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Walk the Pounds Away

Lose weight at any age with ChiWalking's safe but effective technique

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Improve the quality of your walking. Improve the quality of your life.

What is ChiWalking?

Whether you are a fitness walker already, want to manage or release weight, are rehabilitating after illness or injury, or want to stay active while you’re aging, ChiWalking® will help you reach your personal goals, including looking and feeling better than ever.

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The ChiWalking Technique

Walking is the safest and easiest way to get into shape, enjoy the outdoors, and lift and enliven your spirits.

Learn to blend walking with the movement principles of T’ai Chi to create balance and strength, to improve overall health, and to manage stress.

Walking is such a basic, everyday movement, and when you improve the quality of how you walk, you’ll improve the quality of your life.

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Katherine & Danny Dreyer

Katherine and Danny Dreyer are co-authors of ChiWalking: Fitness Walking for Lifelong Health and Energy; ChiRunning and ChiMarathon.

They have taught thousands of walkers and runners throughout the US and globally since 1999 and have worked with AARP, NY Times and other organizations, bringing the Chi principles to all ages and levels of fitness.

They’ve combined Danny’s experience as a successful coach and Katherine’s career in health and wellness to offer ChiWalking programs that are easy to learn and truly enjoyable.

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Walking 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.


Discover how it feels to run and walk without pain or injury. Enhance your form and performance at a ChiRunning workshop, and learn strong and graceful movement at a ChiWalking workshop.

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Certified Instructors

Learn the techniques with support and guidance from one of our hundreds of Certified Instructors. Each one has passed our rigorous Instructor Training program and been Certified by Danny or a Master Instructor.

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Daily Practice

Build healthy habits by committing to your daily practice. No matter what your goals are, we have the tools to support a happy and healthy now and later because greatness takes more than a single day!

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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...

My first marathon took me 6 hours. My second took me 6 hours and 3 minutes. My third only lasted 19 miles. And then someone on the bus told me about ChiRunning.

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