Steve Kissel - Certified Instructor - Chi Living

Steve Kissel — Certified Instructor

I have been running and participating in triathlons for several years. I am also a licensed physical therapist in Kentucky and Indiana, a certified personal trainer through NFPT and have treated several patients for running and walking injuries over the years.

My wife first introduced me to ChiRunning in 2006 with the book as a Christmas present after I spent most of that year with knee pain and swelling for several days after each run. Needless to say my running was minimal and I thought my running days were over. Since applying the ChiRunning techniques I have been able to resume running on a regular basis injury-free. I completed my first marathon in 2008 and my first Ironman in 2010, which I credit entirely to ChiRunning.

I became a certified instructor in 2010 and look forward to teaching others to maximize their running and walking enjoyment at an energy efficient and injury-free level.

I am available for group or individual instruction and welcome the opportunity to speak with anyone who has questions about ChiRunning/ChiWalking. I can be contacted at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

All ChiRunning Essentials Half-Day (4-hour) Workshops Include;

  The keys to effortless, injury-free running
  Introduction to the ChiRunning form:  posture, lean, heel lift
  and arm swing
  The physics of running:  run without using your legs
  ChiRunning vs. Power Running
  Get aligned and relax
  Pelvic rotation for more efficient running
  Learning to use your gears
  How to conserve energy at any speed
  Injury prevention techniques
  Personal check-in tricks and tools
  Pre-run body looseners

All ChiWalking (2-1/2 hour) Workshops Include:

  Introduction to the ChiWalking method
  Get aligned and relax
  Injury-prevention techniques
  Core muscle drills and exercises
  Upper body and lower body usage
  Personal check-in tricks and tools
  Innovative technique drills
  How to relax and conserve energy at any walking speed

ChiRunning/ChiWalking Workshops: $80/person
Individual Instruction: $50/hr

Steve Kissel

Louisville, KY


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