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New! 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

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese martial arts, Daoism, meridians, movement, neigong, Qi, qigong, shaolin quan, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, wushu, Xing Yi Quan, yin-yang

New! 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

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese martial arts, Daoism, meridians, movement, neigong, Qi, qigong, shaolin quan, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, wushu, Xing Yi Quan, yin-yang

New! 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

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese martial arts, Daoism, meridians, movement, neigong, Qi, qigong, shaolin quan, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, wushu, Xing Yi Quan, yin-yang

New! 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

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese martial arts, Daoism, meridians, movement, neigong, Qi, qigong, shaolin quan, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, wushu, yin-yang

Alchemy of Pushing Hands

Alchemy of Pushing Hands

Oleg Tcherne

Pushing Hands develops sensitivity to the body's internal state and can be used to help control the emotions, the circulation of energy and physical balance. This book teaches the reader how to act in harmony with any external event without losing their 'balance' or center, enabling them to respond with confidence and flexibility to each situation. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-022-1, 190 x 215mm, 128pp

Keywords: tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Arts Activities for Children and Young People in Need

Arts Activities for Children and Young People in Need

Helping Children to Develop Mindfulness, Spiritual Awareness and Self-Esteem

Diana Coholic

This book offers interventions and exercises drawn from practice and research, for practitioners to use as a basis for their own arts-based groups or one-to-one sessions. It is accessible and suitable for helping, health and education practitioners and students from a variety of disciplines, such as social work, psychology and counselling. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-001-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, alternative therapies, anger management, anxiety, arts therapies, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, communication, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, depression, domestic abuse, educational psychology, emotions, expressive therapies, families, fostering, grief, group psychotherapy, health care, interdisciplinary arts therapies, looked after children, mental health, nursing, play, practical theology, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, race, relationships, residential care, resilience, safeguarding children, self esteem, sex education, sexual abuse, social care, social work, spirituality, tai chi, teenagers, trauma, youthwork

Body Intelligence

Body Intelligence

Creating a New Environment
2nd edition

Ged Sumner

Body Intelligence offers a new understanding of how the body works and leads the reader to a greater sense of wellbeing and an enriched sense of self. Experiential exercises, guided meditations and movements are provided throughout the book, helping the reader to develop improved levels of health and body intelligence. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-026-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, complementary therapies, emotions, qigong, tai chi

Celestial Healing

Celestial Healing

Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of China, and East and Southeast Asia

Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD with Kevin Ergil, MA, MS, LAc (Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Qi, and Qi Gong), Laurel S. Gabler, BA, MSc (Thai Medicine) and Kerry Palanjian, BA, MBA (Shiatsu)

Providing a panoramic overview of the medical traditions of China and East and Southeast Asia, Dr. Marc Micozzi offers compelling insights into the influence of the expression of vital energy (qi) in these traditions. He discusses the efficacy of these healing practices, as well as their influences in the West, and potential applications today. more »

2011, Hardback: £18.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-060-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
2013, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-157-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: acupuncture, chi kung, Chinese medicine, herbal treatment, nutrition, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, tuina

Chen

Chen

Living Taijiquan in the Classical Style

Master Jan Silberstorff
Translated by Michael Vorwerk

In this book, Master Jan Silberstorff, a leading Chen practitioner, shares his expertise and insights into Chen style Taijiquan, explaining its background and key principles. He discusses the different Chen forms and the importance of each, as well as the place of competition and the effect on participants. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-021-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Chi for Children

Chi for Children

A Practical Guide to Teaching Tai Chi and Qigong in Schools and the Community

Betty Sutherland

Learning the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great way for children to relax, have fun, and strengthen body and mind. This easy-to-use teacher training pack provides step-by-step instructions and simple techniques that enable anyone to teach Tai Chi and Qigong to children. more »

2011, Paperback: £30.43 + VAT = £34.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-055-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: anxiety, chi kung, children, complementary therapies, dance and movement therapy, education, health care, mainstream education, mental health, occupational therapy, pastoral care, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Esoteric Talismans, Mantras, and Mudras in Healing and Inner Cultivation

Master Zhongxian Wu

Never before written about in the West, this advanced form of Qigong from one of China's esoteric traditions offers great cumulative benefits from regular daily practice. Master Wu describes the practice in detail, provides the mantra, visualization, and mudra for each movement as well as explaining the therapeutic benefits of the practice. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-056-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: chi kung, Daoism, qigong, spirituality, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

New! Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Sharon Tay

An invaluable companion to practice for novice complementary and beauty therapists working with older people in care, this book offers unique practical advice on issues that are often overlooked in training. It offers guidance on tackling common pitfalls and difficulties, as well as a wealth of practical tips and techniques for practice. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-178-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: acupuncture, adults, alternative therapies, Alzheimer's disease, aromatherapy, bodywork, carers, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, dementia, diet, face diagnosis, health care, herbal treatment, massage, nursing, nutrition, older people, palliative care, residential care, tai chi

Daoist Nei Gong

Daoist Nei Gong

The Philosophical Art of Change

Damo Mitchell

For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing, an advanced meditative practice, is described. The book also contains a set of Qigong exercises, accompanied by instructional illustrations. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-065-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese medicine, Daoism, health care, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, traditional Chinese medicine

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

Essential Tai Ji

Essential Tai Ji

Chungliang Al Huang

Chungliang Al Huang shares the basic movements of Tai Ji - and its relationships with nature, space and time - alongside stunning, inspirational photography by Si Chi Ko. The book promotes strength, relaxation and clarity, as Master Huang teaches how to unify mind and body, achieving a healthier and more fulfilling state of being. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-053-5, 235 x 178mm, 80pp

Keywords: chi kung, Daoism, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

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