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Become a Certified Instructor

Help individuals and organizations take charge of their health! Teaching ChiWalking gives you the tools to empower yourself and others through mindful, injury-free fitness. Join our team of 200+ Instructors today.

This virtual program means you can join from anywhere in the world by video conference on Zoom.

Learn from Master Instructors

Learn ChiWalking in an organized and comprehensive way from professional Master Instructors. Feel the support as you integrate the content into your own daily practice and learn to teach not only from the script, but from your own experience with the technique. Become part of the ChiFamily!

Transform Your Walking Practice

As you learn to teach, you also embody the technique and make changes that bring more ease and efficiency to your running. The better you feel in your body, the more passionate you will become as a teacher and as a walker. Grow your toolbox for injury prevention!

Gain Confidence as an Instructor

Build your confidence as an instructor through group discussion, regular teaching, and profound self-reflection. The high integrity of the course is designed to help you succeed and feel comfortable with the content so teaching becomes straightforward and something you enjoy. You get to help other runners!

Build a Business that Fits Your Lifestyle

You can help a few people a year or hundreds of people a year. It’s totally up to you. Once you meet the certification and licensing requirements, you have the freedom to create the business of your dreams and get support each step of the way . Join the ChiTeam!

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The ChiWalking Instructor Training provides the knowledge and support to teach ChiWalking to individuals and groups. 

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Benefits of becoming a Certified Instructor

Enrollment & Renewal Information

To become a Certified ChiWalking Instructor you being as a ChiWalking Instructor Candidate. You must pass our complete certification process to become a Certified ChiWalking Instructor.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are allowed up to 30 days prior to the final registration date for a full refund minus the $125 cancellation fee. Refunds are not offered if you cancel within 30 days of the start of the online course but your investment can be used toward a future Instructor Training.

  • Submit payment
  • Complete the Candidate Application
  • Sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Submit a video prior to the start date of your instructor session
    •  Instructions for your video will be sent once you've completed your registration
    • Your video, and those of your classmates, will be used as teaching tools during your training session
  • Attend 4 of the 5 online classes
  • Complete the 2 Online Quizzes and a final exam
  • Complete 12 hours of pro-bono ChiWalking practice teaching (may be completed up to 3 months after the completion of the Online Course)
  • Submit proof of Professional Liability Insurance
  • Submit proof of basic CPR certification within the last year
  • To maintain Certification, all Instructors must keep current Professional Liability Insurance
  • Submit an annual fee of $90 by January 31st; this fee covers the licensing fee to use the ChiWalking brand and intellectual property
  • Re-sign the NDA
  • Learn any updates to the ChiWalking Instructor Manual and Policies
  • Keep your email updated with ChiLiving so you receive all our communications regarding the yearly annual fee, manual updates, and general Certified Instructor communications

Enroll Today

Spring 2022 Session Starts March 3
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