The Living Needle
Modern Acupuncture Technique
by Justin Phillips
Learn the essentials about qigong with this comprehensive and easy-to-read introduction.
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.
This card set, which includes 24 cards, a booklet and a sensory map, guides and informs scent meditation for personal and spiritual growth.
A practical and modern appreciation of China's medical wisdom, this book will be of great value to students and practitioners of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and anyone interested in the roots of this time-honoured medicine.
Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit: Everything you need to know before you step into an acupuncture clinic by Peter Mole
Author Yvonne R. Farrell, Foreword By Russell Brown, L.Ac. ISBN 9781787753846
This comprehensive textbook, compiled by the prestigious China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial directorship of leading Chinese practitioners Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, is an invaluable reference for the advanced student or practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine.
Inspired by personal observations of the climate crisis, as well as health issues from patients involving ministerial fire, this text dives into the concepts of ming men and ministerial fire - core concepts of Chinese medical diagnosis and treatment. This book will assist practitioners in understanding the mechanisms of treating patients with autoimmune diseases, allergies, skin disorders and arthritic disorders.
Whether practising Pushing Hands in conjunction with Taiji Quan or as an independent practice, this book is ideal for practitioners and students of Chinese martial and health arts.
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.
This delightful book combines humour with understanding to reflect the difficulties and joys of raising a child with ADHD and celebrates what it means to be considered `different'. This absorbing and enjoyable book takes a refreshing approach to understanding ADHD.
Applying Stems and Branches Acupuncture in Clinical Practice - Dynamic Dualities in Classical Chinese Medicine
Classical acupuncture according to the philosophy of the heavenly stems and earthly branches uses the fundamental, cyclical rhythms of nature and life as a foundation for health and development. This book is one of the first of its kind in the western world to offer a practical and scholarly approach to applying this philosophy to clinical practice.
Investigating the intricacies of aromatherapeutic blending, this book explores the concept of synergy and presents evidence for the biological and therapeutic actions of essential oils and absolutes. It encourages the practitioner to reflect on their approaches to treatment and provides guidance on building effective and safe blends.
In this ground-breaking book, Maggie Tisserand explores the problem of serious infection, especially MRSA, and provides information on the natural products that have been scientifically proven to fight bacterial infection.
Aromatherapy, massage and relaxation are three of the most commonly used therapies in cancer care. This book offers an integrated approach to using these therapies and provides an evidence-based foundation for complementary therapists working in cancer care settings. International in its scope, the book provides essential information about the ethical and professional context in which therapists can practice and vital facts regarding medical treatment and potential side effects.
Aromatica: A Clinical Guide to Essential Oil Therapeutics. Volume 1: Principles and Profiles by Peter Holmes LAc, MH
The second volume in the Aromatica series builds on the fundamentals established in Volume 1. This comprehensive text presents the practical aspects of essential oil therapy and includes clinical profiles of over 120 essential oils currently used in practice. Packed with charts depicting the different functions and methods of oil delivery, the chapters examine the proper oil applications for physiological and psychological functions as well as for Chinese Medicine. Aromatica 2 is an indispensable guide for all complementary medicine practitioners.
This essential resource explains the traditional medical system of Ayurveda, and provides guidance to students and practitioners on how to incorporate herbal medicine into their life and practice.
Fully illustrated with over 200 photographs and diagrams demonstrating exercises, stances and postures, this book is the ideal guide for anyone wishing to understand the basics of Bagua Quan or develop foundation skills.
This is an important historical text that will provide a fascinating insight into ancient tantric practices for anyone with an interest in Taoism, Chinese history and philosophy, and tantra or meditation practices.
Compiled by leading experts at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, this book is a useful reference for acupuncture practitioners and students at all levels.
This groundbreaking book will be of interest to practitioners of Chinese and Asian medical traditions, and complementary and alternative health, as well as anyone with an interest in Chinese and Asian approaches to health and wellbeing.
This book will interest tea lovers, as well as those who want to learn more about tea culture, Daoist and Zen thought and practice, and Asian history and culture.
Seated Exercises for Health and Wellbeing
This exciting training program will be an indispensable resource for anyone looking for a fresh and engaging way to improve children's focus, health and happiness, and will be a welcome addition to any classroom, gym class or youth group.
