The Anchored Down Aqua Video is an aquatic exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with arthritis or knee or hip disabilities, or who are recovering from injuries. The water workout presented on this video is a non-rebounding, low-impact workout that features muscle-specific, precise movements through a full range of motion. Variations provide an intense workout by progressively adding more force and power to each move. The program helps to improve strength, posture, and cardiovascula
Armchair Fitness is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility disabilities. The program includes three graduated 20-minute workouts of seated stretching and strengthening exercises set to music.
Armchair Fitness Gentle Exercise is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with limited strength or range of motion. This 30-minute program begins with a slow, easy warm-up and includes a seated full-body routine and relaxation with dance-style music.
Armchair Fitness Strength is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical disabilities. This 40-minute program offers two 20-minute sessions for improvement of upper body and leg strength. Included is strength building using neckties and light weights, balance exercises that can be done seated or standing, seated dance, and gentle aerobics, all set to popular music.
Armchair Fitness Yoga Health is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical disabilities. This 81-minute program offers three 27-minute sessions of seated coordinated stretching, yoga movement, and rhythmic breathing. Soothing music accompanies the program and no prior yoga experience is required.
Baby Builders is a video exercise program designed to teach parents of infants with cognitive, neurological and physical disabilities how to exercise their infant in a safe manner. Developed by a pediatric physical therapist, the program provides information on child development and exercise techniques to aid in development from birth through the time of walking. Baby Builders combines fun play activities with skills to build strength, balance, movement, and coordination. The program is availa
BoneJuvenate: The Women's Guide to Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis, is a video exercise program designed for use by women with osteoporosis. On this 34-minute DVD, certified exercise trainer Estelle Underwood presents an exercise program to help prevent osteoporosis and treat low bone mass (osteopenia). The program strengthens bones and muscles, including the core muscles of the body; enhances balance and flexibility; and helps correct common postural problems. The precise and clear instruc
The Breast Cancer Recovery on Land and in Water CD-ROM, by Naomi Aaronson and Mary Essert, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals recovering from breast cancer or mastectomy. The exercises on this CD-ROM include a safe progression for both aquatic and land exercise, with detailed descriptions and video illustrations. The introductory material includes the stages of breast cancer, various surgeries and anatomical structures, and local and systemic cancer treatments with speci
The Breast Cancer Water Fitness Video is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with breast cancer. This 45-minute program features Mary Essert, an experienced international instructor and breast cancer survivor. Essert brings her personal insight as well as her effective, graded aquatic workout program to therapists, instructors, and clients in this 45 minute program.
"The Exercise Ball Workout Video" and "The Exercise Ball Advanced Workout Video" are exercise videotapes designed for use by individuals with neurological, balance, lower extremity, and extremity disabilities. Designed for all ages, these videos offer toning and low-impact workouts. The programs begin with a warm-up, ball aerobics, toning for a variety of areas, and a cool down. The basic video is 31 minutes long and the advanced program is 47 minutes long (each tape is sold separately).
The Fibromyalgia Waterwork Video is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with fibromyalgia. In this VHS-format video, therapist Mary Essert demonstrates the benefits of aquatic exercise in the management of fibromyalgia. The 45-minute video features a progressively graded program that is suitable for instructors, therapists, and clients.
Video exercise tapes for the physically impaired. Each 30 minute aerobic dance routine program includes a warmup period, activity period, and cool down period. Choose from sets or individual selections: Aerobics for paraplegia, quadriplegia, cerebral palsy, amputees; Strength and flexibility exercises for all types of disabilities; Aerobics for paraplegia and quadriplegia; Aerobics for Cerebral Palsy and amputees; Aerobics for paraplegia; Aerobics for quadriplegia; Aerobics for amputees; or Aero
Gentle Fitness is an exercise DVD designed for use by persons with limited energy or strength or with mobility disabilities. Hosted by Catherine MacRae, the gentle workout is designed to ease pain and increase stamina, flexibility, mental alertness and daily function. The 90-minute DVD offers six routines blending Yoga, Tai Chi, and Feldenkrais movement awareness (four sitting, one standing, and one lying down routine), and comes with a 20-page exercise guide.
Healing Exercises for Seniors is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and others with arthritis or mobility disabilities. Featuring experienced instructor, 72-year-old Pat Laster, this 60-minute tape demonstrates Yoga, Tai Chi, Shiatsu, do-in breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques. The tape is in VHS format.
