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Qigong (ch'i kung) is the modern incarnation of a Chinese energy art that goes back over 2,000 years. With superior scholarship and scientific acumen, The Way of Qigong covers the entire range of theory and practice, including relaxation, meditation, massage, therapeutic touch, and postures. Qi (ch'i) means "life energy," and the goal of qigong, master and Chinese scholar Ken Cohen tells us, is "to train the mind to send qi where it is needed." In this encyclopedic work, Cohen teaches us not only how to do qigong, but what it means and how it benefits us, from what kind of tea is best in the summer to how to have better sex. Cohen is at his best when reducing arcane Chinese theories to plain English, and as a result, The Way of Qigong is as interesting as it is useful. --Brian Bruya --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
As much a "why-to" as a how-to, this is the most comprehensive recently issued book on the Chinese healing art, qigong. Related to t'ai chi, qigong is a series of movements designed to bring qi, or life-force, into the body and encourage it to flow without blockage. Cohen meticulously defines the philosophy that inspired this ancient practice, but his engaged and engaging tone keeps the mass of material he presents from becoming ponderous. He well covers the experimental scientific evidence of qigong's beneficial effect, and the lengthy, illustrated section of exercises he includes shows how qigong can be used for emotional and spiritual as well as physical healing. However many other qigong books are in your library, add this definitive volume. Patricia Monaghan --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
Un incontournable pour tous les adeptes de Qigong. Ken Cohen est un excellent enseignant pour tous ceux qui veulent découvrir le Qigong et ses bienfaits. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lise Descoteaux
Comprehensive introduction into the philosophy and methods outlined in order to begin your journey to learn Qigong. Read morePublished on June 10 2013 by Pat Young
This is a fabulous book on the topic of QiGong, which includes empirical information as well. A must for those interested in the subject of energywork, alternative therapies,... Read morePublished on July 19 2009 by 3wolves
This is a very well written qigong book, packed with information and for a meager price. Ken Cohen's writing style is enjoyable, and there is so much information in this book that... Read morePublished on June 27 2004 by Alan
hard to believe so many people seem to like this book. I read it thoroughly and it gave me a headache. Read morePublished on May 28 2004
As a licensed practitioner of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, I often recommend qigong to my patients as a healing therapy. Read morePublished on April 28 2004
This is a good introductory book. It shall serve you well in getting framed into the topic of Qi Gong. Read morePublished on Sept. 6 2003 by Massimo Maddaloni