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Learn To Run - Online Course

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A SkiUphill and Omnia Movement & Performance collaboration.

This course is offered in English on Monday evenings with Kinesiologist Chelsea Deschamps and in French on Tuesday evenings with Kinesiologist Evelyne Blouin.

A bit about Chelsea Deschamps, kinesiologist (MKin)

New to running or revisiting it? This program is for those who are interested in starting up a running regime, whether you are starting from zero fitness or have a good fitness base and are jumping into running. For 6 weeks, you will have a guided program including weekly contact with coaches to ensure you are on track and that all your questions are answered.

The Plan:

  • Weekly virtual meeting (Monday at 5 PM MDT) to go over the week’s plan, cover some important topics surrounding running, and have a Q&A.
  • Access to recordings of the virtual meetings meetings
  • Weekly training plan for the 6 weeks of the course including running progressions and injury prevention work. This will consist of a weekly schedule with workouts plugged in, and will integrate running training, technique information.
  • You will have access to coaches both during the weekly meeting and via facebook or emails during the week.  

The Cost: $59.95

The Dates: April 27th to June  7th 2020

About Chelsea

Owner and creator of Omnia Movement & Performance, Chelsea Deschamps, has over 8 years experience in the strength and movement industry. Her education includes a Master's degree in Kinesiology (MKin) from the University of Calgary focused on clinical and performance exercise physiology.  She has research publications in the field of genetics and performance and countless hours spent with clients working to analyze and coach movement and body mechanics. As a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), yoga teacher, phlebotomist and overall movement nerd, Chelsea has the background and experience which gives her a creative edge in connecting with each individual. These qualifications give her the knowledge to understand the human body, how it responds to various and subtle training, and a sharp eye for movement quality. The time Chelsea has spent coaching gives her the ability to offer meaningful suggestions, cues, and modifications to movement techniques which allow her clients to improve quickly and effect lasting change in their performance. 

As a young athlete, Chelsea played competitive soccer and was a national level luge athlete. She later competed in three Canadian University Rowing Championships while rowing for the University of Calgary and won several races with the Calgary Rowing Club. Since then she has pursued many outdoor activities upon the completion of her post-secondary education. She is currently located in Canmore, taking advantage of loving the mountains in her backyard and enjoying trail running, climbing, downhill skiing, backcountry skiing, backpacking, cycling, and the occasional cross-country ski adventure.