Touch for Health Syllabus

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By the end of Touch for Health Level 1 (Days 1 & 2) you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of energy in the body based on Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Gain benefits in coordination, vision, sensory awareness and posture
  • Prepare an individual for accurate muscle monitoring
  • Demonstrate proficiency in muscle monitoring
  • Evaluate energy imbalances on the body’s 14 major meridians
  • Balance and individual’s energy using a range of techniques
  • Relieve mental and emotional stress
  • Understand the benefit of using goals in conjunction with TFH balances

By the end of Touch for Health Level 2 (Days 3 & 4) you will also be able to:

  • Understand the principles of the Chinese 5 Elements model used for energy balancing
  • Use 14 new muscles and extra techniques to address energy imbalances
  • Use circuit location to find the priority balancing method
  • Enhance future performance using stress release
  • Use muscle monitoring to identify sensitivity to foods and other substances
  • Benefit from simple pain techniques
  • Use specific integration movements to improve coordination

By the end of Touch for Health Level 3 (Days 5 & 6) you will also be able to:

  • Understand the relationships between muscles and their reactive patterns
  • Use a further 14 muscles to enhance awareness of posture and movement
  • Use circuit retaining to hold information whilst finding out more information
  • Understand the use of colour and food to balance the body
  • Balance the muscles used in walking, running and sports
  • Identify emotions related to past trauma and ways of diffusing them
  • Use new techniques to help relieve different types of pain

By the tend of Touch for Health Level 4 (Days 7 & 8) you will also be able to:

  • Understand the principles of Acupressure Holding Points Theory
  • Balance all 42 muscles learned, using various modalities including sound
  • Relieve emotional and physical stress held in the posture
  • Use the principles of Tibetan energy to alleviate physical stress
  • Improve poor posture by using the principles of reactivity
  • Understand the natural cycle of emotions

NOTE:  If you wish to progress on to formal assessment so that you can offer TFH balances to the public and charge for your services you need to complete                             Touch for Health 5 (Proficiency).  On completion of this level you will also be able to:

  • Integrate all aspects of the TFH synthesis to work effectively with others
  • Enhance balancing using the Law of 5 Elements and goal statements
  • Use more in depth knowledge of posture to increase effectiveness
  • Educate others about the benefits of muscle monitoring
  • Demonstrate competence in preparation for formal assessment if desired
  • Fulfil the pre-requisites for the Instructor Training Workshop
  • Understand how to move into Touch for Health Professional Kinesiology Training