Children at Their Best: Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists by Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke
Chinese Massage Manual: A Comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the healing art of Tui Na by Sarah Pritchard
This textbook will be an essential tool for medical students and healthcare professionals working in complementary and alternative therapies as well as for all those seeking a better understanding of the beneficial medical applications of Qigong.
by Professor Qu Lifang and Dr Mary Garvey
This unique book will be essential reading for advanced students and practitioners of Qigong and anyone interested in Daoism, or the ancient wisdom traditions of China.
Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong is a uniquely potent practice designed to bolster our health and deepen our spiritual connection to universal energy. Lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu shares the previously secret knowledge of how each movement in the practice relates to the meridians, for advanced students and practitioners of Qigong.
Practical manual of the principles and practice of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture. Written by an acupuncturist for acupuncturists, physical therapists and chiropractors, the book reconciles Yamamoto's theoretical needling points with actual needling points
Gentle touch therapy is ideal for healthcare professionals and family members alike, and has been shown to have physical and emotional benefits for both the giver and the receiver.
This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that commonly present in TCM practices and provides useful case studies, TCM perspectives, and quizzes throughout.
Cosmetic Acupuncture: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Cosmetic and Dermatolgical Problems, 2nd ed. by Radha Thambirajah
Master Wu provides detailed instruction and explanation of the esoteric Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong in this DVD.
This intensely practical textbook will transform the practice of craniosacral therapists, and contains much that bodyworkers of all kinds will find useful.
Based upon the syllabus of the College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy in London, UK, this is an unparalleled resource for practitioners of Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Cranial Osteopathy, and an essential reference for students.
Simultaneously accessible and scholarly, this classic book considers the underlying philosophy and the aesthetics of Chinese art and poetry, the expression of the Taoist approach to existence.
Drawing on the work of herbalist Nicholas Culpeper, this updated introduction celebrates the holistic medical traditions of the West.
Understanding Qi, what it is, how it is used, and how we can cultivate it, is of vital importance to achieving balance in life through Internal Arts practices. Exploring of the nature of Qi and how to cultivate it, this book will enlighten advanced Internal Arts practitioners and beginners alike.
This clear and concise book explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological impact. It includes a series of Pilates exercises, designed by the authors specifically to promote flexibility, posture and muscle strength in scoliosis sufferers, and also vital information on what exercises to avoid.
This practical book provides a complete introduction to this beneficial and easy qigong form for practitioners of all levels, including beginners, and will be of special interest to anyone interested in the ancient qigong forms.
Daoist Meridian Yoga: Activating the Twelve Pathways for Energy Balance and Healing by Camilo Sanchez
Drawing on the traditions of Dao Yin, Qigong and Chinese medicine, Daoist Meridian Yoga is an ancient system that will help to transform your health and balance your energy. This book will be an invaluable resource for Qigong practitioners, and for health practitioners wishing to prescribe Qigong exercises to ameliorate specific health conditions.
Available in the written form for the first time, the specific practice of Nei Gong for women is explained in this book. Maximising the potential of the female energetic system, Roni Edlund and Damo Mitchell present teachings that make Nei Gong far more effective for women that the male-oriented methods usually taught.
Bringing together popular articles and new work from Damo Mitchell and his students at the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts, this book covers intriguing but rarely discussed topics. Discover the importance of the pineal gland, learn to find contentment in centeredness rather than excitement, explore the Five Spirits of Daoism, and much more.
The book will be invaluable for people who wish to learn a simple yet powerful form, and for teachers looking for effective forms to teach groups, especially children, people with disabilities and older people.
Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice (Zhan Zhuang, Yi Qi Gong and the Art of Painless Needle Insertion) by Ioannis Solos
Providing essential internal training for acupuncture practitioners and students, this book teaches acupuncturists to develop their internal energy. Fully illustrated and with explanatory commentaries, the author presents authentic Chinese internal cultivation texts and qigong exercises to help improve the acupuncturist's practice.
Combining practical instruction with detailed theory, this authoritative textbook, compiled by the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, is an excellent reference for students and practitioners at all levels.
Scholar and medical doctor, Guohui Liu, presents a new and detailed translation of the Chinese classic Shang Han Lun. He provides a line by line translation of the text with extensive commentary and descriptions of the clinical applications. The book includes the 112 formulas and the 88 medicinal substances.
Author Janneke Vermeulen, Foreword By Will Maclean. ISBN 9781848193239
Eight Extraordinary Channels (A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Nei Dan Inner Meditation) - Qi Jing Ba Mai by David Twicken
This timeless masterpiece is essential reading for anybody interested in Taoism, Tai Ji, or the Tao philosophy of "Living Our Own Tao", and the author is a wonderful, dramatic, and inspiring presence throughout the book.
