Kinesiology Demystified

A few years ago, I was “kicked” out of the corporate world, my time was up!  I had a strong urge to study and I had no idea what I was going to study, all I knew was it was my year for it.  One day a client said to me “I noticed you do Kinesiology”, I said “No I don’t right now, however I am going to!” and that is how Kinesiology found me.

Whilst I had heard of it, I signed up for the course and on day one I sat there with no idea of what was involved and/or how it could help people.

Kinesiology is a healing modality which is becoming more popular and known.  It is considered to be one of the truly holistic modalities because it works on all aspects of a person and thus it is a three dimensional modality.  Whereas most modalities are only one dimensional or at best two (i.e. usually just the mind).

It is an energy based healing modality with strong roots in both Eastern philosophies, such as Chinese meridian system, acupressure points, chakras as well as the Western  principles of coaching and the study of Anatomy and Physiology .

In the early 1970’s John Thie D.C. evolved the teachings of Applied Kinesiology for the lay person to create his method of kinesiology, called Touch for Health.   Previously it was a system made available to Chiropractors and those of the medical fraternity.

The word Kinesiology derives from the Greek word “kinesis” meaning movement and “kinein” meaning to move.  Therefore kinesiology could be seen as the science or branch of knowledge related to movement.

Energy kinesiology is the movement of energy through the meridian system, chakras and auric bodies.  Which is thought to also benefit movement through the physical and mental bodies.  In Eastern medicine there is a philosophy:  Bu tong ze tong, Tong ze bu tong, which translates: If there is no free flow, there is pain; if there is free flow, there is no pain.

Commonly Kinesiology is known for its use of muscle testing, which is the main tool a kinesiologist uses in order to obtain information from the body.  Also a versatile tool which identifies imbalances and resonating correction techniques.

KinesiologyMuscles are able to move due to working with various other body systems, notable the nervous system.  Our conscious mind transmits a command to our central nervous system which converts it into electrical impulses. The electrical impulses are then transported through the somatic part of our peripheral nervous system to the nerves responsible for controlling the necessary muscles.

When a client processes information which is beneficial for them,  the muscle remains strong.  However where the information causes a stress the muscle goes weak,  it identifies information that is or could create energy blockages.

However Kinesiology is much more than muscle testing.  Together with the client a goal is set for the session.  Via muscle testing the kinesiologist will seek information that is creating energy blockages or sabotages which are impeding the client from achieving this goal.

The muscles have been shown to reflect tension, especially when stress hasn’t been processed properly.  Which means they can hold memory of experiences which can be held onto for many years.  Such stress which can manifest as dis-ease, aches and pains, sabotaging behaviour and/or crisis.  Alternatively this stress can be triggered by events which bring it to the surface.

Muscles can be likened to filing cabinets for the subconscious mind.  By using the muscles we can bring information to consciousness to be addressed and released.   Which helps bring the body back into balance and thus such symptoms and behaviours release.

The kinesiologist has a tool bag of varying techniques, referred to as corrections, to address such blocks and thus bring the body, mind and spirit into alignment and balance.  Such corrections are a mix of tried and proven energy based techniques.

A Kinesiologist will not diagnose, treat or prescribe however what they do is work with the client to achieve a goal set for the session.  With the aim to balance clients in terms of the triad of health, which is chemically /nutritionally, mentally/emotionally as well as physically/structurally.

A balance is an individual experience as each session is tailored for what that individual needs (which can vary from each session).  Kinesiology has been known to improve emotional and physical well-being, bringing a calmer and relaxed state of being, reducing pain, as well as improving self-esteem and confidence.

To understand what happens in a session read our article on the reason kinesiology could be for you:

Kinesiology can assist with:

  • Increasing confidence, self worth and self belief
  • Having internal validation (rather than seeking it from others)
  • Alleviating anxiety, fears and stress
  • Trusting your own decisions
  • Support with making challenging decisions and changes
  • Increasing energy levels
  • Maintaining your positive vibration
  • Overcoming past traumas and hurts
  • Support during the grief process
  • Enhancing performance (focus, energy and clear mindedness)
  • Increase brain function, learning and comprehension
  • Refining and boosting creative flow
  • Improve behavioural problems
  • Easing tension and pain
  • Helping sleep routines & being well rested
  • Assisting with digestion issues
  • Reduce or eliminate Auto Immune Mismatches
  • Supports the Law of Attraction

How to find a kinesiologist

To find a kinesiologist you can search the Australian Kinesiology Association (AKA) website.  Check your practitioner’s qualifications are current and at the highest industry standard.

You can also book an appointment with me via this link:  Mention this article to receive a 10% discount.

Lisa is an experienced specialist kinesiologist, with traditional and modern forms of Kinesiology training. Lisa is also highly intuitive in which she incorporates into her sessions. Some describe her as a modern day alchemist.

Her authenticity, passion, exuberance and energy for what she does, and for her clients, drives her support them to achieve their desired outcomes.
With over 20 years in management and even many more in developing her intuitive / healing skills, Lisa has a truly grounded approach to her sessions incorporating both Western and Eastern philosophies.

After many years in the corporate world, Lisa followed her passion to help others which gave birth to The Inner Sage Australia.

The Inner Sage Australia is reflective of her philosophy; that we all have the innate ability to heal and align ourselves; albeit at times we need support to do this.

Lisa is PKP Kinesiologist, Kinergetics, Neuro Energetic Kinesiology and Resonate Essences Practitioner. She has also trained in Life Coaching and is a Reiki Master.

Lisa's clinic is located in Sydney, Australia. She conducts sessions face to face as well as via Skype.


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  1. Jenna Woodland

    Congratulations!!! This is a beautiful space. Will share with friends and look forward to following!


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