Our list of some of the best Qigong books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- The Root of Chinese Qigong: Secrets of Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment (1997)
- Qigong, The Secret of Youth: Da Mo’s Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Classics (2000)
- Qi Gong for Beginners: Eight Easy Movements for Vibrant Health (2007)
- The Way of Qigong: The Art and Energy Healing (1999)
- Instant Health: The Shaolin Qigong Workout For Longevity (2009)
- Meridian Qigong Exercises: Combining Qigong, Yoga, & Acupressure (2017)
- Qigong Through the Seasons: How to Stay Healthy All Year with Qigong, Meditation, Diet, and Herbs (2015)
- Qigong Empowerment: A Guide to Medical, Taoist, Buddhist and Wushu Energy Cultivation (English and Chinese Edition) (2010)
- An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts (2013)
- Qigong: Foundation Practices: Twelve Health Exercises From The Wah Family System (2008)
- Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy, Vol.1: Energetic Anatomy and Physiology (2002)
- Head-to-Toe Healing: Your Body’s Repair Manual (2018)
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.
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.
An exercise program that can actually release blocks to healing and get you centeredin 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!
The Way of Qigong: The Art and Energy Healing (1999)
Qigong is an integrated mind-body healing method that has been practiced with remarkable results in China for thousands of years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best Qigong Books Worth Your Attention
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some qigong books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Qigong. Chinese Medicine or Pseudoscinece?
Author(s): Zixin Lin
ID: 2332554, Publisher: Prometheus Books, Year: March 2000, Size: 23 Mb, Format: pdf
The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing
Author(s): Kenneth S. Cohen
ID: 2295651, Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc, Year: 29 April 2000, Size: 16 Mb, Format: epub
The Baguazhang Qigong Illustrated through 64 I-Ching inspired Postures
Author(s): Hainzl, Peter
ID: 2640246, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 19 Mb, Format: pdf
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.