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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

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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.

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In its recent issue, Point Grey Magazine, an exclusive magazine for the residents of Point Grey and West Point Grey, published an article by Richard Forzley about Angela James, named "The Athletic Life of Angela James". Here is an excerpt from the story: "Master ChiRunning and ChiWalking instructor Angela James says that learning the technique is like riding a bike – it takes focus and practice ...more