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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.

 

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Listening to Scent

An Olfactory Journey with Aromatic Plants and Their Extracts

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This imaginative book offers aromatherapy students and practitioners, as well as anyone interested in developing their olfactory palate, a unique and enjoyable way of acquiring and developing essential skills, such as olfactory vocabulary, awareness and discrimination. It also includes scent profiles for expanded practice.

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Your Body is Brilliant

Body Respect for Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The colourful illustrations in this picture book will help children learn to love their bodies from an early age and appreciate all the wonderful things their bodies do. The book promotes a healthy attitude which will help children understand that all bodies are different and encourage them to take good care of their bodies throughout their lives.

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The Meditation Book of Light and Colour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Meditating with colour can be a powerful way to improve health and well-being. This handbook provides a full spectrum of easy-to-use colour breathing and visualisation exercises. Anyone can practice these simple meditations, and they are ideal for colour therapists, yoga instructors and CAM practitioners to use as guided meditations with clients.

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Shonishin

The Art of Non-Invasive Paediatric Acupuncture

By Thomas Wernicke; Contributions by Wolfgang Michel; Translated by Anne Oppenheimer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Shonishin, or paediatric acupuncture, is a non-invasive treatment developed specifically to treat a range of health problems in children and babies. This authoritative, unique guide for practitioners covers the theory and practice of the treatment, including how it can be adapted for use with adults and older people.

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Children at Their Best

Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The authors describe an exciting new way of understanding a child's development by looking at how the Five Elements of Chinese thought can explain patterns of behaviour. They list the problems that can occur if a child's elements are not in balance and presents approaches and activities to help them become more balanced, happier and more resilient.

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Rasa Shastra

The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An authoritative account of Asian Medical Alchemy, this book explores the herbo-mineral-metal based medicines used in these ancient healing traditions. The first resource of its kind, it provides exhaustive insight into the history of alchemy's search for immortality, the variety of minerals used, and production methods.

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Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

The Heart of Chinese Wisdom Traditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A detailed explanation of the building blocks of Chinese metaphysics, the 22 Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches upon which Chinese medicine, astrology and FengShui are based. Poetic descriptions dating from the Song dynasty give the reader a deep understanding of the meaning of each and of their interrelationships.

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10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A concise, accessible introduction to Chinese Fung Fu (wushu), covering all the basics of Chinese martial arts. Fully illustrated and with an accompanying DVD demonstrating a key practice, it is a perfect introduction for beginners and will allow seasoned wushu practitioners to extend their knowledge and practice.

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10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This primer is a concise, accessible introduction covering the basics of the famous Shaolin Temple practices.

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10-Minute Primer Qigong

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Comprehensive and easy-to-read introduction to Qigong covering all the key information. Perfect for newcomers to the practice, it is fully illustrated in colour and includes a DVD demonstrating an authentic short Qigong form.

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