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5 Ways to be a Good SK Teacher

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

I am happiest when teaching a Specialized Kinesiology class. (Don’t tell my husband!) Any of them. All of them. Touch For Health, GEMS (Goal, Element, Mode Stack), SIPS (Stress Indicator Point System), TFH Instructor Training Workshops – I don’t care, they are all ridiculously fun to teach in their own..
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On the Shoulders of Giants – a scientific model for kinesiology ethics

Posted on May 17th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

The IASK (International Association of Specialized Kinesiologists) forum this year brought forward a question of ethics. Specifically, how we can move forward as an industry while respecting the intellectual property of course writers and authors. As you can imagine, this sparked some pretty interesting responses! The forum is supposed to..
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IASK Meeting of Associations and Conference in Bergamo: A few thoughts.

Posted on May 8th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

I don’t often write about my travel experiences. After all, this isn’t a travel blog; it’s about health. But when my love of tromping about in far off places meets my passion for Specialized Kinesiology? Well that’s about as good as it gets! In April I attended the 4th Annual..
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International SK Week

Posted on March 5th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Every year it becomes a little less weird. Specialized Kinesiology is becoming more mainstream, but we still have a long way to go to increase public awareness. At the 2nd Meeting of Associations in Portugal, 2015 (hosted by IASK, the International Association of Specialized Kinesiologists), we decided to declare a..
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When muscles won’t act like they ‘should’

Posted on February 16th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine

It’s all about accurate muscle testing. Finding an accurate indicator muscle is the absolute most important thing to teach Specialized Kinesiology students because, if you can’t trust what the muscles are telling you, there is no point to moving ahead. One of the most frustrating things that can happen to..
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Matthew Thie on Touch for Health Basics and Why They Matter

Posted on January 20th, 2017 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Originally published in Specialized Kinesiology Magazine, Winter 2017 Back to Basics issue. Photo credit: Jan Cole, 2016 TFHKA Conference Growing up with the creator of Touch for Health for a father, the system seems to be in Matthew Thie’s blood. Any conversation with Matthew about kinesiology work eventually makes its..
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5 reasons why your holistic business is failing (and how to fix it!)

Posted on December 17th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine

You have mistaken ‘holistic’ for ‘unprofessional’. Holistic business means a business model that touches all aspects of your life and is more personal and vulnerable than the corporate model. It allows for you to make some of your own rules. It does not mean that you don’t need proper licenses..
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Is kinesiology ‘Un-Christian’?

Posted on November 26th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine

Every once and awhile I get questioned by someone who believes that kinesiology and muscle testing are not Biblical and should not be sanctioned by true Christians. As this has come up for myself and a few of my students recently, I thought I would take a minute to write..
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The Body is Electrical

Posted on November 6th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine

The body is electrical. You often hear people in the holistic health field referring to the body as energetic, but not giving any thought to what that actually means. If the ‘energy’ that we are referring to when we talk about ‘energy work’ is electric in nature, then we can..
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Why SK Magazine?

Posted on October 14th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Why put together a magazine? I love to write. When I was a little kid, I figured I would be a poet and fiction writer when I grew up. When I was in high school and began to understand that poetry may not be a lucrative field, I decided I..
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