Jeffrey C. Zimmerman is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Medical Qi Gong practitioner. His thirty plus years of experience and study across various disciplines from masters in music, Asian medicine, martial arts, medical qi gong, tai chi and science led to the development of his technique, Harmonetiks, to enhance healing, self-care, and performance.
His journey to obtain this knowledge began in music. After studying at the Julliard School (Pre-college) on a scholarship in high school, Jeff attended the Royal Academy of Music in London and has degrees from both the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music. Stuart Knussen, the former principal bass and Chairman of the Board of the London Symphony Orchestra, the "world's greatest double bass player," offered Jeff a full scholarship to work with him in Banff, Canada. Jeff worked privately with Stuart in Canada, England and the United States. Jeff’s performing career included performing in Les Miserables on Broadway and with London’s Royal Philharmonic. After performing as principal double bass of the orchestra with Stuart as his assistant, Stuart said,” You will leave this orchestra, then become Principal Bass of an orchestra like Houston Symphony, stay there for 5 years, then go to Chicago Symphony or Boston Symphony. Please don’t do that. There is another path for you. Become a doctor. Stuart’s best friend, the great conductor, Leopold Stokowski, had been treated by acupuncture and enjoyed Chinese Medicine, so it made sense for Jeff pursue Chinese Medicine.
Jeff's Journey into Chinese Medicine
In addition to receiving national certification in the U.S. from the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Jeff traveled to China to earn acupuncture certification from the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing. Jeff is the first American to be invited to practice Medical Qi Gong and Fa Gong in the hospitals in China.
Jeff has also demonstrated his talents in notable arenas such as at New York Columbia Presbyterian hospital with Dr. Mehmet Oz in the operating room during open heart surgery, as well as with Jim Gordon (the original Chairman of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Washington, DC.) through teaching at the Comprehensive CancerCare Conference.
In his healing appointments, Jeff helps restore synchronicity to the body and harmony to the whole being. Most importantly, through his system, he teaches how to practice doing this for yourself. To truly understand Jeffrey’s work, it must be experienced. Jeff currently offers private appointments, in-person or at a distance, as well as group classes in Westport, CT.
Health and Wellness:
“Jeff’s technique is extraordinary. It offers a simple but highly elegant opportunity to create healthy alignment of our bodies, minds and spirits. I could feel at once, more grounded, more at ease, and more fluid in the way that I moved and breathed.”
— Dr. James Gordon, Former Chairman, White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy
"Always a pleasure, working together." Dr. Mehmet Oz
“Jeff Zimmerman’s energy work is one of the most powerful healing and learning experiences I have encountered.”
— Dr. Sidney Rosenblum
““Jeffrey Zimmerman’s system has shown meaningful results in terms of sustainable performance enhancement and maximal strength gains... I am personally convinced that his system can be applied to assist anybody in attaining and surpassing their own personal fitness goals.”
— Charles Poliquin, Olympic Coach
“I enjoyed and benefited immensely from Jeff Zimmerman’s sessions. I have increased my reaction time along with the ability to focus on and off the field. He has also helped me stay injury-free by correcting my balance and modifying my techniques which has helped me improve my NFL career.
— Na'il Diggs, Carolina Panthers
“I met Jeff Zimmerman in the late 80’s .My first encounter with Jeff's abilities was after I had my back broken in 3 places due t5o a a boating accident. After several weeks of laying up after I left the hospital, the pain was still so severe that I had to I visit several specialists in NYC , The consensus was that I would need back surgery and that three metal rods would be placed around my spine to support it and reduce the pain. After thinking about it for awhile I decided to call Jeff and see if there was anything he could do (I was and still am a little weary of the unknown) After a short time he told me to get up. I was out of pain instantly, and asked him how often I would have to see him to keep the pain away, he told me I may never have it again but if I did that I knew where he was. WOW!!!
I did not haver to back to Jeff until the late 90's until I I was involved in a terrible car accident involving over 60 cars. When I came to, the firemen were using the jaws of live to extract me from my car. At the hospital, I was OK with only a severe case of what was call an arthritic shock to my chest cavity, causing me to gasp for air. I looked for Jeff again and in a matter of moments he was able to get my body to take deep breaths therefore healing itself.” —David H., Arkansas
“I first met Dr. Jeffrey Zimmerman over 28 years ago when I was pregnant with my son. I had a chronic cough that kept me up for nights on end and caused several cracked ribs. I called my OB and told him that in the event I went into labor I was just too exhausted and was afraid it could interfere with the delivery..
