Chinese Medicine, over the last four thousand years, has developed many of its own methods to treat spine problems, including Qigong exercises, acupuncture, massage, and herbal treatments. By doing Qigong exercises, you can effectively treat many cases of spinal illnesses and rebuild the strength of your torso, which is the root of complete healing.
This book introduces Qigong exercises that have been successfully used in China to treat Arthritis. It begins with general concepts of Qigong, a summary of Arthritis according to both Western and Eastern medicine, an explanation of how Qigong treats Arthritis, and finally gentle Qigong exercises you can use to help prevent, treat and heal Arthritis.
Improve your health, increase your energy, and speed your recovery from illness with the Eight Pieces of Brocade (Ba Duan Jin), one of the most popular sets of ancient Chinese healing exercises. These gentle stretching and strengthening movements activate the Qi (vital energy) in your body, helping to stimulate your immune system, strengthen your internal organs, and get you moving!
In this book, Dr. Kuhn effectively explains and demonstrates how Therapeutic Qigong is a valuable and important adjunct to good health care. Her helpful directions and clear illustrations demonstrate this simple yet powerful Qigong routine that anyone can use to improve and then maintain their health.
Increase your strength, improve your health, and develop explosive martial power with Qigong - the cultivation of your body's internal energy. Renown Qigong and martial arts master Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming explains how and why Qigong can improve your martial training, and presents ten complete sets of proven Qigong exercises for martial artists and health seekers.
Qigong Massage, one of the oldest methods of healing, is built upon five thousand years of progress and a highly refined, solid theoretical foundation. Used to improve health, slow down aging, and treat many types of illnesses, Qigong massage is a wide and deep healing science, and the root of many other popular forms of massage therapy.
Small Circulation, or the Microcosmic Orbit, is the practice of circulating energy, within the human body, Qi, through the two main pathways, or "vessels" of the body. This practice is considered to be the foundation of Internal Elixir Qigong, and was a fundamental step on the path of meditation training in ancient times. Over the centuries, this practice has slowly been lost from many meditation traditions, and its importance has been forgotten.
For over one thousand years, Bodhidharma's (Da Mo) timeless classics have been considered the key to enlightenment and long-lasting youth. Now, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, one of the world’s leading authorities on Qigong, has translated and written commentaries to make these ancient and profound teachings accessible to everyone. Using ancient Buddhist and Taoist documents as its foundation, this book analyzes and discusses theory and training methods in a modern, scientific manner, and presents safe ways for you to begin your own practice.
Providing a brief introduction to the history and meaning of Qigong, Six Healing Movement presents the exercises (and sounds to make) in easily understood segments, giving English phonetic pronunciation for each sound, and clear sets of sequenced photos for you to follow. No matter your age, gender, or physical condition, you can practice this easy-to-learn and fun-to-do holistic program. With regular practice, you’ll feel positive results in as little as two weeks!