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Ba Duan Jin

Eight-Section Qigong Exercises

Other compilation by Foreign Languages Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Ba Duan Jin: Eight-Section Qigong Exercises is an accessible guide to this particular qigong exercise, which has been shown to improve the respiratory, cardiovascular and immune systems. The Ba Duan Jin exercise is broken down into eight sections, each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs and key points.

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Liu Zi Jue

Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises

Other compilation by Foreign Languages Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Liu Zi Jue: Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises is an accessible guide to this particular qigong exercise, which focuses on breath control. The routine strengthens the liver, heart, spleen, lungs and kidneys, and has also been shown to alleviate stress. Each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs.

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An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts

Other compilation by Foreign Languages Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Drawn from ancient documents of Chinese and Tibetan medicine, and including explanatory commentaries and over 700 drawings from the original texts, this book presents authentic ancient Qigong forms in an easy-to-follow format. Focusing on health practices, the selected forms also include Qigong for more esoteric purposes.

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Wu Qin Xi

Five-Animal Qigong Exercises

Other compilation by Foreign Languages Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Wu Qin Xi: Five-Animal Qigong Exercises is an accessible guide to a particular qigong exercise that imitates the movements of animals and birds. Each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs and key points. The authors also point out common mistakes and offer advice on how to correct these.

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Mawangdui Daoyin Shu

Qigong from the Mawangdui Silk Paintings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A powerful but easily learnt series of health qigong exercises based on images on ancient silk paintings excavated in China. The book provides instruction on the movements, and includes a brief account of the origins and guidance for practice. It also includes an audio CD and DVD which provide full resources for learning and practising the form.

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Da Wu

Health Qigong Da Wu Exercises

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Based on the traditional Da Wu qigong recorded in ancient documents, this book guides the reader through the set of joint-relaxing dance-like exercises with step-by-step instructions and photos. The CD and DVD provide verbal instructions, accompanying music, a video demonstration of Da Wu and additional information on its history.

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Taiji Yangsheng Zhang

Taiji Stick Qigong

Other compilation by Foreign Languages Press
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The book explores an unusual and exciting Taiji Stick qigong form. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction, and includes a brief account on the origins and guidance for practice. It also features an audio CD and DVD which provide further resource for learning the form and understanding the roots of practice.

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Daoyin Yangsheng Gong Shi Er Fa

12-Movement Health Qigong for all Ages

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An easy-to-learn but very extremely effective 12-movement qigong form taken from over 50 routines of Daoyin health qigong developed by Professor Zhang Guangde. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction on the 12 movements for both standing and seated positions, and an audio CD of verbal instruction and DVD demonstrating the form.

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Shi Er Duan Jin

12-Routine Sitting Exercises

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Suitable for all ages and abilities, this set of 12 seated qigong exercises synthesizes the principles of its founding schools and emphasises movements of the neck, shoulders, waist and legs. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction, and features a DVD with full resources for learning the form and a CD providing verbal instruction and music.

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