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Coming soon! Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

Charles Buck

Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $68.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, five elements, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, qigong, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Taiji Yangsheng Zhang

Taiji Yangsheng Zhang

Taiji Stick Qigong

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

The book explores an unusual and exciting Taiji Stick qigong form. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction, and includes a brief account on the origins and guidance for practice. It also features an audio CD and DVD which provide further resource for learning the form and understanding the roots of practice. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-194-5, 222 x 155mm, 102pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, energy work, health care, movement, traditional Chinese medicine

New! 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

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, energy work, health care, movement, traditional Chinese medicine

New! 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

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, energy work, health care, movement, qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

New! 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

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, energy work, health care, movement, traditional Chinese medicine

New! An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts

An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts

Compiled by Li Jingwei
Compiled by Zhu Jianping

Drawn from ancient documents of Chinese and Tibetan medicine, and including explanatory commentaries and over 700 drawings from the original texts, this book presents authentic ancient Qigong forms in an easy-to-follow format. Focusing on health practices, the selected forms also include Qigong for more esoteric purposes. more »

2013, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-197-6, 222 x 155mm, 336pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, health care, movement, qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

The Great Intent

The Great Intent

Acupuncture Odes, Songs and Rhymes

Richard Bertschinger

This collection of songs and rhymes composed by Chinese acupuncturists was compiled by the physician Yang Jizhou in 1601. Used both as teaching vehicles and as expressions of the poetry behind their work, these odes offer a rich insight into the history of acupuncture, as well as practical indications for treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-132-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, Daoism, traditional Chinese medicine

The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills

C S Tang

This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system and its underlying principles, including the Twelve Animal Forms, linking forms, two person sets, basic skills and weapons training. more »

2013, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-140-2, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 352pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese martial arts, Chinese philosophy, five elements, Xing Yi Quan

Blue Dragon, White Tiger

Blue Dragon, White Tiger

Verses for Refining the Golden Elixir

Chang Sen Feng
Translated by Shi Fu Hwang
Translated by Cheney Crow

Dating from the Tang dynasty, this unusual tantric guide documents a sexual tantra that is thought to have been practiced by kings for several dynasties. The ancient text, translated into English for the first time, carefully describes the methods of this sexual internal alchemy practice in beautiful poetry and prose, with explanatory commentaries. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-115-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, tantra, Taoism

Gold Mirrors and Tongue Reflections

Gold Mirrors and Tongue Reflections

The Cornerstone Classics of Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis - The Ao Shi Shang Han Jin Jing Lu, and the Shang Han She Jian

Ioannis Solos

This text introduces important aspects of the earliest writings on tongue diagnosis to assist the reader in understanding its development. It presents the first translations of two of the most influential and authoritative tongue diagnosis texts, the Golden Mirror Records and Tongue Reflections in Cold Damage. Both are key texts for practitioners. more »

2012, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-095-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 304pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Chinese herbs, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, herbal treatment, hot and cold syndromes, tongue diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Go Ask the River

Go Ask the River

Evelyn Eaton

Go Ask the River is the haunting story of the female Chinese poet Hung Tu, tracing her rise from Flower-in-the-Mist to Official Hostess at the court of the governors of the Silk City, and her love affair with the poet Yuan Chen, against the backdrop of the scholars, poets, officials, and warring factions of ninth century China. more »

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-092-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 288pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Chinese history, Daoism, fiction, poetry

The Art and Alchemy of Chinese Tea

The Art and Alchemy of Chinese Tea

Daniel Reid
Photographs by Chris Janzen

This book explores Chinese tea in its manifold varieties, its long and colorful historical development in China, and its refinement as a mainstay of Chinese culture. Daniel Reid describes the principles that lie at the heart of tea culture in China, the potent medicinal properties of Chinese tea, and how to cultivate Cha Dao in daily life. more »

2011, Hardback: / $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-086-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, qigong, spirituality, Taoism, tea

Cha Dao

Cha Dao

The Way of Tea, Tea as a Way of Life

Solala Towler

In China, the practice of drinking tea is about much more than soaking leaves in a cup of hot water. Cha Dao takes us on a fascinating journey through the Way of Tea, from its origins in the sacred temples of ancient China, through its links to Daoist concepts such as or non-striving, to the affinity between Tea Mind and the Japanese spirit of Zen. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-032-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: Chinese history, Daoism, tea

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