The Way of Qigong

Author: Ken Cohen
Publisher: Wellspring/Ballantine
ISBN: 9780345421098
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

Discusses the mind-body healing method that has been practiced in China for thousands of years

The Way of Qigong

Author: Ken Cohen
Publisher: Wellspring
ISBN: 9780345421098
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

Discusses the mind-body healing method that has been practiced in China for thousands of years

The Way of Qigong

Author: Ken Cohen
ISBN: 0553506498
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Qi gong

A powerful mind-body healing method that has been practised in China for thousands of years, and more recently, in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer and immune system disorders.

Honoring the Medicine

Author: Kenneth Cohen
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345435132
Release Date: 2006-06
Genre: Medical

An introduction to Native American medicine explores their healing traditions, philosophy, and methods, explaining how such fundamental therapies as counseling, massage, and more can be integrated with western medicine, how Native Americans understand healing therapies, and how the Native American approach can be interpreted, all from the perspective of a traditional healer. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Empty Force

Author: Paul Dong
Publisher: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 1583941347
Release Date: 2005-12-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Ling Kong Jing, the "Empty Force," is the highest martial arts skill in China. This extraordinary technique harnesses the power of chi, the body's vital energy, enabling masters of the art to defend themselves against opponents without making physical contact. The book takes readers step by step from theory to the actual practice used to generate Empty Force, and shows how to use its remarkable power for healing as well as self-defense.

Qi Gong for Beginners

Author: Stanley D. Wilson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402745044
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

Describes the history, principles, guidelines, instructions, and health benefits of Qi gong, a Chinese meditative exercise.

Chi Kung

Author: Yves Réquéna
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 0892816392
Release Date: 1996-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

Comprehensive overview of Chi Kung's theoretical background and more than fifty exercises for anyone, regardless of age of physical condition.

Chi Gong

Author: Aristide H. Esser
Publisher: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 1583942580
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

Chi Gong: The Ancient Chinese Way to Health bridges the divide between Chinese and Western science, systems of health care, and spiritual practice. With proven, step-by-step exercises, chi gong instructor Paul Dong and psychiatrist Aristide Esser show how to perform basic and advanced chi gong exercises; increase vitality by maintaining the balance of bodily energies; prevent and cure ulcers, hypertension, heart disease, and other ailments; and achieve a relaxed and therapeutic meditative state, promoting health and longevity. The authors encourage practitioners to augment and strengthen their martial and spiritual disciplines, but also to develop external energy for the benefit of others. More than an instruction manual, Chi Gong functions as a complete survey of this healing art. Dong and Esser discuss chi gong’s history, famous practitioners, applications for health and the martial arts, and the role of chi in exceptional human functioning and mind-body interactions. Combining information from Western scientific investigations as well as personal insights from Paul Dong’s practice, the authors provide a thorough explanation of the concept of chi and its role in traditional Chinese medicine, discuss the groundbreaking use of chi gong in cancer treatments, and take the reader on a visit to one of China’s many chi gong clinics.

Qigong for Health Vitality

Author: Michael Tse
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312141289
Release Date: 1996-01-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Details the philosphy and practice of Qigong, a form of traditional Chinese medicine which combines breathing, posture, and movement, and demonstrates its treatment for such ailments as hypertension, insomnia, arthritis, and headaches

Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body

Author: Bruce Kumar Frantzis
Publisher: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 1583941460
Release Date: 2005-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

"Bruce Frantzis demystifies the fundamental principles of chi gung and provides a comprehensive exercise program with detailed illustrations to increase life energy, improve health, boost sports performance, and combat stress and aging."--Provided by Publisher.

Chinese Medical Qigong

Author: Tianjun Liu
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 9780857011497
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Based on the latest edition of the approved textbook on Medical Qigong used in Chinese universities, this authoritative paperback edition has been completely revised and edited to meet the needs of western practitioners. The editors emphasize the practice of Qigong, and this section of the book has been revised and expanded; a wide range of Qigong forms are presented, taking full account of the history, correct practice, and development of Qigong. The section on the clinical applications of Qigong in the treatment of a wide range of conditions, with the recommended Qigong forms for treatment, and relevant references to the ancient texts has been substantially revised, and focuses on conditions more common in the West. The book also presents the newest research on Medical Qigong, including groundbreaking new discoveries about the physiological and psychological mechanisms. Omitted from this paperback edition are the extensive excerpts from the ancient texts, and the detailed history, more appropriate for academic study. This is an unparalleled resource for practitioners of Qigong and Chinese medicine, as well as medical students and other healthcare professionals seeking a better understanding of the theory, practice and beneficial health applications of Medical Qigong.

The Way of Energy

Author: Kam Chuen Lam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671736453
Release Date: 1991-11-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

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.

Living Qigong

Author: John Alton
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: UVA:X004104657
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Health & Fitness

An accessible presentation of the philosophy and practice of the traditional Chinese martial art known as qigong, a form of meditative exercise aimed at promoting good health, this book contains easy-to-follow descriptions of the eight essential movements, accompanied by numerous photos. 100 photos. 30 illustrations.

The Qigong Bible

Author: Katherine Allen
Publisher: Godsfield
ISBN: 9781841814650
Release Date: 2017-04-06
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

The ancient art of Qigong, the "seed of martial arts", not only allows you to maintain your health but also heals the bodies and calms the minds of those who practice it. Featuring 300 photographs from the main schools of Qigong, The Qigong Bible is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to practising Qigong and finding a mental and physical balance in life, encouraging readers of all levels to make Qigong a part of their everyday life.