Bowen therapy (or Bowen technique) is a non-invasive holistic therapy, developed in the 1950s by Tom Bowen. It targets specific points on the body, through light movements, to promote repair, reset and rebalance.
What is it?
The Bowen technique is a holistic technique that works on the soft connective tissue of the body, known as fascia. Using a gentle, relaxing touch, it can be used to treat a number of musculoskeletal, or related neurological problems.
There have been many studies into the Bowen technique and how it works. While research is ongoing, many theories conclude that the technique is to do with how the human brain reacts to neural stimulus (the release of hormones).
To encourage the body to fully reset, a Bowen therapist will use the appropriate pressure so to not provoke the body and alert it’s natural defence system. Because everyone is different, the pressure applied will...