Kathy Griest Master Instructor
Kathy Griest has successfully taught the Chi Running method to thousands of people with profound results. After more than 37 years of running, Kathy still enjoys staying in shape enough to be able to go out and run any distance she wants. She had gone from the 5K distance to the love of ultrarunning in 1994. Due to the demand of the ultras, she became interested in Chi Running after she noticed the toll the ultras were taking on her body. Kathy became a certified Chi Running Instructor in March 2004. She has worked for the world renowned Golden Door Spa in Escondido, CA as a Chi Running Instructor and Massage Therapist from Aug 2001 until Dec 31,2005. She is the recipient of the Golden Door 2004 and 2005 Guest Service Employee of the Year Award. She is now working in Sacramento for the Department of Defense as a Procurement Analyst while dedicating her spare time to teaching the Chi Running/Chi Walking technique. Kathy teaches workshops in the Sacramento area and conducts 4-5 day workshops at Kripalu Yoga Institute in Stockbridge MA each year. Kathy has been personally trained by Danny Dreyer and awarded the title Chi Running/ChiWalking Master instructor in Oct 2004. Kathy has traveled with Danny, assisting in several workshops and certifying the next generation of Chi Running Instructors.