About Us

Mori Point, Pacifica

Our Mission

Helping people of all ages and abilities to more completely enjoy the outdoors using poles for hiking, walking, balance and maintaining mobility and independence.

Who we help

POLES help people of all ages and abilities.   

Hikers optimize their performance on the trail.  

Walkers feel whole body movement and exercise. 

People with mobility or health challenges often take to poles like ducks to water; they feel profound freedom of movement and enhanced balance.  We've seen remarkable results Parkinson's disease, MS, peripheral nephropathy, arthritis, diabetes - any condition that affects mobility.  

Who we are


JAYAH FAYE PALEY, fitness and wellness educator, presents hiking, walking and fitness seminars for national and state park associations and health related organizations around the country.

Jayah, an AFAA & ACE-certified Personal Trainer, is the creator  of the only comprehensive educational media on how to use poles, which  includes two award-winning DVD's.

For over 20 years, she has  trained people of all ages, abilities and physical conditions (such as  Parkinson's, MS, arthritis, diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, etc.) as  well as athletes, trainers and physical therapists to use poles to  achieve, regain and maintain mobility for hiking and walking. She has  authored and delivers courses which provide continuing education credits  for personal trainers.

As a Sierra Club leader and Meet-up hiking group coordinator, Jayah leads hikes and enjoys the outdoors.

Jayah is a breast cancer survivor; she has and manages lymphedema. She was the co-founder of the Lymphedema Education, Exercise & Prevention Group at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. 

We offer a wide variety of classes and field seminars in the Bay Area of Northern California.

If you are outside of CA, then there are 2 options for learning how to optimally use poles.  Check out the DVD's on this site or consider a telephone consultation.  For phone coaching, start by filling out the contact form on this site.   Phone coaching often has the best results when you start with the DVD.