Qigong for Staying Young: A Simple Twenty-minute Workout to Cultivate Your Vital Energy

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Penguin, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 274 pages
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Gentle movements from the ancient Chinese art of self-healing and fitness to maintain youthful health and vitality.

Shoshanna Katzman introduces readers to the practice of qigong through her graceful twenty-minute program that incorporates postures, breath, sound, visualization, and self-massage. This revitalizing workout will help women of all ages maintain youthful skin, eyes, and hair; improve fitness; and renew energy. Readers can then customize their routine, as the author explains how to apply the healing powers of qigong-along with herbal and dietary remedies-to specific age-related concerns such as arthritis, osteoporosis, menopause, weight gain, and decreased sexual vitality.
  

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This is one of the BEST books on Qigong. It also explains chinese medicine and the great effects it has on the body. This book shows all the exercises and acupressure points needed to make your body function at 100. I have many books on oriental medicine but this is the best. Thanks Shosanna. Read full review

Contents

Starting Your Qigong Workout
3
Tapping for Qi
20
Playing with Qi
31
Energize Endocrines
46
Nourishing Three Treasures
58
Body Breath and Mind
71
Flow of Qi
78
Vital Organs
93
Getting to the Point I 52
152
Anxiety and Palpitations
161
Bone Health
169
Breathing Difficulty I 76
176
Constipation Diarrhea and Other Colon Issues
183
Digestive Problems
192
Eyesight Problems
202
Headaches
210

Cultivating Qi
106
Mind Intent I 12
112
Hormone Power I 21
121
Strong Bones I 30
127
Energy Spirit Essence I 36
136
Healing the Root
145
Hot Flashes
218
Insomnia
220
Mental ClarityGood Memory
233
A Worksheet for Your Workout 247
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Index 269
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About the author (2003)

Shoshanna Katzman has been a qigong instructor and tai chi master for more than twenty-five years. A board member of the National Qigong Association, she is the founder and director of the Red Bank Acupuncture and Wellness Center in New Jersey and the co-author of Feeling Light.

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