Our list of some of the best Qigong books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
Prix Bushido French Book Award WINNER – 1997The Root of Chinese Qigong: Secrets for Health, Longevity, and Enlightenment is the absolutely best book for revealing the what, the why, and the how of qigong. When you know what qigong is, this will help you make the right decision; "is qigong going to be a good choice for me?" When you know why qigong is so effective, this will help you set realistic goals for your use of qigong in your health or martial arts training. When you know how qigong should be practiced, this will absolutely help you to attain your health or martial arts goals in an efficient and timely…
2. Qigong, The Secret of Youth: Da Mo’s Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Classics (2000)
For over one thousand years, Bodhidharma’s (Da Mo) timeless classics have been considered the key to enlightenment and long-lasting youth. Now, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, one of the world’s leading authorities on Qigong, has translated and written commentaries to make these ancient and profound teachings accessible to everyone. Using ancient Buddhist and Taoist documents as its foundation, this book analyzes and discusses theory and training methods in a modern, scientific manner, and presents safe ways for you to begin your own practice.Improve your health and strength through the Yi Jin Jing (Muscle/Tendon Changing…
An exercise program that can actually release blocks to healing and get you centered…in six minutes a day? The simple, no impact, but very powerful movements of Qi Gong can do that and more, from increasing longevity to boosting the immune system. And this beautifully illustrated guide, written especially for beginners, introduces this amazing ancient art that balances and strengthens the life force. Those who try it can look forward to extraordinary health benefits! #60,517 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #533 in Mental & Spiritual Healing #764…
4. The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing (1999)
Qigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years. The Chinese have long treasured qigong for its effectiveness both in healing and in preventing disease, and more recently they have used it in conjunction with modern medicine to cure cancer, immune system disorders, and other life-threatening conditions. Now in this fascinating, comprehensive volume, renowned qigong master and China scholar Kenneth S. Cohen explains how you too can integrate qigong into your life–and harness the healing…
For the past 1500 years, the Qigong workout for longevity has been secretly passed from generation to generation at the Shaolin Temple of Zen in Henan Province, China. Now, for the first time, a 34th-generation fighting disciple from the temple shows how to optimize energy, alleviate stress, boost the immune system, and achieve optimum health. The complete workout is shown with easy-to-follow instructions and images, covering everything from stretches and stances to the Instant Health self-massage. This comprehensive guide provides detailed advice on adapting Shaolin Qigong to suit any life stage, and includes training tips, Zen wisdom, and…
USA Best Book Award WINNER – 2017A SIMPLE LYING DOWN ROUTINE FOR EVERYONEEach morning before getting out of bed, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming practices a series of movements he has combined based on decades of experience. In Meridian Qigong Exercises, Dr. Yang teaches you his special daily exercise routine.Follow along and learn how a unique combination of simple yoga stretches, qigong movements, and acupressure techniques can relieve energy stagnation and rejuvenate your entire body.All the exercises can be performed lying down or sitting, if preferred….
7. Qigong Through the Seasons: How to Stay Healthy All Year with Qigong, Meditation, Diet, and Herbs (2015)
Within the holistic framework of the Daoist way, Ronald H. Davis provides a comprehensive and straightforward guide to the principles and practice of actively living in harmony with the seasonal energetic changes throughout the year. The program focuses on the importance of Qigong, meditation, and diet to support good mental and physical health. The author includes clear explanations of the theory underlying this approach to a healthy life, including the Five Phases of Change (Five Elements) of Chinese Medicine, the body’s Qi system of channels…
8. Qigong Empowerment: A Guide to Medical, Taoist, Buddhist and Wushu Energy Cultivation (English and Chinese Edition) (2010)
Qigong Empowerment is the most unique and complete volume ever written in the English language on qigong (Chi Kung). This volume can be used for attaining better health, for healing, for gaining extraordinary power, and for spiritual development. This volume consists of five books which covers: – Traditional Chinese Medical theories and qi cultivation methods. – Taoist methods to foster Essence, Qi, and Spirit. – Buddhist Esoteric Abilities of the Body, Speech, and Mind. – Emitting, Absorbing, and Healing Qigong. – Wushu (martial arts) Iron Shirt training. Qigong (Chi Kung) has been an integral part of Chinese culture since…
Drawing on ancient documents from China and Tibet, archaeological findings and cultural relics, this illustrated handbook presents authentic Qigong forms from the Warring States period right up the late Qing dynasty of the early twentieth century. Twenty-six sets of pictures relating to Qigong, Daoyin, diet and living habits are included, each set introduced with a brief overview of the origin, development, changes and practice modes of each method. Presented in chronological order, each chapter describes the source from which the exercises are derived, and then provides a description of the…
For thousands of years the Chinese have had a secret. A secret that has allowed them to treat illness in its earliest stages, a secret that allows athletes to perform amazing, seemingly superhuman, feats of strength and agility, a secret that promises a long and healthy life to those who understand and apply it. That secret is Qigong. In this book you will learn: Introductory meditation techniques Exercises to develop your breath capacity Principles of posture for qigong Exercises to become aware of your own energy Qigong concepts from Chinese…
The information contained within the Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy: A Comprehensive Clinical Text has currently been tripled and reformatted into five exciting new textbooks. The five new Medical Qigong textbooks are composed of both modern and ancient knowledge, graphics, and expanded techniques, guaranteed to fascinate and intrigue the reader. Never before in the history of Chinese Medicine has a textbook series been made available to the public that includes such comprehensive and thorough understandings on ancient Chinese energetic healing techniques….
12. Head-to-Toe Healing: Your Body’s Repair Manual (2018)
Powerful healing is in your hands to relieve symptoms from: Headaches; Toothaches; High blood pressure; Sleep issues; Stress; Respiratory problems; Digestion; Diabetes; Eyesight; Heart issues; and much more! In HEAD-TO-TOE HEALING, Master Chunyi Lin, using text and easy-to-follow illustrations, teaches ways to improve the quality of your life by learning how to activate the body’s healing intelligence within each of us. Absolutely no equipment, no hidden costs. Only simple, powerful, all-natural and non-invasive healing techniques passed down for many generations….
Best Qigong Books Worth Your Attention
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Qigong. Chinese Medicine or Pseudoscinece?
Author(s): Zixin Lin
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Year: March 2000, Size: 23 Mb, Download: pdf
The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing
Author(s): Kenneth S. Cohen
Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc, Year: 29 April 2000, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
The Hidden Teachings of Christian Mysticism (Vol. 2): Psychic Influences & Spiritual Protection
Author(s): Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson
Publisher: The International Institute of Medical Qigong Publishing House, Year: 2019, Size: 45 Mb, Download: pdf
The Hidden Teachings of Christian Mysticism (Vol 1): Spiritual Transformation & Divine Healing
Author(s): Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson
Publisher: The International Institute of Medical Qigong Publishing House, Year: 2019, Size: 35 Mb, Download: pdf
The Dao de Jing: A Qigong Interpretation
Author(s): Lao Tzu; Jwing Ming Yang
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Year: 2018, Size: 34 Mb, Download: epub
Immortal Fang’s Longevity Qigong: Rubbing the Abdomen to Prevent Illness and Prolong Life
Author(s): Franklin Fick
Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
Daoist Mineral, Plant and Animal Magic: The Secret Teaching of Esoteric Daoist Magic
Author(s): Jerry Alan Johnson
Publisher: The International Institute of Medical Qigong Publishing House, Year: 2018, Size: 121 Mb, Download: pdf
24 Section Brocade Qigong: Strengthen Body Longevity Method
Author(s): Franklin Fick
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.