Upcoming Events

Jun 10
Vancouver, BC
Jun 11
Vancouver, BC
Aug 19
Vancouver, BC

Client Testimonials

Finding an easy solution to my pain was well worth it...

Angela's chi running half day workshop gave me some remarkable feedback that has made a huge difference in my running. She figured out that I was turning ...more

Star Rating 5

Welcome to the website of Angela James

Angela James is a ChiRunning and ChiWalking Master Instructor from Vancouver, BC.

Angela is a strong proponent of health and wellness. Her coaching experience and practice of ChiRunning and ChiWalking has enabled her to teach Level 1 and Level 2 classes to students in Canada, United States and Europe. She's been implementing the ‘chi’ life force as a true holistic approach, not just to the practice of walking and running, but to the practice of life.

Whether you choose to focus on ChiRunning or ChiWalking, you will deepen your understanding of yourself. These methods will teach you to move from your center, using your core strength. You'll learn proper body alignment and movement techniques that will give you a powerful sense of balance and stability, as well as relaxation and spaciousness in your body and mind. It can help you move more efficiently with less effort using proper body mechanics, thus preventing injury and enhancing the joy of running and walking.

What is ChiRunning and ChiWalking?

ChiRunning and ChiWalking are deeply rooted in the principles from T'ai Chi. The focus is on learning good body mechanics to help runners and walkers of all ages move more mindfully, efficiently and effectively. Improving performance and reducing risk of injury.

The benefits aren't just physical. When running or walking is easier, it's also more fun!

Many ChiRunners and ChiWalkers have found that this more mindful approach to movement has boosted their self confidence, increased their mental focus and helped them stay healthy and active in other areas of their life.

Posted on by

Join Angela at The Haven, on Gabriola Island for a weekend retreat on September 29th to 31st, 2017. All levels of runners and walkers are welcome and will benefit from this retreat. Angela James is a Master ChiRunning and ChiWalking Coach with a wealth of experience teaching students the art of intelligent movement. Her mission is to offer innovative tools that create real change and a higher quality lifestyle ...more