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​Chi Running / Chi Walking - Performance Clinic

Joel Matalon

master instructor

Joel Matalon

09/25/2022 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park


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The ChiWalking™ and ChiRunning™ techniques apply principles from Tai Chi to distance running and walking promoting energy efficiency and injury prevention. How you run/walk dictates how stress goes through your body.
This clinic is ideal for the experienced Chi Running / Chi Walkers and the novice.

These techniques:
– reduce stress on your body and require less effort when walking or running
– are essential components to restore or sustain your running/walking practice

Our clinic will cover:

Principles of Tai Chi applied to distance running/walking
Identify and create your customized perfect running/walking posture
Pre-run Body Looseners & Tai Chi mobility movements inclusive of Core (Dantien) Strengtheners
Create forward motion from your Dantien
Learn an efficient/productive arm swing

New material:
Gears, Stride Length, Cadence and Drills along the Central Park NYC Marathon Course. (ideal for those training for the race.)
Oxygen Advantage© and Box-breathing technique training
The clinic consists of experiential discussion/learning , demonstration and a small amount of running/walking making it perfect for individuals of all conditioning and experience levels.

Class will be limited to 12 participants to allow for individual instruction.

Instructor: Joel Matalon Master Certifying ChiRunning/ChiWalking InstructorInstructor Contact:

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 be outdoors, so please bring appropriate clothing (layers). Feel free to bring water and a light snack.

Cancellation Policy:
If you you’re unable to make the event for any reason, email us at

You will get a credit good for one year from the event date. (exp 9/25/23) minus a $35 administrative fee. Credits can be applied to a future workshop or private training/coaching sessions.

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

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