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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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Freeing Emotions and Energy Through Myofascial Release

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Too many of us hold our physical, mental and emotional pain within our bodies, where it slows energy, manifests as tension and can have a damaging impact upon our health. In his new book, Noah Karrasch shows that wellbeing and healing come from the detangling of blocked emotions and the restoration of the free flow of energy through the body.

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I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method

Clinical Applications of the Ba Gua and I Ching

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book offers a clear explanation of the philosophical theories that underpin acupuncture methods. Introducing the fundamentals of Chinese medical philosophy including Yin-Yang, the Eight Trigrams and Ba Gua, it presents a clinically effective acupuncture system that balances metaphysical theory with practical acupuncture techniques.

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Go Ask the River

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Go Ask the River is the haunting story of the female Chinese poet Hung Tu, tracing her rise from Flower-in-the-Mist to Official Hostess at the court of the governors of the Silk City, and her love affair with the poet Yuan Chen, against the backdrop of the scholars, poets, officials, and warring factions of ninth century China.

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Take My Hand

How to Share the Benefits of Comforting Touch in Dementia and at the End of Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The radiant energy in human touch can have a powerful therapeutic effect for those
who are elderly, ill or dying. Explaining the benefits, practicalities and research
behind touch therapy, this book teaches a simple hand massage sequence for all
carers looking for an effective way to support and connect with a family member,
friend or patient.

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The Art and Alchemy of Chinese Tea

By Daniel Reid; Photographs by Christian Janzen; Foreword by Master Zhongxian Wu
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This beautifully illustrated volume makes the Chinese fine art of drinking Chinese tea accessible to all readers.

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Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China

A New Book of Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This new translation of the Yijing offers a traditional reading that refreshes and expands on the original text making it relevant for the modern world. It provides a detailed commentary explaining the underlying structure, philosophy and history of the book, and gives practical instructions for consulting the oracle using yarrow sticks or coins.

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Ayurvedic Healing

Contemporary Maharishi Ayurveda Medicine and Science

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This complete guide to the ancient Indian natural health care system of Maharishi Ayurveda explains how Ayurveda addresses the mind, body and environment to provide a full spectrum of time-tested and cost-effective treatments. The book presents an overview complete with case studies that illustrate the latest developments in Ayurvedic research.

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Thirteen Movements to Stretch the Body and Make it More Supple, and Guiding and Harmonising Energy to Regulate the Breath

Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong Foundation Sequences 2

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This is the second volume in Professor Zhang Guangde's foundation Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong sequences, and the movements described synchronize breathing and concentration by enhancing the body's flow of blood and energy to achieve higher levels of physical and mental agility.

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Spiritism and Mental Health

Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil

Foreword by James Lake; Edited by Emma Bragdon
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This pioneering text is the first comprehensive account of the philosophy, practical applications and wider relevance of Spiritist therapies to be published in English. Providing important new insights into this rich tradition, this text will be of interest to mental health professionals and alternative and complementary health practitioners.

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Chair Yoga

Seated Exercises for Health and Wellbeing

By Edeltraud Rohnfeld; Illustrated by Edeltraud Rohnfeld; Translated by Anne Oppenheimer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerous benefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physical abilities.

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Sei-Ki

Life in Resonance - The Secret Art of Shiatsu

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Akinobu Kishi is regarded as one of the leading exponents of shiatsu, and his theory and practice of Seiki Soho are explained for the first time in this important book. The book consists of a dialogue about the fundamental principles and practice of Seiki Soho, and will be essential reading for all shiatsu practitioners and students.

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The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals

By Enric Homedes; Foreword by Ricardo Orozco; Translated by Daniel Kai
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This practical handbook explains how Bach Flower Remedies can be highly effective for treating both behavioral and physical complaints in animals.

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Qigong Massage for Your Child with Autism

A Home Program from Chinese Medicine

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book teaches parents a simple qigong massage programme that has been developed specifically for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). With step-by-step instructions and an accompanying DVD demonstrating the technique in action, this book offers parents guidance on how to adopt qigong massage into their child's daily routine.

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Celestial Healing

Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of China, and East and Southeast Asia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Dr. Micozzi provides a panoramic overview of the ethno medical traditions of China, the Malay Peninsula, the Indonesian Archipelago, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Thailand, Korea, and Japan.

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Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Esoteric Talismans, Mantras, and Mudras in Healing and Inner Cultivation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Master Wu describes the practice of Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong in detail, and explains the therapeutic benefits and talismanic aspects.

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A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome

Bending without Breaking

By Isobel Knight; Foreword by Alan Hakim
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book, written by an author who has HMS herself, is the complete guide to living with and managing HMS, and ultimately enjoying a fulfilling life. The book covers everything from recognising symptoms of Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS) and obtaining initial diagnosis to living with the condition on a daily basis and managing its negative effects.

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How to Incorporate Wellness Coaching into Your Therapeutic Practice

A Handbook for Therapists and Counsellors

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Wellness coaching is an emerging and vibrant area of healthcare. It takes healing beyond the curing of symptoms and empowers clients to take their health back into their own hands. This book provides therapists with the knowledge and skills to rejuvenate their therapeutic practice by incorporating wellness coaching techniques into their services.

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Daoist Nei Gong

The Philosophical Art of Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing, an advanced meditative practice, is described. The book also contains a set of Qigong exercises, accompanied by instructional illustrations.

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Anni's Cancer Companion

An A-Z of Treatments, Therapies, and Remedies

By Anni Matthews; Foreword by Karol Sikora; General editor Rob Stepney
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book combines current information on orthodox treatment with a holistic understanding of complementary therapies.

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Nourish the Blood, Tonify the Qi to Promote Longevity, and Calm and Concentrate the Mind to Regulate the Heart

Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong Foundation Sequences 1

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Professor Zhang Guangde's Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong is part of the Chinese national health program and is the most popular form of Qigong practiced across the globe. This book contains step-by-step instructions and illustrations to show the foundation sequences, and the accompanying DVD will enable all to begin to grasp this form of Qigong.

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