A range of Motion Exercise, Relaxation and Pain Management Program DVD.
The ROM Dance is a unique exercise and relaxation training program for people with pain and other physical limitations (arthritis, lupus, Parkinson's, fibromyalgia, etc.). Range of Motion
exercises are combined with basic principles of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, an ancient Chinese exercise for health and longevity. It teaches participants to relax despite pain, to move gently and slowly to maintain the ability to move, and to develop an awareness of subtle changes in the body. Each 'dance' takes about 7 minutes to complete, can be performed sitting or standing. It is accompanied by quiet music and a poem which evokes light, warmth, and well-being.Includes The ROM Dance in Sunlight and The ROM Dance in Moonlight. Both are performed standing and seated. The Seated ROM Dance is ideal for wheelchair use. DVD includes the seven ROM Dance principles, guided practice for each version, step-by-step instructions, guided relaxation session, and precautions.
60 minutes. Copyright 2005.
T'ai Chi is a relaxed, fluid, non-impact exercise form that promotes inner tranquility. This Chinese martial art is a simple, yet profound, daily routine for people of all ages. Recognized for centuries in China as an ideal activity for lifelong well-being. T'ai Chi builds strength and endurance, enhances flexibility, improves coordination, and helps relieve stress. (c)2005