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DVD 1504.00

10 minute solution. Pilates for beginners

1 videodisc (56 min.)

             Everyone can find at least ten minutes in their day to shape up their body with these Pilates workouts.

DVD 537.00

Belly dancing: total workout

1 videodisc (70 min.)

Amira Mor presents a total workout using jazz and traditional Middle Eastern belly dance movements to exercise your upper and lower body.

DVD 784.00

Diet and disease in modern society

1 videodisc (36 min.)

This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently inter-related diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Topics covered include lipoproteins, fats, fiber, electrolyte minerals, smoking, and alcohol consumption.

DVD 1476.00

DUI: dead in 5 seconds c2007.

1 video disc (18 min.)

A realistic portrayal of drinking and its effects through a montage of images, some graphic, and

            interviews with people whose lives were affected by drunk driving accidents.

DVD 1590.00

Element. Yoga for stress relief & flexibility

1 videodisc (73 min.)

These two rejuvenating yoga programs, filmed in a tranquil garden overlooking the Pacific Ocean, can help undo the physical and mental effects of tension. The stress relief sequence uses the breath, longer holds, and forward bends to encourage the body's relaxation response. The flexibility sequence uses simple but effective flowing vinyasas to enhance agility, alleviate pain, cultivate a greater free range of movement, and reduce risk of future injury.

DVD 1256.00

The facial workout: because muscles don't end at the neck

1 videodisc (65 min.)

Facial and neck muscles can be exercised just like any other muscle, to strengthen and sculpt [the face] anew. The exercises illustrated in this DVD provide a great foundation for daily workouts that will naturally lift, strengthen and sculpt those muscles, creating a refreshed look that is firm and youthful.

Contents: Forehead -- Eyes -- Mouth -- Cheeks -- Jaw -- Neck --A full exercise routine.

DVD 1084.00

Humor your stress: jest for the fun of it

1 videodisc (60 min.)

Comedienne Loretta LaRoche uses her irreverent, unconventional, wacky and just plain funny style, to show us how to find humor in everyday situations.

DVD 1083.00

The joy of stress

1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)

Loretta LaRoche explains how humor helps strengthen our immune system, reduces stress, and prevents "hardening of the attitude."



DVD 990.00

King corn: you are what you eat

1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)

Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seed, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system.

DVD 741.00

The new food pyramid

1 videodisc (21 min.)

When it comes to nutrition today, one size doesn't fit all.  That's why the USDA created MyPyramid a food guidance system that emphasizes a more individualized approach to improving diet and overall physical fitness.  After watching this video, your students will have a clear understanding of the food pyramid's history, the six themes incorporated into the MyPyramid system, the main components of MyPyramid, and how people like themselves can make this updated food pyramid a part of their life.  Solid information delivered by nutrition experts from Princeton University and elsewhere and supported by onscreen diagrams, lists, and fun facts make The New Food Pyramid an indispensable part of any health-related video collection.

DVD 783.00

Portion size me: a study of healthy fast-food choices

1 videodisc (25 min.)

“Portion size is the key to the American obesity epidemic," said James Painter, chair of Eastern Illinois University's School of Family and Consumer Sciences.  He believed that healthy choices could be found in every fast-food restaurant.  To prove his point, he follows two graduate students – 254-pound, Aaron and 111-pound, Ellen - who ate portions suitable to their body types for a month.  They could choose only foods from 10 fast-food restaurants and gas stations.  Both ended up losing weight and lowering their cholesterol.

DVD 134.00

Power yoga

1 videodisc (87 min.)


Safety first in campus, c1990.

1 videodisc (20 min.)

Uses a series of accident reenactments to help students learn to take responsibility for their actions, become aware of potential safety problems, and be ready to deal with accidents and emergencies


Stress : portrait of a killer

1 videodisc (56 min.)

Stanford University neurobiologist, Robert Sapolsky, has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague.

DVD 131.00
Tai chi for arthritis

1 videodisc (74 min.)

Step by step instructions for a tai chi workout that will help relieve the arthritis pain and give greater mobility.

DVD 133.00
Tai chi for beginners

1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)

DVD 132.00
Tai chi for diabetes

1 videodisc (ca. 90 min)

Instructor Paul Lam presents a step-by-step Tai Chi program for people suffering from diabetes. 

DVD 130.00

Taijiquan (tai chi): the 24 forms

1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)

Dr. Paul Lam offers precise step-by-step instructions, close-ups, plus front and back views of each exercise, a breakdown of the core movements, each of which can serve as a mini workout and special Qi Gong breathing techniques to increase your energy level. Contents: General introduction of taijiquan (Tai chi) -- The six qigong exercises (basic exercises) -- The seven single movements -- Detail instructions of the 24 forms -- Demonstration (front and back).  

DVD 136.00
Yoga for the young at heart

1 videodisc (50 min.) 

Stretch and strengthen your body with accessible yoga for seniors and beginners of all ages. A gentle flow series of vinyasa yoga poses and relaxing breathing, accompanied by tranquil music.