The Root of Chinese Qigong Description
Long considered a classic text by teachers and students, The Root of Chinese Qigong offers the principles and theories of qigong practice.
This third edition includes
- Updated pīnyīn that includes diacritical tonal marks (for proper pronunciation of Chinese words).
- Updated Chinese text character font (providing better readability).
Dr. Yang is acclaimed for helping readers understand qigong concepts deeper and more clearly by expressing them in familiar methods for the Western mind. He takes these ancient concepts and presents them in a logical way that helps practitioners stay on the right path to deepen knowledge and skill.
In this book Dr. Yang teaches sitting and standing meditation, demonstrates qi massage techniques, and examines the Qi pathways in your body. He explains correct breathing methods, shares secrets for quieting the mind, and discusses how to increase your body's qi supply. He further explains important concepts such as the Three Treasures and regulating the body, breath, and mind.
- Qigong’s history
- Basic concepts of qigong
- Qi and the human body
- The five categories of qigong
- Regulating body, breath and mind
- Regulating your essence, qi and spirit
- Key points for improving practice
- A detailed look at qi channels and vessels in the body
Whatever style of qigong you may practice, making sense of qigong theory and principles is the best way of achieving your goals sooner, more accurately, and deeper.
'On the back' of The Root of Chinese Qigong
Live Better and Live Longer with Chinese Qigong Qigong training can improve your health, cure illness, and help you overcome the stress of daily living. Qigong is the study of Qi, or vital energy, that circulates in the human body, and it has been practiced by the Chinese for thousands of years. Qigong is a unique and comprehensive approach to health and longevity, and can be trained by anyone. Get the most from your practice by understanding the principles and foundations of this ancient science.
Dr. Yang teaches sitting and standing meditation, demonstrates massage techniques, and explores the Qi pathways in your body. He explains correct breathing methods, shares secrets for quieting the mind, and discusses how to increase your body's Qi supply. In addition he also explains important concepts such as the Three Treasures and regulating the body, breath, and mind. Whatever style you practice, you'll find the keys to successful training in The Root of Chinese Qigong.
* Improve your health with Qi (vital energy) training.
* Relieve stress with simple breathing techniques.
* Learn the secrets that will advance your practice.
* Discover the foundations of Chinese medicine.
* Eliminate tension with soothing relaxation exercises.
* Includes more than sixty detailed photos and 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 Foreword
". we are in Dr. Yang's debt for this definitive guide to better health and well being.
Irwin H. Rosenberg, M.D., from his Foreword
Professor of Medicine and Nutrition
Director, The Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
". . an exceptionally valuable resource."
Thomas Gutheil, M.D., from his Foreword
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
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