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Authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.


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The Essence of Taijiquan Push-Hands and Fighting Technique
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The Essence of Taijiquan Push-Hands and Fighting Technique
Wang Fengming

Available at last in English, this comprehensive training manual teaches the theory and insider practical methods behind Taijiquan push-hands and fighting technique from the Chen style. It includes the techniques of point striking,... Read more >>

November 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-245-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 344pp

Subject: Martial arts

The Key to the Qigong Meditation State
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The Key to the Qigong Meditation State
Rujing and Still Qigong
Tianjun Liu, O.M.D.

Focusing on Rujing, the meditation state fundamental to Qigong meditation, this ground-breaking book looks at the practice from the perspective of psychology and cognitive science. It describes what happens in mind and body during meditation, and how to reach the state of Rujing.

November 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-232-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Medical qigong, Qigong , Spiritual development and adventure

The Mouse's House
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The Mouse's House
Children's Reflexology for Bedtime or Anytime
Susan Quayle
Illustrated by Melissa Muldoon

This picture story book about mouse and her friends' quest to prepare for winter shows how to use reflexology with children whilst enjoying a fun bedtime read. Designed to help with common issues such as sleep difficulties and anxiety, it includes easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions.

November 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-247-8, Crown JKP landscape, 40pp

Subject: Books for children

Smiling Heart Meditations with Lisa and Ted (and Bingo)
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Smiling Heart Meditations with Lisa and Ted (and Bingo)
Lisa Spillane

This vibrant picture book tells the story of Lisa, Ted and Bingo the dog at the beach. It teaches children how they can use the Qigong Healing Heart sound and other meditative techniques drawn from Traditional Chinese Medicine to overcome... Read more >>

November 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-200-3, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 40pp

Subjects: Anger, anxiety and self-esteem, Books for children , Qigong

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Roots of Modern Practice
Charles Buck

Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $68.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Subjects: Acupuncture and herbal medicine, Chinese medicine overviews and diagnosis

The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition
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The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition
Leo Rutherford

Full of activities for use with groups of all ages, this book draws on the author's extensive experience and presents all the games, improvisations and dance structures that he has found most effective in group settings. It includes... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-235-5, Demy, 168pp

Subjects: Professional development, Qualification, CPD and training , Professional development and multidisciplinary, Self-help and general interest

The Four Dignities
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The Four Dignities
The Spiritual Practice of Walking, Standing, Sitting and Lying Down
Cain Carroll

Based on the author's long experience of Yogic and Daoist traditions, this book explores the embodiment of spiritual practice in the most basic functions of daily life. The author shows how to bring the consciousness to bear on the body in... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-216-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subjects: Professional development and multidisciplinary, Spiritual development and adventure , Yoga and bodywork

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Blog: VIDEO: The Spiritual Practice of Walking, Standing, Sitting and Lying Down with Cain Carroll

Oct 22, 2014
Cain Carroll, author of The Four Dignities, briefly talks about the power of Embodied Presence and the significance of approaching walking, standing, sitting and lying down as four interrelated methods of spiritual cultivation: “Cain Carroll has produced a must-have book that is essential reading for any self-respecting person on the path of self-cultivation. A wonderful... Read more >>


Blog: Osmanthus – the Scent of an Oriental Autumn

Oct 16, 2014
  In Scotland, we have just enjoyed an uncharacteristically glorious summer, full of beautiful scents. Autumn can be wonderful too, but then it is more the rich pallete of colours that we appreciate – our visual sense tends to dominate the season. Here, if we are asked to identify the scents of autumn, we might... Read more >>


Blog: Singing Dragon attends the annual British Acupuncture Council conference

Oct 3, 2014
The annual British Acupuncture Council conference, this year held for the first time in Daventry in Northamptonshire, took place on 26-28 September and was a great success. This was my first trip to the conference representing Singing Dragon as Senior Commissioning Editor and I was thrilled with our strong presence at the conference and to... Read more >>




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