The Way Of Qigong: The Art And Science Of Chinese Energy Healing

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The Way Of Qigong: The Art And Science Of Chinese Energy Healing

The Way Of Qigong: The Art And Science Of Chinese Energy Healing

Qigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen explains how you too can integrate qigong into your life--and harness the healing power that will help your mind and body achieve the harmony of true health.Review"A long-awaited masterpiece . . . This breakthrough book is destined to become the classic reference on body energy and healing."--Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.? Author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind"A TREASURE . . . Those eager to explore the methods of self-healing will learn how in The Way of Qigong. By peering through this modern window into ancient practices, the readers will discover how to gather the breath, move with grace and power, and cultivate the mind."--Harriet Beinfeld? Coauthor of Between Heaven and Earth"THIS DEFINITIVE VOLUME . . . IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE RECENTLY ISSUED BOOK ON THE CHINESE HEALING ART, QIGONG."--BooklistFrom the Inside FlapQigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen explains how you too can integrate qigong into your life--and harness the healing power that will help your mind and body achieve the harmony of true health.From the Back CoverQigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen explains how you too can integrate qigong into your life -- and harness the healing power that will help your mind and body achieve the harmony of true health.About the AuthorKenneth ?Bear Hawk? Cohen,?s an internationally renowned health educator dedicated to the community of All Relations. He has trained with elder healers from all over the world and followed the path of indigenous wisdom for more than 30 years. Author of?he Way of Qigong:?he Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing?nd more than 200 journal articles on spirituality and complementary medicine, he lives with his family in the Colorado Rockies.Excerpt. ?Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.QI is the Chinese word for "life energy." According to Chinese medi* JLcine, qi is the animating power thatflowsthrough all living things. A living being isfilledwith it. A dead person has no more qi-the warmth, the life energy is gone. A healthy individual has more than one who is ill. However, health is more than an abundance of qi. Health implies that the qi in our bodies is clear, rather than polluted and turbid, and flowing smoothly, like a stream, not blocked or stagnant.?It is also the life energy one senses in nature. The earth itself is moving, transforming, breathing, and alive with qi. Modern scientists speak the same language as ancient poets when they call the Earth G?i?, a living being. When we appreciate the beauty of animals,fish,birds,flowers,tr

Specification of The Way Of Qigong: The Art And Science Of Chinese Energy Healing

GENERAL
AuthorCohen, Kenneth S.
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-10345421094
ISBN-1397812
PublisherWellspring/Ballantine
Publication Year09-03-1999
DIMENSIONS
Height6.11 inch.
Length0.9 inch.
Width9.17 inch.
Weight1 pounds.

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