"Barefoot Doctor is the modern day equivalent of a nomadic healer (but he's also got) enough charm and humour to make palatable at least some of the pseudospiritual psychobabble his vocation involves" DAILY TELEGRAPH "A charismatic figure with a calming way (of helping his charges) ! one to catch." TIME OUT "(After one hour of healing), the sense of lifted spirits and serenity is overwhelming" VOGUE
About the Author
Barefoot Doctor, also known as Stephen Russell, is the author of Handbook for the Urban Warrior and Return of the Urban Warrior and teacher of all things Taoist, including meditation, philosophy, Chinese medicine and T'ai Chi. He follows in the tradition of the barefoot doctors of the Orient, who wandered the hinterlands keeping the locals in good health and spirits. He has been practising for more than 20 years, specializing in personal-crisis management. He has a weekly column in The Observer.