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Qigong / Chi Gong – Self Healing Exercises Classes in Denville NJ

Posted by salckf on April 6, 2010

Qigong Overview – Self Healing Exercises Classes in Denville NJ

Learn Chinese Qigong (Chi Gong) Self Healing Energy Exercises for Inner Health and Strength.

Also, learn Chinese Internal Arts for Healing, Strenghtening, Fitness, and Self Defense.

Health – e – Motion, Your Studio for Total Well-being;
1 W. Main St., 2nd Floor Denville , NJ 07834

Every Tuesday afternoon 4:30 – 5:20 pm (50 minutes)
(free introductory demonstration at April 13)

Call Health-e-Motion 973-627-0287 for information.


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Mind Body Awareness Chinese Qigong and Internal Martial Art CLASSES

Posted by salckf on March 28, 2010

Learn Chinese Healing Arts and Kung Fu

Qigong (Chi Gong) – Chinese Healing Exercises
Internal Martial Arts – Shaolin Rou Quan – Shaolin Soft Boxing

Hanover Township Recreation Center
Now offering 2 special classes – 8 week programs
Starting APRIL 13

Hanover Township Recreation Center, 15 North Jefferson Road (Rt.10 corner), Whippany NJ

Take either:
1. “Mind Body Awareness: Chinese Qigong for Inner Health and Strength”
Chinese Qigong are energy enhancing exercises and breathing techniques for Health and Healing. Great for cardiovascular conditioning! Enhances joint mobility, flexibility, motor coordination and reflexes. Helps self control and focus.Rejuvenates the body, promotes healing of injuries, promotes positive feelings, cleanses and strengthens the immune system, releases tension, beings peace of mind, stress relief, and great for weight control and staying fit.

Tuesdays: 11 am to 12:30 pm
$60 for eight week program.

2. “Mind-Body Awareness: Chinese Internal Arts for Fitness and Self Defense”
Chinese internal martial arts for improvement in fitness, physical skills (improve golf, tennis, baseball, football, basketball, wrestling, and other sports), unity of mind and body, weight control, muscle tone, and overall physical health. Also good for self motivation and self discipline. Strong emphasis on core body mechanics and correct alignment. Efficient and effective Women’s and Men’s self defense is taught.
This class not only teaches how to stay fit but also WHY movements are done in such a way.
Material is taught from Shaolin Rou Quan – Soft Boxing that is the roots of Taiji Quan, Xingyi Quan, and Bagua Zhang.
Everything taught will enhance learning these internal Chinese martial arts, explanation given to show all root material that originated the concepts and movements found in these Chinese internal martial arts.

$60 for eight program.
Thursdays: 11 am to 12;30 pm

Both daytime classes discount for $110

Special Combined (classes 1 and 2) Evening Class:
Thursday evenings: 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
$75 for evening 8 week program

To register:
Go to,
click on Parks and Recreations link,
and download form

go in person to: 15 North Jefferson Road, Whippany NJ 07981
OR call: 973-428-2463

Classes also available in Madison and Denville areas of New Jersey.

Further Information:

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Qigong classes in Madison NJ New Jersey

Posted by salckf on March 28, 2010

Qigong classes in Madison New Jersey

(Chinese Healing Exercises)

Sages Pages, 300 Main Street, Madison NJ

Every Tuesday Evening 7:30 – 8:30 pm
(free introductory demonstration at 7:15 pm)

Every Sunday MORNING 10:00 am – 11 am
(free introductory demonstration at 9:45 am)

Special – $25 per class

Learn Chinese Qigong (Chi Gong) for Inner Health and Strength.

Classes also available in Hanover Township and Denville New Jersey.

Further Information:

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Background Information on Qigong and Neigong

Posted by salckf on December 23, 2009

Qigong and Neigong:

A few thousand years ago, esoteric Chinese Taoists developed physical exercises, breathing methods, and meditation methods that worked the inside of the body to increase one’s health and spiritual well being. This “internal” work was called “Neigong”. Neigong emphasized coordinating body movements with breathing techniques, which was called “Qigong” (i.e., ‘Breathing / Energy Skills’), in specific ways to develop internal strength by ‘harmonizing inner and outer energy’. Internal strength was designed to amplify the effect of physical actions while reducing the effort involved in doing them. Emphasis was placed on the elasticity of the body, the mobility of the joints, the support of the skeletal structure, the twisting and stretching of the organs and connective tissue, and the proper alignment of the body’s parts in order to move as a unified whole. Indian “Yoga” is a better known art that was also developed and practiced to benefit one’s body and inner spirit in a similar fashion.

Qigong originated through the Chinese philosophy of  Taoism with its first recorded history in the I Ching (Book of Changes). Qigong has subsequently been influenced by Buddhist, Confucian and medical beliefs. Currently, it is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), along with acupuncture and herbal remedies. Its basic premise is to treat the origin of disease in the whole person – body, mind/emotions, spirit – by looking at the imbalance of the entire human system.

