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DIVINE ARTS - Press Kit - Energy Warriors: Overcoming Cancer and Crisis with the Power of Qigong
by Bob Ellal & Master Lawrence Tan
Bob Ellal & Master Lawrence Tan
Bob Ellal is a writer, Qigong practitioner, and four-time cancer survivor.
has been clear of cancer for sixteen years.
After the initial shock and panic subsides, you know that you will do everything in your power to be a survivor," says Bob Ellal
, co-author of Energy Warriors: Overcoming Cancer and Crisis with the Power of Qigong . And he
knows what he's
literary account, Bob
four-time battle with cancer.
A battle he
Stress and crisis were part of the struggle.
Qigong was a part of the healing.
adds, "You owe it to yourself and to the people in your life to fight for survival."
Energy Warriors is two books in one.
It is one man's journey to inner strength, as Bob Ellal
takes the reader along for the ride on his
path from illness to wellness.
The quality of his
prose is indisputable, as he
becomes the energy warrior Beowulf, strategizing and fighting to defeat his
insidious opponent: cancer.
story is followed by a Qigong manual by martial arts master Lawrence Tan, who presents an inspiring introduction to the basics of Qigong, including easy-to-follow posture, breath, and visualization exercises readers can put into immediate practice.
story is told with intelligence and wit, and will encourage readers and help them to feel less alone in their struggle.
Master Lawrence Tan's Qigong manual complements Ellal's text and Qigong practice with easy-to-follow exercises.
About Bob Ellal
is a four-time cancer survivor.
In 1991 he
was diagnosed with Stage Four bone lymphoma and given six months to live.
With chemotherapy and continuous daily sessions of meditation, he
beat the disease.
Unfortunately, it relapsed three times over the next five years and he
underwent two stem cell transplants.
went more deeply into the mind/body connection and trained with a kung-fu master from Boston in Chinese internal energy exercises-Qigong.
The doctors gave him a 10% chance of survival.
ignored them, and immersed himself in a disciplined daily practice of standing post meditation Qigong.
Against all odds, he
finally beat the disease in 1996.
been cancer-free for 16 years and continues to practice Qigong for an hour or more a day.
Ellal has worked as a writer/editor for a division of a major publisher and at a major insurance corporation.
He also works as a freelancer.
can speak on many topics, including:
What Surviving Cancer Four Times Teaches You - Bob
tells a compelling tale of his
journey from repeated illness and loss to health and wholeness.
Integrating Eastern and Western Medicine for Health and Healing - You CAN have the best of both worlds.
Allopathic and homeopathic practices can be complementary paths to health, pain management, and stress reduction.
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