This is a guest blog post by BTA Instructor, Kristin North. “Fascia isn’t ‘main-stream’ yet, but it’s getting there. A new appreciation of fascia has begun throughout the health and wellbeing industries as a way of explaining and treating injuries, but fascia is something we Bowen therapists have been working with and on for years. […]
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An email from Bowen student Zarah Mercado to her teacher Rita Hart-Smith, sharing how Bowen Therapy is supporting her and her community to recover from the terrible shock of typhoon Haiyan. You can read more about Zarah’s Bowen Therapy journey here. “Hello Rita, My family is from Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines. Our area is among […]
“I have had the privilege of working with many people to enhance their well-being: from injury recovery, to supporting clients to relieve their aching back or stiff neck, to stress relief, and so much more. As a Bowen Therapy Practitioner I am able to make a living whilst helping people find a sense of well-being […]
The recordings for John Wilks’ popular webinar series are now available. To access each one, please click the links below: 16th April: Receptors in fascia with John Wilks 14th May: Working with babies and pregnancy with John Wilks and Lina Clerke 21st May: Releasing the Psoas with Louise Tremblay 11th June: Bowen in Pallative Care […]
A touching story from the Philippines, of a daughter who learned Bowen therapy to support and treat her father, who has Parkinson’s Disease. Mum learned too, and through their study and practice, they are now able to help the whole family. Their teacher, Rita Hart-Smith writes: “Perhaps the most gratifying thing for me as a […]
“Science now acknowledges that many things, once considered harmless, are now known to be harmful. Trying to understand health brought up the question that regulation of a human organism involves more than just nerve impulses and hormones. Biomedicine links the laws of physics and chemistry to view the body as an integrated, coordinated functioning system, and […]
The science of why we are taught to work slowly and use light pressure when applying the Bowen technique “I’m sure everyone, through the course of their Bowen studies has at one time or another been told to slow down and use less pressure when doing the Bowen move. Working lightly and slowly was a […]
“Good posture is important to good health. But what exactly is good posture? Most of us have learned to stand erect by tucking under our tail bones, lifting the chest, pulling back the shoulders, and drawing in the belly. Although that is normal posture today, Kathleen Porter, author of Ageless Spine, Lasting Health says that there […]
David Furlong states that as energetic beings we operate on many levels of experience encompassing subtle domains of the body. Science understands energy to be the movement of forces within the electromagnetic spectrum, and it is divided into three major classifications: kinetic (dynamic) energy, potential (static) energy, and radiant (electromagnetic) energy. The physical world is […]
“Clyde wasn’t always my friend. In fact, until a few years back I didn’t even know him. One day in 2009, I was having lunch and I noticed this old guy all bent over. Standing, he had a profile like a question mark. As he came by where I was sitting I lifted my hand. He […]
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