The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing (Paperback)

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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 power that will help your mind and body achieve the harmony of true health.

About the Author


Cohen, is a renowned qigong master, scholar, and health educator whose tapes are available from Sounds True.

Ken Cohen is an internationally renowned health educator, China scholar, and master of qigong healing. A former collaborator with Alan Watts, he is the author of The Way of Qigong (Ballantine, 1997) and many journal articles. Ken speaks the Chinese language and studied with scholars at the New School for Social Research, Queens College, and the University of California at Berkeley. He began his qigong training in 1968 and apprenticed with Taoist priests from Chinas sacred mountains. Ken Cohen was one of nine exceptional healers studied by the Menninger Clinic, and has lectured at universities, medical schools, and conferences around the world.

Praise For…


"A long-awaited masterpiece . . . This breakthrough book is destined to become the classic reference on body energy and healing."
--Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
   Author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

"A TREASURE . . . Those eager to explore the methods of self-healing will learn how in The Way of Qigong. By peering through this modern window into ancient practices, the readers will discover how to gather the breath, move with grace and power, and cultivate the mind."
--Harriet Beinfeld
   Coauthor of Between Heaven and Earth

"THIS DEFINITIVE VOLUME . . . IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE RECENTLY ISSUED BOOK ON THE CHINESE HEALING ART, QIGONG."
--Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345421098
ISBN-10: 0345421094
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: March 9th, 1999
Pages: 448
Language: English