Jeffrey’s gift for moving the bodies energies so that it can heal are remarkable. I continued to see him and to bring my entire family to him to help us through various health issues – asthma, strep throat, cyclic vomiting syndrome, Lyme disease, prostate cancer. He became our family practitioner as well as a good friend. One day my daughter then 9 was so ill that I did not dare to put her in the car for the 15 minute drive to Jeffrey’s home. I called him in desperation and asked what I should do. He informed me that he could work on her long distance. She could stay at home on our couch and he would be able to access her energies from his office. He asked me to call him the next day. It was later that night that I could see a perceivable difference in my daughter’s energy levels. She had an appetite for the first time in days. Jeffrey continue to work on Sarah and to my relief was better in only a matter of days. Clearly Jeffrey’s talents are not bound by time and space.
My youngest son was very ill with Lyme disease and so we made the decision to leave our home in CT and move to AZ. We have continued to work with Jeffrey from across the country. He has worked on all of us at one time or another and has been able to work on my family members. Most recently, my father was intubated at Stamford Hospital after having his second heart attack. Paramedics estimate his brain was without oxygen for approximately 6 minutes. I can only believe that Jeffrey’s incredible abilities had something to do with my father’s miraculous recovery. He has just been moved to a rehabilitation center and is expected to make a full recovery.
I don’t presume to understand the how and why of Jeffreys healing abilities. I do know that my family’s health has always improved after calling him to work on them. It does not matter if we are on his table in his office, in a hospital room or at home resting. The results are the same. Healing takes place not only on a physical level but positive changes are noticed on emotional and spiritual levels as well.
Jeffrey and I worked with together in several programs designed to promote stress reduction and to give the participants life enhancing skills in the workplace and at home. Week after week I heard participating students tell him how much they love and appreciated the exercises he taught them.The more they incorporated his teachings the more their lives changed for the better.
My life and the health of all of my family has been truly changed by Jeffrey Zimmerman. He is a compassionate man with incredible gifts. I am so excited that his wisdom is now in print for everyone to be able to access and learn from. May your life be as blessed as mine by this unique and talented man.” —Cathie L
“Jeff and I went to the sleep lab at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital to conduct an experiment on the use of Jeff’s energy system and it’s effect on the brain waves.
EEG leads were connected to my head (for what seemed like hours!!!) and the results were measured. I was very aware of what was going on in the room. There were approximately 7 or 8 people in the room, whispering and milling around. It was a big deal to see if this form of energy work could affect brain waves. Needless to say, the scientists and medical personnel were skeptical. Measurements were taken in a separate room and recorded. I was sitting down when Jeff applied his technique. We were all surprised when my standing alpha brain waves (we found out later) went from normal to theta in less than half of a second. I was very relaxed yet aware of what was going on in the room. We repeated this experiment 5 or 6 times. When Jeff took away the application of his energy technique, my brainwaves went back to a normal alpha state. Immediately upon application of his technique, the brainwaves went into theta in less than half a second.” —Cathy L.
“I have– or should I should say– had incredible back pain in the mornings. I would literally have to use the wall to help myself straighten up. It took about five minutes to do. Hand over hand walking myself to an upright position. Sitting long periods of time would aggravate my condition. I really could not avoid sitting as I have a car service. A bad back like mine is detrimental to giving the kind of customer service I need to give to my clients – getting out of the car quickly to open their door and getting their luggage to the curb. I tried chiropractic adjustments, over three weeks worth. I had moderate improvement but still needed the wall in the morning; and although the pain was less, it was still a pain. I consulted my doctor and she recommended letting the back rest, and painkillers.
I finally sought treatment with Jeff Zimmerman. After just one session, the pain was reduced to tightness. He gave me instructions on how to move and he gave me two exercises that I can do while driving. My spine is more fluid and I can sit long periods without causing my back pain to return. It is amazing how simple this can be once you have the knowledge.” –John P.
