Danny Dreyer

Danny Dreyer is the creator of ChiRunning® and ChiWalking®. His work is based on his study of tai chi with masters Zhu Xilin and George Xu, and he is an esteemed walking and running coach with 33 years of experience running, racing ultramarathons, and coaching thousands of people in intelligent movement. Danny is the author of two books, ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running and ChiWalking: The Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy. 

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  • The Unbelievable Lightness of Running

    For a man who has been running competitively for more than 20 years—specializing in 50- to 100-mile ultramarathons—Danny Dreyer has a lot of practice standing still.