The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing

The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing

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by Kenneth S. Cohen, Larry Dossey
     
 

Qigong, which literally means "working with the energy of life," is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to… See more details below

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Qigong, which literally means "working with the energy of life," is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen brings the ancient healing power of qigong to Western readers. Qigong is a gentle yet rigorous program for working with our life energy through breathing and relaxation exercises, massage, visualization, meditation, and other natural methods.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A long-awaited masterpiece . . . This breakthrough book is destined to become the classic reference on body energy and healing."
—Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
   Author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

"A TREASURE . . . Those eager to explore the methods of self-healing will learn how in The Way of Qigong. By peering through this modern window into ancient practices, the readers will discover how to gather the breath, move with grace and power, and cultivate the mind."
—Harriet Beinfeld
   Coauthor of Between Heaven and Earth

"THIS DEFINITIVE VOLUME . . . IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE RECENTLY ISSUED BOOK ON THE CHINESE HEALING ART, QIGONG."
—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345395290
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/07/1997
Pages:
427
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.45(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"A long-awaited masterpiece . . . This breakthrough book is destined to become the classic reference on body energy and healing."
—Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
   Author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

"A TREASURE . . . Those eager to explore the methods of self-healing will learn how in The Way of Qigong. By peering through this modern window into ancient practices, the readers will discover how to gather the breath, move with grace and power, and cultivate the mind."
—Harriet Beinfeld
   Coauthor of Between Heaven and Earth

"THIS DEFINITIVE VOLUME . . . IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE RECENTLY ISSUED BOOK ON THE CHINESE HEALING ART, QIGONG."
—Booklist

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