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Eastern Healing: The Practical Guide to the Holistic Traditions of China, India, Tibet & Japan

YOUNG Jacqueline [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781903296097

Duncan Baird Publishers 2003

AU $39.95
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 Eastern Healing: The Practical Guide to the Holist (Eastern Healing: The Practical Guide to the Holistic Traditions of China

Covers: Yoga, Shiatsu, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbalism, Ayurveda, Taiji, Qigong, Do-In & Reiki Uniquely accessible, this beautifully illustrated book contains over 150 colour photos and artworks. It provides an easy-to-follow guide to both the theory and practise of the Eastern healing therapies and traditions, covering themes of underlying principles, diagnosis, treatment and self-care. Eastern Healing contains clear descriptions of how practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and other Eastern therapeutic systems, diagnose and treat their patients - with remarkable rates of success. It provides a wealth of information on Eastern disciplines most commonly practised in the west, including yoga, Chinese herbalism, acupuncture, meditation, qi gong, do-in, t'ai chi, shiatsu and kum nye. You'll also benefit from sample introductory sequences, for gentle practise sessions. This amazing book provides just the right balance of information and inspiration - to learn all the basic background we need to enable us to start asking the right questions about Eastern approaches to healthcare in the light of our western needs. Jacqueline explains in her forward to Eastern Healing, 'Many doctors today refer patients to an acupuncturist, or Chinese herbalist, especially for conditions such as eczema or asthma that are difficult to treat by orthodox methods. The message is spreading that Western medicine, based on an empirical scientific view of how the body works, cannot help us to regain the inner balance of energies, and of mind and body, that is one of the key foundations of our overall health and well-being. To acquire this balance we must look to the East.'

280 x 230mm, colour illustrations throughout

176pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 17418)

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