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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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I Send a Voice

By Evelyn Eaton; Illustrated by Narca Schor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

I Send a Voice is a gripping account of Evelyn Eaton's experiences participating in Native American Sweat Lodge healing rituals, and being eventually deemed worthy of carrying a healing Pipe herself. This classic book remains one of the definitive accounts of the training and work of a Pipe-woman in this shamanic tradition.

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Acupuncture for New Practitioners

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An invaluable guide for anyone beginning a career in acupuncture, this book offers insights into likely challenges and pitfalls of the first years of practice. It addresses styles of working, common mistakes, confidence with patients, and success and failure in the treatment room, helping novice acupuncturists to reflect on their practice.

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The Tzolkin Trilogy

Yidaki music for sound therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The didgeridoo, or yidaki, is one of the most ancient musical instruments on Earth. The Tzolkin Trilogy showcases the primal sound of the didgeridoo as it has never before been heard, in three compositions, based on the Mayan calendar. This unique sound has been developed into a form that can act as a tool for healing and spiritual awakening.

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Breaking Free from Persistent Fatigue

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Uniquely broad outlook that takes in occupational therapy, complementary medicine and draws upon principles of traditional Chinese medicine

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Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This authoritative and extensively illustrated text provides a complete overview of Chinese moxibustion techniques and methods, including contraindications and treatments for a wide range of conditions. It covers the fundamentals of theory as well as the skills and techniques practitioners need, all of which are photographically illustrated.

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Jiangan - The Chinese Health Wand

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Jiangan co-ordinates slow diaphragmatic breathing with graduated stretching and strengthening exercises to promote circulation and stimulate the cardiovascular system. This book offers a concise practical guide to Jiangan exercises, providing detailed instructions and illustrations while also exploring the Chinese philosophy behind the art.

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Seated Taiji and Qigong

Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This illustrated guide covers everything caregivers will need to know about Taiji and Qigong in order to help those with limited mobility experience these relaxing forms of exercise. The specially adapted program targets all the different parts of the body to improve strength and provide contemplative relaxation.

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The Five Levels of Taijiquan

By Xiaowang Chen; Commentaries by Jan Silberstorff; Translated by Christina Schulz
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

In order to learn Taijiquan you must begin with the most fundamental steps, and systematically work up to the advanced levels. This book explains the five levels of Taijiquan from complete beginner to highest level practitioner. Readers will learn how to assess their current ability and identify exactly what is needed to reach the next level.

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Frog's Breathtaking Speech

How Children (and Frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

By Michael Chissick; Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This practical guide to yoga breathing techniques is focused on helping children to cope with difficult emotions and situations.

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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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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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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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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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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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