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Women Who Walk Together, Inspire Intelligent and Emotional Optimism

I have a Dream, a Vision, a Belief.

“Wait a minute. Who are you?”
“Who am I? I am a woman just like you. Well, maybe, not just like you, but like you; kindred.”

Within each of us are rich, complex and timeless stories, hungering to be set free; to be voiced; to be heard. You’ve had harder times than me. I’ve had harder times than you. But in the end, we’re still women. We have in common dreams, fears, emotions, pain, tradition, differences, music, struggles, achievements, creativity and passionate hearts.

The Dragonfly in You

No matter where we walk there’s always something to be noticed. A little tidbit to put in your pocket and carry with you throughout the day; some glimmer of wonder to hold onto that gives pleasure and strength. Simply open the door and slide back the ceiling to reveal the magic of the outdoors. Out there goes on forever.

The walking outside experience can feel different each time depending on where, how and with whom we are walking. It’s good to get off the paths or sidewalks and take a detour; explore. A walk up that humongous hill with a stop to breathe (in my case, pant!) turns it into an event with a reward at the end. I did it. You did it. We did it!

We Love When Members Tell Their Stories! 

WomenWalking recently sat down with one of our members, Christine, to get the scoop from her about the zest in her walking partner experiences. Here’s what we found out:

What do you like about walking one on one with another woman, otherwise known as a walking partner?

I really like that it’s an uninterrupted time to connect and exchange; swap information and share stories while exercising, it’s great. I have a regular walking partner and we meet once a week. We’ve known each other for years. She’s my diary and I’m her diary. Every week we catch up on everything that’s happened: with ourselves, our husbands, our kids, our lives and our jobs. It’s just a perfect way to process how the week went.

Exploring the Possibility

Women walk better together!

Walking Partners. Step out. Experience the Moment. Exchange stories. Share knowledge. Connect on a genuine level. Walking sisters.

“The thought of being alone can be enough to keep some people from walking. The best way to solve this is by finding a friend to walk with. You can plan walking paths that are convenient for both of you, or map out routes that take you places you’ve never been before. It’s a great way to exercise and spend time with friends! There really are so many benefits for such a simple activity!”    American Heart Association