ChiRunning Half Day Clinic in Central Vermont

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Begins: 03/21/2021 at 09:00AM
Ends: 03/21/2021 at 01:00PM
Additional date/time details: Easy parking behind the building (No Meter Payment on Sundays!!!!)
Cost: $135
Venue: Rise And Shine Running Studio @ Sidewalk Village, Suite 18
Address: 136 North Main Street , Barre , Vermont
Map: Open Map
Instructor: Sarah Richardson-Master Instructor
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The ChiRunning technique applies principles from Tai Chi to distance running promoting energy efficiency and injury prevention. How you run dictates how stress goes through your body while running. Efficient running technique affords less stress on your body and requires less effort. Developing efficient running technique is an essential component to restore or sustain your running practice. Efficient ChiRunning Technique can be learned through focused practice.

A Half Day ChiRunning Clinic takes you through 3 steps to start developing the skill of efficient pain-free running:
1) Understand the efficient components of ChiRunning
2) Feel efficient components of ChiRunning in your own body
3) Practice efficient ChiRunning

Intro to ChiRunning Workshop will Cover:

  • Principles of Tai Chi applied to distance running
  • Efficient Posture and Alignment
  • Movement of your Dantien (center) to create forward motion
  • ChiWalking- learn to walk before you run
  • ArmSwing- learn an efficient/ productive arm swing
  • ChiRunning fundamentals & beginning to run
  • ChiRunning Gears and Stride Length
  • ChiRunning Cadence
  • Running Video Analysis
  • Pre-Run Body Looseners
  • Core Strengtheners

Intro to ChiRunning Workshop consists of discussion, demonstration, drills and a small amount of running making it perfect for individuals of all conditioning and experience levels interested in efficient running.

Class will be limited to 4 participants to allow for individual instruction and social distancing.

COVID19 Protocol: The instructor and participants will be required to follow the current recommendations on the date of the workshop. The instructor will contact the participants with the most current recommendations prior to the workshop.

Notes to participants: We will have a combo of indoor and outdoor time, so please bring appropriate clothing (layers). Feel free to bring water, light lunch and/or a snack.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancel 14 days before the workshop and you will be refunded your registration payment minus a $35 processing fee, or you can use the registration payment for a future workshop with ChiLiving, Inc. within one year with no penalty.

If you cancel within 14 days of the workshop, you will not receive a refund, but the fee can be credited towards a future workshop purchased with Chi Living, Inc. within one year. If you cancel within two days of the workshop you forfeit your full payment.

The Instructor reserves the right to cancel/reschedule the workshop, in which case you will receive a full refund.

Sign Up for the Workshop

Step 1: Enter your email address and name here so we can send you materials to prepare yourself for the workshop.

Step 2: When you submit, you'll go to the instructor's website to complete the registration and make payments.

When you submit this form you will leave and go to the instructor's website to complete your registration for the workshop. We ask for your name and email here so we have a record of workshop signups and can send you pre and post workshop surveys.