Student Resources

Terri KausThank you for registering for my workshop. I’m excited to provide you with the best Touch for Health Specialized Energy Kinesiology education possible!

Levels outlined with video demonstrations: 
Touch for Health Level 1
Touch for Health Level 2
Touch for Health Level 3
Touch for Health Level 4

Below you will find the resources you need to obtain and study before your workshop, and what to bring with you.

Required for Levels 1 – 4:

Touch for Health book The book called, Touch For Health: The Complete Edition can be purchased from the Touch For Health Kinesiology Association at 

It may be available from other book sellers: Touch for Health: The Complete Edition (released Nov. 2005) by John Thie, DC and Matthew Thie, M.Ed.  (ISBN:  13: 9780875168715) Make sure you have a 2005 or newer edition. The price should be around $40. You do not need the spiral bound version. The paper back is solid and opens nicely.

In preparation for your particular workshop, please watch the corresponding videos:

Bring to each workshop:

  • Touch for Health: The Complete Edition (released Nov. 2005) by John Thie, DC and Matthew Thie, M.Ed.
  • Plenty of water. Hydration is essential for accuracy in muscle testing. I will provide a light snack for break time.
  • Your favorite snack, to keep your strength up.

We will have a 45 minute meal break and two 15 minute snack breaks in between. There is a nice selection of restaurants nearby. Free coffee, tea, and purified water is provided.

Suggested Reading before your workshop from Touch for Health~The Complete Edition 2005 or newer. Cutting out the tabs on pages 95-229 in the muscle reference section before the workshop will be very helpful.

Level 1
Muscle Testing pp. 16-24
Accurate Muscle Testing pp. 36-44
Prechecks pp. 45-46
Central Meridian Energy pp. 36
Hydration pp. 46, 300
Neurolymphatic Points pp. 50-52
Neurovascular Holding Points pp. 52-54
Meridians pp. 34, 55
Origin and Insertion technique pp. 57
Challenge pp. 59-62
Spinal Reflexes pp. 48-50
Emotional Stress Release pp. 38-40
Foods to strengthen muscles pp. 64, 299
Cross Crawl for Fun pp. 264-265
Auricular Energy pp. 251-252
Visual Inhibition pp. 252-253
Surrogate testing pp. 256
Simple Pain Relief Techniques pp. 272-273
Postural awareness pp. 26-27
Goal Balancing pp. 72-73


Level 2
Circuit Locating pp. 63
Spindle Cell pp. 58-62
Golgi Tendon Apparatus pp. 58-62
Acupressure Holding Points pp. 56
Yin and Yang pp. 30
Alarm Points pp. 234-235
Balancing Using the Wheel 236
Beaver Dam pp. 236
Triangles and squares pp. 238
Spokes pp. 238
The Law of the 5 Elements pp. 240-244
Time of Day pp. 274-275
Meridian Massage pp. 32-35
Meridian walking pp.280
Cerebrospinal Technique pp.65, 142-143
Cross Crawl Integration pp.266-267


Level 3
5 Element Color Balance pp.74, 262
Goal Balance with Emotions pp. 74-75
5 Element Balance with Foods pp. 302
Sedation Techniques pp. 279
ESR for Past Trauma pp. 259
Past Balancing pp. 260
Pulse Check pp. 71
Pain Tapping pp. 280-281
Circuit Retaining Mode pp. 294-296
Facilitation and Inhibition pp. 293-294
Reactive Muscle technique pp. 290, 297-298
Gait Reflexes pp. 268-271


Level 4
5 Element and Meridian Review pp. 67
5 Element emotions pp. 75, 244
Balancing with sound pp. 263
5 Element Balancing procedure pp. 74, 262
Acupressure Holding Theory pp. 245-247
Luo Points pp. 248-249
Time of Day Balance pp.274-275
Postural Stress Release pp. 260
Neurolymphatic Release pp. 52
Postural Analysis pp. 283-285
Postural Deviations pp. 291



All MN workshops located at:
National American University
1550 Hwy 36 W
Roseville, MN 55113

Some students have reported certain GPS’s will not bring them to the NAU campus. We recommended you navigate to the Roseville Target at 1515 County Rd B West. We are located right behind Target on their north side.

Housing near National American University 

Roseville Key Inn and Suites 2550 Cleveland Ave N Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 636-6730

Red Roof Inn 2401 Prior Ave N Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 636-8888

Motel 6 Roseville  2300 Cleveland Ave N Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 639-3988