Martinstown Holistic Centre



What is Touch for Health?
Touch for Health Kinesiology is a system of natural health care which combines muscle monitoring with the principals of Chinese medicine to assist energy and body function. It applies a range of gentle yet effective techniques to enhance health, wellbeing and vitality. Included in these programs you will learn about the different energy systems that are in our bodies and specific muscle that are related to them. The systems help us to maintain balance and harmony within the body.
Using muscle monitoring, ‘Touch for Health Kinesiology’ addresses the structural, nutritional and emotional stresses in our everyday life to create balance within the meridian system of the body.
Anyone can learn ‘Touch For Health Kinesiology’; these fun, exciting and specialised group of workshop seminars are presented by professionally trained and registered Touch for Health instructors. There are no pre requisites to learning Touch for Health Kinesiology or for existing health care practitioners to use in conjunction with their own therapies.

Who is it for?

Touch for health can be used by lay people in any walk of life to improve their lives and the lives of their family and friends or as part of your Holistic Practice. It is for those interested in learning and using muscle testing and the related techniques to access the body’s wisdom.


Kinesiology Touch for health is the foundation course for any other Kinesiology Modules. Kinesiology was developed in the 1960’s by Chiropractors in the United States of America. Since then it has developed into one of the fastest growing natural therapy. Touch for Health uses muscle monitoring to assess and correct imbalances in the body’s different structures.

Learning Objective

Touch for Health balances a persons well being at different levels; physical, nutritional, emotional, electrical and spiritual. Muscle testing is specifically applied to your own unique and individual physiology and situation, thereby eliminating guess work. It is a registered certified course recognised by the International Kinesiology Association.

Duration: 8 days over 4 weekends
Fees: please refer to Martinstown Schedule of Activities.
Includes; Tuition, KAI membership, Manual, course material and Certificates.
Prerequisite; none
Instructor; Sinead Sugrue
Accreditation; 60 hours awarded towards KAI requirements for professional membership.
Facilitator: Sinead Sugrue who are professionally trained and registered Touch for Health Kinesiology Instructors. NOTE: On completion of modules 1 to 4, an internationally recognised IKC certificate of attendance is awarded.

Touch for Health Synthesis Programme

Touch for Health 1 - Module 1 - 15 hours
This is the introductory training to Kinesiology providing techniques to balance the 14-muscles/meridian/organ relationships for improved postural balance and improved health and performance. This course provides practical every day applications of ‘Touch for Health Kinesiology’ for increased well-being on all levels.
Touch for Health 2 - Module 2 - 15 Hours
This delves more deeply into balancing systems, energetic relationships, using the ancient Chinese law of the 5 elements and the triangle of health.
Touch for Health 3 - Module 3 - 15 Hours
This stage focuses on working with the touch for health 42 muscles for complete 5 element integration and Reactive Muscle re-sets for enhanced performance and movement.
Touch for Health 4 - Module 4 - 15 Hours
Completes the program with additional postural and energetic balancing techniques, bringing all aspects together as a total holistic healthcare modality plus an internationally recognised IKC certificate is awarded on completion of the synthesis.

Also, on successful completion of the Touch for Health Synthesis an Advanced Course (Touch for Health Proficiency) is available.

Touch for Health Proficiency - 15 hours
This is a review of TFH Synthesis and putting it all into practice. It also includes a practical and written assessment leading to the award of the IKC certificate of proficiency in ‘Touch for Health Kinesiology’. The TFH Proficiency advanced course is again run over 2 days. This course is optional and potential dates will be discussed with all those interested on completion of the TFH Synthesis Programme.

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