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


London • Philadelphia • Sydney • Vancouver







Children at Their Best
New!
Children at Their Best
Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists
Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke and Bettye Jo Wray-Fears
With Thomas Wernicke

The authors describe an exciting new way of understanding a child's development by looking at how the Five Elements of Chinese thought can explain patterns of behaviour. They list the problems that can occur if a child's elements are not in... Read more >>

April 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-118-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 344pp

Subjects: Education, Child Psychiatry and Psychology, Parenting, Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
New!
Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
The Heart of Chinese Wisdom Traditions
Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

A detailed explanation of the building blocks of Chinese metaphysics, the 22 Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches upon which Chinese medicine, astrology and FengShui are based. Poetic descriptions dating from the Song dynasty give the reader a... Read more >>

April 2014, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-151-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 268pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Medical Qigong, Daoism, Bagua Quan, Qigong, Nei Gong, Taiji Quan, Bazi/Chinese Astrology, Spiritual Development

Rasa Shastra
New!
Rasa Shastra
The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy
Andrew Mason

An authoritative account of Asian Medical Alchemy, this book explores the herbo-mineral-metal based medicines used in these ancient healing traditions. The first resource of its kind, it provides exhaustive insight into the history of... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-107-5, 246mm x 189mm / 10in x 7.5in, 568pp

Subjects: Ayurvedic Medicine, Herbal Medicine

10-Minute Primer Tai Ji Quan
New!
10-Minute Primer Tai Ji Quan
Zhou Qing Jie

Concise and accessible, this fully-illustrated Tai Ji Quan primer covers all the key information and comes with a DVD that demonstrates an authentic short form. It is essential reading for newcomers to the art and also provides tips for... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £9.38 + VAT = £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-215-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 132pp

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Taiji Quan

Chasing the Phantom
New!
Chasing the Phantom
In Pursuit of Myth and Meaning in the Realm of the Snow Leopard
Eduard Fischer

For twenty-five years Eduard Fischer returned to the Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, enthralled by the unique culture of this ancient Buddhist kingdom, and seeking to catch just a glimpse of the elusive snow leopard. This is the tale of... Read more >>

May 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-172-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Subjects: Yoga, Search for Enlightenment

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners
New!
Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners
When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results
Partha Banerjee MD and Christina Captain

This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that... Read more >>

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-205-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Diagnosis, Integrative Medicine

Cosmic Orbit Qigong
New!
Cosmic Orbit Qigong
Ancient Methods of Healing and Cultivation
Master Zhongxian Wu

Master Wu provides detailed instruction and explanation of the esoteric Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong in this DVD. With full, uninterrupted demonstration of the practice, and a special feature demonstrating the standing style form, it... Read more >>

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-223-2, DVD - standard, 90 minutes

Subjects: Medical Qigong, Daoism, Qigong, Nei Gong, Qigong, Search for Enlightenment

Write for us!

We warmly welcome ideas for new books in and around the areas in which we publish.

Click here to find out more about submitting a manuscript.

Blog: Singing Dragon complete 2014

Apr 15, 2014
This fully interactive brochure has all of the new Singing Dragon titles for the spring and summer of 2014 as well as our complete backlist. In here you will find books on Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, martial arts, nutrition, yoga, ayurveda, qigong, Daoism, aromatherapy, and many more alternative therapies and ancient wisdom traditions. Click on the... Read more >>


Blog: VIDEO: Why Western medicine needs Chinese medicine

Mar 28, 2014
In this Q&A session Dr Daniel Keown, author of The Spark in the Machine, explains why Western medicine can no longer afford to ignore what Chinese medicine has to offer patients. Dr Keown’s book presents a radical new integrative model for looking at the human body which shows how everything Chinese medicine says about anatomy,... Read more >>


Blog: How to maintain your root centre – by Rosemary Patten

Mar 28, 2014
Rosemary Patten, author of Japanese Holistic Face Massage and founder of Equinox Rose, a clinic specialising in energy healing, offers tips and meditation exercises to fix your prana from tip to toe by focusing on your root centre. Why is maintaining the root centre important? The root centre brings the flow of energy from crown to root... Read more >>




Singing Dragon is an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a limited company registered in England. Registered number: 2073602. VAT Reg. No: 455 2134 66.

© 1996, 2014 Jessica Kingsley Publishers.