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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 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

Based on Shamanic principles and the philosophy that laughter and play are basic human needs that feed the soul and unleash natural creativity, the tried, tested and proven activities in this book can be used with all ages. They are helpfully split into different sections, covering everything from warm-up games to verbal improvisation games, theatre games and warm-downs. Drawing on decades of experience in this substantially revised and expanded new edition, the author shares the games, improvisations and dance structures that he has found most effective in his work as a group leader and participant, and includes tips throughout on how to be a good facilitator and run a successful group.

October 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


Seated Taiji and Qigong
Seated Taiji and Qigong
Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit
Cynthia W. Quarta

Practising Taiji and Qigong is the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life and a great way to stay healthy. Now caring professionals can help those with limited mobility to experience the benefits of Taiji and Qigong with this easy-to-follow guide.

2012, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-088-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 204pp

Subjects: Older people and care homes , Medical qigong, Martial arts , Qigong


Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga
Seated Exercises for Health and Wellbeing
Edeltraud Rohnfeld
Translated by Anne Oppenheimer

Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerous benefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physical abilities. This step-by-step program can be practiced by virtually anyone, anywhere, in any chair, to stimulate physical and mental well-being.

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-078-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp

Subjects: Older people and care homes , Yoga and bodywork


A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome
A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome
Bending without Breaking
Isobel Knight

People with Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS), including Ehlers-Danlos type Hypermobility Syndrome, have a larger range of joint movement than is typical, which can cause pain and fatigue despite an outward appearance of good health. This book is the complete guide to living with and managing HMS, and ultimately enjoying a fulfilling life.

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-068-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Self-help and general interest, Yoga and bodywork


Chi for Children
Chi for Children
A Practical Guide to Teaching Tai Chi and Qigong in Schools and the Community
Betty Sutherland

Learning the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great way for children to relax, have fun, and strengthen body and mind. This easy-to-use teacher training pack provides step-by-step instructions and simple techniques that enable anyone to teach Tai Chi and Qigong to children.

2011, Paperback: £30.43 + VAT = £34.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-055-9, 160pp

Subjects: Anger, anxiety and self-esteem, Medical qigong, Qigong


Managing Stress with Qigong
Managing Stress with Qigong
Gordon Faulkner

The ancient Chinese practice of Qigong combines physical movement with gentle breathing techniques to promote harmony between body and mind, and is quickly gaining popularity in the West.
 
This step-by-step guide to managing stress through Qigong begins by looking at stress and our response to it from both an Eastern and a Western perspective. The core of the book provides a program with first a series of carefully-designed stress relief exercises, followed by a series of gentler stress prevention exercises, all of which are clearly explained with easy-to-follow instructions for each of the steps, and fully illustrated. The author explains the theory underpinning the Qigong exercises in terms of the principles of Chinese Medicine, including Yin and Yang, The Five Elements and the circulation of energy (Qi) through the meridians. Extensively trialled with Maggie's Cancer Care Centres, and designed specifically to fit around a busy lifestyle, the Qigong program set out in this book will help to reduce stress, decrease anxiety and restore energy.

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-035-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Medical qigong, Qigong , Self-help and general interest

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