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Chi Walking teaches you excellent mind-body connection

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sat Apr 17th, 2010, 2 comments

This weekend, I have the honor of working with a small group of lovely ladies who are on their way to becoming Certified ChiWalking Instructors. We will spend the entire weekend together (ChiWalking Instructor Training), going through the ChiWalking form, lessons, tips, tricks, exercises and drills, which they’ll eventually teach to their own students across [...]

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Chi Walking practice can help with your Chi Running and plantar fasciitis

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Fri Feb 12th, 2010, 14 comments

I was working with a client this morning who has had a little flare up of the dreaded plantar fasciitis. We practiced running will soft feet, landing midfoot, circular foot motion and hip rotation. In order to prevent a flare up of PF, it’s really helpful to focus on not pushing off with your toes, [...]

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Chi Running in the New Year: warm/cold, sand/snow

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Jan 17th, 2010, 2 comments

Despite the lack of blog posts, I have been running regularly for the last month… Over Christmas, I met my sister and parents on a Mexican beach, where my sister and I ran a few times together on the soft sand. Then, over the New Year holiday, Ivan and the dog and I were on [...]

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The power of positive thinking when running

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Thu Dec 17th, 2009, 0 comments

I believe a lot in the power of thought. One of my favorite quotes is, “Change your thoughts and you change your world” by Norman Vincent Peale. A lot of what ChiRunning and ChiWalking provide for us as we move our bodies is a) the proper thoughts and focuses to have and then b) the [...]

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Running in the cold mornings of winter is exhilarating

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Dec 1st, 2009, 6 comments

As readers, you might get bored of how ecstatic I am after running. It’s not always that way, but recently, I have been truly euphoric after each running workout. Why? Because I love to move my body, to be in control of how my feet touch the ground, where my eyes lead me, how my [...]

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Thankful that Chi Running and Chi Walking have taught me pain-free body movement

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Nov 29th, 2009, 3 comments

We went to see a show last night at a a local venue, and I had several moments of gratefulness for Chi Running and Chi Walking and what they have taught me about learning to listen to my body: The band last night consisted of a banjo player, a bassist, a guitarist, and a drummer. Once during [...]

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Chi Running with friends and focuses

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Fri Nov 13th, 2009, 5 comments

In the past week, I’ve gone running three times. Lately, that’s a lot for me! I’ve been making the time to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp fall mornings. Sunday I went running for 3.8 miles with the dog, surprising myself, and the dog as well. We had great weather that morning and going running [...]

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Sunday afternoon running with sun and smiles

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Nov 1st, 2009, 0 comments

I wasn’t planning to go running today, but the weather was beckoning, and I found myself without anything pressing to do (!), so I headed out into the sunshine for a 25 minute jaunt ’round the neighborhood. I got a new pair of 790s in the mail earlier this week, and took them out for [...]

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Using Chi Running principles to help navigate slippery rocks and leaves

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Nov 1st, 2009, 0 comments

As you’ll see from the photo on the November newsletter, Asheville is ablaze with color. As the leaves fall to the ground, they bring the color to our feet… combine the leaves with rain, however, and you get a somewhat treacherous path. We took Oliver for a hike yesterday in the drizzling rain. We went [...]

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Running around Central Park in the wet and wind

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Oct 18th, 2009, 0 comments

So, I had the pleasure of coming to NYC to assist Danny teach a workshop on Saturday in Manhattan. A great group of people enjoyed the day with us, and we were all thankful the weather held off and it didn’t rain! I also had the pleasure of going for a run with Danny in [...]

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A Chi Running Love Letter

I wanted to take a minute to thank Danny and everyone involved at Chi Running. On January 1st 2010 I limped off the Buckeye Trail in NE Ohio with another pulled calf muscle, I have to admit I was done running. 

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