Judith Kilgallon

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Bowen Practitioner and Reflexologist
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St Annes on Sea FY8 & Preston PR1
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About me

Hello and welcome. I’m Judith and I am qualified in the Bowen Technique, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage, working from treatment rooms in St Annes (Fit and Well Therapies) and (Lifestyles Health Store) Wrea Green (Ribby Hall Health Club) and Penwortham (Chakra Yoga Studio) helping my clients with a variety of conditions including neck, back and other joint pain, asthma, headaches and migraine, anxiety and stress relief, and improving nerve stimulation and immune system function.

As a Complementary Therapist, my aim is to help people to feel better by allowing the body to heal itself and promote pain management and a general sense of well-being. 

I qualified in the Bowen Technique in 2012 after receiving regular Bowen sessions myself for a prolapsed disc in my lower back which had occurred several years earlier. I had tried many other therapies and although they had helped to a certain point, I was struggling with numbness in my foot and couldn’t walk without a limp until I gave Bowen a try.

Bowen was recommended to me by a friend and after experiencing the powerful way in which it changed my life for the better, I would like all my clients to reap the benefits of this amazing therapy, just as I have done. This gentle but effective hands on holistic therapy is suitable for all ages, including babies.

Reflexology encourages the body to heal any current disorders, helps to relieve pain and the effects of stress whilst encouraging better circulation and elimination of waste products from the body. It can also help to improve nerve stimulation and like Bowen, it can promote general relaxation and well-being.

Bowen Therapy session

Each session is tailored to you and your presenting issues, so it can last anywhere between 30 and 60 minutes. During this time a series of movements are made over specific muscles, tendons and soft tissue. Breaks are taken after each set of moves where I leave the room for a few minutes to allow the body the time and space to respond to the moves. The moves can be made through light clothing

An initial set of 3 sessions, one week apart is recommended during which time it is also recommended that other physical therapies such as physiotherapy should not be undertaken.

I have a special interest in helping clients who have back pain to manage their symptoms and in improving the lives of people who suffer from stress and anxiety

Reflexology Session

Following an initial consultation, the session will start with some relaxation moves on the feet before I work on the reflex areas of the feet which are a mirror of the body and can help to identify areas that are sensitive or out of balance. Relaxation techniques are applied at the end of the session and the whole treatment will last for 45 minutes. Clients find the treatment deeply relaxing and often report that they feel like they are ‘walking on air’ at the end of a session.

Indian Head Massage

An Indian Head Massage session involves the application of a variety of massage and pressure techniques on the upper back, shoulders, neck, head and the face. Benefits may include relaxation, a sense of well-being, improvement in sleep, improved blood and lymph circulation, easing of aches and pains, relief of headaches and tension and improved energy levels. 

If you would like to discuss how The Bowen Technique, Reflexology or Indian Head Massage could help you, please give me a call on 07505 000724. Don’t delay, make that call today and take the first step on the road to better health and pain management.

I look forward to hearing from you,


Training, qualifications & experience

  • Qualified as a Bowen Practitioner in 2012.
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapists,
  • VTCT Level 3 Award in Healthy Eating and Well-being for the Complementary Therapy Client and a current British Red Cross First Aid Certificate.
  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (Covid 19)

  • VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (2018)

  • Certificate of Proficiency in the McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release Technique (2019)

  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (2021)

Further training

  • Shoulder and Pelvic
  • Practitioner Development
  • The Role of the Bowen Therapist in Palliative Care
  • Fascia Bowen
  • Spinal Workshop
  • Mother and Baby Workshop
  • Neuro Workshop
  • Module 6 for Practitioners
  • Lymphatic Bowen

I started my Bowen career at the Grant Smith Physiotherapy Centre in Lytham after qualifying with the (European) College of Bowen Studies in September 2012. In October 2014, I moved to the Therapy Company in St Annes which is a multidisciplinary therapy practice.

In December 2020, that clinic was renamed as Fit and Well Therapies and  I continue to work there as my main base. I also provide treatments at The Health Club at Ribby Hall Village in Wrea Green and Chakra Wellness Studio  in Penwortham, Preston offering Bowen, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage. 

I am a member of the Bowen Therapy Professional Association (BTPA)  and continue my professional development attending hands on courses as required to qualify for full membership. I am also a full member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

Member organisations

Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

FHT is the largest multi-disciplinary therapy organisation in the UK and has been representing holistic, beauty and sports therapists for over 45 years.

There a number of different membership categories (including Fellows, Member, Student, Associate and Non-Practitioner) which are dependent on qualifications and experience.

FHT enforce high professional standards, and all Members, Fellows and Student Members are required to follow a strict Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

The Bowen Therapy Professional Association (BTPA)

The Bowen Therapy Professional Association (formerly the Bowen Therapists' European Register) is a non profit professional organisation of bowen therapists in Europe. In order to be listed on the register as a bowen practitioner individuals must meet certain criteria and comply with the BPTA Ethics and Codes of Practice.

