Reduce pain, increase energy, stave off disease, reverse the signs of ageing, and lengthen your life with simple Chinese healing exercises. Based on acupressure, Taiji, Qi Gong, Taoist yoga, and other traditional Chinese health practices, these 88 exercises can be done by anyone of any age. Arranged into chapters devoted to specific parts of the body, each exercise includes illustrations, easy-to-follow instructions, and physical and energetic benefits. In simple language, Steven Cardoza, a Chinese medical physician, introduces the concept of qi and how each exercise regulates this vital life energy and influences our physical and emotional health. This book features an appendix of specific exercises that relieve aches and pains, allergies, digestive disorders, insomnia, stress, and other common health concerns. Also included is a glossary of terms to deepen your understanding of these beneficial Chinese practices.
Steven Cardoza is a nationally certified and licensed Chinese medical physician who has practised for over fifteen years. He holds an MS degree in traditional Chinese medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, and is certified in many styles of Qi Gong and Wu Taiji. He has been teaching classes in Taoist practices, including workshops at acupuncture colleges, since 1985.