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ChiRunning & ChiWalking Retreat

Danny Dreyer

master instructor

Danny Dreyer

06/27/2024 - 06/30/2024 | 4:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Well Being Retreat Center

Cost ranges from $495 - $820, depending on the lodging option selected. This includes your tuition, meals, snacks, and lodging for the weekend.

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Join ChiRunning & ChiWalking founders Katherine and Danny Dreyer for a 3-day weekend at the beautiful Well-Being Retreat Center!

ChiRunning and ChiWalking combine the ancient mind-body principles of T’ai Chi with running and walking for an energized, balanced body and a clear, focused mind. Your running or walking will become a meditative, mindful practice as well as a great way to get and stay healthy. You’ll enjoy moving the way humans are meant to move – naturally, smoothly and without stress or strain to your muscles and joints.

In this retreat we’ll all be together to learn the foundational practices of ChiRunning and ChiWalking and ChiLiving then split into walking or running groups. Walkers do not have to run during this workshop, and runners can join the walking group at any time. You’ll have fluid options to learn these life enhancing skills. We will also discuss the option of Chi Walk-Run, the perfect way to gently build a safe and sustainable running practice.

Throughout the weekend Katherine and Danny will also teach you how to bring ChiLiving practices into your everyday life.

IMPORTANT: The terrain of Well Being Retreat is mostly dirt and gravel roads and trails. Good shoes are a must. We will practice hill techniques, but running and walking mostly on gentle hills and flat, gravel terrain. Every aspect of the workshop is optional.

Program Schedule:

The retreat will begin with check-in Thursday, June 27, 2024 between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm Thursday evening. All meals, snacks, teas and coffee will be served through the event. The retreat will end with lunch on Sunday, June 30, 2024.

About the Venue- Well Being Retreat Center:

There will be time to enjoy the 160 acres of rural Tennessee land and the 2 1/2 miles of Powell River frontage.

Food provided will be freshly prepared non-vegetarian with a vegetarian option at each meal. (Vegetarian may include eggs and dairy.) Meals will be mostly gluten-free. Lodging is available on a first come, first serve basis; there are a limited number of single rooms. The Tiny Houses and the earth-sheltered private cabins by the river are both listed as “Private Cabins.” For pictures of the lodging options, go hereCabinettes have bathroom facilities in the nearby Conference Building, a short walk away. There is also a low cost option for AT Shelter camping by the river with bathrooms and hot showers nearby. 

The Well Being Retreat Center offers a conducive environment for this event: quiet natural spaces and delicious healthy food.

If you have any questions about the content of the event, contact Katherine via email ( or phone (415-847-4694).

If you have questions about facilities or accommodations, contact or call her at: 423-626-9000.

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