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Chi Running Workshop
Run Better with Less Injury!


Description:

Join Jean Gillis Wellness, and Master Chi Running Instructor, Vince Vaccaro, to learn to run more efficiently, and with less injury!

We will be guiding you through many exercises and drills designed to leave you with a clear sense of what the Chi Running technique feels like in your body. We will not be doing lots of running (contrary to what you might imagine), so no matter what condition you're in, have no fear. We will spend the day alternating between demonstrations, fun exercises and technique drills... the nature of the day will be relaxed, full, and inspiring.

Morning Session

The Keys to Effortless, Injury-free Running

The Physics of Running: Run without Using Your Legs

Chi Running versus Power Running

Introduction to the Chi Running Form

Posture, Lean, Lift

Personal Check-in Tricks and Tools

Learning to Use Your Gears

Core Muscle Drills and Exercise

Lunch: Bring a lunch and join us for an hour of informal questions & answers

Afternoon Session

Pre-run Body Looseners, Post-run Stretches

Run Various Speeds While Conserving Energy

Build Your Running Program with 4 Essential Workouts:

Interval training (for technique)

Hills (for adaptability)

Tempo run (for efficiency)

Long slow distance (for aerobic conditioning)

Please contact the Instructor if you have any questions regarding the workshop.

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