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The Root of Chinese Qigong : Secrets of Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment :  Secrets of Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment - Yang Jwing-Ming

The Root of Chinese Qigong : Secrets of Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment

Secrets of Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment

By: Yang Jwing-Ming, Thomas Gutheil (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9781886969506
Number Of Pages: 336

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Qigong is the study and use of Qi (also called bioenergy) which promotes longevity, health, and spiritual development. The author, a renowned teacher of Qigong and traditional Chinese martial arts, presents an in-depth look at Qigong theory and clearly discusses the keys to successful training and practice. 76 photos & illustrations.

"For those who are interested in learning the basic concepts and practical applications of Qigong as a means of cultivating health and longevity, The Root of Chinese Qigong provides an excellent and comprehensive overview ." -- Daniel Reid, author of The Complete Guide to Chinese Health and Healing from his forward "...we are in Dr. Yang's debt for this definitive guide to better health and well-being." -- Irwing W Rosenberg, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, Director of The Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

About the Author
Romanization of Chinese Words
Introduction
Foreword
Foreword
Foreword
Preface - First Edition
Preface - New Edition
Introduction
History of Qigong
Basic Concepts of Qigong
Qi and the Human Body
Categories of Qigong
Qigong Theory
General Concepts
Regulations the Body (Tiao Shen)
Regulating the Breath (Tiao Xi)
Regulating the Emotional Mind (Tiao Xin)
Regulating the Essence (Tiao Jing)
Regulating the Qi (Tiao Qi)
Regulating the Spirit (Tiao Shen)
Important Points in Qigong Practice
General Concepts
The Twelve Primary Qi Channels
The Eight Extraordinary Qi Vessels
One Hundred and One Questions
Conclusion
Translation and Glossary of Chinese Terms
Index
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781886969506
ISBN-10: 1886969507
Series: Qigong - In Depth Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: January 2001
Publisher: YMAA (YANGS)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 18.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised