Exploring the possibilities of Kinesiology for 20 years part 2

Exploring the possibilities of Kinesiology for 20 years part 2

Exploring the possibilities of Kinesiology for 20 years part 2

In part 1 of this discussion I told you a little opf my history with kinesiology, here in part 2 we go a little deeper down the rabbit hole.

As kinesiologists we provide information, an interesting point of view that was maybe not available to the client prior to the testing. Often the client will corroborate the information with their own insight or understanding of the issue.

The client is not obligated to do anything that we suggest, but I find that changes don’t happen until the clients put in place what has come up for them.


I had a client who had only had a single session with me and in it it came apparent that she needed to make quite a big change at home. We discussed it and she went away thinking that it had been a waste of her time to come. She contacted me almost a year later to say that for 6 months she refused to make the change, convinced my testing was wrong. But as things weren't changing for her, she eventually decided to make the necessary change that had tested up for her. She reported that within a week she’d started to feel significantly better and within 2 months her issue had totally gone and her life was so much better.

Neither of us knew this would have been the outcome.


As kinesiologists we are never “There” whatever and wherever “there” is. There is not final destination and no kinesiologist can ever claim to be sorted.

This seems like a bold statement, but the fact is that life keeps happening, we keep experiencing new things and changes in so many parts of our lives. As Integral Theory makes clear, we can develop new Shadow self elements throughout our lives, at each new stage of development. No-one is exempt from that.

But at the same time we are under no obligation or demand to change or be anything different, other than what we place on ourselves. Most people come to me because something in their lives is not working for them, whether in body, mind, emotions, relationships or environment. They know that how they are feels less than acceptable and they want it to change. Not everyone is ok with the fact that for the “it” to change, “they” have to change. This is easy for some in some areas of their lives and hard for others. And ultimately they will choose not to make some changes in their lives and so certain aspects of their health will continue to be adverse. Again that is everyone’s choice and no one can judge or criticise you for choosing that (other than yourself and even that is not the most kind thing we can do).


As kinesiologists we are not doctors, we are generally not medically trained and we generally look at the body from a causative rather than symptomatic point of view. For many system of kinesiology they are looking to restore the normal flow of bioenergy to the tissues so that they can behave in a normal fashion. Depending on the training of the kinesiologist, they may also work more physically or more subtly.


I often feel like a bit of a holistic GP with the range of conditions people bring to my clinic. Although I am clear to remind them that I am working with them as a person to be healthy and well, not with their condition. Again this is part of the difference between a GP and a kinesiologist.


So what is the difference between the forms of kinesiology I practice and why so many types.

To answer the last question first, many of the forms of kinesiology have come through a specific path of development.


Applied Kinesiology was the grandfather of them all, but only available to chiropractors, osteopaths and medical trained staff. Touch for Health became a simpler version for use by anyone who wanted to do the training and then practically every other form grew out of developing the Touch for Health work.


With the styles I use, Health Kinesiology was the first system I learned and is primarily a subtle energy system, looking a lot at meridian imbalances and psychological structures, characterised by its high use of asking the body questions and observing the response in an indicator muscle.

Touch for Health, the second system I learned is more for muscular assessment, but highlights the meridian imbalance for the physical imbalance (each muscles tested is linked to a meridian). They also have a rudimentary way of addressing nutritional issues.

Assimilation Kinesiology works primarily with emotional issues that are creating subtle energy issues and links to the body’s biochemicals.

Quantum Kinesiology works with very subtle energy frequencies that are effecting the body.

But my current favourite is the Epigenetic protocols that come from Chris Astill Smith and are based on Applied Kinesiology. These focus mainly on biochemistry imbalances and nutritional deficiencies and how they effect the muscles and meridians.

Overall, no one system seems to cover the body in an Integral manner and so over the years, as I have explored the possibilities and limitations of each system, and observed it’s effectiveness with my clients, I’ve gone looking for the missing parts of the puzzle to expand the model further. This is also why ultimately I have studied Bowen Technique, MSTR, LifeForce Qigong and many of the other subjects that I have looked at, to give me the most comprehensive model I can create.


This is now leading into the development of a kinesiology assessment protocol for the LifeForce Qigong practitioners so they can assess people physically and bio-energetically and apply the best practices to restore energy and vitality to body and mind.


The good thing is, you don’t have to decide what system to use, and even better, neither do I! The big point of kinesiology for me is we can just ask your body what will help it and it will choose. This is the real gain of kinesiology, real time assessment of the body, instant response from the nervous system and often observable results from the application of a remedy, nutrient or solution.


Have any questions, just get in contact and let me now how I can help you with this amazing tool.

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