the bowen technique

Bowen for 'Everyman & woman'


Tom Bowen said that any condition could be addressed by this technique. 

It offers great relief for athletes, pregnant ladies and people with special needs. 

It addresses the body on all levels: physical, chemical, mental and emotional.

The results are spectacular for babies and animals, so Placebo effect is out of the question!

The primary principle of The Bowen Technique is that the body can heal itself.


Given the right 'triggers' the wise body begins its self-healing journey. 

The Bowen Technique is extremely gentle and is considered appropriate for anyone from pregnant women to newborn babies, the frail and the elderly. It can assist the recovery from many conditions, from traumatic injury to chronic illness, depending upon each individual’s capacity to heal. No adverse side effects have been reported.

Dogs & cats get in on the act!


 CANINES AND FELINES love a Bowen treatment. The Bowen Technique benefits all animals and  works both energetically and structurally. 

Animal Bowen Technique is a ‘light-touch’ therapy offering  dogs & cats a gentle, 
non-invasive and effective hands-on technique that aims to promote healing, pain-relief and body/energy rebalancing.

Animal Bowen Technique is a gentle pain relief system that signals the brain to initiate the healing process. 

This gives the body a chance to achieve balance that promotes well-being of the whole animal.

Who benefits from Bowen?

Bowen & Pregnancy


Many of the problems associated with pregnancy can be treated with the Bowen Technique both before and after childbirth with great effect and relief.

Mother & Baby
The long-term effects of the changes in the body both on a hormonal and musculoskeletal level can last many months after childbirth and can be exacerbated by the process of caring for the baby and the pressures of adapting to a completely new routine. Both the relaxing and therapeutic effects of the Bowen Technique are particularly useful during this period and can be performed within hours of birth.

Within days, babies can also benefit from the Bowen Technique which has been shown to be effective in treating colic, blue babies, hyperactivity and spinal misalignment caused by labour.

Bowen & All The Family


The Bowen Technique benefits people of all ages, including newborn and infant children. 

The very nature of Bowen is that it treats the whole person and, in so doing, will prompt the rebalancing and proper alignment of the source of the problem. A frequent sign of this response is that, after a Bowen treatment, a person is much more aware of their body posture.

Although it is a tool for treating ailments and injuries, many healthy people come along to enjoy treatments to maintain balance and their sense of well-being.

Victims of sports injuries and accidents have found The Bowen Technique very helpful as a remedial therapy during their recovery. It may improve rehabilitation time regardless of when the injury was sustained.

Bowen & The Elderly


The Bowen Technique's gentle movements that are extremely relaxing to receive. No force or muscle manipulation is used. It triggers the body’s own healing process and relief is regularly felt immediately and most cases respond within 48 hours.

  • Relieves the pain associated with age related conditions such as arthritis
  • Accelerates repair to damage to muscles, tendons, ligaments, tissues, bones, brains and organs
  • Relaxes, resets and realigns the musculoskeletal system.
  • Relieves the effects of stress
  • Strengthens the body’s immune system
  • Stimulates the lymphatic system to help detoxify the body
  • Supports the body’s return to homeostasis (a balanced state)
  • Activates energy



What is Bowen?

Bowen is a gentle form of body work in which subtle moves performed over the muscles and connective tissue send messages deep into the body. These might address postural imbalances, and may help with a range of different ailments. Bowen may also be beneficial for both physical and emotional issues.


What does Bowen treat?

Back Pain; Neck pain; Sciatica

Arthritis; Frozen shoulder; Migraine

Asthma; Sports injuries; IBS

Tennis elbow; Carpal tunnel; RSI

Depression; Fibro/poly Myalgia 

Hay fever

And many more...


How does Bowen close the deal?

Bowen does not force the body to change, rather it is a catalyst, facilitating the body to fix itself. The Bowen Fascial Release Technique is a soft-tissue, gentle, hands-on remedial therapy that prompts the brain to reset, repair and balance the body using the correct cues. Bowen involves the therapist using fingers or thumbs to move over muscle, ligaments and tendons in various parts of the body. This stimulates the body to correct itself not only structurally but may also register mentally and emotionally. In many cases changes can be noticed immediately. 


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