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Bowenwork® is a system of touch that initiates a series of responses through stimulation of the nervous, musculoskeletal, fascial and energetic systems of the human body.

Practitioners perform sequences of small stimulations, called “moves” on specific points on the body, interspersed with rest periods. The Bowenwork moves stimulate mechanoreceptors (nerve endings) that overlie both muscles and acupoints. The body’s response to this stimulation, which begins during the rest periods, includes a balancing of the autonomic nervous system and changes in the musculoskeletal system in the direction of increased symmetry. These effects in turn remove blockages to the free flow of energy in the body. From the point of view of complementary health care, when the body’s nervous and energetic systems are in balance, its physical, emotional and mental functions are able to return to a healthy state.



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 CONDITIONS THAT HAVE RESPONDED TO BOWENWORK

 ⌲ADHD

⌲ ALLERGIES

⌲ ANXIETY, STRESS AND DEPRESSION

⌲ASTHMA/RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

⌲CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

⌲ CHRONIC FATIGUE

⌲ COLIC IN INFANTS

⌲ CONCUSSION

⌲ DIGESTIVE DISORDERS

⌲ FIBROMYALGIA

⌲ FROZEN SHOULDER

⌲ HEADACHES

⌲ HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

⌲ HORMONE AND CONCIEVING ISSUES

⌲ INCONTINANCE/BEDWETTING

⌲ INSOMNIA

⌲ MIGRAINES

⌲ NECK AND BACK PAIN

⌲ PARKINSON'S DISEASE

⌲ PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

⌲ PLANTAR FASCITIS

⌲ PTSD

⌲ SCIATICA

⌲ SCOLIOSIS

⌲ SINUSITIS

⌲ SPORTS INJURIES

⌲ TMJ DYSFUNCTION

⌲ VERTIGO



⌲ AND MANY MANY MORE......








Mind/Body Bowen

The mind/body approach to Bowenwork® specifically focuses on identifying and releasing a trauma that has been stored in the body, causing pain and dysfunction. The body's own interoception (internal awareness of sensation) and self-healing intelligence guides the pace and direction of the session to release both physical and emotional trauma that has been stored in the tissues. 

Our 'bodymind' is formed from a complex interrelationship of heredity together with a myriad of considerations of our personal, emotional, mental, environmental and spiritual history. This very personal and original history or biography is held as our 'memory'.

Using Bowen as a means of processing, in a structured, safe, quiet, supportive atmosphere, helps the client, whether child or adult, connect to the sensations in the body. Touch can bring up a memory, the memory will bring up a repressed emotion, repressed emotions can often be detected under body aches and pains. What we don't let ourselves feel or express becomes stuck and causes muscular tension rather like body armour, which over the years can become chronic, even permanent.  Only when these muscular tensions finally release can a state of well-being and relaxation follow.




Bowenwork is gentle on the body, effective and appropriate for anyone to receive, including newborns, highly trained athletes, pregnant women and the elderly.