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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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Chi for Children

A Practical Guide to Teaching Tai Chi and Qigong in Schools and the Community

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Learning the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great way for children to relax, have fun, and strengthen body and mind. This easy-to-use teacher training pack provides step-by-step instructions and simple techniques that enable anyone to teach Tai Chi and Qigong to children.

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Essential Tai Ji

By Chungliang Al Huang; Photographs by Si Chi Ko
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This classic book distills the basics of the art of Tai Ji, lovingly presented in eloquent writing, and accompanied by splendid full colour photography and beautiful calligraphy.

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Quantum Soup

Fortune Cookies in Crisis, New and enlarged edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Quantum Soup is a light-hearted yet informative combination of happy anecdotes and traditional Chinese sensibilities in a Western setting.

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The Chinese Book of Animal Powers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Readers of all ages can discover for themselves the fun and wisdom of this age-old Chinese tradition in this exquisite book by celebrated author and artist Chungliang Al Huang.

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Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain

The Essence of Tai Ji

By Chungliang Al Huang; Photographs by Si Chi Ko; Foreword by Alan W. Watts
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The seminal classic text of Taoism and Tai Ji.

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Illustrated Treatment for Migraine Using Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Massage

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Migraine is a condition that Western medicine finds notoriously difficult to treat, and acupuncture, moxibustion and Tuina massage can all be effective methods of bringing about relief. This clear and comprehensive guide will enable practitioners to carry out treatment and significantly ease symptoms and suffering.

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Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. This book is the perfect resource to find a therapy - or combination of therapies - to suit the individual needs of each child.

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Illustrated Treatment for Cervical Spondylosis Using Massage Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The authors explain the nature of Cervical Spondylosis and associated symptoms. They clearly outline every stage of the treatment process, giving easy-to-follow techniques and guidance on how to perform massage therapy treatments. Written for practitioners of Chinese medicine and massage therapy, the book will be an invaluable basic resource.

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Needling Techniques for Acupuncturists

Basic Principles and Techniques

Edited by Xiaorong Chang; Editor-in-chief Xiaorong Chang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This introduction to the key principles of needling techniques for acupuncturists serves as a core learning tool for beginners, and a handy reference for later use. The book covers everything from the basics of good practice in care of filiform needles, through methods of insertion, to manipulation and the arrival of Qi.

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Wan's Clinical Application of Chinese Medicine

Scientific Practice of Diagnosis, Treatment and Therapeutic Monitoring

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The ancient practices of Chinese medicine are often misconstrued by more modern Traditional Chinese Medicine in Westernised texts. This book expands our knowledge of the full potential of Chinese medical practices using an approach characterised by Grandmaster Wan as the 3E approach (easy, economical and efficient).

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Six Healing Sounds with Lisa and Ted

Qigong for Children

By Lisa Spillane; Illustrated by Lisa Spillane
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Six Healing Sounds with Lisa and Ted teaches young children how to transform negative feelings into positive ones by using simple breathing techniques that are based on ancient Chinese Qigong exercises.

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Creativity and Taoism

A Study of Chinese Philosophy, Art and Poetry

By Chung-yuan Chang and Zhao Xian Batt
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Accessible and scholarly, this classic book considers the underlying philosophy and the aesthetics of Chinese art and poetry, the expression of the Taoist approach to existence. Chung-yuan Chang's always lucid narrative explores the relationship between the Tao and the creative arts, introducing classic paintings and poems to bring Taoism to life.

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Vital Healing

Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of India, Tibet and the Middle East - Middle Asia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Dr. Marc S. Micozzi unfolds the compelling idea that vital energy is the unifying concept that underpins and connects all of the traditional medicines of Middle Asia.

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Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book presents a collection of real case studies of patients who have been treated by prominent acupuncture practitioners in China. Compiled by leading experts, under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, this book is a useful reference for acupuncture practitioners and students at all levels.

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The Secret of Everlasting Life

The First Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text on Immortality

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The Secret of Everlasting Life is the first translation from the Chinese of the second-century Can Dong Qi. This ancient work, the earliest known text on transformation and immortality, echoes the wisdom and poetry of the Tao Te Ching and I Ching. This translation reveals the meditation methods practised for thousands of years by Taoist sages.

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A Tai Chi Imagery Workbook

Spirit, Intent, and Motion

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This innovative book makes the benefits of Tai Chi directly available to Westerners by communicating its essence in poetic, evocative, and humorous images.

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Acupuncture Therapeutics

Edited by Bing Zhu and Hongcai Wang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Acupuncture can be a very effective way of strengthening the body's resistance to illness, and of eliminating potentially harmful pathogens. This book provides a complete overview of the principles involved in distinguishing between different syndromes of illness in patients, and of selecting and administering appropriate treatments.

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Meridians and Acupoints

Edited by Bing Zhu and Hongcai Wang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An in-depth understanding of the meridians and acupoints lies at the heart of effective practice in traditional Chinese medicine. This book outlines everything that practitioners and students need to know.

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Basic Theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Edited by Bing Zhu and Hongcai Wang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Traditional Chinese medicine has a complex history, yet the basic principles at the heart of practice have remained the same for hundreds of years. Without a solid understanding of these fundamental theories, effective practice is impossible. This book provides a complete introduction to everything that students and practitioners need to know.

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Diagnostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Edited by Bing Zhu and Hongcai Wang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The principles and practice of diagnostics are key to administering effective treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. The ability to diagnose symptoms and complaints correctly is fundamental to deciding on appropriate remedies, and this book provides a comprehensive introduction to all the principles that students and practitioners need to know.

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