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  • Reiki Healing Techniques

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    Usui Reiki Master, Laiya Moniak, demonstrates the techniques and approach for providing this healing art. She discusses how the energy system works, how chakras and auric bodies affect our well being, and how to achieve what is possible. She shows how to remove energy blocks and restore energy flow in the body. Covering the many applications of Reiki, she demonstrates self-healing and meditation, a complete client session on a massage table (back and front), an attunement, and long-distance healing. Laiya addresses all three Reiki levels of attunement (I, II and Master/Teacher) and the associated Reiki symbols for healing. She also covers the history of Reiki, Huiyin breathing, preparation, room set-up, marketing and pricing, and how Reiki can be applied elsewhere in your life. This valuable information benefits both novice and master. Begin your journey today and share the gift of Reiki with others. (1 Hr. 6 Mins.)

    Featured in Massagemag.com, Nov. 2011

  • The Ultimate Ultrasonic Facial

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    For the ultimate in high tech facials, learn to incorporate ultrasound with electrical stimulation in the aesthetic environment. In this 2-disc set, aestheticians can learn the techniques and approach for providing ultrasonic facials. Malinda McHenry, a licensed aesthetician and cosmetologist, walks you through an ultrasonic facial with a Class II FDA ultrasound machine, providing insights and tips throughout. She also demonstrates using a sonic spatula for deep pore cleansing, light exfoliation, and product penetration. Mike Mosk discusses the science behind ultrasound and electrical stimulation, plus how this treatment approach compares to other cosmetic options, including their benefits, cost, downsides to patient, pain involved, and long-term ramifications. (Disc 1: 1 Hr. 12 Mins., Disc 2: 1 Hr. 4 Mins.)

    Featured in Medical Spas, Feb. 2007; Received 2006 Gold Davey Award; Reviewed in Dermascope, Nov. 2006

  • Craniosacral Therapy Techniques

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    John Hoffmann, CMT, demonstrates the techniques used in a general craniosacral therapeutic session to assess and palpate the fluidity of the craniosacral system which affects the body’s overall health. This holistic, hands-on technique alleviates the restrictions on the craniosacral flow that can cause illness, pain, and dysfunction. In addition to the demonstration, Hoffmann also discusses the benefits and contraindications, origins and theories underlying craniosacral therapy, the craniosacral system’s anatomy and physiology, how the system affects the body’s well-being, the anatomy and physiology of fascia diaphragms, how to integrate craniosacral therapy with other modalities, and how to release “energy cysts”. (2 Hrs. 27 Mins.)

    Received 2011 Bronze Telly Award

  • Myofascial Release Techniques

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    Certified massage therapist, John Hoffmann, demonstrates the strokes and techniques for a detailed myofascial release session for the entire body. In this comprehensive DVD, he also addresses benefits and contraindications, warm-up, landmark muscles along their anatomical path, and how to address specific complaints. Through the development of disease or injury, the fascia can become restrictive and a source of tension, exerting pressure, causing pain, and limiting mobility. Myofascial release techniques help to smooth out the fiber, allowing the body to move and function properly. This deep tissue massage, while promoting relaxation, creates change in the physical structure of the muscle and fascia. This three hour DVD is the most detailed Myofascial Release DVD ever produced. (3 Hrs. 22 Mins.)

    Featured in Massage Magazine, Aug. 2011

  • Cellulite Massage

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    Get long lasting results with this “hands on” cellulite massage. Learn the steps and strokes of this intensive work to promote dimensional inch loss, smooth out dimpled skin, and flush toxins stored in fat cells. Susan Brown shows you the techniques that have yielded an average of 6 to 12 inches lost from the abdomen to the thighs for her clients, over the course of a 6-week program regimen. Before and after photos and documented inch loss verify her results. In this comprehensive instructional video, Susan goes step-by-step through a complete massage session, demonstrating the strokes, pressure, depth, and direction. She also goes over the benefits and contraindications, initial client assessment, client forms (agreement form, medical history form, and client tracking sheet), pricing, setting realistic client goals and expectations, measuring and tracking client progress, and follow-up recommendations for your clients to help maintain the results. Since cellulite plagues most women, regardless of age or weight, this is a great massage to offer. (1 Hr. 13 Mins.)

    Featured in Featured in Les Nouvelles Esthetiques & Spa Oct. 2010, Spalife Magazine Sept. 2010, & Massagemag.com, March 2010

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