Registered Educational Kinesiologists and
Brain Gym Instructors

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North Island

Janet de Witt

North Shore, Auckland

Kinesiology is an excellent tool for supporting both children and adults in dealing with their challenges. As a registered and practising Educational Kinesiologist and Brain Gym Instructor of many years, I specialise in working with children and teenagers (and parents/caregivers) with issues around anxiety, learning, sensory integration, coordination, and retained infant reflexes.


My practice is informed by a career in special education, and I aim to support parents and caregivers with strategies and skills. I work with adults with anxiety, body balancing needs, as well as clearing sabotages so that they can move forward with ease.


As NZ Faculty, I also educate those wishing to know more about Educational Kinesiology and Brain Gym. 

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North Island

Helma Dalton

North Shore, Auckland

I trained as an Occupational Therapist over 25 years ago in the UK. Since then I've worked in hospitals, schools and a private clinic, mostly in Paediatrics and for the last 12 years in my own business Focus Therapy on the North Shore of Auckland.

I love working with people of all ages to address challenges they experience, so they can make the changes they are looking for. When working with younger clients I particularly value supporting parents/caregivers in their vital roles so that they can feel empowered to work with their child as a team.

I run my clinic from home. Most sessions last for one hour, the initial session is usually 1 1/2 hours. Sessions can also be done online.

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North Island

Jan Nalder

Porirua, Wellington

My joy is seeing children of any age flourish when we have completed reflex and sensory sequences, which leads into easy purposeful movement patterns, then into resolving learning difficulties.


I use several versions of kinesiology, and my services also include distant healing and animal communication. 

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North Island

Helene Young

Merrilands, New Plymouth

Helene Young works with CYF children with learning or behavioural difficulties. (6months -15years).

Young people making life choices, feeling depressed or out of sorts with goals. (15-30)

Adults dealing with transitional changes-divorce, death, work, health issues; anything that is causing them to notice something needs to shift!

Co-ordination, sports, and learning improvements! 

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North Island

Margaret Underwood

New Plymouth 

I am a practising Educational Kinesiologist and Brain Gym Instructor. I work with any age group from new born through to the very elderly.


I am available for classes in Brain Gym 101, 104, OBO, Vision Circles and to do balances. I also enjoy making school presentations. teaching teachers how to use Brain Gym and balances in the classroom.


Recently I have completed  some Soul Power Training and I  am currently training with RMTi (Rhythmic Movement Training). 

Margaret Underwood works in New Plymouth, Auckland, Christchurch and is happy to travel if needed.

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North Island

Barbara Wards

Paremata, Porirua 

I have long been interested in the influence of dominance in how people learn, especially in early childhood, and how to teach different kinds of learners. 


Brain Gym and kinesiology combine brilliantly with tutoring to develop the physical skills needed for learning—vision, listening, coordination—that underlie academic success. 


I have a special interest in working with children with poor movement—gross and fine.  I use a wide range of kinesiology training and reflex integration work including Rhythmic Movement.  

I often describe myself to children as a ‘learning detective’.


North Island

Anne Doig

Hastings, Hawke’s Bay

Educational Kinesiology and Brain Gym® benefit all who use it, no matter the age.  I am enthusiastic and passionate about the possibilities within us all.  It is my goal to share Edu-K knowledge to draw out one’s innate potential.  


North Island

Fatima Dollie

Central Auckland

I am an Educational Kinesiologist and Brain Gym Instructor working in the area of learning challenges. I am involved in mainstream education at both primary and high school levels and have done considerable research into effective ways to help children learn and feel good about themselves.

My professional qualifications are: M.Prof.Studs.Ed., B.A. B.Ed.(Tchg), P.G.Cert.Ed., Grad. Dip.TESSOL., Reg. Primary Teacher ( NZ )  Educational Kinesiologist, Brain Gym Instructor, Primary Teacher (NZ).


South Island

Joanne Inder

Dalmore, Dunedin

I believe that exploring living and becoming who we are creates fulfilment, and together, hope for humanity and our world. For myself, becoming who I am has given me my greatest challenges and richest experiences.

I have been a Physiotherapist for 40 years and in the last 25 years have pursued a passion for, and training in holistic mind and body modalities alongside physiotherapy. 


The focus of my work is supporting health and wellness by integrating Physiotherapy with Educational Kinesiology, Developmental Kinesiology, Craniosacral therapy and Ortho-Bionomy.


South Island

Sally Goldsworthy

Rangiora, Christchurch

I took my first class in Kinesiology in 1985 and have been learning ever since. It is amazing to work with children and adults who present with so many different issues and with their help to make their lives less challenging, and/or more fulfilling. 

I love working with children of all ages who have behavioural or learning challenges, whether it be academic or performance either in the arts, sports or technical skills, and be able to clear the blocks to vision, listening or coordination allowing for ease of learning and success. 


For adults, the work may be to help with issues of health, pain, sleep, anxiety, personal relationships, performance in sport, work or emotional stress. 

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South Island

Alexandra Partington

Upper Moutere, Nelson

My passion in my work is to support young people and adults. Moving through life stages, supporting decision making, improving confidence, learning and realising their potential.


I have a passion to support learners - of all ages, but especially children - to feel empowered. So often, from a young age, we get labels such as ‘I’m not good at maths, I can’t read’ and it might take a lifetime to undo these deeply ingrained judgments of ourselves.