Running With a Quiet Mind

Posted by Laura Houston on Fri Jun 24th, 2011, 7 comments

I was going to title this blog post "Running Stops the Voices in My Head" but I thought that might scare some readers off. In fact, running does quiet my mind, if I allow it. One of the aims of Chi Running (and Chi Walking) is to change running from a ‘fitness’ sport to a more mindful practice, much like yoga or Pilates or t’ai chi. Every time you run, it’s a chance to work on improving your practice, which includes listening to your body.

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Four Core Strengthening Exercises to Improve your Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Wed Jun 1st, 2011, 0 comments

You may have heard us say ‘never use your legs for propulsion.’ ‘How does this work?’ you probably wonder. Of course, we all must use our legs to run, but we don’t have to rely them as much as we think. Here’s what we mean by this cryptic phrase ...

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ChiRunning began to enrich my life on July 3, 2010 when I read the first 100 pages of the book and went for a run, and just focusing on ankle lift made a difference! My running life continues to transform and create joy! I smile when I run and love every minute. I am thrilled and grateful to be part of this ChiRunning community. Thank you for the opportunity to pursue becoming an Instructor.

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