Keith McConnell, PhD, is a Certified ChiRunning and ChiWalking Master Instructor who resides in Eugene, Oregon and offers workshops, ongoing classes and individual coaching throughout the Northwestern United States.

Innovative and Effortless Approach to Running

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ChiRunning and ChiWalking Facilitate Energy Efficiency

Both ChiRunning and ChiWalking facilitate energy efficiency and cooperation with nature and result in forms of motion that greatly reduce the likelihood of injury.

Valuable for Current and “want-to-be” Runners and Walkers

ChiRunning and ChiWalking can be extremely valuable for current runners and walkers as well as for those who might like to take up running or walking. Form, endurance and speed are all directly impacted by the principles and practices of ChiRunning and ChiWalking and, with proper instruction, they can be learned in surprisingly little time. In order to make positive changes in running or walking outcomes, it is essential to make changes in the way in which the running or walking is done and that is what ChiRunning and ChiWalking instruction is all about.