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Singing Dragon

Authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.

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Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results

Partha Banerjee MD and Christina Captain

This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that commonly present in TCM practices and provides useful case studies, TCM perspectives, and quizzes throughout. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-205-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Ancient Methods of Healing and Cultivation

Master Zhongxian Wu

Master Wu provides detailed instruction and explanation of the esoteric Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong in this DVD. With full, uninterrupted demonstration of the practice, and a special feature demonstrating the standing style form, it is a complete introduction to this form for students and practitioners of Qigong of any style. more »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-223-2, DVD - standard, 90 minutes
The Spark in the Machine

The Spark in the Machine

How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine

Dr Daniel Keown

Challenging those who believe acupuncture to bear no relation to Western medicine, this witty, accessible and highly original book shows how Chinese medicine can explain mysteries of the body and how an integration of Chinese and Western medicine can lead to a fuller understanding of how our bodies function. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-196-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
XinYi WuDao

XinYi WuDao

Heart-Mind - The Dao of Martial Arts

Master Zhongxian Wu

The author reveals the spirit of classical Chinese martial arts through instruction of hitherto secret internal practices from the Dai Family Style XinYi Martial Arts in this ground-breaking book. Exploring the connection between Daoist numerology, internal alchemy and the spirit of martial power, it offers guidance to strengthen inner cultivation. more »

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-206-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp
10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan

10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan

Zhou Qing Jie

This primer is a concise, accessible introduction covering the basics of the famous Shaolin Temple practices. Fully illustrated and with an accompanying instructional DVD, it is the perfect introduction for beginners and will allow seasoned Shaolin quan practitioners to extend their knowledge and practice. more »

2014, Paperback: £9.38 + VAT = £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-214-0, 222 x 155mm, 96pp
10-Minute Primer Tai Ji Quan

10-Minute Primer Tai Ji Quan

Zhou Qing Jie

Concise and accessible, this fully-illustrated Tai Ji Quan primer covers all the key information and comes with a DVD that demonstrates an authentic short form. It is essential reading for newcomers to the art and also provides tips for practice and cultural insights for more experienced Tai Ji Quan practitioners. more »

2014, Paperback: £9.38 + VAT = £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-215-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 132pp
Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Dr. Jie-Jia Li, Dr. Jian-Ping Fu and Dr. Jack Li

Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID) allows an individual's health to be assessed by an image formed from blood and Qi or Chi (energy) between the nail bed and nail plate. This concise guide to FID covers its origins, the application of FID in common disorders and methods of examination, and features illustrations and detailed case examples. more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-099-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp
Pricking the Vessels

Pricking the Vessels

Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine

Henry McCann

The first text on bloodletting therapy for Western practitioners of Chinese medicine, this authoritative introduction explores the history, theory and function of the practice. Through the exploration of classic texts and contemporary standards, it provides everything needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the technique. more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-180-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp
10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)

10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)

Zhou Qing Jie

This primer is a concise, accessible introduction to Chinese wushu (kung fu), covering all the basics of Chinese martial arts. Fully illustrated and with an accompanying DVD demonstrating a key practice, it is a perfect introduction for beginners and will allow seasoned wushu practitioners to extend their knowledge and practice. more »

2014, Paperback: £9.38 + VAT = £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-213-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 92pp
10-Minute Primer Qigong

10-Minute Primer Qigong

Zhou Qing Jie

This comprehensive and easy-to-read introduction to Qigong covers all the key information. Perfect for newcomers to the practice, it is fully illustrated in colour and includes a DVD demonstrating an authentic short Qigong form. more »

2014, Paperback: £9.38 + VAT = £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-212-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 104pp
The Compleat Acupuncturist

The Compleat Acupuncturist

A Guide to Constitutional and Conditional Pulse Diagnosis

Peter Eckman

Synthesizing traditions in Oriental medicine, this creative and groundbreaking book takes the practice of pulse diagnosis forward through integrating the Chinese, Ayurvedic, Japanese and Korean traditions. The author emphasizes constitutional as well as conditional diagnosis, and over 30 case histories are included. more »

2014, Paperback: £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-198-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 292pp
Da Wu

Da Wu

Health Qigong Da Wu Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Based on the traditional Da Wu qigong recorded in ancient documents, this book guides the reader through the set of joint-relaxing dance-like exercises with step-by-step instructions and photos. The CD and DVD provide verbal instructions, accompanying music, a video demonstration of Da Wu and additional information on its history. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-192-1, 222 x 155mm, 106pp
Daoyin Yangsheng Gong Shi Er Fa

Daoyin Yangsheng Gong Shi Er Fa

12-Movement Health Qigong for all Ages

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

An easy-to-learn but very extremely effective 12-movement qigong form taken from over 50 routines of Daoyin health qigong developed by Professor Zhang Guangde. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction on the 12 movements for both standing and seated positions, and an audio CD of verbal instruction and DVD demonstrating the form. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-195-2, 222 x 155mm, 152pp
Mawangdui Daoyin Shu

Mawangdui Daoyin Shu

Qigong from the Mawangdui Silk Paintings

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

A powerful but easily learnt series of health qigong exercises based on images on ancient silk paintings excavated in China. The book provides instruction on the movements, and includes a brief account of the origins and guidance for practice. It also includes an audio CD and DVD which provide full resources for learning and practising the form. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-193-8, 222 x 155mm, 96pp
Shi Er Duan Jin

Shi Er Duan Jin

12-Routine Sitting Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Suitable for all ages and abilities, this set of 12 seated qigong exercises synthesizes the principles of its founding schools and emphasises movements of the neck, shoulders, waist and legs. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction, and features a DVD with full resources for learning the form and a CD providing verbal instruction and music. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-191-4, 222 x 155mm, 106pp

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