Certified Since May 2007
Alice Peters Diffely is a ChiRunning® & ChiWalking® Master Instructor offering group and individual instruction in the Portland Metropolitan Area. A native of Portland, Alice has been an avid runner ever since she competed for Lincoln High School’s cross country and track teams. She was a member of Stanford University’s track team during her freshman year of college, until she was sidelined by injuries. She consistently placed in her age group in local road races throughout her 20’s. Competitive highlights include a 3:06 marathon finish as a law school student. Beginning in her early 30’s, Alice experienced recurring bouts of Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis, which caused her to limit her running for several years. With the help of ChiRunning® and Chi Walking®, Alice has learned to manage, recover from, and avoid those injuries. She continues to enjoy her running and walking tremendously. Also a Registered Yoga Teacher, Alice’s yoga offerings include Yoga for Runners & Walkers. Other certifications include RRCA Certified Running Coach, Original Strength® Certified Coach, and Certified TRE® Provider. Alice is passionate about helping others explore how mindful movement can help enhance the wellbeing of their bodies, minds, and nervous systems.