“Thank you for the private health sessions and the personalized instructions using your system, which I am now also practicing at home. As you may remember, I was originally diagnosed with sarcoidosis in 1976. Upon first being diagnosed, I placed my entire trust in the internists and specialists that were assigned to help me. As would be the case for anyone confronting a serious medical issue, I was compliant of whatever was asked of me. At their direction, I engaged in a repetitive cycle that included: frequent office visits, x-rays, pulmonary functions tests, blood work and urine sampling. As my condition took a gradual and noticeable turn for the worse, I looked to my doctors for answers. Apparently, western medicine is not very good at admitting what it can’t do. As time continued to elapse, I grew more impatient and began pressing my doctors for more definitive answers. The breaking point eventually came with this sobering response – ‘There is nothing further that I can do for you or give to you. I don’t think it is wise to give you prednizone because it is very powerful and potentially damaging. This disease is going to take its course, one way or the other.’ When I hung up the telephone, I was stunned. After placing my complete faith in this doctor, I had realized that– in essence, I had been strung along. On the one hand, he and other doctors got paid and expensive tests were conducted, all financed by my co-pays and insurance. On the other hand, valuable time was lost and my condition had gotten worse (not better). Coincidental to the onset of this disease, I also experienced the following symptoms: aches and pains at multiple joint locations, chronic light-headedness, persistent coughing (green and yellow phlegm), weight loss, appetite loss, listlessness, and frequent bowel movements (10-12/day). While burdened with this condition, any effort of physical exertion typically drained or strained my system. The onset of an asthmatic condition, coupled with an already shortened breath, appeared to be the final straws that sealed my fate as being “permanently disabled.” My once athletic prowess and the vibrancy of my physical being became things of the past. Prior to being introduced to your techniques, I had spent 20+ years living in sub-standard health and my lungs were assessed at the stage 3 level. After our FIRST health session using the principles of your techniques, my joint aches immediately disappeared and the frequency of my bowel movements began to recede back to normal levels. These developments, in themselves, are very significant quality-of-life issues. How nice it is not have to have the worries about being in close proximity to bathrooms. The dread of mustering enough energy to get up from a chair, go shopping with my wife (an olympic-syled sport), or simply playing with my children is now overridden by the joys of living. Even though, by circumstance, I have been forced into a sedentary lifestyle, my more frequent practices of your techniques seem to be giving me a second chance at life. I have not participated in any physical or aerobic training, yet my body has become much stronger and vibrant, my pulmonary functions tests have shown substantial improvement and I am no longer classified as being “asthmatic.” This past spring, I underwent a full-body gallium scan (over a 2 day period). The results showed that there were no “hot spots,” lending credence to the notion that the previously “incurable” sarcoidosis condition is now vanquished from my system. I am fascinated as well as thankful for these results. I can’t explain it, but I know first-hand that the positive effects from practicing your techniques are broad-based and multifaceted. I will continue to keep you informed of further developments, as they occur. Thank you, again.” —Bob S.
“Thank you for opening up a whole new world of well-being to me. Your treatments and advice on self-care really helped my knee pain. I’m particularly grateful to you for teaching me how I can participate in my own recovery by learning to walk correctly, with my body in proper alignment so as to alleviate knee and ankle pressure. I have been practicing my new “walking” wherever I happen to be. I notice that when I relax and walk correctly, the knee pain vanishes, my arthritic ankles are relieved and my posture improves, thanks to your system. I find it very empowering to be able, with your guidance, to help myself ameliorate a painful condition. In the long term that seems more useful than masking the pain with pills.” –Mardy D., Westport, CT
“Thank you so much for doing whatever you do so well. It is nothing short of amazing. Because of you, I consider myself a walking miracle. Here’s why:
As you know, in mid-July, I woke up one morning with an inverted nipple and pain in my left breast. A mammogram and ultrasound subsequently confirmed that there was indeed something there. It showed up as a ‘change in texture,’ but my gynecologist, radiologist, oncologist, and surgeon all thought I had breast cancer based on my symptoms and radiology reports. They encouraged me to have a biopsy as soon as possible so I could take the appropriate action.
I came to you twice during that period of uncertainty. The first time was shortly after the mammogram and the second time was just before the surgical biopsy (which was expected to confirm everyone’s suspicions.) I told you my story and I’ll never forget your response– ‘Well, let’s do something about that.’ And you put your therapy to work.
The biopsy was performed and my surgeon removed a large mass of ruptured and inflamed cysts. It looked like cancer so she took out as much as she could, fearing the worst. Surprisingly, the initial biopsy came back negative. Three days later, the results of the full biopsy confirmed it – no cancer. Afraid that there might be some mistake, she called the pathologist three times to confirm and reconfirm that there really was no evidence of cancer.
My surgeon has since told me that the chronic inflammation in my breast was the worst she had seen in 15 years, and she has never seen that degree of inflammation NOT be cancer. And although she is delighted and amazed at the outcome, she has no explanation for why my case would be such an exception. I know, however, that what distinguishes me is that I came to you for treatment.
So, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for helping my body to literally heal itself. My challenge now is to keep it that way, and I have every confidence that with your continuing therapy, I will remain cancer free for years to come.
Keep up the good work!” —Deb K
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