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When it comes to alternative treatments I’m afraid that I am quite sceptical and so it was with a little trepidation that I booked myself in for my first Bowen treatment. About 5 years ago I began to have real problems with my neck starting with mild stiffness and progressing to severe pain, …..more


Bear Grylls is Channel 4’s ‘Born Survivor’ who is dropped into hostile locations and has to make his own way back to civilisation. His everyday life consists of jumping out of planes, diving into icy water, walking for days through the desert and climbing mountains. Whenever he returns from his exploits in hostile environments around the world, Bear has regular Bowen treatments and now regards these as an essential part of his preparation and recovery.

“Bowen has helped keep my body together despite the continual bashing it takes, It’s a vital support in putting right a whole range of new aches and pains, making sure that old injuries don’t cause me problems, and helping me fight stress and fatigue.” Bear Grylls (Extreme Survival Adventurer) ..more


Mirgaine & Bowen: Information on a research program with The Migraine Action Association to test the efficacy of the Bowen Technique on Migraine sufferers… more


Bowen and Asthma: For additional information, photos and short videos regarding the use of The Bowen Technique in relieving Asthma (especially childhood Asthma) please visit: and


For research undertaken by the European College of Bowen Studies on Asthma, Frozen Shoulder and Migraine, and numerous articles and case histories, please visit the European College of Bowen Studies.


Articles About Bowen in Positive Health Magazine


Smell of jasmine ‘as calming as valium’

The sweet smell of jasmine is as good as valium at calming the nerves with none of the side effects, according to new research.

Inhaling jasmine oil molecules is said to transmit messages to a brain region involved in controlling emotions, and tests showed mice calmed dramatically when their cage was filled with jasmine scent, causing them to cease all activity and sit quietly in a corner.

Professor Hanns Hatt said the results published online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry can “be seen as evidence of a scientific basis for aromatherapy”. more……


Actor Bill Tarmey – one of Coronation Street’s best loved characters, Jack Duckworth – has found his life transformed by the Bowen Technique, one of the fastest-growing complementary therapies. Bill is convinced that without Bowen he’d still be suffering great misery from severe and continuing pain in his muscles and joints, especially at night.

“Try it, and you may get one heck of a surprise!” more…