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.
The Alchemical Firing Process of Nei Dan
Damo Mitchell explains the practice of Nei Dan in a way that is comprehensible for practitioners in the West. It contains full guidance for practice, explanations of the underlying theory, and literal descriptions of the tangible results to be expected at each stage of practice.
A Guide to Options for Health Professionals, Midwives, Holistic Practitioners and Parents
This clear, balanced and well-researched presentation of the various holistic options for treating mothers and babies during pregnancy and childbirth enables practitioners to create the best possible outcomes for mother and baby. It offers practical tips to make childbirth a positive and safe experience and advice for when things don't go to plan.
Commentaries and Clinical Applications
Scholar and medical doctor, Guohui Liu, presents a new and detailed translation of the Chinese classic Shang Han Lun. He provides a line by line translation of the text with extensive commentary and descriptions of the clinical applications. The book includes the 112 formulas and the 88 medicinal substances.
A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Treating Emotions and the Shen and The Six Healing Sounds
First referenced in the Ling Shu, the luo collaterals are an important channel system in Chinese medicine, especially in the treatment of emotions. This book provides a comprehensive exploration of the theories and applications of the luo collaterals as well as the Shen and the five shen. It also includes instruction on Healing Sounds Qigong.
Secrets of Japanese Dance through the Alishina Method
This book is a complete guide to the Alishina Method which draws on classical and avant-garde Japanese dance traditions to offer a systemized approach to Butoh dance training. It provides practical instruction and fully illustrated exercises, including instruction on basic body training and exercises for cultivating Qi and refining the senses.
Shang Han Lun and Contemporary Medical Texts
Guohui Liu explains the key concepts of ancient Chinese medicine so that they can be better understood and put into practice by modern practitioners. With the Shang Han Lun as a basis for discussion, it includes information on Chinese culture and philosophy as well as specific issues such as the six conformations and zang-fu organ theory.
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