Kinesiology Institute Instructors

John Maguire

John Maguire, Founder and Director

John is a world-renowned expert in Applied Kinesiology and Touch for Health. Over the past forty-two years, he has taught over one hundred thousand people from 93 countries.

His students are continually amazed by the profound and rapid results they receive using his easy-to-follow methods to relieve pain and optimize their health.

In 1992, John created the Kinesiology Institute to bring several holistic disciplines of Kinesiology into one program. He is the developer of Kinesiology Certification and Mentorship Programs, through which many graduates have developed successful practices transforming people’s lives.

Holding degrees and certifications in Holistic Health, Applied Kinesiology, Touch for Health, Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Postural Integration, Massage Therapy, Personal Training, and Electro-Acupuncture, John draws from a breadth of knowledge and skill.

He studied extensively with Dr. George Goodheart, DC, founder of Applied Kinesiology, and worked closely with Dr. John Thie, DC, the creator of Touch for Health.

Follow him on social media @KinesiologyInstiute to learn simple ways to relieve pain and stress, as well as optimize your health and performance..

What others are say about him:

“John is a master teacher. His grasp of the material and clear, concise, and easy-to-understand explanations provide a step-by-step progression to master the techniques in his courses.” Donald Toomim, CMT

By being well-organized and clear, John has an effective way to teach. He is very knowledgeable and shares a tremendous amount of experience in kinesiology. I have experienced many positive results applying his information.” Sandra Koch, Ph. D.

Dr. Sheldon Deal, DC NMD, DIBAK

Dr. Sheldon Deal is licensed both as a Naturopathic and a Chiropractic Physician. He graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic as Valedictorian of his class. He has been in private practice in Tucson, Arizona for over fifty years, where he operates one of the largest natural healing clinics in the Southwest He is head clinician of a staff of twenty people including six doctors.

When he first met Dr. Goodheart in 1970, Dr. Deal became interested in kinesiology, and was asked to be one of Dr. Goodheart’s study group leaders. He was one of the original group of physicians who later became known as the “dirty dozen”. It was this group that went on to form the nucleus of the International College of Applied Kinesiology – ICAK.

Dr. Deal served as Chairman of the College from 1978 to 1983. He is the past President of the ICAK Board of Examiners. He started teaching workshops on Applied Kinesiology in Phoenix, Arizona, along with Dr. John Stoutenburg. He has taught advanced kinesiology workshops in seventeen countries throughout North America, Europe and Australia.

He is the nutritional consultant for New Life Health Centers, and has contributed numerous research papers on Applied Kinesiology. He has always been a physical fitness buff, which passion once earned him the title of Mr. Arizona, and runner-up in Mr. Junior America.

He has four children, three of whom he delivered himself at home. One son is a Chiropractor and his daughter is the wife of a Chiropractor. He has 11 grandchildren.

What others say about Dr. Deal and his courses:

“Dr. Deal’s online courses are very well indexed, with easy to follow procedures written under the video of each technique. I’ve found this easier to learn than any other course I’ve studied!.”  Randy Meltzer, DC

“I found the information that was shared on this course life changing – for both me and my clients.” Cherrie Brady, Kinesiologist

“Dr. Deal shows a tremendous amount of information in a very efficient and clear manner.” Sunny Ray, ND

Saci McDonald, CMT, CK

Saci McDonald is a certified massage therapist and kinesiologist with over 30 years of clinical experience. She teaches for the Kinesiology Institute in both the San Francisco Bay Area and in Europe.

She is known for her clear and practical approach to teaching. She maintains a thriving private practice in San Rafael, California.

What others say about Saci:

“Saci is one of my all time favorite teachers! I love learning from her. She inspires me to learn and has such an authentic and successful teaching style. I am in awe of this exciting work, which is noninvasive and deeply profound.” Bettina De Sousa, CMT

“Saci’s excitement and enthusiasm are contagious. She is gracious in her critiques and generous in her praise, Her knowledge and experience are gifts to her students.” Darla Donovan, CMT

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