Tokyo, Japan – Within hours of arriving in Japan, Paul Lewis, R.M.T., met with Hatsuo Mizutani, president of GOOD LIFE ASSOCIATION EDIT INC. in Tokyo, Japan to discuss the distribution of Paul’s Multi-Language In-Chair Massage Instructional DVD. Having already previewed the DVD, and being immediately impressed with Paul Lewis in person, Mizutani was quick to secure the deal.
Their meeting mainly involved discussing logistics. Mizutani admits, “I’ve yet to see a comparable product on the market, at GOOD LIFE ([sic] ASSOCIATION EDIT INC.) we strive to offer our customers the best quality items.” This comprehensive Instructional DVD offers the therapists everything they need to know about chair massage from setting up, demonstrating client and therapist optimal positions, and providing numerous techniques and sample routines. Grounding exercises and self-care demonstrations are also included. Mizutani went on to say that, “I am equally impressed with the content of the DVD as well as the effort put forth to provide this instruction in seven different languages to share with so many others.” The seven languages on the DVD include English, French, Spanish, German, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japanese.
Edit Inc. is a private company founded in 1998 known for their expertise in the editing business of books, magazines, catalogs and their website productions. They also import and sell massage tables, chairs and related goods under the shop name of GOOD LIFE ASSOCIATION. They are a major importer distributer of OAKWORKS® products from the United States. OAKWORKS® is the leading US manufacturer of treatment tables and accessories with global distribution in the spa, massage, physical therapy, athletic training and medical diagnostic markets. Edit Inc. is an all around supporter of health care in the world-wide market as well as within their company. One whole floor of their four-story building is dedicated to fitness space for their employees. During his stay in Japan, Paul Lewis presented his workshop and lead a fitness class in Wakayama-prefecture. Among many fun and effective exercises Paul included a demonstration of his unique patent pending “Lewis Circles”. The overwhelming positive response to his class resulted In Paul being invited back in 2010 to instruct additional fitness classes and present more workshops.
Paul took his first Japanese language class while finishing his degree in Math and Commerce at York University in Toronto, Canada. Upon graduation he went to Japan through The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme and continued living and working there for eight years. He was working full time as a teacher and also full time as a web designer for major Japanese companies. During his time in Japan he was able to achieve his First Degree Black Belt in Aikido trained by Gometa sensei at his dojo in Tanabe, Wakayama prefecture. Paul also taught postural movement and fitness classes in English and Japanese at Jist sports club and the Sports Plaza. It is with great pleasure that Paul can return to Japan now with such an open reception to him personally and to his ideas that further the massage therapy industry world wide.
Paul Lewis is a Toronto-based massage therapist: NCBTMB (USA), CMTO (Canada), FHT (UK) approved provider. He lived in Japan for eight years where he achieved his Black Belt in Aikido and learned Japanese. He is a reflexologist, international presenter and fitness instructor changing the world one treatment at a time. For workshops and locations visit: www.paullewis.ca or www.edit.co.jp.