The therapy consists of a series of ‘rolling moves’ over muscle and connective tissue using light touch. The light touch is only applied briefly but at precise points.

The Bowen Technique both balances and stimulates – the restorative process beginning once the body is relaxed.

The body normally responds quickly, making ita clinically effective and cost effective treatment.

The below video, ‘An Introduction to the Bowen Technique’, is an extract from the 2 DVD set “Applying the Bowen Technique”, produced in association with the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia, presented by John Wilks (, a Bowen teacher for ten years, and filmed by a former BBC film-maker.