Removing Tension

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Removing Tension

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Price: $275.00

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Brittany, the personal trainer, demonstrates various stretches to combat stiff aching bodies and work-related problems. Serena arrives and is concerned about possible injuries and lawsuits. Brittany ensures Serena joins in with a Birthday Stretch. This program covers:

1. Wall Stretches
2. Back Stretch
3. Texting Thumb
4. Massage
5. Neck Stretch
6. Tension Headaches
7. Birthday Stretch

Brittany, The Cutting Edge personal trainer, demonstrates some stretches for use in the office to help remove tension. The team is encouraged to discuss problem areas they have and together they work through stretching exercises with Brittany. Serena arrives and is concerned about the activities in terms of possible injuries and lawsuits. Brittany involves Serena and invites her to lie on the floor and do a ‘Birthday Stretch’, much to the amusement of others in the team. People have enjoyed the stretching exercises but Serena is really concerned about everyone getting back to work.

This title is part of the Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series.

WARNING: These videos are designed to provoke discussion and response. They are contemporary, fast paced, short, character driven TV style comedies that take a new approach to reaching today's learners. By laughing, discussing, sharing outrage, reacting to the behaviors on screen, we can use these strong feelings and thoughts to develop a clearer shared view of how we want to behave, how we manage these situations, and how we want our team to behave and respond.

Psychological Rationale to Learning: The producer, psychologist Eve Ash, has created this specific comedy approach to engage learners who are a media saturated generation that increasingly report being uninspired, unchallenged and bored by traditional or outdated training videos. Eve wanted to create a series that people want to see more of, want to discuss and then refer to when similar occasions arise at work- but with shared insight.

Whilst some people find them insensitive or outrageous, the vast majority of viewers and users have found them refreshing, stimulating and great for getting energy and enthusiasm back into learning

Length: 8:00 Minutes
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"Create some team-building fun. Release tension and solve problems"


Don’t let the team feel flat
INSTEAD: Use stretching to get energized

Don’t ignore stress symptoms
INSTEAD: Try specific stretches for release

Don’t do inappropriate fitness training
INSTEAD: Ensure training is safe and regulated

Don’t shut down and complain
INSTEAD: Create activities to prevent tension

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PDF on DVD with Discussion Questions, Activities, Handouts plus PPT Slides.

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