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ISBN13: 9780671736453
ISBN10: 0671736450
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For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. andlt;Iandgt;The Way of Energyandlt;/Iandgt; is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed — "standing like a tree". andlt;BRandgt; A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds internal stamina, strengthens immunity, relieves chronic illness, and promotes the natural regeneration of the nervous system. andlt;BRandgt; Using step-by-step instructions and more than 100 drawings and full-color photographs, andlt;Iandgt;The Way of Energyandlt;/Iandgt; tells how to:andlt;BRandgt; * perform the entire sequence of rejuvenating positionsandlt;BRandgt; * combat stress by practicing Chi Kung while standing, sitting, working, playing, and even sleepingandlt;BRandgt; * prevent and treat a wide range of common ailments andlt;BRandgt; Continuing our best-selling series of books for mind and body which includes andlt;Iandgt;The Sivananda Companion to Yoga, The Dance Workshop,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Book of Stress Survival, The Way of Energyandlt;/Iandgt; will help you achieve physical fitness, mental clarity, and a profound inner strength and vitality.

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For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. The Way of Energy is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed — "standing like a tree".

A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds internal stamina, strengthens immunity, relieves chronic illness, and promotes the natural regeneration of the nervous system.

Using step-by-step instructions and more than 100 drawings and full-color photographs, The Way of Energy tells how to:

* perform the entire sequence of rejuvenating positions

* combat stress by practicing Chi Kung while standing, sitting, working, playing, and even sleeping

* prevent and treat a wide range of common ailments

Continuing our best-selling series of books for mind and body which includes The Sivananda Companion to Yoga, The Dance Workshop, and The Book of Stress Survival, The Way of Energy will help you achieve physical fitness, mental clarity, and a profound inner strength and vitality.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 191) and index.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Master Lam Kam Chuenandlt;/Bandgt; is a specialist in Chi Kung, a recognized master of Tai Chi Chuan, and a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine.

Table of Contents

Contents

How to Use this Book

Foreword

Introduction

Part One

Chapter 1 Learning to Stand

Chapter 2 Breathing and Relaxing

Chapter 3 Internal Movement

Part Two

Chapter 4 Preparing for Energy

Chapter 5 Growing Like a Tree

Part Three

Chapter 6 Roots and Branches

Chapter 7 Going Beyond

Part Four

Chapter 8 Energy in Daily Life

Chapter 9 The Life Cycle

Chapter 10 Taking Care of Yourself

Index

Acknowledgements, Resources, and Bibliography

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Theresa, April 28, 2007 (view all comments by Theresa)
Chi Kung is powerful like yoga. Master Lam Kam Chuen's book is for people of all ages, body types, and varying stages of their lives. Kam gently guides the reader to a healthy and more peaceful life.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780671736453
Author:
Lam, Kam Chuen
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Author:
Lam, Kam Chuen
Author:
Kam-Chuen, Master Lam
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Ch'i kung
Subject:
Qigong
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 207
Publication Date:
November 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 4/C,90 2/C PHOTOS and ILLS
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 17.78 oz

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"Synopsis" by , For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. The Way of Energy is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed — "standing like a tree".

A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds internal stamina, strengthens immunity, relieves chronic illness, and promotes the natural regeneration of the nervous system.

Using step-by-step instructions and more than 100 drawings and full-color photographs, The Way of Energy tells how to:

* perform the entire sequence of rejuvenating positions

* combat stress by practicing Chi Kung while standing, sitting, working, playing, and even sleeping

* prevent and treat a wide range of common ailments

Continuing our best-selling series of books for mind and body which includes The Sivananda Companion to Yoga, The Dance Workshop, and The Book of Stress Survival, The Way of Energy will help you achieve physical fitness, mental clarity, and a profound inner strength and vitality.

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