The Team


Penny Davis

Penny Davis

Instructor

Penny is the backbone of NWEK, running most of our trainings and weekly walks and has both Nordic Walking and Exercise Referral qualifications.  Coming to us from a background in specialist horticulture, Penny is font of knowledge about the landscape in which our walks are located.

Penny is famed for her dry sense of humour and and gently encourage newbies not to take the sometimes complex business of co-ordinating 4 limba and two poles not too seriously!

Erika Lawal

Erika Lawal

Owner & Instructor

Nordic Walking East Kent is probably unique in that it has a UKCP-registered psychotherapist leading its team of instructors. Erika, having spent more than 25 years treating individuals in private practice, the NHS and schools, decided to add Fitness Instructor, Nordic Walking Instructor, Yoga Teacher and Exercise Referral Specialist to her qualifications, having detected a distinct link between uptake of exercise and the diminution of symptoms in a range of psychological conditions experienced by many of her clients.

Erika runs a limited number of trainings and walks these days, concentrating her efforts on running NWEK. She is generally your first point of contact with us – don’t be shy to say hello!