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.
A book for acupuncturists and healthcare professionals on the use of acupuncture for the major hospice and palliative care diagnoses, and for grief and loss. Includes Chinese perspectives on death and dying and evidence-based pain management approaches.
Advice, Meditation Scripts and Hasta Mudra for Yoga Teachers
For yoga teachers who want to add a meditation element to their classes, this collection of guided meditations is the perfect resource. It also includes tips on setting the scene for a truly relaxed environment, alongside advice for on how to create your own meditations that can be tailored to the needs of yoga students.
A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics. Applications and Profiles
A thorough guide to the most effective administration of essential oils based on their specific physiological, psychological, and medicinal functions. The essential oils index of volume one is complemented here with 40 new profiles, including more advanced oils and applications.
Principles, Diagnostics and Working with the Sinew Channels
Many Tui Na practitioners mistakenly work with the Primary channels rather than the Sinew channels, and many more know very little of the theory behind them. Aspell provides a thorough grounding in the Sinew channels, accompanied by diagnostics, hand techniques, prescriptions and protocols and an introduction to paediatric Tui Na.
The Extraordinary Vessels, Extraordinary Organs, and the Art of Being Human
Presenting an exciting new model exploring the links between the extraordinary vessels and organs within the context of Daoist cosmology, the book will help practitioners and students of Daoism expand their theoretical understanding, as well as their practice.
A comprehensive description and step-by-step explanation of the Nei Gong internal alchemical process also explaining its philosophical basis. Essential reading for practitioners of Nei Gong, Qi Gong, martial arts and Chinese medicine.
An Evidence-Based Approach
An extensive resource for midwives and other professionals with complete information on how to use complementary therapies during pregnancy and childbirth. Covering all the necessary scientific, legal, ethical, and health issues, it gives you the knowledge and confidence to use complementary therapies safely and effectively.
Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Qigong Exercises
Yi Jin Jing/ Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercises is an accessible guide to a particular qigong exercise that focuses on turning and flexing the spine. Practice of the Yi Jin Jing exercises improves flexibility, balance and muscular strength. Each routine is described step-by-step and is illustrated with photographs, key points and online video.
A Clinical Handbook of Neuroscience Acupuncture, Second Edition
A clinical manual of a groundbreaking acupuncture system that incorporates neuroscience into its clinical applications for pain management, orthopaedic conditions and internal medicine. New research shows how to apply the neurophysiological mechanisms of acupuncture and electrical acupuncture to the traditional TCM model of healthcare.
Unraveling Mysteries from the Classics of Oriental Medicine
Through an in-depth examination of some difficult, often misunderstood classical texts of Oriental medicine, the author offers clear instruction for effective acupuncture practice. Specific discussions of Daoism and pulse diagnosis make this an innovative and essential text for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine students and practitioners.
This textbook is a complete diagnostic manual for students of Chinese medicine. It covers how to collect and collate the relevant information needed to make a diagnosis and clearly describes the various diagnostic models in Chinese medicine.
Now in its second edition, this comparative textbook provides everything students and practitioners of complementary medicine need to know about conventional medicine. It covers the physiological systems of the body and the conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment, enabling good relationships with conventionally trained practitioners.
Take control of your scoliosis with this practical yoga manual.
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