In this workshop you will learn the essential foundation skills for your Chi Walking Practice. This Chi Walking Basics workshop is a great introduction to the Chi Walking technique. The Instructor will be guiding you through exercises designed to leave you with a clear sense of what the Chi Walking technique feels like in your body. We won’t be doing a lot of walking. The focus will be on building a solid base of knowledge that you will carry forward in your walking program. You’ll get lots of personal attention and enjoy a rich learning experience packed with good information to help you walk in balance for the rest of your life.
Chi Walking will create balance in your body, teach you to move from your center, your core, and not use your legs to walk!! You’ll learn proper body alignment and movement techniques that will give you a powerful sense of balance and stability, as well as relaxation and spaciousness in your body and mind.
What you’ll get:
- Introduction to the Chi Walking method
- Injury-prevention techniques
- Upper body and lower body usage
- Personal check-in tricks and tools
- How to relax and conserve energy at any walking speed
What is ChiWalking
ChiWalking® is an exciting approach to health, fitness and well-being through the practice of walking. The technique blends walking with T’ai Chi, the ancient Chinese martial art known for creating balance strength and improved cognition.
What are the Benefits of ChiWalking®
- Increased mobility
- Reduces or eliminates pain
- Improves posture
- Strengthens core muscles
- Improves balance
- Loosens joints
ChiWalking® is Easy to Learn
A creatively designed program will instruct participants how to incorporate the five mindful steps that will get anyone, regardless of age or athletic ability, into great shape from head to toe, inside and out.
- Get aligned. Develop great posture and better balance.
- Engage your core. Make back and knee pain disappear.
- Create balance. Walk faster, farther, and with less effort.
- Make a choice. Choose from a menu … to keep an exercise program fresh.
- Move forward. Make walking any distance an enjoyable experience.
June 2017 Schedule
Friday, June 2, 2017
9:00 – 10:00 AM
INTRODUCTION TO CHIWALKING®
What is ChiWalking®
Introduction and Basics
Free of Charge
Monday, June 5, 2017
9:00 – 10:30 AM
Copy of ChiWalking® Book Included
Learn Lower and Upper body focuses
Pre-Requisite to participation in the
Graduate Walk Program
Cost: $70 club member
Cost: $80 for non-club member
MONDAY – WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY*
GADUATE WALK PROGRAM
Escorted, instructional walks including
body looseners and stretching
Cost: $15 club member
Cost: $20 non-club member
Packages available – inquire at desk
*Advance notice given for any variations