An Introduction to the Ancient Art of Reiki Healing The word Reiki is a combination of two Japanese words: Rei and Ki, which in the Western world is commonly described as the universal life force energy. Featuring Reiki Healer Nicole Curtis, this program offers a comprehensive introduction to Reiki Healing, the transfer of energy via a practitioner to a patient to enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself through the balancing of energy. Reiki treatments do not have negative side effects, are completely safe and natural, and are being incorporated into hospital treatment centers, as well as into scientific research. Produced by Gaia Films. 2002 SCA 40 min. Home Use: VHS @ $34.95/DVD @ $39.95 Aromatherapy Training: A Practical Guide Holistic health and nutrition offer many exciting and rewarding career choices today; this is especially true, as more and more people want to take an active role in staying healthy. Aromatherapy, an ancient approach to total well being that promotes the use of essential oils to enhance one's health, as well as one's quality of life, is gaining wide acceptance today by healthcare professionals seeking to expand their range of practice by integrating holistic care methods. This timely program, featuring Carol Gilbey, an expert in Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Manual Lymphatic Drainage, offers a practical guide to Aromatherapy and the essential oils, providing step-by-step massage training on a completely natural basis. Produced by Talking Pictures, Ltd. 2002 CA 85 min. Home Use: VHS @ $39.95/DVD @ 44.95 Breaking Ground: Alternative Therapies for People With Cancer "Documents important advances made in alternative therapies." -Ed. Media Review Examines the growing trend in cancer patients to therapy other than conventional treatments and establishes the importance of a mind-body connection in the healing process. Produced by the Univ. of Miami School of Communications. 98/03DR SCA 30 min. Home Use: VHS @ $29.95/DVD @ $34.95 Holistic Massage Training Massage has been practiced for thousands of years and creates an overall feeling of well being for many. It can promote relaxation; soothe aching muscles, help combat stress and related symptoms, clear blocked sinuses, break down adhesions and stimulate local circulation. This comprehensive, how-to program features expert masseuse Carol Gilbey, who presents a step-by- step guide to performing a professional massage; also she explains how to choose the most appropriate essential oils to maximize the benefits of an aromatherapy treatment. Produced by Talking Pictures, Ltd. 2002 CA 60 min. Home Use: VHS @ $39.95/DVD @ $44.95 Massage for All This how-to massage program was produced for all type of beginners, offering a straightforward guide to simple massage techniques that may be used with friends and family. Christine Presley and Hillary Kirkman, from the respected Bristol School of Massage, demonstrate the basics principles of massage that will allow viewers to get started as soon as possible. The massage seen is a manual, soft tissue manipulation, applying gentle pressure to the body; it is a powerful therapy aimed at achieving or increasing health and wellness. Produced by the Bristol School of Massage. 2002 SCA 50 min. Home Use: VHS @ $39.95/DVD @ $44.95 Shiatsu Today "Recommended. All the techniques are clearly demonstrated in a calm, straightforward manner. The procedures are explained in small sections, so it is easy to stop the tape and practice or review. Obviously, a 60-minute tape can not substitute for a hands-on teaching experience or delve too deeply into the philosophy of this centuries old healing art, but this program is as good an introduction as you will find." -EMR Online A holistic body therapy, Shiatsu is practical and simple to learn. It promotes physical health, mental clarity and emotional calm. This how-to program is a complete introduction to neck and shoulder massage that teaches viewers the ancient art of Shiatsu massage in clear, easy-to-follow stages. No previous massage experience or equipment is needed. The guidelines and theory of good Shiatsu are explained, teaching each technique in detail, including the use of acupressure points; also the complete neck and shoulder sequence is demonstrated for viewers to follow. Overall, the program will help viewers develop new skills they can share immediately with family and friends. One learns that Shiatsu massage can relieve stress and release tension effectively in a gentle non- invasive way without using medication. By rebalancing the body's vital life energy, Qi, Shiatsu enables a person to completely relax and recharge internal energy levels. Produced by Andy Harrop. 2001 SCA 60 min. Home Use: VHS @ $39.95/DVD @ $44.95 Teach Yourself Indian Head Massage Growing ever popular in North America, Indian Head Massage is particularly effective in addressing the effects of stress and fatigue. In this program expert therapists Wendy Lee and Tracey Hall explain and demonstrate the essential step-by-step techniques for this relaxing and highly beneficial therapy that combines massage of the shoulders, arms, neck, face and head. As we see, the massage is a versatile treatment that can be carried out with a person fully clothed in an ordinary chair and normally takes between 20 - 30 minutes. Produced by Lee Hall Productions. 2002 SCA 30 min. Home Use: VHS @ $29.95/DVD @ $34.95 Website link: http://www.chiptaylor.com/ttlmnp3428-.cfm To Order, Contact: Chip Taylor Communications 2 East View Drive Derry, NH 03038 Toll Free Orders (US): 800.876.CHIP (2447) Phone: 603.434.9262 Fax: 603.432.2723 [email protected] Federal ID #: 02-0381570 www.chiptaylor.com We accept MC/Visa or Check.