When I started KinesioGeek magazine back in 2016, it was with the intention of helping to create better community and space within the muscle testing world where we could share information without trying to explain our jargon or techniques – something just for us. And I like to think that it worked. The original response to the journal was very positive and readership and engagement steadily grew. But over the past 2 years, I have seen a decline in both readership and engagement. I don’t think this is due to any problems with content; there are always solid interviews and thought-provoking, helpful articles contributed (special thanks to Michelle Greenwell, Sylvia Marina and Bruce Dickson who have been contributing consistently). Rather I think there are two factors at play.
- People no longer want to engage with long-form media. We simply don’t feel like we have the time or inclination to read a document that is 35-45 pages online, no matter how well-written or lovely.
- The need is diminished. As Covid lockdowns pushed more and more of us into online forms of expression, our industry connection has grown. Platforms like Knowlative are doing a brilliant job of connecting people sharing information. Many conferences and classes are happening online, allow access to content and conversation that most practitioners simply didn’t have resources for before.
As a result, I have made the decision to no longer publish KinesioGeek Magazine. I will continue to create content that helps practitioners move forward and feel supported through their work and you can find this content through my new school: GEMS College of Energy Medicine, and through Knowlative, both of which have mandates of collaboration and cooperation.
Thank you to those who have been supportive of this project. It’s not going away. Just changing format! Keep your eyes on this blog, on my YouTube channel and on Knowlative for more as we move forward.
We’re all in this together.