Learn to use Shiatsu to treat back and neck pain, with advanced assessment tools and meridian pairing techniques. This comprehensive DVD covers the majority of the primary meridians, and includes multiple sequences that you can use to vary your work on each client. It also includes Back-shu Points, Ashi points, evaluation in terms of excessive or deficient, chi or blood stagnation, a meridian review and much more. The most advanced Shiatsu video available!
Cranial - Sacral Therapy
Discover how cranial work can enhance your practice. This wonderful video will show you how to balance each of the cranial bones and sacrum using 22 varied techniques. Divided into 13 lessons, each lesson focuses on a different bone or aspect of cranial technique. The first three lessons cover the history, anatomy and technique fundamentals. The next 9 lessons cover a specific bone, its' motion, common dysfunction, and detailed, clearly demonstrated techniques. The last lesson discusses advanced topics in cranial therapy. Stunning visuals add to the presentation making learning cranial-sacral therapy easy.
Healing Stone Massage
This video will show you everything you need to know to begin your hot stone massage practice. You will learn about the various types of stones, textures and shapes as well and the benefits and cautions related to stone therapy. Then Carollanne Crichton will lead you through a basic hot stone massage utilizing foundation layouts and hot stone massage techniques. After addressing some frequently asked questions, Carollanne then shows a cool moonstone facial massage. This can be incorporated into an actual facial, or done on its own. Finally Carollanne introduces six advanced restorative protocols that cover a variety of dysfunctions. In each protocol you will learn how to evaluate your client, and then where to place the stones to benefit each dysfunction. Finally she shows how to trace each meridian to help balance the body. These protocols are advanced stone massage techniques that will help any stone massage therapist’s practice.
Healing Stone Massage 2
Take your stone massage to the next level with these unique advanced treatments not shown anywhere else! This DVD features five routines that include creative uses for stones in many situations. The Sports massage routine shows how to use stones in a pre-event sports massage, as well as tennis elbow, knee pain and shoulder issues. This includes hot and cold stones at the same time for joint pain. The Pregnancy massage routine uses warm stones in a side posture massage and is great for anyone who has difficulty laying on their back. The Meridian routine provides a foundation layout for the legs in side-posture, and traces 3 meridians in the legs. The Detoxification routine shows a light-touch stone massage focusing on the lymphatic system and increasing venous return. The Restorative routine shows 3 restorative postures and how to use hot stones to increase relaxation while the client lays in a relaxing yoga pose on the table. This is unique work that will enhance your current stone practice!
Mastering Pregnancy Massage
Filled with hundreds of techniques, this detailed, 3+ hour program will help you become a skilled pregnancy massage practitioner. Clearly filmed and enhanced with computer graphics, this DVD will lead you step by step through every aspect of Pregnancy Massage from beginning to end. Our most comprehensive DVD! This program also includes client intake and physician referral forms that you can print out on your computer, and use in your practice. Includes the following lessons: Benefits & Contraindications (25 min) Client intake (21 min) Draping/Positioning (23 min) General Side posture massage (36 min) General Semi-reclining massage (12 min) Back Pain techniques (20 min) Shortness of Breath (11 min) Sciatica (12 min) Constipation (6 min) Leg Cramps (8 min) Labor Preparations (2 min) Nausea/Morning Sickness (3 min) Edema (9 min) Diastasis Recti (5 min) + Client intake & referral forms on the disk.
This comprehensive DVD includes more than two hours of footage detailing 13 sessions that will give you the tools to work with runners, cyclists, swimmers, tennis players and other athletes. Learn about the physiological principles that govern sports massage and the differences between each sport. The 13 sessions include a pre-event massage for runners, an inter-event massage for tennis players, and a post-event session for cyclists. The other sessions are detailed sequences for the following injuries: plantar fascitis, shin splints, ITB syndrome, hamstring strain, neck pain, back pain, ankle sprains, patellar tendonitis, tennis elbow and the rotator cuff. Each session is a complete treatment protocol that will help to keep your athlete in top shape, recover from injuries, and improve their performance. This DVD also includes information on stretches, sport psychology, diet, and how to set up a massage station at a sporting event. Real Bodywork’s great graphics and clear filming make this DVD an outstanding educational resource for those who want to work with athletes. Comes with a 14 page booklet that mirrors the techniques shown in the video.
