Qigong (Chi Kung) Books Published by YMAA
6 Healing Movements—Qigong for Health, Strength & Longevity by Gin-Foon Mark
Venerated Master and Calligrapher Gin Foon Mark presents exercises (and sounds to make) in easily understood segments, giving English phonetic pronunciation for each sound, and clear sets of sequenced photos for you to follow.
A Woman's Qigong Guide—Empowerment Through Movement Diet and Herbs by Yanling Lee Johnson
Women; take care of yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Practical instruction for specific exercises, herbal remedies, diet, weight loss, depression and staying young.
Arthritis Relief—Chinese Qigong for Healing and Prevention 3rd ed. by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Qigong exercises designed to first, heal the arthritic condition, second, to rebuild the strength of the joints, third, to help keep the joints healthy and prevent arthritis from occurring. Techniques include gentle movements, acupressure and massage.
Back Pain Relief—Chinese Qigong for Healing and Prevention by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
This book introduces Qigong exercises that can restore the health of the spine. Some of the exercises are designed to heal a condition, others to help rebuild the strength of the joints, still others to help keep the back healthy and prevent further problems from developing.
Chinese Fitness—A Mind/Body Approach by Qingshan Liu
A comprehensive introduction to Qigong. Clear text and illustrations lay a solid foundation, and helpful photos demonstrate the basic exercises that will start you on the path to health. An excellent work for beginners and a first-rate addition to any Qigong collection.
Chinese Tui Na Massage—The Essential Guide to Treating Injuries, Improving Health, and Balancing Qi by Xu Xiangcai
Tui Na specializes in injury repair, curing illness, and also maintains your health by adjusting your Qi to flow smoothly. Chinese Tui Na Massage is systematic, concise, practical and easy to read.
Dr. Wu's Head Massage—Anti-Aging and Holistic Healing Therapy by Dr. Bin Jiang Wu
Dr. Bin Jiang Wu presents an easy-to-follow head massage program which can improve the Qi circulation of the entire body.
Eight Simple Qigong Exercises for Health—The Eight Pieces of Brocade by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Improve health and increase your energy! These gentle stretching and strengthening movements activate your Qi, help to stimulate immune system, strengthen your internal organs, and give you abundant energy. With both a Sitting and a Standing set, anyone can practice these simple and effective exercises in as little as 20 minutes a day.
Natural Healing with Qigong—Therapeutic Qigong by Dr. Aihan Kuhn, CMD
Dr. Kuhn effectively explains and demonstrates how Therapeutic Qigong is a valuable and important adjunct to good health care. Her helpful directions and clear illustrations demonstrate this simple yet powerful Qigong routine that anyone can use to improve and then maintain their health.
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine—The Essential Guide to Understanding the Human Body by Xu Xiangcai
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) will provide you with the principles of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. This book is systematic, concise, practical and easy to read. Originally published in China, this re-edited edition is an excellent reference for those wishing to investigate specific ailments and treatments.
Qigong for Health and Martial Arts—Exercises and Meditation by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Increase your strength, improve your health, and discover greater martial power with ten separate sets of Qigong exercises. A special chapter discusses the application and uses of Qi and Qigong for enhancing martial arts ability as well as a section on soothing massage techniques to help recover quickly from various injuries.
Qigong for Living—A Practical Guide for Improving Your Health with Qi from Modern China by Yanling Lee Johnson
Explore Qigong as it relates to our soul and spirit; Qigong as it is taught and practiced in modern China; and learn many useful Qigong exercises that can be used to maintain health and refine the spirit. Also discusses Qigong as it relates to sexual pleasure.
Qigong for Treating Common Ailments—The Essential Guide to Self Healing by Xu Xiangcai
Discover the ancient secrets to self-healing! While providing a system for maintaining overall health, and addressing specific problems, this book offers all natural, safe, easy-to-learn, and time-tested exercises and treatments.
Qigong Massage—Fundamental Techniques for Health and Relaxation by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
This comprehensive text by world renowned Qigong scholar, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, presents the fundamental techniques and theory of Qigong massage that you can use to enhance your skills, and deepen your knowledge and application of Qi (energetic) healing.
Qigong Meditation—Embryonic Breathing by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
To reach the goal of longevity and spiritual enlightenment, the first step is to understand the theory and the method of Embryonic Breathing then you will be able to practice Small and Grand Circulation effectively. Without this foundation, the root of spiritual enlightenment will not be established and the study and the practice of meditation, will be in vain.
Qigong Meditation—Small Circulation, The Root of Spiritual Enlightment by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Small Circulation Meditation builds the body from weak to strong and trains the mind to be calm and focused. Dr. Yang presents a modern method for learning Small Circulation safely. Includes scientific analysis, translation and commentary of ancient documents, and a summary of the practice methods.
Qigong the Secret of Youth—Da Mo's Muscle Tendon Changing & Marrow Brain Washing Classics by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
For over 1,000 years, Da Mo’s Classics have been considered the key to enlightenment and longevity. Using ancient Buddhist and Taoist documents as its foundation, this book discusses the theory & training methods in a modern, scientific manner. An invaluable guide for advanced Qigong practitioners.
Simple Chinese Medicine—A Beginner's Guide to Natural Healing and Well-Being by Dr. Aihan Kuhn, CMD
Written for those new to natural healing, Simple Chinese Medicine gives you tools that you can use today to improve your quality of life and begin your healing journey.
The Root of Chinese Qigong—Secrets for Health, Longevity, and Enlightenment by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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.
The Tao of Bioenergetics—East/West by George A. Katchmer, Jr.
This book traces the history and uses of Qi (Chi), the bioenergy of China, from the I-Ching through physics, astrology, Feng Shui and alchemy.
Traditional Chinese Health Secrets—The Essential Guide to Harmonious Living by Xu Xiangcai
Throughout China's long history, ancient medical texts provided valuable advice on the subject of health: physical, emotional and spiritual. Isn't it time you made use of this wisdom of the sages in your everyday life?
Western Herbs—for Martial Artists and Contact Athletes by Susan Lynn Peterson, Ph.D.
Healing with herbs has long been a tradition in the martial arts. This book investigates sixty-four herbs that are readily available in North America and Europe.
Wild Goose Qigong—Natural Movements for Healthy Living by Hong-Chao Zhang
Wild Goose Qigong contains step-by-step instructions for each of the 64 movements of the form, along with an explanation of the various effects of each movement. Along with a concise and clearly written history of Qigong, you'll get the background and understanding you'll need for a lifetime of practice.