Touch for Health Level 1
Using the official textbook by Dr. John Thie, an Applied Kinesiologist and Chiropractor, this level learns how to muscle monitor one muscle from each of the 14 meridians: Supraspinatus, Teres Major, Pectoralis Major Clavicular, Latissimus Dorsi, Quadriceps, Peroneus, Psoas, Gluteus Medius, Teres Minor, Anterior Deltoid, Pectoralis Major Sternal, Anterior Serratus, Fascia Lata.
Using a balance-as-you-go procedure the body is balanced using Neurovascular Holding Points, Neurolymphatic Reflex Points, Meridian Tracings, Origin/Insertion technique, and the Spinal Reflex Point. Accurate muscle monitoring is achieved with an introduction to prechecks, hydration, and challenges. Further techniques include Emotional Stress Release, Strengthening with Foods, Cross Crawls, Visual Inhibition, Auricular exercises, Surrogate testing, Simple pain releasers, Posture awareness, and Goal Setting. The full course is a minimum of 15 hours.
The cost for the course is $450 plus HST and includes the handouts in pdf, a one-year general membership to CanBeWell.org, and a certificate from the International Kinesiology College that oversees the Touch for Health program. CEUs are available for those using this course for academic studies. The Touch for Health Complete Edition Textbook by John and Matthew Thie is required and can be purchased online.
Students also become part of The KEY to Health Touch for Health Team on Facebook to stay connected with each other and to stay updated on the latest details in our BioEnergetic Wellness profession. Practice sessions may happen throughout the year when students wish to connect more and work on their muscle-monitoring techniques.
Before continuing with Level 2, 3, and 4, students are asked to order from Michelle the study workbook for Touch for Health. This is a study guide that can support your learning and which will be a required component for anyone wanting to further their skills after Level 4.
Touch for Health Level 2
After a review of the details from Level 1 for any clarification needed, students accelerate their skills into 14 more muscles: Neck Flexors, Brachioradialis, Middle and Lower Trapezius, Rectus Abdominus, Sacrospinalis, Iliacus, Adductors, Piriformis, Sartorius, Popliteus, Rhomboids, Middle Deltoid, Quadratus Lumborum. Circuit locating is introduced to more accurately choose the correct activation point. Further techniques include Golgi/Spindle Proprioceptors, Acupressure Holding Points, Alarm Points, Balance using the Wheel, Law of the 5 Elements, Food Testing, ESR for Future Performance, Meridian Massage, Meridian Walking, Cerebrospinal Technique, Cross Crawl Integration, Time of Day Balance. The full course is a minimum of 15 hours.
The cost for the course $400 plus HST and includes the handouts in pdf, and a certificate from the International Kinesiology College that oversees the Touch for Health program. CEUs are available.
Payment: $100 deposit/level non-refundable, with balance due 14 days before the start of the course.
Referral discount: 10%/person. CanBeWell Members: 10% discount. Repeat any level for 50% discount.