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

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

by Kenneth S. Cohen
     
 

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A Comprehensive, Easy-To-Understand Guide To The Ancient Chinese Art Of Healing Body And Mind

Qigong [pronounced chee-gung], 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

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A Comprehensive, Easy-To-Understand Guide To The Ancient Chinese Art Of Healing Body And Mind

Qigong [pronounced chee-gung], 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 preventing disease. More recently, they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune-system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen brings the ancient healing power of qigong to Western listeners.

The Way of Qigong is filled with solid, practical exercises and guidance, providing an easy-to-follow program for working with our life energy through breathing and relaxation, meditation, visualization, and other natural methods. The benefits of qigong are obvious in those who practice it: increased strength, heightened sexuality, sounder sleep, clearer intuition, a more efficient and active metabolism, and minds and bodies that celebrate the harmony of true health.

Qigong's benefits have been analyzed and verified by contemporary medical researchers, who confirm resoundingly that qigong really does work. Now, with The Way of Qigong, the power and clarity of this ancient scientific art is finally available to us all. this landmark program will instruct, enlighten, enliven, and delight all who use it.

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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:
9781559274647
Publisher:
Macmillan Audio
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Abridged
Product dimensions:
4.68(w) x 6.94(h) x 0.68(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

Meet the Author

Kenneth S. Cohen, M.A. is a renowned qigong master, China scholar, and health educator. He began his qigong training in 1968 and was a pioneer in introducing qigong to the West, establishing a bridge between qigong and medical science. Cohen was one of nine exceptional healers studied in the Menninger Clinic's Copper Wall Project. Author of more than 150 journal articles, he lives with his wife and daughter in Colorado.

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