Other available therapies

  • Reflexology
  • Indian Head Massage
  • McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release


£45.00 per session

Additional information

A 30-60 minute Bowen session costs £45.00

A 45 minute Reflexology session costs £40.00

A 30 minute Indian Head Massage session costs £30.00

Payment can be made by cash or credit/debit card at The Fit & Well clinic in St Annes and by cash or bank transfer at Lifestyles Health Store, Ribby Hall Village and Chakra Wellness Studio. Some personal health insurance policies e.g. Medicash may allow you to reclaim the cost of a treatment 

When I work

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The therapies that I offer may help if you have a physical/mental health condition or injury that is causing you pain or having an adverse effect on your mobility or quality of life

Further information

Further information about the Bowen Technique can be found 


Testimonials from previous clients

I was suffering from stress and ill mental health when starting Bowen and I was exhausted. Bowen Therapy helped me to feel in control of my own mental health.I felt stronger, stable and able to handle difficult situations with more ease and confidence. KW - St Annes

I had a herniated disc which prevented me from walking normally. Since starting Bowen, I have not taken any painkillers. My walking has improved considerably, my balance has become easier and my calf muscles are no longer tight. I am gradually less reliant on my walking stick. MK - Poulton

I had lower back and hip ache and was quite sceptical about this therapy as with little hands-on approach I wasn’t sure this would work. I trusted Judith and the process and a few days after I felt the aches and pains had shifted and after a week - gone! It is very relaxing and beneficial, painless and non-invasive and I would definitely recommend it. NW - Preston

I had a sore shoulder and a pulled hamstring which prevented me from playing tennis and being comfortable in bed. I feel much less tense and I am able to walk long distances now with no hamstring pain. I’m looking forward to playing tennis and think the treatment will still carry on benefitting  me over the next few weeks   SH - Wrea Green

My bones were hurting. I was able to do most things but I was in pain. I’m not in pain as much which is wonderful and I am happier and getting a better night’s sleep CB - Wrea Green

I had migraines, knee and leg problems and neck pain which were stopping me from walking long distances and from sleeping. I can now walk better, the migraines have decreased, my right knee is improving and my neck is a lot better DB - Wrea Green

I had Bowen for headaches and sinus pain, a stiff neck, aching shoulders and stress. The headaches had made me feel depressed and caused my energy levels to drop. I found the treatment very relaxing and I believe that the pressure applied to certain points in my body encouraged the lymph to flow and the advice on drinking water and keeping moving helped to relieve my headaches and joint pain MS - Fleetwood

I had very bad lower back pain and was unable to get out of bed, walk or bend. I had good results from the first session and it improved after each treatment. My jaw was treated which has stopped me from biting the inside of my mouth. My back has been a problem most of my life so I am very impressed with Bowen MT - St Annes

I had a prolapsed disc causing acute sciatica and this prevented me from walking, dressing and working. I have been able to resume all activities fully. I had 3 treatments and felt an improvement after the second one. My movement was less restricted and I was able to sleep through the night. The therapist was excellent, explaining the procedure and I have seen a 90% improvement in my condition SC - Bartle

I had pain in my stomach and my right leg kept giving way which stopped me from walking any long distances. I benefitted massively from Bowen. I have managed to reduce the amount of tablets I was previously taking for the pain. I can now walk long distances without my leg giving way meaning I can now do much more. I would highly recommend Bowen treatment LB - Blackpool

I had symptoms of anxiety and insomnia and some neck and back pain which were having a negative impact on my quality of life. After the treatments I felt less anxious and more positive. Thanks to Judith’s expertise, professionalism and her empathetic and caring manner, I feel less stressed and much more able to function in everyday life. I would not hesitate to recommend Judith to anyone who may be experiencing similar problems FA - Blackpool 

My two and a half month old baby had bad colic and nothing was helping. Bowen came highly recommended and after one treatment his colic had gone. He was no longer screaming for hours with discomfort - we couldn’t believe it. Bowen was so gentle and pain free, didn’t take long and made us all so happy. We recommend Bowen to anyone, the results were amazing MA - Cleveleys 

I had a Bowen treatment principally due to neck pain and really bad headaches. I found it difficult to concentrate and think clearly so had stopped driving. I often had to cancel outings and social activities at short notice because of the headaches. I have been delighted with the benefits I have derived from Bowen. Not only have the headaches and neck pain disappeared, I have had boundless energy and my brain is working at the level it used to many years ago. My breathing is much improved (I have COPD) and my constipation has been resolved. I can’t recommend the treatment highly enough and I will be resuming driving again soon EP - St Annes

I had sciatica which affected everything I did. I was in constant pain and I was unable to sleep or get comfortable when sitting or driving. Since having Bowen, I have been able to resume my usual routines and found the treatment a lovely calm experience  which produced a wonderful pain free outcome SA - Preston

I had pain and stiffness in my upper arms and shoulders which restricted movement and interrupted my sleep pattern. The Bowen treatment has tackled the pain and discomfort from the upper body and enabled a recovery process with specific exercises enabling my mobility and improvement in well-being. The process and treatment was non-invasive, providing confidence that side effects or risks would be minimised . My experience in summary was that Bowen was a refreshing and effective treatment that allowed me to resume normal activity and movement GY - Lytham

I had Bowen for sciatica as I was unable to walk properly and had constant pain down my left leg. The back pain has gone enabling me to walk much easier and the nerve pain down the leg has receded MR - St Annes

I had a stiff neck and back irritated by computer work which prevented me from sitting for long periods and I was in pain when working on my computer. Judith put me at ease and took a history of my condition and general health. She carried out the treatment calmly and professionally and I was able to fully relax and enjoy the treatment. I would recommend Judith as a Bowen therapist as I have been able to resume all my activities without any problems after 3 treatments EW - Preston

I was suffering from neck and back pain which prevented me from exercising, impacted my sleep and made me struggle to sit at work. I had tried classic physio which had minimal, limited impact. I was intrigued and was willing to give Bowen a try even though I wasn’t sure what it was. It has enhanced my life considerably. I am sleeping so much better and the pain and inflammation has reduced significantly. I was on Naproxen daily for 6 months and I now haven’t taken any anti-inflammatories for the last month AG - St Annes

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition, please consult your GP for advice before starting any new therapies.

Fit and Well Therapies, 261 Church Road, St Annes on Sea, Lancashire, FY8 3NP

Chakra Wellness Studio, 62a Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0DQ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

The treatment room at Chakra Wellness Studio is accessible via a dozen steps at the back of the building


Judith Kilgallon
Judith Kilgallon