Founder of Chirunning

Danny Dreyer is an accomplished Ultra Marathon runner, T’ai Chi practitioner and the founder of ChiRunning® and ChiWalking®, a revolutionary form of moving that blend the subtle inner focuses of T’ai Chi with running and walking. His work is based on his study of T’ai Chi with Master Zhu Xilin and internationally renowned Master George Xu, and his 35 years of experience, running, racing ultra marathons and coaching people in “intelligent movement”.

Danny has been a featured speaker at the prestigious Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego Marathons. He was the cover figure of Runner’s World and Running Time magazines, has received media interviews on CNN, NBC, Discovery Channel and hundreds of media including the New York Times and The Washington Post.

ChiRunning® is based on the movement principles of T’ai Chi, which allows the energy that unites body, mind and spirit to move from your core into the limbs to create movement. Since 1999, ChiRunning® has helped thousands of runners transform their technique – reducing,
preventing and recovering from injuries. Runners of all ages and levels have improved their efficiency and performance, and now find running to be pain-free, easier, and enjoyable. Recently, ChiRunning® is one of the most publicly recognised training systems developed all over the world for running well. His books “ChiRunning”, “ChiWalking” and “ChiMarathon” have been published in more than 17 languages, and are always on the top ten list of bestselling books under fitness/sport category claimed by Forbes and Amazons.