ACTIVATOR™ Course for Rehab Professionals


Motivate your clients while significantly improving treatment outcomes for balance, core strength, posture, endurance; reducing impact on lower extremities and joints; and promoting functional gait patterns.

Learn how this dynamic evidence based patent pending tool is revolutionizing rehabilitation and is being used extensively in all continuum’s of health care and has many benefits compared to passive mobility devices such as canes, crutches and even walkers.

They have been instrumental in promoting an upright posture and a functional walking pattern compared to canes and walkers. In my opinion they facilitate rehabilitation and return patients to optimal function faster.”
Dr. Charles G. Fisher MD MHSc FRCSC, Past President of the Canadian Spine Society


  • Research Review – 200 studies on walking poles on PubMed
  • ACTIVATOR Poles & Technique
  • Seated, standing & Pre-Gait Exercises
  • Using the poles with orthopedic, neurology, older adults & spinal conditions
    Nordic walking/Urban Poling technique for managing diabetes & cardiac rehab
  • Videos of using the ACTIVATOR poles with different chronic conditions & innovative exercises with excerpts from leading physiotherapists including; Dr. Becky Farley PhD, Judy Boivin, Peter Vavougois,  Lisa Roberts, Cathy McNorgan and researcher Dr. Daniel Bechard
  • New Be-Balanced Section on innovative & effective exercises programs using tons of new sitting and standing exercises to specifically target balance and mobility.

Included in this course edition:

  • Certificate
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Online comprehensive Manual

Online 240.00 or Live 250.00
Contact us at for onsite training.

Online & Live Registration

▼ Live Course Dates

City Date & Time Location Presenter
London, ON June 7th 2018
Time: TBD

Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, 1490 Richmond Street, London N6G 2M3

Course Title: The Ultimate Urban Poling Instructor Certification Course 
Receive all of our highly request training modules in 1 action packed workshop!

Part 1: ACTIVATOR Course (2 Hours) 
Part 2: Be Balanced Course (1.5 Hours) 
Part 3: ACTIVATOR Course for Stroke Rehabilitation (30 Mins) 
Part 4: Urban Poling Instructor Certification Course (2 Hours)

Register HERE

Jessica Lewgood
More Fall dates to be announced or contact us!

Excerpt from the ACTIVATOR Course:

Note: Participants should only use this knowledge to work within their professional boundaries as determined by their association and college.

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Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT


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