Reflexology For Feet and Hands
Learn to give a wonderful foot and hand massage incorporating reflexology! This informative video covers 8 lessons that teach you how to give a great foot and hand Reflexology session. This DVD also includes a postcard sized chart inside the case. Lesson 1: History of Reflexology Lesson 2: Working the 10 foot zones Lesson 3: Working the organ reflexes Lesson 4: Working the gland reflexes Lesson 5: General foot massage Lesson 6: Working the 10 hand zones Lesson 7: Working the organ reflexes on the hands Lesson 8: Working the gland reflexes on the hands
Increase the healing power of your touch! This video shows 3 massage routines utilizing 90 techniques. You will learn a clothed compression routine, Swedish relaxation sequence, and a detailed muscular sequence. Contraindications, using oil, appropriate draping and self care for the practitioner are included. Each technique is clearly shown with a description, intention, and common mistakes. If you want to expand your current techniques, or are starting from the beginning, this video is for you!
Tai Chi- Stillness Through Motion
Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit with this classic Tai Chi sequence. Let master Chao Pang gently guide you through the Short Yang form, revealing the secrets of the inner aspects of Tai Chi by applying modern anatomical knowledge to this ancient art. Captured in high definition, this beautifully filmed dvd contains detailed theory, posture correction and form practice for beginners and advanced Tai Chi practitioners. At 3 hours long, this comprehensive program reveals the 10 most important alignment principles, plus 12 detailed lessons where Chao breaks down each motion and leads you through each section of the practice. This dvd also includes a bonus insert that has practice recommendations and a quick reference chart for each move in the form. An invaluable resource for the student of Tai Chi!
This beautiful 90 minute video will guide you through the anatomy of the lymphatic system, the location of nodes and drainage patterns, as well as contraindications and indications for lymphatic drainage massage. Then Sean Riehl leads you step by step through over 60 techniques covering the face and body.With a clear presentation and hundreds of computer graphics, learning Lymphatic Drainage has never been easier. Also included are techniques to perform Lymphatic Drainage on yourself, as well as an interview with Allen Mills, a prominent Lymphatic Drainage therapist. Detailed contents: Anatomy of the lymphatic system, Edema, Contraindications, Indications, Technique The face routine, The upper body routine The deep abdomen routine, The lower body routine Self lymph drainage on face, Interview with Allen Mills.
Mastering Chair Massage
Master the art of chair massage. This beautiful program will teach you over 50 techniques that you can incorporate into a 10, 15, or 30 minute chair massage. Covers advanced techniques and foundational material such as chair setup, bodymechanics, communication, the business of chair massage, how to adapt your sequence, and marketing. Many of the techniques are supported by anatomical graphics that make learning easy. After you have mastered the techniques, we have included a timed 15 minute session so you can master the art of timing as well- sometimes the most difficult part of chair massage.
Yoga: Gentle Practice
Get inspired. Get flexible! Experience peace & tranquility while you gain flexibility! This comprehensive yoga DVD will get you started with a variety of routines to choose from. Let Zyrka’s insights & gentle guidance inspire your practice and rejuvenate your spirit and body! This is a great DVD for beginners or anyone new to yoga. Featuring 6 sequences each with their own difficulty level and length: two half-hour sequences, two three-quarter-hour sequences, and two hour sequences. This means that you can choose your level, and amount of time that you want to practice, and this yoga DVD will give you exactly what you need! This yoga DVD also features a unique Yoga Pose Guide section that gives detailed instruction on 23 poses including positioning, common mistakes, pose benefits, & contraindications. This means that you can learn the basics of each pose, without having to listen to detailed instructions that you already know during the main sequences.
Yoga: Therapy for Back Pain
Yoga Therapy for Back Pain includes 13 routines to help restore proper function to the entire back. These safe and gentle exercises increase mobility and reduce pain. This beautifully filmed DVD features five 15 minute & five 30 minute routines for the upper back, sciatic pain, bulging disk and sacro-iliac joint pain. Each condition is addressed separately, so you will get the proper care for your condition. There is also a general back maintenance routine in three time options (17, 32, & 44 min.) as well as a 20 min. Chair Yoga routine and a short Guided Meditation for relaxation. Whatever the level of your pain, or if you just want to strengthen your back, this DVD has the safe and appropriate therapy for you! If you are not sure exactly what type of back pain you have, this DVD also explains the different types so you can have a better understanding of your pain. Filmed in Santa Barbara, California in high definition, with over 4 hours of footage.