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The Healing Promise of Qi: Creating Extraordinary Wellness with Qigong and Tai Chi
Roger Jahnke
0809295288
March 2002
Hardcover
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IJHC/WHR Newsletter, January 2003
"... an outstanding discussion of subtle energies as Qi. His explanations are interesting and his style easy reading."

Book Description
Unlocks the secrets of one of the most powerful of Chinese healing arts Developed over millennia in China, qigong (literally, life force + mastery , or refinement ) is a set of techniques used to increase your vitality, longevity, and sexual potency as well as achieve and maintain optimal health and inner peace. In the groundbreaking The Healing Promise of Qi , Dr. Roger Jahnke, internationally respected doctor of Chinese medicine and author of the bestselling The Healer Within , clearly and simply explains the concepts of qigong in practical terms. With the help of 125 superbly rendered illustrations, he describes a...


The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'Ai Chi and Qigong
Bill Douglas
1592574203
Dec 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The ancient martial art that’s swept the nation. The most popular form of exercise in the world, T’ai Chi can slow the aging process, increase balance and flexibility, lower stress levels, and enhance the body’s natural healing powers. Now, with over 300 illustrations, this updated #1-selling guide has been expanded so that readers can create a practice for themselves. Based on the latest research, this new edition includes:-A DVD that demonstrates 64 groups of movements that are difficult to learn from print alone-A new illustrated format-An expanded and updated T’ai Chi yellow pages resource-Expanded health/medical benefits


The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'Ai Chi and Qigong
Bill Douglas
0028642643
Jan 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
The ancient martial art that’s swept the nation. The most popular form of exercise in the world, T’ai Chi can slow the aging process, increase balance and flexibility, lower stress levels, and enhance the body’s natural healing powers. Now, with over 300 illustrations, this updated #1-selling guide has been expanded so that readers can create a practice for themselves. Based on the latest research, this new edition includes:-A DVD that demonstrates 64 groups of movements that are difficult to learn from print alone-A new illustrated format-An expanded and updated T’ai Chi yellow pages resource-Expanded health/medical benefits --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


T'Ai Chi Chi Kung
Peter Chin Kean Choy
0879519401
Mar 1999
Hardcover
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Secrets To Living Younger Longer
Michael Mayer
0970431066
July 2004
Paperback
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Dr. Wayne Jonas, Former Director, National Institute of Health, Office of Alternative Medicine
A wonderful guide for learning the ancient healing practices of Qigong. Full of clear and practical exercises.

Dr. Larry Dossey, Author of Reinventing Medicine
A splendid break-through that contributes a new slant to meditative practice.

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Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body: Chi Gung for Lifelong Health
Bruce Kumar Frantzis
1583941460
January 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body introduces the key concepts of chi gung in a manner both accessible and understandable to Westerners. With fascinating insights gained from years of training in Asia as a warrior, healer, and priest, Bruce Frantzis demystifies the concept of "chi," the body’s vital energy life force, and shows why this 3000-year-old system of self-healing works. The book provides a set of enjoyable, low impact exercises that readers can learn on their own, including standing chi gung, a core exercise that effectively boosts performance for martial artists, athletes, business people, and others. Body alignments and Taoist breathing, fundamentals that are the foundation of all Taoist energy practices, are also taught, with special alignments that benefit those who must sit for long...


Way Of Energy
Lam Kam Chuen
0671736450
November 1991
Paperback
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Book Description
For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. The Way of Energy is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed -- "standing like a tree".A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds internal stamina, strengthens immunity, relieves chronic illness, and promotes the natural regeneration of the nervous system.Using step-by-step instructions and more than 100 drawings and full-color photographs, The Way of Energy tells how to:* perform the entire sequence of rejuvenating positions* combat stress by practicing Chi Kung while standing, sitting, working, playing, and even sleeping* prevent and treat a wide range of common...


The Inner Structure of Tai Chi
Mantak Chia
1594770581
Dec 2005
Paperback
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Book Description

Explores the deep, internal work necessary for the effective practice of tai chi

• Reveals the Taoist principles that gave birth to the Yang-style tai chi forms

• Shows how tai chi can circulate powerful healing energies through the body

Taoist adepts developed tai chi as both a martial art and a way to cultivate their physical body, energy body, and spirit body. Like all Taoist exercises, its main purpose is to form a connection to the basic energy that is the foundation of all life: chi. Until the beginning of the twentieth century, tai chi was considered a secret practice that was passed down only within a closely knit structure of family and loyal disciples. Despite its widespread growth in popularity as a martial art and health exercise, many of its underlying...



Tai Chi for Kids
Stuart Alve Olson
1879181657
Nov 2001
Hardcover
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Review
The Children's Bookwatch, February 2002 : "Tai Chi for Kids is a unique and enthusiastically recommended title for any family, school, or library collection."

The Empty Vessel, Fall 2002 :

"A great way to introduce your own children to this ancient healing and balancing movement art."


Book Description
The first tai chi book exclusively for children ages 4 to 8.


• Uses children's delight in imitating animals to teach the eight basic tai chi forms essential for health.


• Each exercise is accompanied by colorful artwork and photographs of the author's 7-year-old son demonstrating postures.


• Written as a story to invite imaginative play and learning.


• Designed for children...



El Tao de la Curacion: La Teoria de Los Cinco Elementos Aplicable Al QI Gong, Tai Chi, Acumputura y Feng Shui
Achim Eckert
8441408289
September 2000
Paperback
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The Essence of Taiji Qigong, Second Edition
Jwing-Ming Yang
1886969639
Sept 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
This authoritative guide helps beginning students explore deeper levels of Taijiquan practice, and is usable by every Taijiquan style.

Language Notes
Text: English, Chinese


CHI Kung: The Way of Healing
Lam Kam Chuen
0767903390
May 1999
Paperback
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The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong
Chris Jarvney
1556435541
March 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
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.

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