About the Teachers

Dr. B. Tony Zayner


Dr. B. “Tony” Zayner, Doctor of Naprapathy and Illinois Licensed Acupuncturist, has been a  martial artist and student of Chinese philosophy and culture for over 40 years. He has owned a few successful schools of martial arts and was the 1988 /1989 undefeated U.S. National Tai Chi Push Hands champion and went to China as a U.S. team member for three successive international tournaments. In 1989, he moved to Taiwan to work for the Chinese government as a consultant for six government ministries and to teach at three of its top universities. There, he studied Mandarin, Chinese medicine, painting, calligraphy, Tai Chi and Chinese culture. He returned to Chicago in May of  2000 to complete his studies in clinical massage, Oriental medicine, clinical hypnosis and Naprapathy. He has also founded the Shu Family School of Tai Chi Ch’uan, the Asian Bodywork Club and the Movement Therapy Revolution.

Email me: drzayner@asianbodyworkclub.com

Manuel Cruz

Massage Therapist

Manuel Cruz graduated from the New School of Massage in Chicago. He has been a student of Chinese philosophy, Culture and Massage Therapy since he became an active member with the Asian Bodywork Club in March of 2006. He is a student of the Shu Family School of Tai Chi Ch’uan and has a variety of experience in both clinical and private practices. Currently, Manuel works at a Chiropractic office and maintains a private practice.

Email me: manny@asianbodyworkclub.com

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