240 pages, 7 x 10
50 b&w illustrations
Within the holistic framew ork of the Daoist w ay, Ronald H. Davisprovides a comprehensive and straightforward guide to the principlesand practice of actively living in harmony with the seasonal energeticchanges throughout the year. The program focuses on the importance ofQigong, meditation, and diet to support good mental and physicalhealth. The author includes clear explanations of the theory underlyingthis approach to a healthy life, including the Five Phases of Change(Five Elements) of Chinese Medicine, the body's Qi system ofchannels and reservoirs, and the concept of chronobiology. For eachseason he provides a Qigong specific for the season, meditations,herbal information, and dietary recommendations w ith simple recipes tosupport the functions of the organ in focus in that season. Thisaccessible program of Qigong for the seasons w ill be of interest toanyone seeking a healthy life, students of Qigong at any level, and theseasonal emphasis makes this an excellent quick reference for Qigongteachers.
Ronald H. Davis is an acupuncturist and chiropractor.He has been practicing Qigong since 1986 and is the founder of TheHealth Movement, a group of classes and educational materials designedto improve a person's wellbeing through the use of traditional andcomplementary healthcare methods. Ronald offers classes in Qigong,Taiji and spinal healthcare and lives in Bozeman, Montana, USA.
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