GEORGE HOFFMAN

George Hoffman, Director of Silver Dragon Tai Chi & Qi Gong, has 15 years of teaching experience and 20 years of study in the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qi Gong. He has successfully developed and continues to deliver classes in both arts for a number of organizations including municipal recreation departments, corporate fitness centers and health-focused healing centers. His goal is to give students the tools with which to reap the ongoing health and self-healing benefits associated with Tai Chi and Qi Gong by offering group classes and individual instruction at a variety of locations. His strengths in teaching and coaching facilitate studentsí ability to learn these health-enhancing exercises rapidly and with confidence. His belief in the power of these ancient arts comes across in his teaching style, patience, compassion and his studentsí success. You can contact George at (860) 742-5892 or silverdragon@silverbirds.com. For more information check his website: www.silverdragontaichi.com.



MARIAN VITALI, DC

Dr. Marian Vitali DC, BS, BFA, offers individual wellness coaching, energy healing, and shamanic services to clients at Spirit Matters by appointment. She has devoted 30 professional years to providing therapeutic wellness services. This has included chiropractic, massage therapy, polarity energy healing, acupuncture, yoga, holistic health education, mindfulness stress reduction, empowerment training, and indigenous energy medicine. Marian has experience and training in several shamanic traditions and completion of numerous extended and advanced programs with world renowned contemporary shamans. This includes the earth-rich Andean shamanic traditions with Jose Luis Herrera of Rainbow Jaguar Traditions, Alberto Villoldo and the Fours Winds Society, John Perkins of Dream Change; and training in the journeying wisdom of core shamanism with Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman, and other teachers from the Foundation of Shamanic Studies. She is also certified through Healing the Light Body School in Luminous Healing and Energy Medicine. Dr. Vitali is a mesa carrier initiated into the Inca medicine practices of Peru through rites given by traditional Q'ero elders and contemporary shamans. For more information check her website www.wholelifewellnessshaman.com, or you can call her at WholeLife Wellness & Shamanic Services, 860-918-8703.
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