Healing, Chakras and Kinesiology

- by Tania O'Neill McGowan Healing is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as “The process of making or becoming sound or healthy again”. In Western countries, this definition is commonly applied to the physical levels of functioning only. However, to effectively heal someone, create long lasting wellness and bring them closer to wholeness, one needs to work with the subtle energy systems as well as the physical systems of the person’s being. It is also important to address inputs from all ...
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Stress and the Brain | O'Neill Kinesiology College

Stress and the Brain

It’s often said that stress is bad, but this isn’t entirely true. Some stress is actually useful because it can motivate us, help us meet deadlines, or escape alarming situations. In fact, when we experience moderate stress, this is when our performance is actually at its peak. So what happens when stress is ‘bad’? Let’s first look at what is happening inside the brain when we experience stress. The emotional processing part of the brain, the amygdala, receives information from t...
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Dr Charles Krebs - O'Neill Kinesiology College

Dr. Charles T. Krebs

Charles Krebs' incredible and varied career began long before Kinesiology; he obtained his PhD in Biology & Physiology from Boston University in the 1970s, at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Cape Cod. As a Marine Research Scientist, he taught in universities in the USA for 9 years before moving to Australia in 1983 to work as a Marine Scientist and Analytical Chemist.  Just 6 months into his seachange, Charles had a scuba diving accident, experiencing a life-threatening cerebral-spinal...
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Muscle Monitoring | O'Neill Kinesiology College

What is Muscle Monitoring?

Muscle monitoring is a primary technique used in Kinesiology as a way to identify the presence of stresses or imbalances in the body.  Also known as a 'biofeedback tool', muscle monitoring offers a direct link into the subconscious, providing access to the physical realm of muscles, as well as physiological, emotional, mental, and psychospiritual realms of our being. Muscle monitoring is conducted by the practitioner using an accessible muscle, usually a limb, to test for states of 'lock' or...
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A Brief History of Kinesiology

A Brief History of Kinesiology

Kinesiology literally means the study of movement, and has an interesting history. In its original form, it was an academic discipline studying the movement of the body, and how the body moves. Several academic Kinesiologists then focused on how the muscles causing movement could be assessed for their integrity of function using manual techniques. The following timeline offers a brief history of Kinesiology, bringing us to the most evolved modality practised today: Energetic Kinesiology. Earl...
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