Singing Dragon is an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, an independent company committed to publishing accessible books that make a difference.
Singing Dragon publishes authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.
Through the Singing Dragon imprint, Jessica Kingsley Publishers also publishes graphic novels across their subject areas, and books for children on issues such as bereavement, depression and anger.
This is a follow-up workbook to Gail Parker's Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma, for readers who want to delve deeper into restorative practice as a means of combatting the harmful effects of ethnic and race-based stress and trauma. It also incorporates the effects of the COVID pandemic, and the health inequalities faced by ethnic minorities.
Breaking down Chinese dietetics specifically for children, this book shows how Chinese dietary therapy can bring the body closer to a state of balance and further from disease. It provides acupuncturists and Chinese Medicine practitioners with an understanding of the role that dietary therapy plays in health and longevity.
A Comprehensive Textbook
The first comprehensive textbook of yoga therapy that aligns with the competencies of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, this is an essential resource for schools and universities that offer yoga therapy training programs, as well as for yoga therapists in training. With a large international list of contributors, this book enables the development of a robust curricula to prepare yoga therapists to integrate into healthcare settings safely and effectively.
Lee Majewski and Ananda Bhavanani present yoga and yoga therapy as a multifaceted approach to wellness, which includes the energetic, the emotional and the spiritual. The authors carefully clarify yogic concepts and explore how deep yogic work can be practically applied to a range of chronic conditions.
A book for acupuncturists and healthcare professionals on the use of acupuncture for the major hospice and palliative care diagnoses, and for grief and loss. Includes Chinese perspectives on death and dying and evidence-based pain management approaches.
Advice, Meditation Scripts and Hasta Mudra for Yoga Teachers
For yoga teachers who want to add a meditation element to their classes, this collection of guided meditations is the perfect resource. It also includes tips on setting the scene for a truly relaxed environment, alongside advice for on how to create your own meditations that can be tailored to the needs of yoga students.
A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics. Applications and Profiles
A thorough guide to the most effective administration of essential oils based on their specific physiological, psychological, and medicinal functions. The essential oils index of volume one is complemented here with 40 new profiles, including more advanced oils and applications.
Principles, Diagnostics and Working with the Sinew Channels
Many Tui Na practitioners mistakenly work with the Primary channels rather than the Sinew channels, and many more know very little of the theory behind them. Aspell provides a thorough grounding in the Sinew channels, accompanied by diagnostics, hand techniques, prescriptions and protocols and an introduction to paediatric Tui Na.
The Extraordinary Vessels, Extraordinary Organs, and the Art of Being Human
Presenting an exciting new model exploring the links between the extraordinary vessels and organs within the context of Daoist cosmology, the book will help practitioners and students of Daoism expand their theoretical understanding, as well as their practice.
The updated and revised edition of the foundation text in Cranio-Sacral Therapy integrates a wide spectrum of approaches to provide a broad understanding of the discipline. It covers fundamental theory, practical skills and techniques, and gives instructions for treatments which are clearly explained in case studies and full colour illustrations.
A comprehensive description and step-by-step explanation of the Nei Gong internal alchemical process also explaining its philosophical basis. Essential reading for practitioners of Nei Gong, Qi Gong, martial arts and Chinese medicine.
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