It does this through a system of energy pathways, also used in acupuncture, known as meridians. Qigong exercises are designed to clear blocked energy in different body organs. It is acupuncture without needles, exercises you can do yourself that induce self-healing.

Some of the basic principles of Neigong are: the traditional Chinese belief that the body has something that might be described as an “energy field” generated and maintained by the natural respiration of the body, known as “qi”; the belief that this ‘qi’ (i.e., the life energy inside a person) flows and moves though the body and is assisted by the internal organs; the release of external and internal tension; the letting go of muscular strength to perform specific techniques and postures; a heightened self awareness of internal body structure and posture; the development of ‘root’ by lowering the body’s center of gravity, whereby the origin of movement is lowered within the body, which is believed to cause a sinking of ‘qi’ or internal energy; combining the normally separated areas of the body into one integrated, unified, and powerful whole; the coordination of specific breathing methods with bodily movements, and the development of an internal peace or calm emotional state.

Neigong practices cause the whole body to move in a continuously stretching, expanding and contracting, opening and closing motion. Eventually the body is fluid enough to move very quickly as needed with an absence of central nervous system reaction lag time; great power can be issued with little movement. This twisting of the body causes the organs to twist as well, which activates the organs to have a detoxification reaction, whereby the liver, intestines, and other organs release toxins that were stored deep in the body so that they can be flushed out. The ultimate aim of this neigong practice was to make the practitioner one with nature, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Posted by salckf on December 23, 2009

Shaolin Neigong for Health and Self Defense Seminars and Classes

Learn Rare Life Preserving and Health Enhancing Qigong Exercises
for Your Physical and Mental Health and Vitality
– Also Greatly Improve Your Martial Arts and Sports Skills and Abilities

If you are interested in:

  • Boosting your health & vitality – improves nervous system function;
  • Gaining peace of mind – clears negative emotions and reduces anxiety;
  • Stress relief – drops stress hormone (salivary cortisol) levels;
  • Promoting deeper relaxation and better sleep;
  • Achieving greater aerobic capacity;
  • Promoting Longevity;
  • Weight loss and staying fit – regulates digestion and metabolism ;
  • Improving your sports ability (golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, football, etc.);
  • Preventing osteoporosis;
  • A stronger and more limber body – increases flexibility and mobility;
  • Healing internal injuries;
  • Aerobic exercise recommended for coronary artery disease;
  • Lowering your blood pressure;
  • Increasing your strength and stamina;
  • Gaining confidence and self control;
  • Becoming better able to focus;
  • Improving your daily performance;
  • Protecting yourself and your loved ones.

Then, you can learn Natural Traditional Chinese Qi Gong and Martial Arts for Health and Self Defense, thousands of years old material that can directly benefit you today! As reported by doctors, hospitals, research studies, and students around the world, Qigong practice is very beneficial to your the quality of your life. The famous Dr. Oz, Oprah’s medical guru, on his television program also espoused qigong as a way to “add years to your life” and reduce stress.

Material taught will be fit to your needs and condition – can be done by anyone of any age.

Class and Seminar Instructor: Salvatore Canzonieri

Mr. Canzonieri has a BA degree in Behavioral Science from Drew University in Madison, NJ. Mr. Canzonieri has been practicing traditional Chinese martial arts since 1975 in such styles as Shuai Jiao (Chinese art of takedowns), Tong Bei, Shaolin, Xing Yi, Tai Ji Quan, Ba Qua, and others. He has been conducting research in the history of traditional Chinese martial arts styles for over 20 years and is most known for his history based articles in various martial arts magazines, such as “Kung Fu Qi Gung” magazine, Han Wei magazine,  and other publications all over the world (translated in Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Chinese languages). Mr. Canzonieri has also judged routines for 5 years during the 1990s at the Han Wei Martial Arts Tournaments. He also taught classes for the Diversity Program, at Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, on ancient Shaolin methods of Qi Gung, Self Defense, and empty hand sets. In the year 2000, Mr. Canzonieri won a Theodore Vail Award (for saving person’s life using his Neigong knowledge). Currently, Mr. Canzonieri is the chief instructor of The Whippany Kung Fu Club (over 20 years), resides in New Jersey, USA.

Mr. Canzonieri, is now accepting new students for a weekly evening program featuring Natural Traditional Chinese Qigong and Martial Arts, which includes Qi Gung energy exercises (“Chinese yoga”) for health and relaxation, stretching and conditioning, self defense, sports skills improvement, and more.

He also is available for Qigong and Self Defense seminars in the USA and overseas. Mr. Canzonieri taught Shaolin Neigong and Self Defense seminars in Valencia Spain in 2008 and 2009; he has taught Qigong in Alia, Sicily from 2000 to 2005; and many private classes and seminars in New York City, New Jersey, California, and Texas in the USA. Seminars and Private lessons are available, please contact:

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