didn’t know existed."



Nordic Walking Fitness Groups

Gentle Walking

Join Katie and Nicola for a one hour walking session for the independent walker who would like to build up their walking time with rest stops.

Come Nordic Walking

Join Emma for a friendly, small group weekly session that is suitable for those who would like to Nordic Walk on flat ground at a comfortable pace for an hour.

Challenging Nordic Fitness

A fun and enjoyable Nordic Walking fitness programme to get you fit and motivated whilst meeting others. Feel refreshed, positive and enlivened!

Challenge Plus Nordic Fitness

Start your day with the early birds and be invigorated as you walk at a faster pace making full use of your Advanced INWA Nordic Walking Technique for a full upper / lower body and cardiorespiratory workout. Great fun and a great workout!

"By using the poles you reduce the strain put through joints, thus targeting specific muscle groups as well as fitness.
Definitely worth a try!"

Liz Lewis

"With Katie’s Excellent tuition and fun classes I have managed to Nordic walk my way around the Austrian Alps! Nordic4 has transformed my walking. Thanks Katie!"

Lynn W

Additional Courses & Walks

Nordic4 Joints Walking Fitness

Osteoporosis, Arthritis

A walking group for the independent walker, who may find it difficult to walk for an hour due to being impacted by Osteoporosis, Arthritis.
Sessions are taught by Emma who has time to listen, is able to understand your physical complaint and can adapt the Nordic Technique and walking time for you when necessary with rest stops available.

Seasonal Walks

Join us for our seasonal walks exploring the beautiful local areas of Bristol and further surrounding countryside.

Catch up with others as we enjoy the changing seasons and all they offer. Open to all Nordic4 walkers these walks are all walked at a steady pace.

Technique Top-Up

Refresh your technique

'Top up’ your technique sessions with Katie for walkers who have completed a walking course with Nordic4 or who have experience of the International Nordic Walking Federation (INWA) Nordic Walking 10 Step Technique.

1:1 Support to Sport Nordic Walking Fitness

Support, Encouragement, Extension, Achievement

1:1 sessions to help build confidence in your walking and fitness and be encouraged to achieve a personal, more intensive Fitness goal.

Try a Nordic Walking Away Day for your workplace

Looking for Nordic4Kids and Nordic4Teens walking courses?

All our lessons are tailored to the individual and can be adapted for those with Parkinson’s, hyper mobility or mobility issues.

"Thank you for a brilliant experience - there is definitely more to Nordic walking than meets the eye. I feel thoroughly relaxed and invigorated."

Anna Oldfield

Physiotherapy, Bristol