Bowen Therapy Blog

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Topics related to Bowenwork, its application, the course curriculum, latest research and developments will be posted on this page.

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A Bowen perspective worth considering

                  One way to Develop a Successful Practitioner-Oriented Bowen Therapy Clinic Originally published in the September 2015 edition of Bowen Hands, The Journal of the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia. — Written by BTA Instructor, Michael Quinlivan “Have you ever wondered how some Bowen practitioners have built a […]

September 16, 2015 in Practitioners by


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Bowenwork for people living with cancer

Originally published in the June 2015 issue of Bowen Hands, The Journal of the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia. — Written by Sandra Gustafson MHS BSN RN Cancer is a disease that affects all societies around the globe. With all the financial, medical and scientific research resources so focused on ‘finding the cure for cancer,’ […]

July 2, 2015 in General Bowen Info by


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Healing from an Energetic Perspective with Bowen therapy

                Trusting the intelligence and Bowen by Margaret Spicer Originally published in Bowen Hands, The Journal of the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia, June 2015 The innate intelligence Our bodies are dynamic entities in a continual state of change. Orchestrating the body is an innate intelligence or self-healing […]

June 19, 2015 in Practitioners by


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Tell me again, how does Bowen work?

A Bowen move activates the following mechanisms to reset the body to heal itself. 1. Stretch reflex — most Bowen moves are done either at the origin, insertion or belly of the muscles where the golgi cells’ receptors are located, informing the nervous systems on the state of tension, length or stretch in the musculotendinous […]

March 23, 2015 in General Bowen Info, Training by

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Chronic conditions and Bowenwork

#482912311 / “Someone’s in pain. We care. What do we really have to offer, what do we really have to give? Everything, it turns out. Everything.” Ram Dass and Paul Gorman This article by USA instructor Alexia Monroe was published in the June 2014 issue of Bowen Hands. “Have you ever heard the phrase, […]

July 23, 2014 in Practitioners, Training by


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Our Bowen journey in the Philippines

This blog post is paraphrased from an original article written by BTA Instructor Tina Price, printed in Bowen Hands, The Journal of The Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia, in March 2014. “It all started on the 8th November, when Typhoon Yolanda hit Tacloban in the Philippines. My husband Hayden and I decided to make a donation […]

April 30, 2014 in Personal stories by


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What do Bowen Therapy and cornflour have in common?

Answer: Gentle moves, but profound results. Go too hard or fast and you meet with resistance! Go lightly and you are allowed in. Stay with me a minute and let me explain further: No doubt you have at some time used cornflour to thicken a casserole or dessert (or at the very least know what […]

February 5, 2014 in Practitioners, Training by

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Neurosurgeon amazed by Bowen Therapy

This blog post is written by Catalina Acsinte, MD: “My name is Catalina Acsinte. I am a MD neurosurgeon, with 18 years of experience in traditional medicine and a student of Bowen Therapy (Bowtech). I would like to share with you the case of a patient of mine, both from my point of view as […]

December 18, 2013 in Personal stories by


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Fantastic fascia and why Bowen Therapists love it

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. […]

November 26, 2013 in Practitioners, Training by


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Bowen Therapy for disaster victims in the Philippines

Zarah and her teacher, Rita Hart-Smith

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 […]

November 19, 2013 in Personal stories by

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