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Welcome to the BTA Blog

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

Let us know if you have any particular topics you would like us to cover. We are here to support your understanding and utilization of Bowen.

Ideally this blog will provide a connection between students, practitioners, instructors and the general public.

Please check back regularly to find new items.

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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Bowen Therapy… A great career

“I have had the privilege of working with many people to enhance their well-being: from injury recovery, to supporting clients to relieve their aching back or stiff neck, to stress relief, and so much more. As a Bowen Therapy Practitioner I am able to make a living whilst helping people find a sense of well-being […]

October 25, 2013 in General Bowen Info, Personal stories, Training by

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Learn Bowen Therapy for the family

Zarah and her teacher, Rita Hart-Smith

A touching story  from the Philippines, of a daughter who learned Bowen therapy to support and treat her father, who has Parkinson’s Disease. Mum learned too, and through their study and practice, they are now able to help the whole family. Their teacher, Rita Hart-Smith writes: “Perhaps the most gratifying thing for me as a […]

September 11, 2013 in General Bowen Info, Training by


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Geopathic stress and the human body

“Science now acknowledges that many things, once considered harmless, are now known to be harmful. Trying to understand health brought up the question that regulation of a human organism involves more than just nerve impulses and hormones. Biomedicine links the laws of physics and chemistry to view the body as an integrated, coordinated functioning system, and […]

August 21, 2013 in Practitioners, Wellbeing by

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Excessive pressure is not necessary

The science of why we are taught to work slowly and use light pressure when applying the Bowen technique “I’m sure everyone, through the course of their Bowen studies has at one time or another been told to slow down and use less pressure when doing the Bowen move. Working lightly and slowly was a […]

June 28, 2013 in Practitioners by


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Bowen and natural posture

“Good posture is important to good health. But what exactly is good posture? Most of us have learned to stand erect by tucking under our tail bones, lifting the chest, pulling back the shoulders, and drawing in the belly. Although that is normal posture today, Kathleen Porter, author of Ageless Spine, Lasting Health says that  Natural […]

June 6, 2013 in Practitioners, Wellbeing by

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The ideas and suggestions put forward in Blogs and comments reflect the thoughts and ideas of the authors themselves and are not necessarily endorsed by Bowen Training Australia Inc. It is recommended that people consult with their qualified health professionals before implementing any suggestions made in this Blog.

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