Let's Get Strong is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide an exercise routine to strengthen and tone muscles of people of all fitness levels. Instruction on proper breathing and proper exercise form is included. Segments include a warm-up to stretch the muscles and increase elasticity, a seated weight-training session, and a cool-down to release stress and increase flexibility.
Let's Have Fun is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide a total body workout for people of all fitness levels, and the class on the tape includes a student with special needs. Instruction on proper breathing and correct form during exercise is included. The program includes a warm-up to safely stretch muscles and increase heart rate, a low-impact aerobics segment, and a cool-down to help increase joint fl
Move It or Lose It - Water Fitness for Seniors is a video exercise program designed for use by seniors or individuals with arthritis. This 90-minute video by therapist Mary Essert demonstrates aquatic exercise. It is available in a VHS version for distribution in the USA or Canada and a PAL version for distribution in Europe.
The Move It or Lose It Arthritis CD, by Mary Essert, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with arthritis. This CD-ROM provides an overview of arthritis and discusses the design and implementation of an aquatic exercise program to suit a diverse population. Safety, functional fitness, and pain reduction are the program's primary concerns. Pool progression is introduced and demonstrated in the pool exercise section.
Move Those Joints!: Therapeutic Exercise is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with arthritis. This 45-minute DVD presents a therapeutic exercise program to help the user manage arthritis by increasing flexibility in the joints and strengthening surrounding muscles. The workout can be performed seated or standing and includes a gentle warm-up; movements to improve range of motion; deep breathing and relaxation; focus on hands, wrists and fingers; invigorating massage to inc
The Pathways Exercise Video for People with Limited Mobility is a non-aerobic exercise program specifically designed for people with physical disabilities, including those with Multiple Sclerosis and people using wheelchairs. The 48-minute videotape can be used independently at home or in a group setting. An assisted version of each exercise is demonstrated for people who require help. Instructor Shoosh Crotzer uses a yoga-based approach to the 24 exercises in the video. Leg, abdomen, back, shou
The Pilates BodyBand Workout Kit is an exercise band and video exercise program designed for use in physical therapy. This kit consists of a body band and a 55-minute workout DVD featuring Pilates instructor Ana Caban. Low-impact exercises tone the user's arms, thighs, hips, buttocks, and abs. Kits are available with a light resistance band (model 05-51839), moderate resistance band (model 05-51840), or heavy resistance band (model 05-51841). DIMENSIONS (LxW): Band is 4 feet x 6 inches. COLOR: B
Post Polio Waterwork is a video exercise program designed for use by individauls with post polio syndrome. This DVD by Mary Essert and Vickie Ramsey presents a warm water exercise program for post polio survivors and their families and health care providers. The program includes exercise techniques for increased range of motion, strength, endurance, and relaxation, with hints for self care. The DVD is accompanied by a laminated exercise chart.
The Senior Splash Video is an aquatic exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other physical disabilities, or who are recovering from an injury. This VHS-format video presents gentle, yet effective aerobic exercises, including exercises for improving posture and toning and strengthening muscles. The video is 55 minutes long.
Shape Up 'N Sign is a combination exercise and sign language videotape designed for children who are deaf. Both verbal and signed directions are used to lead song-signing with aerobic movements. This 30-minute tape can also be used to reinforce sign langage acquisition for hearing children.
Skeletal Fitness by Mirabai Holland: A Workout for Your Bones, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with osteoporosis. This one hour video in DVD or VHS format video presents a comprehensive bone loading program with weight bearing and weight resistance exercises to help bones become denser. The program is for the whole body, with special emphasis on the areas at risk for osteoporotic fracture: the spine, thighbone at the hip, and forearm at the wrist. Presented by Mirabai
Sing 'n Swing is an exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and mobility disabilities. This video usesw nostalgic melodies and seated exercises to improve or maintain flexibility and coordination.
The Step, model F1005W, is an aerobic exercise system designed for use in physical therapy or fitness training. It features a height-adjustable, stackable platform with a non-slip surface, which can be used for low-impact, high-intensity aerobic activity. The equipment comes with a 53-minute exercise video featuring step aerobic instructor Cathe Friedrich. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Stepping surface is 14 x 40 inches. Steps can be adjusted in 2-inch increments from 4 to 8 inches high. CAPACITY: 200 pound
Yoga for Scoliosis is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with scoliosis. This video provides a 50-minute beginning home yoga practice to improve posture and reduce pain and discomfort resulting from scoliosis. The practice is divided into three sections, approximately 17 minutes each, which can be practiced individually or in their entirety. The video also includes information on scoliosis by an orthopedic surgeon, and a section showing how to use props and adapt poses to a