So, there I was, yet again, surrounded by suitcases. Was I really going to unpack them all again? Nah, time to throw caution to the wind. My inner hoarder was horrified yet my bourgeoning kinesiologist was bursting to be set free. It was finally time to live my best life. My role was changing. The kids were grown. I was no longer anyone’s wife or partner. My job had disappeared along with said partner. I thought I might have been more terrified than I was. Progress, at last!
Finally, it was time I asked myself:
What does it mean to be a kinesiologist?
A Kinesiologist At Work
Modalities of Kinesiology
I am a proud graduate of Hugo Tobar’s NK Institute. There are so many notable registered training organisations and so many forms of energy kinesiology. However, I found Neuroenergetic Kinesiology to be an elegant, intelligent form of the modality. Initially, I learned the Touch For Health programme. As I said in an earlier article, I had to repeat it once because of my rabbithole-diving nature. And once again, because of my stick-poking nature. Then I moved onto Richard Utt’s Agape quest; followed by a quick sashay across to LEAP and Charles Kreb’s work.
During this time, the Australian Kinesiology Association was trying to develop continuity, standards, and guidelines for the kinesiology community. It was agreed that the minimum standard for practice was a diploma from a recognised training organisation. Hugo worked diligently to develop his principles of kinesiology in a well thought out and structured manner for a Certificate IV qualification. Add to this, Brain Formatting, Neuro-Emotional Programming, and a few other programmes that Hugo has developed and, voila, his diploma programme was up and running. For me, the timing was perfect.
There were always mutterings that all kinesiologists should have an underpinning science degree. Probably, since Applied Kinesiology (the chiropractic kind) is a postgraduate programme, some of the energy kinesiologists’ associations were looking for similar guidelines and requirements. As the years went by, I developed more skills, mainly fuelled by the need to accrue continuing professional development points to stay affiliated and registered.
If I had my time over again would I do things differently, knowing what I know now? Maybe, maybe not. Are we there yet? Let us find out next month.