Exhilarating. Effective. Pain-free. ChiRunning® is a practice that focuses your mind, lifts your spirits, and opens the flow of chi (energy) for a lifetime of injury-free running. Whether you are an injured runner, a beginner runner, a marathon runner, a triathlete, or someone who runs to stay fit, ChiRunning has helped thousands improve their technique, reduce injury, and achieve personal goals.
A revolutionary running technique, ChiRunning combines tai chi with the power and energy of running. It takes the pounding, pain, and potential damage out of the sport of running and makes it safe, efficient, and truly enjoyable.
This week, with ChiRunning instructor Kathy Griest, you will experience and learn:
- How to incorporate relaxation into your run
- Correct alignment and posture
- To land with a midfoot strike
- The benefits of a “gravity-assisted” forward lean
- Propulsion coming from engaging core strength
- To connect the mind and body to prevent injury.
Runners of all ages and levels have improved their efficiency and performance through the main principles of ChiRunning, which increase mental clarity and focus, enhance the joy of running, and turn running into a safe and effective lifelong program for health, fitness, and well-being.
Fall even more in love with running through an approach that optimizes your mental as well as physical experience.
Take the pain and risk out of running for a safe, effective practice.
Add something new to your exercise routine and learn how the core principles of tai chi enhance the benefits of running for overall well-being.
Things to Know
Download a sample schedule.
Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:
Standard single: from $875
Standard double: from $800
Traditional: from $950
Suite: from $1,650
Fuel knowledge, deliciously.
Exceptional meals are made from scratch to sate your taste buds, while energizing you and your learning.
Find balance and bliss.
Massage and other healing arts harmonize the mind, body and spirit, while integrating your experience.
Explore campus grounds.
Brand new construction celebrates the outdoors with state-of-the-art facilities that honor nature’s beauty.
Start where you are.
Choose your path to a better life, on purpose, with practice, in an immersive setting for limitless learning.
Discover natural inspiration.
A thoughtfully designed campus set in nature’s sanctuary fosters connection with peers and deep personal growth.