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What is ChiRunning?

ChiRunning has helped thousands of runners improve their running form – reducing and preventing injuries, while decreasing recovery time. Runners of all ages and levels have improved their efficiency and performance, and now find their running to be pain-free, easier and more enjoyable.

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The ChiRunning Technique

Running doesn’t need to be difficult, or hard on your body. The problem isn’t running, it’s the way you run.

At the heart of the technique is running with a strong core and a relaxed body which reduces overuse and impact injuries. ChiRunning shows you all the steps to get there.

Take your running to places it’s never been before. With easy-to-learn technique lessons you’ll gain the confidence and know-how to run as often, as far, and potentially as fast as you’d like.

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Danny Dreyer

Founder of ChiRunning, Danny Dreyer is the best-selling author of ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-free Running, and has been a leader in revolutionizing the world of running for the past two decades. He has raced every distance from 5K to 100 miles and has had podium finishes in 40 ultra marathons.

His work is based on his 30-year practice of T'ai Chi and his 45 years of running, racing and coaching hundreds of thousands of runners in energy efficiency, injury-prevention and “intelligent movement.”

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Fitness Never Felt This Good

For expert and novice runners alike, we offer a myriad of resources to help you learn the techniques at a pace that’s right for you.

Workshops

Learn the Chi techniques directly from Danny or one of our Certified Instructors.

Optimize your learning experience with our hands-on and personalized approach to instruction.

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Certified Instructors

Get personal support and guidance from one of our Certified Instructors worldwide.

All our Instructors are specially trained and complete a rigorous certification process.

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Training Programs

Give yourself the best training experience possible.

Our technique-based training programs get you to the finish line without pain. Feeling great. Confident and proud of your accomplishment.

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The ChiLife Knowledge Center

• Injury prevention and recovery • Mindfulness practices
• Running techniques and training advice • Fitness walking and nutrition
Our Knowledge Center is your resource to move well and live your best life possible.

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What others are saying...

I attended the ChiRunning program at Kripalu at the end of May. The techniques I learned have been amazingly effective at improving the ease I feel while running! I work in learning and development at my company, and don’t apply the word “transformational” lightly when describing a workshop or class. ChiRunning was truly transformational!

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I purchased your book about a month before the marathon and immediately started using the form described in your book.  My recover was very fast, only one day off before I was back running

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The ChiRunning skills helped me to adjust to a new place (hills! and colder!) and LOVE it. I believe I heard Danny say that running reminds you to fall in love with being outside …

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