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The Way Of Qigong

Author : Kenneth S. Cohen
ISBN : 9781984800428
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Qigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen explains how you too can integrate qigong into your life--and harness the healing power that will help your mind and body achieve the harmony of true health.

Qigong For Staying Young

Author : Shoshanna Katzman
ISBN : 1583331735
Genre : Health & Fitness
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An introduction to the ancient Chinese practice of self-healing and fitness outlines a twenty-minute program that incorporates postures, breath, sound, visualization, herbal remedy, and self-massage practices designed to slow the aging process while improving health and increasing energy levels. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Qigong And The Tai Chi Axis

Author : Mimi Kuo-Deemer
ISBN : 9780486837376
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"Mimi Kuo-Deemer takes the reader on a journey through the five elements and seasons of qigong, explaining their connection to health, lifestyle, and state of mind. . . . It is a pleasure to read such a balanced approach. I highly recommend Qigong and the Tai Chi Axis!"— Kenneth S. Cohen, author of The Way of Qigong Reduce stress, release pain, and create bodily harmony with this introduction to qigong and the yin/yang balance of tai chi, the ancient Chinese arts of movement meditation. This accessible book features information about these practices as well as insights into their benefits, providing tools for replenishing inner resources and managing energy levels. It also offers advice on making healthier choices in everyday life that will support the body's natural capacity for energy, balance, and well-being.

The Qigong Way From Body To Consciousness

Author : Max Weier
ISBN : 9783842386181
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The ancient art of qigong aims to cultivate one's life force from body to energy to consciousness and harmonise body and mind through movement, attention, breath and meditation. Beyond calming, invigorating and healing benefi ts, the ultimate goal of the practice lies in the refi nement and expansion of one's awareness, culminating in the return to one's Original Nature. This practical book gives a compact overview of all the essential aspects of qigong.

Tui Na E Book

Author : Sarah Pritchard
ISBN : 9780702047909
Genre : Medical
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Tui na: A manual of Chinese massage therapy is a comprehensive handbook for the 21st century student and practitioner of Tui na working in the West. The book describes the roots and development of Tui na, how it works therapeutically within the context of Chinese medicine and how to become an effective Tui na practitioner. It contains detailed descriptions of Tui na techniques, how to practice them, their clinical applications and therapeutic effects. Foundation area routines are provided to aid the development and fluidity of manual skills and to give an initial structure for building treatments. The book has a unique approach to creating and planning Tui na treatments. Avoiding the prescriptive approach usually employed, Sarah Pritchard discusses the principles of practice and enables the student practitioner to make choices and formulate treatments by bringing together their knowledge and skills. Frameworks are provided, and techniques, methods and approaches suggested for presenting patterns of disharmony within the treatment of common ailments. Accompanying videos showing how to apply all the major techniques Over 120 photographs clearly illustrating the techniques The application of the ancillary therapies of cupping, gua sha and moxibustion The application of external herbal media ‘Tips for Practice’ easy reference to aid the learning of techniques Case histories illustrating the treatment of common clinical ailments Treatment foundation area routines Yin and yang styles of practice Combining Tui na and acupuncture in practice.

Alternative Medicine And Spinal Cord Injury

Author : Laurance Johnston, PhD
ISBN : 1934559040
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Studies indicate that 40% of Americans use some form of alternative medicine; for individuals with long-term disabilities, learning about their options is even more critical. Written by the former director of the Spinal Cord Research and Education Foundation of the PVA, this is the first book to cover alternative therapies for spinal cord injury. From acupuncture to laser-based therapies, herbal medicine, homeopathy, craniosacral therapy, magnetic healing, and more, the book empowers readers by: Providing clear, reliable information on alternative choices to traditional health care. Equipping readers to make more informed decisions about their own health care. Tailoring information to meet the specific needs of the approximately 450,000 individuals living with a spinal cord injury. Providing healing modalities that minimize the risks that are especially relevant to people with SCI, like overmedication, hospitalization, and life-threatening infections. For those who have been forced to rely on the advice of the traditional medical specialist for their health care, this book opens a broad array of holistic options. It is essential for anyone suffering from a spinal cord injury, their families, friends, caregivers, and health-care providers.

Everyday Qigong Practice

Author : Richard Bertschinger
ISBN : 9781848191174
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Early-stage Qigong practitioners often find it difficult to establish a daily Qigong practice. This useful handbook teaches simple Qigong exercises that can be easily practiced in the home every day. The book provides guidance for a series of warm-ups and exercises which are easy to learn, very effective and all based on ancient practice. These include refreshing Early Morning Meditations; the classic Eight-Sectioned Brocade; the dynamic Three Circles Posture; the Nine Aggrievement Exercises, which are great for combating bad moods; and the Three Lowerings, an exercise for sound sleep. The author offers advice throughout on important points to remember when practicing Qigong at home and how to deal with any problems that arise in a straightforward and relaxed way. Suitable for young and old, this is the perfect introduction to classic Qigong. The meditations and exercises will be particularly healing for those recovering from illness

Chinese Medical Qigong

Author : Kevin Chen
ISBN : 0857010174
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Qigong is one of the most important aspects of traditional Chinese culture and medicine. In recent years, Qigong therapy has attracted more and more attention from modern medicine and science and is now widely applied in clinical settings to treat illness and promote well-being. Chinese Medical Qigong is the first English translation of the only official textbook of medical Qigong, now in its third edition, used in colleges and universities of traditional Chinese medicine in China. Correlating the traditional therapies of Qigong with the most recent outcomes of modern scientific research, it is the authoritative introduction to the knowledge system and content of Qigong study. This textbook will be an essential tool for medical students and healthcare professionals working in complementary and alternative therapies as well as for all those seeking a better understanding of the beneficial medical applications of Qigong.

The Theory And Practice Of Taiji Qigong

Author : Chris Jarmey
ISBN : 1556435541
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Practiced regularly, Taiji Qigong has been show to increase energy, improve health, and help prevent illness through simple movements and focused breathing. This in depth instruction manual brings the practice to the average reader. Written for every level of skill and interest and constructed for easy customizing for particular goals, the book is broken into three parts that cover the theory and practice of Qi and Qigong; the general principles of Qigong practice; and the 18 movements of Taiji Qigong in detail.

The Way Of Energy

Author : Kam Chuen Lam
ISBN : 9780671736453
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A recognized master of Tai Chi gives step-by-step instructions on the ancient art of Chi Kung--Chinese medicine in a physical form. Readers discover how practicing Chi Kung can prevent and treat a wide range of ailments, strengthen the immune system, improve concentration and memory, regenerate the nervous system and more. 10 full-color photographs; 90 two-color illustrations.

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