This beautiful and inspiring book has an essential place in any Tai Ji library, and will be of interest to students, scholars, academics, professionals, and the general reader.
Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine: The Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor by Richard Bertschinger
This book will be of use to anyone who is already on this path or who is interested in self-development, health and well-being or the fascinating philosophy and ideas that underpin these traditional Chinese disciplines.
Suitable for young and old, this is the perfect introduction to classic Qigong. The meditations and exercises will be particularly healing for those recovering from illness.
Author John Hamwee. ISBN 9781787752504
The Extraordinary Vessels, Extraordinary Organs, and the Art of Being Human
Fire Dragon Meridian Qigong is a traditional Chinese internal alchemy method that embodies the spirit of the rising dragon, an auspicious symbol of transformation in Chinese culture. The form works directly on the acupuncture meridians, releasing areas of stagnation and bringing the physical and emotional body into a balanced state of well-being.
This DVD includes detailed instruction of the form, a description of each movement from a NeiGong (internal alchemy) perspective, as well as demonstration of the entire form.
Foundations of Theory for Ancient Chinese Medicine (Shang Han Lun and Contemporary Medical Texts) by Guohui Liu
This remarkable work of scholarship will clarify many questions about the interpretation of the ancient texts for modern use, and will find a place on the bookshelf of every practitioner of Chinese medicine, as well as on those of scholars of Chinese medicine.
This book explores the impact of fragrance on the psyche from anthropological, perfumery and aromatherapy viewpoints and introduces a range of fragrance families – woody, resinous, spicy, herbaceous, agrestic, floral, citrus and attars.
This important book will enable bodywork and manual therapy practitioners to work more confidently, and more intuitively, with their clients.
This book will be a great resource for teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and special needs schools, childrens yoga instructors, as well as parents looking for an engaging story to teach their children about coping with difficult emotions and stressful situations.
By Nigel Dawes. Foreword by Dr. Kenji Watanabe. This practical book covers the significance of the abdomen in East Asian medicine and looks at origins and development in the discipline of Kampo. It also provides an illustrated and comprehensive description of the practical application of abdominal palpation in clinical settings.
Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID) allows an individual's health to be assessed by an image formed from blood and Qi or Chi (energy) between the nail bed and nail plate. This concise guide to FID covers its origins, the application of FID in common disorders and methods of examination, and features illustrations and detailed case examples.
Getting Better at Getting People Better: Creating Successful Therapeutic Relationships by Noah Karrasch
Drawing on a wide range of physical therapies and psychotherapy, this practical book takes a practical interdisciplinary look at the fundamentals of healing and good therapeutic practice. It includes techniques and ideas about how to communicate with patients and encourage their participation in their own healing.
Grasping the Donkey's Tail: Unraveling Mysteries from the Classics of Oriental Medicine by Peter Eckman
A scholarly yet practical account for modern clinicians of some of the key difficult questions arising from obscure passages in the classics of Chinese medicine. This book offers an interpretation of crucial sections from the classical Chinese texts which have continued to puzzle Western clinicians, and serves as a basis for more effective acupuncture treatments.
Definitive and in-depth, this book presents essential information for excellent hand reflexology practice. Covering history and theory, the anatomy of the hand, detailed descriptions of each reflex area and techniques for practice, this book will deepen understanding of hand reflexology and how it can be used to treat a wide range of conditions.
Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi: The Keys to the Sublime Card Set by Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr. Karin Taylor Wu
This set of study cards beautifully presents the key characteristics of each of the 22 GanZhi symbols, making it a unique learning tool and reference guide.
Connecting the fundamentals of Chinese medicine with the lesser-known spiritual and esoteric aspects of practice, this book will be of great interest to intermediate and advanced practitioners of Qi Gong, Nei Gong, Taijiquan and Chinese medicine.
Book by Torii Black. ISBN 9781848194212
How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective (Becoming the Medicine We Practice) by Dr. Claudia Welch, DOM
Emphasizing the importance of practitioner-patient relationships and compassion, this book examines the definition of an effective physician and how understanding the art of doctoring can not only improve relationships in the therapy room, but also make the medicine prescribed more effective.
How to Incorporate Wellness Coaching into Your Therapeutic Practice: A Handbook for Therapists and Counsellors
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.