HEALTHY MOVES

A unique style of Chi Gong Practice

Balance - Strength - Mobility

Classes for Older Adults


I had back pain all my life  . . . HEALTHY MOVE™ has change my life.

—Norm Dressler, Chico, CA

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An Uncomplicated Practice that teaches:

 

  • How to improve balance and avoid falls.
  • How to keep your emotions centered.
  • How to open blocked areas by using certain breathing techniques.
  • Strength training for lifting one's own body weight.
  • Stretching joints and tendons by using low impact circular moves.
  • Balance the left and right sides of the brain with the use of simple cross body practices. This practice also helps to improve over all memory.
  • How the mind and body work together
  • How to tap into the path of least resistance
  • How to open one’s energy center
  • How to transform imbalances through moves.
  • Effortless Self-defense sills

Older adults have had improvement in:

  • Reduce neck and lower back pain
  • Less joint and muscle pain
  • Better circulation
  • Better sleep at night
  • Higher energy levels
  • Improved coordination and balance
  • Increased mind and body connection
  • Strengthened immune systems

Matt Cavender has skills to recognize each individual’s physical, mental and emotional capabilities. With a calm and gentle presence he inspires his students to reach for their desired potential.

Because each person is unique Matt has customized his Chi Gong Practice for each individual's needs and goals.

About Matt Cavender

Matt has studied and practiced Chinese marital arts for over 43 years. At the age of 12 he learned Chinese Kenpo Karate in order to safeguard himself from bullies. It was an effective defensive system which he studied, practiced and later  taught.

In his thirties Matt discerned that martial arts was actually about moving the circulating life force (Chi), and finding the path of least resistance. This inspired him to study Northern Shaolin Long Fist which he practiced and taught for many years witnessing the the benefits in his own life and in the lives of his students.

Seeing the connection between well-being and marital arts, Matt focused on ways to transfer these philosophies into skills for life.

It was at this time his greatest teacher appeared. (Sifu, was a highly advanced teacher of the Middle Way and a Chi system that dated back over 5000 years, where the very roots of martial arts was born.) Matt immersed himself into these ancient principles and seeing how his own life had been transform, he developed the concepts into a practice (Chi Gong) that has a unique application all ages and especially for people between the ages of 60 and 110.

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  • How to improve balance and avoid falls.
  • How to keep your emotions centered.
  • How to open blocked areas by using certain breathing techniques.
  • Strength training for lifting one's own body weight.
  • Stretching joints and tendons by using low impact circular moves.
  • Balance the left and right sides of the brain with the use of simple cross body practices. This practice also helps to improve over all memory.
  • How the mind and body work together
  • How to tap into the path of least resistance

Matt Cavender has skills to recognize each individual’s physical, mental and emotional capabilities. With a calm and gentle presence he inspires his students to reach for their desired potential.

Because each person is unique Matt has customized his Chi Gong Practice for each individual's needs and goals.