For over 2,000 years, qigong has been a cornerstone of traditional Chinese healing. While generally unrecognized by Western medical science, this noninvasive, preventative healing system is viewed by millions of Chinese as a way of mastering the energy that permeates all of nature and humanity - the qi - that is literally the breath of life. This audio program is a complete study course that teaches how to bring this natural system for mind/body healing into your life.
Ken Cohen, one of the West's leading authorities on the Tao, leads you into the flow of zuowang, a meditation for releasing your thoughts into the universal flow of qi, entering its stream, and experiencing the unexpected fullness of "effortless emptiness".
"Great daily ritual"
How we breathe has a profound impact on our overall health and awareness. In this guided session, qigong expert Ken Cohen teaches you the Taoist three-stage method to use every breath you take to enter a state of calm, stimulate your body's vital organs and boost your energy throughout the day.
Controlling the energy flow is one key to good health. In Qigong Meditations, master instructor Ken Cohen presents three authentic qigong exercises in specific detail and teaches correct posture, awareness control, and cleansing the organs inside the body, with special attention given to proper breathing methods.
"listen every morning"
Over 2,000 years ago, the great sage Lao-Tzu was disillusioned that others were unwilling to learn his path to natural goodness and harmony with nature. Today, his Tao Te Ching is one of China's most enduring sacred texts. This introduction to the Tao reveals Lao-Tzu's vast spiritual legacy, including Taoism's mystical roots in China's ancient shamanistic tradition...
"The complete guide to taoism"
A collection of Taoist visualizations seldom taught outside China. This ancient system uses traditional Taoist imagery to build self-awareness, unity of mind and body, and - ultimately - enlightenment. While healing with imagery is relatively new to the West, its use in China dates back to Taoist texts from the third century B.C.E. These healing techniques induce an "alpha-theta" state, where the unconscious comes to consciousness, and the mind reaches a blissful clarity.
The secret to better health is something you are doing right now: breathing. But are you breathing effectively? Centuries ago, the qigong masters of China discovered that how we breathe has a profound impact on our overall health and awareness. On Breathing: A Beginner's Guide to Increase Health and Vitality, qigong expert Ken Cohen teaches listeners to instantly breathe energy and healing qi (life force) into the body every minute of the day.
What if you could distill the great teachings of the world's indigenous cultures into seven principles that would bring inner peace and fulfillment to your life? Traditional healer Ken Cohen spent 35 years studying, practicing, and training with elder healers from the Native American, African, Siberian, Aboriginal, and Chinese indigenous traditions. Now, he shares the common threads that tie these paths together on Native Wisdom: Seven Keys to Health & Happiness.
Feng Shui - the Chinese art that uses geography, design, and beauty to promote success, happiness, and health - is quickly becoming a custom in homes and businesses. The Beginner's Guide to Feng Shui teaches you the simplest and most powerful form of this ancient tradition: xing shi, the school best known throughout China.
"impractical for beginners"