Full Day ChiRunning

ChiRunning - Polley Wellness Center

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Polley Wellness Center 166 E. Bloomingdale Avenue Brandon (Tampa Bay Area)FL  33511
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Polley Wellness Center 166 E. Bloomingdale Avenue Brandon (Tampa Bay Area)FL  33511

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What's Included

Workshop Description In this workshop you will learn the basic components of the Chi Running technique. 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.

About This Organizer

Running & Walking Never Felt this Good!

Vince Vaccaro, ultramarathoner, Ironman, and Master ChiRunning & ChiWalking Instructor, will share the keys to easier and enjoyable running and walking. Vince will give you personalized feedback you need to take your running and walking form and practice to the next level.


Is this the workshop for me?

Yes! Runners and walkers of all capabilities will benefit from this workshop, from beginners to seasoned marathoners and elites.


Yes! ChiWalking is beneficial for everyone, even those recovering from or managing illness or injury. The ChiWalking principles are covered in the first half of the running workshop. There will be no running during this time, but you will practice plenty of walking exercises & drills.



Learn to Run Injury- Free

Leave knee pain, IT- Band Syndrome, and other aches and pains in the dust. Danny has combined his 20+ years of running and T’ai Chi practice to create a running technique that is proven to reduce impact*, which significantly reduces injury and risk of injury. In this workshop you’ll learn how, and why, it works.

Runs Farther and Faster with Less Effort


Streamline your running by using your energy wisely. With good body mechanics, relaxation and breathing techniques, you’ll learn how to prevent fatigue, improve your endurance, and gain speed.

 Maximize the power of your core to move forward.  Most walking injuries occur from the waist down. When we initiate movement from our core, the body’s largest muscle group, we don’t need to use our legs for propulsion. This greatly reduces impact, pain, and risk of injury. A strong core also improves posture, balance, and stability.

• Unite your Upper Body and Lower BodyThe Chi techniques are all about keeping your energy flowing so you can move efficiently. You’ll learn how to optimize your movement to keep the workload balanced between your Upper Body and Lower Body.

• Get the results you want with fitness walkingWith good body mechanics and relaxation techniques, you'll improve your endurance and gain speed while preventing fatigue. You’ll be able to walk farther and faster with less effort so you can make your fitness goals a reality


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