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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/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 300pp

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

Coming soon! The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Five Shen Nei Dan Inner Meditation

Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

Drawing on the classic texts, Dr. Twicken provides a detailed, step-by-step account of the theory and clinical applications of the Divergent Channels. With case studies and instruction on Five Shen Nei Dan inner meditation, Twicken offers a complete resource to help practitioners understand and use the Divergent Channel system in clinical practice. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-189-1, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: acupuncture, chi kung, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, meditation, meridians, neigong, Qi, qigong, taiji quan, yin-yang

New! Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

The Heart of Chinese Wisdom Traditions

Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

A detailed explanation of the building blocks of Chinese metaphysics, the 22 Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches upon which Chinese medicine, astrology and FengShui are based. Poetic descriptions dating from the Song dynasty give the reader a deep understanding of the meaning of each and of their interrelationships. more »

2014, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-151-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 268pp

Keywords: acupuncture, astrology, Chinese animals, Chinese horoscope, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, neigong, qigong, taiji quan, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina, Xing Yi Quan, Yijing

New! Tao - A New Way of Thinking

Tao - A New Way of Thinking

A Translation of the Tao Tê Ching with an Introduction and Commentaries

Chung-yuan Chang

This translation reveals the true wisdom and beauty of the Tao Tê Ching and the accompanying introduction and commentaries make its meaning accessible, without any reduction of the complex thought within its pages. Chung-yuan Chang places the text in the context of Western metaphysics, making reference to many Western philosophers. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-201-0, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 240pp

Keywords: Chinese philosophy, Daoism, Taoism

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

The Keys to the Sublime

Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

This attractive study card set shows the Chinese character for each of the Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches in Master Wu's graceful calligraphy. On the back of the cards, the characteristics are explained giving the reader a valuable understanding of each Stem and Branch and their importance in Chinese medicine, philosophy and astrology. more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-150-1, 144 x 104mm (portrait)

Keywords: acupuncture, calligraphy, Chinese animals, Chinese astrology, Chinese horoscope, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, qigong, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina, Yijing

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

Art Therapy in Asia

Art Therapy in Asia

To the Bone or Wrapped in Silk

Edited by Debra Kalmanowitz, Jordan S. Potash and Siu Mei Chan

This edited book documents how the field of art therapy is taking shape as both a profession and a discipline across Asia. It explores how art therapists in the East are assimilating Western models and adapting them to create unique and inspirational new approaches that both East and West can learn from. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-210-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 390pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, art therapy, arts therapies, Chinese culture, Chinese philosophy, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, Daoism, five elements, health care, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, Taoism, traditional Chinese medicine

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method

Clinical Applications of the Ba Gua and I Ching

Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

This book offers a clear explanation of the philosophical theories that underpin acupuncture methods. Introducing the fundamentals of Chinese medical philosophy including Yin-Yang, the Eight Trigrams and Ba Gua, it presents a clinically effective acupuncture system that balances metaphysical theory with practical acupuncture techniques. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-074-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 322pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bagua, Chinese astrology, Chinese culture, Chinese horoscope, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, energy work, five elements, Five Organs diagnosis, hot and cold syndromes, meridians, moxa, moxibustion, pulse diagnosis, Qi, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, tongue diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, Yang syndromes, Yijing, yin-yang

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

Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China

Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China

A New Book of Change

Translated by Richard Bertschinger

This new translation of the Yijing offers a traditional reading that refreshes and expands on the original text making it relevant for the modern world. It provides a detailed commentary explaining the underlying structure, philosophy and history of the book, and gives practical instructions for consulting the oracle using yarrow sticks or coins. more »

2011, Hardback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-083-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: Chinese astrology, Chinese culture, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, divination, spirituality, Taoism, Yijing

Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain

Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain

The Essence of Tai Ji

Chungliang Al Huang
Photographs by Si Chi Ko

Written with true passion and eloquence, the book richly conveys the subtle yet profound principles underlying Tai Ji. Movement, stillness, joyfulness, and the ability to live in the moment are the threads running through the text, as well as the humor and compassion to acknowledge the impossibility of human perfection. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-052-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, movement, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Quantum Soup

Quantum Soup

Fortune Cookies in Crisis New and enlarged edition

Chungliang Al Huang

Peppered with a delicate mix of wisdom and humour, this new and enlarged edition of Quantum Soup is a light-hearted yet informative combination of happy anecdotes and traditional Chinese sensibilities in a Western setting. Every mini-essay is accompanied by the author's calligraphy and illustrations, including those appearing for the first time. more »

2011, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-054-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, movement, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

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