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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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XinYi WuDao

Heart-Mind - The Dao of Martial Arts

By Zhongxian Wu; Foreword by Zhao ShouRong
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The author reveals the spirit of classical Chinese martial arts through instruction of hitherto secret internal practices from the Dai Family Style XinYi Martial Arts in this ground-breaking book. Exploring the connection between Daoist numerology, internal alchemy and the spirit of martial power, it offers guidance to strengthen inner cultivation.

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Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Ancient Methods of Healing and Cultivation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Master Wu provides detailed instruction and explanation of the esoteric Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong in this DVD. With full, uninterrupted demonstration of the practice, and a special feature demonstrating the standing style form, it is a complete introduction to this form for students and practitioners of Qigong of any style.

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The Spark in the Machine

How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Challenging those who believe acupuncture to have no basis in science, this book explains the Chinese energetic system in terms of Western medicine, revealing that Qi has substance and drawing parallels between acupuncture channels and embryology.

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Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID) allows an individual's health to be assessed by an image formed from blood and Qi or Chi (energy) between the nail bed and nail plate. This concise guide to FID covers its origins, the application of FID in common disorders and methods of examination, and features illustrations and detailed case examples.

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Pricking the Vessels

Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The first text on bloodletting therapy for Western practitioners of Chinese medicine, this authoritative introduction explores the history, theory and function of the practice. Through the exploration of classic texts and contemporary standards, it provides everything needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the technique.

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Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health

Ways to Address Chronic Health Issues and to Improve Your Overall Health Based on Chinese Medicine Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Based on the traditional Chinese practices of qigong and acupressure, this book provides exercises that address a range of common ailments, as well as those that can be used to promote overall health and wellbeing.

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The Compleat Acupuncturist

A Guide to Constitutional and Conditional Pulse Diagnosis

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Synthesizing traditions in Oriental medicine, this creative and groundbreaking book takes the practice of pulse diagnosis forward through integrating the Chinese, Ayurvedic, Japanese and Korean traditions. The author emphasizes constitutional as well as conditional diagnosis, and over 30 case histories are included.

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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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