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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Nicolie O'Neill and Tania O'Neill McGowan story

The Story of Us: O’Neill Kinesiology College

Nicolie O’Neill and her daughter, Tania, are the heart and soul of O’Neill Kinesiology College. However, they aren’t the likeliest of duos to start a complementary therapies school – one an accountant hailing from the Wheatbelt and the other a physicist. We chat to Director Tania O’Neill McGowan about their inspiring and unexpected story, and how the two made the college into the successful institution it is today. It started with Nicolie. Now aged in her 60s, she came from a farmin...
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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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The Observer Self - O'Neill Kinesiology College

The Observer Self by Tania ONeill McGowan

The ability to observe oneself objectively and compassionately is an important skill to develop. The observer self is objective and detached and works with love and compassion. The objective observer does not discriminate between the good and the bad that emerges within us, it simply welcomes all aspects of our being into awareness. It stands outside of ourselves and our lives, and sees what is really being experienced. The bridge to knowing our inner wholeness is the observer self, that part...
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Benefits of Kinesiology - O'Neill Kinesiology College

The Benefits of Kinesiology

Understand the Benefits of Kinesiology. Knowing why Kinesiology is so beneficial and how it can help you. As a non-invasive therapy, energy kinesiology is basically a hands-on advent to wellness. It determines where the imbalances lie in the combined spirit, body and mind. Using muscle testing, the effects of stress on the neurological areas of the body, such as the brain and spinal column are determined. Using its own energy for healing, the limbs and body are placed in particular positions a...
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Happiness - O'Neill Kinesiology College

Happiness by Tania ONeill McGowan

Happiness is a journey not a destination ~ Ben Sweetland This month contains the International Day of Happiness, so we decided that happiness could be the theme of this month! Happiness has a major impact on our health and well-being. Being happy keeps you healthy and aids in the prevention of many of today's stress related diseases and illness. Recent studies in Epigenetics show that our emotions and lifestyle can trigger the genes which cause many of these diseases. So happiness should be the...
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Kinesiology Industry Update - O'Neill Kinesiology College

Industry Update

This is an exciting time of change for our industry with the new Health Training Package being released last month. The Complementary and Alternative Health Industry is in the process of raising its standards to ensure quality of service is received by consumers. Two of the major changes are (1) the Diploma of Kinesiology has become the entry level qualification for the Kinesiology industry; (2) there is a requirement for supervised clinic to be undertaken as part of the assessment processes in ...
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