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Bellingham Bulletin

Chi Running Workshop

Run Better with Less Injury!

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.