A Complete Guide to Chi-Gung

A Complete Guide to Chi-Gung

by Daniel Reid, Dexter Chou
     
 

Chi-gung, which literally means "energy work," is a system of cultivating health, vitality, and longevity that is based on the fundamental principles of Taoism and the laws of nature. Practiced by the Chinese for thousands of years, chi-gung works with the energy found in all living things to help rid the body of the imbalances that sap our

Overview

Chi-gung, which literally means "energy work," is a system of cultivating health, vitality, and longevity that is based on the fundamental principles of Taoism and the laws of nature. Practiced by the Chinese for thousands of years, chi-gung works with the energy found in all living things to help rid the body of the imbalances that sap our strength and give rise to disease. The simple, meditative movements, breathing exercises, and massage techniques that are the basis of chi-gung can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or physical fitness.

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"Virtually everything one needs to know about the practice of chi-gung."—NAPRA Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570625435
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
1 PBK ED
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
597,069
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.92(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Reid is a leading Western authority on traditional Chinese medicine and Taoist healing practices and has studied and practiced Chinese medicine for over twenty years. He is the author of The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing (Shambhala, 1993, 1994).

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