Articles on Bowen

16 January 2014

Creating your path to healing and wellness – Your recipe for well being in 2014

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Most patients come to me with a specific health concern.  When this settles down they are motivated to keep their health and to begin to work preventatively.  I work with these patients to help them formulate a health care plan.  Here are my recommendations for a basic recipe for well being. Ingredients: Clean diet Eat […]

6 September 2013

Help your body tune-up for fall

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Have you been feeling achy, tired and a bit grumpy lately?  Craving starchy foods?  Getting a few more headaches?  These are all signs that your body is trying to adapt to the change in seasons, from summer to fall. The change of seasons, particularly spring and fall are considered good times for cleansing the body. […]

7 March 2013

Spring Cleansing with Bowen treatments

Spring is the season of cleansing and cleaning. We want to throw off the sluggishness of winter, open the windows, air out the mats and cleanse our bodies. In the spring, we transition from a heavy reliance on root veggies, soups and stews to lightly steamed or stir fried spring greens such as dandelion greens. […]

11 February 2013

Bowen Technique for Chronic Diabetes

If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis or heart disease, the Bowen technique can be an important part of your overall health plan. The systems in the body which are affected by the Bowen Technique include the circulatory, digestive, lymphatic, endocrine, immune and nervous systems. A Bowen treatment puts your body into […]

31 January 2013

Bowen for Stress Management & Emotional Well-Being

Do you feel like your system is on overdrive? Continued stress can impact your physical and emotional health. When I first began practicing the Bowen Technique in 1996 most patients came to me because of physical injuries such as frozen shoulders, herniated discs, knee problems and so on. I started to notice that when they […]

29 November 2012

Holiday Stress Survival Kit

Holidays can be stressful How we respond to celebrations is individual – some people thrive on the extra activities leading up to the holidays, while the rest of us have to take special care of ourselves to combat the effects of stress on our bodies. This article will review the effects of stress on our […]

1 March 2012

What do Bowen and Homeopathy have in common?

I knew I wanted to study homeopathy before I began to study Bowen. However, I needed to wait until my youngest child was in school so that I would have the large blocks of time required to study homeopathy. I wanted to find a hands on type of treatment that I could learn that would […]

18 April 2011

Bowen Home Instructions – The 3 W’s

A Bowen treatment consists of gentle, rolling movements done with the practitioner’s hands on specific points of the body. These moves are light and can be done through clothing. They stimulate a systemic response so powerful that a pause is observed between each series of moves to allow the body to integrate this information. A […]

6 April 2011

The Little Bowen Book

I was so pleased when my colleague Louise Tremblay wrote and published this book.  I lend this book to patients who are wanting to learn more about the Bowen Technique.  I also give it to professionals such as family physicians who refer patients to me or who have patients that I am treating with the […]