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Half-Day ChiWalking

ChiRunning - East Lyme Aquatic & Fitness Center

Saturday, August 12, 2017
East Lyme Aquatic & Fitness Center 30 Chesterfield Road East LymeCT  06333
Saturday, August 12, 2017
East Lyme Aquatic & Fitness Center 30 Chesterfield Road East LymeCT  06333

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What's Included

Workshop Description In this workshop you will learn the essential foundation skills for your Chi Walking Practice. This Chi Walking Basics workshop is a great introduction to the Chi Walking technique. The Instructor will be guiding you through many exercises and drills designed to leave you with a clear sense of what the Chi Walking technique feels like in your body. We won't be doing a lot of walking. The focus will be on building a solid base of knowledge that you will carry forward in your walking program. You'll get lots of personal attention and enjoy a rich learning experience packed with good information to help you walk in balance for the rest of your life. CREATE BALANCE in your body and yourself with Chi Walking. Chi Walking will teach you to move from your center, your core, and not use your legs to walk!! You'll learn proper body alignment and movement techniques that will give you a powerful sense of balance and stability, as well as relaxation and spaciousness in your body and mind. What you'll get: Introduction to the Chi Walking method Injury-prevention techniques Core muscle drills and exercises Upper body and lower body usage Personal check-in tricks and tools Innovative technique drills How to relax and conserve energy at any walking speed Handouts of all the material covered in the workshop 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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