The Bowen Technique is a gentle, remedial form of body work in which very subtle moves performed over the muscles and connective tissue send messages deep into the body, this stimulates the body to remember a preferred, relaxed, pain free state. Results can be remarkable, even from the first session; often only a few sessions are needed to correct the presenting problem.
Throughout a Bowen treatment session there are frequent but essential pauses. These pauses allow the body time to respond and begin the healing process. The practitioner can target a specific problem or address the body as a whole.
Bowen treatments are gentle, no forceful manipulations are used. Bowen practitioners can feel the stress in the muscles and other soft tissue enabling them to perform specific Bowen moves to assist recovery.
The technique not only addresses the musculo-skeletal framework, but also the fascia, nerves and internal organs. The body responds as a whole which improves circulation and lymphatic drainage and aids in the assimilation of nutrients and elimination of toxins.
Treatment sessions are relaxing, clients often fall asleep during the session.
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Every Body is better with Bowen
The Bowen technique was developed in the 1950’s by the late Tom Bowen, from Geelong.
Mr Bowen became a celebrated therapist, regularly treating over 13,000 people per year – people of all ages.
In 1974, he invited Oswald Rentsch and his wife Elaine to study with him and document his work.
Honouring their promise to Tom Bowen, they began to teach the Bowen Technique in 1986.
Since then over 25,000 therapists worldwide have taken the Bowen training. This is where it all started, all Bowen training is based on Bowtech. Dedicated to preserving the technique and ensuring it is taught in its original form, Ossie and Elaine Rentsch founded the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia in 1987.