Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 192 Pages, 7.87 × 9.06 × 0.39 in
Published: July 29, 2008
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 159030537X
ISBN - 13: 9781590305379
From the Publisher
Here is a detailed, easy-to-use guidebook for women forty and older on how to use gentle but powerful traditional Chinese exercises, breathing techniques, massage, meditation, and vocalizations to promote health, fitness, relaxation, and mental clarity; improve stamina; and even treat specific health concerns. Acupuncturist and longtime qigong practitioner Deborah Davis explains the traditional Chinese approach to health and the various components of qigong practice; gives general health routines for women in specific age groups; and offers do-it-yourself practices and routines for specific health issues including insomnia, hypertension and heart disease, menopause, sexual vitality, breast health, breast cancer, osteoporosis, and depression.
About the Author
Deborah Davis, LAc, MAOM, has been an alternative health care
practitioner for more than twenty-five years, specializing in
women's health issues. She received her masters in Acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine from Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine.
Her video The Spirit of Qigong was named one of the top
three resources on the topic by Spirituality & Health
magazine. Davis teaches qigong at numerous conferences, health
centers, and spas throughout the country.
"Women''s Qigong for Health and Longevity is loaded with
practical, effective, and transformational information and
practices to help all midlife women maintain vibrant
health."-Christiane Northrup, MD
"Having personally experienced the ''magic'' of qigong many years
ago, I am delighted to see this insightful handbook. As a bone
health specialist you can bet I''ll recommend that all my clients
look into Davis'' qigong exercises for osteoporosis."-Susan E.
Brown, PhD, CNS, Director of the Osteoporosis Education Project
"This is the most understandable workbook of qigong exercises that
I have come across. Deborah Davis covers the basics in simple
terms with personal comments. While written specifically for women,
the book begins with an excellent overview of qigong and its
techniques. I've already recommended it to some male
friends."-Anna Jedrziewski, Spirit Connection New York, NY, New