Qigong Massage, one of the oldest methods of healing, is built upon five thousand years of progress and a highly refined, solid theoretical foundation. Used to improve health, slow down aging, and treat many types of illnesses, Qigong massage is a wide and deep healing science, and the root of many other popular forms of massage therapy.
This comprehensive text by world renowned Qigong scholar, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, presents the fundamental techniques and theory of Qigong massage that therapists can use to enhance their skills, and deepen their knowledge and application of Qi (energetic) healing.
Not only for therapists! Novices will find the instruction and techniques in this book practical and useful for recovering from fatigue, aches & pains, tension and more. A special section on Self-Massage is presented to help those in need of massage treatment benefits, but who lack a partner or therapist.
With over five hundred photographs and illustrations in this book, Dr. Yang will be your guide into the art and science of Chinese Qigong Massage.
One of the most sought-after instructors of Qigong.-Omega Institute
Dr. Yang merits the highest praise for his efforts to meld Eastern and Western medical understanding….-Thomas Gutheil, M.D., Harvard Medical School
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming Ph.D.is a world-renowned author, scholar and teacher. He has been involved in Chinese martial arts since 1961, and maintains over 55 schools in 18 countries. Dr. Yang’s writing and teaching includes Qigong (Chi Kung), Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Chin Na and Kung Fu.
During his thirteen years of martial arts and massage training under Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (Taipei Taiwan), Dr. Yang studied Tui Na and Dian Xue massage techniques, and herbal treatments. His experience with ‘real life martial art injuries’, through Qigong massage treatments, along with his academic and scholar background, makes him uniquely qualified to present this profound Qigong Massage training program.
This book complements the videotapesChinese Qigong Massage - Self Massage and Chinese Qigong Massage - With a Partner. Both sold separately.
Also available on DVD Qigong Massage Sold separately.
406 pages • 515 Illustrations • ISBN: 1-59439-048-7