Author Archives: MaryMacfarlane

Bowen & Emmett Techniques as Post Trauma Treatment

I have known for a long time that the quicker I can treat a client after they have injured themselves or sustained any kind of physical trauma, the quicker their recovery. I recently came across an article on Post Concussion … Continue reading

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Shining A Light

One of the first post qualifying courses I did was with Howard Plummer from Cardiff. His amazing work with children and his Fascia Bowen technique was transformative in the way I now work with people. On top of his “Sedately, … Continue reading

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Bowen & Emmett Techniques – How effective are they?

Bowen & Emmett Techniques –  How effective are they? That’s the question I was asked at a recent business networking event. That made me think! Being asked the question made me realise – I know they work, I know they … Continue reading

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Tensegrity – understanding body movement

When I was doing my training in the Bowen Technique, tensegrity was often discussed. I  bought one of these baby’s toys to help me understand it. The principles of the tensegrity model are just simple tension and compression. Imagine this … Continue reading

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Research into Bowen – Stroke

There is little published research in the mainstream biomedical literature about the efficacy of Bowen therapy. However I have found this: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21359262 In summary, while this report is an early assessment of the impact of Bowen therapy in chronic stroke, … Continue reading

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LOVETT BROTHER RELATIONSHIP OF THE SPINE

LOVETT BROTHER RELATIONSHIP Used clinically for decades by many body workers including Bowen Therapists,  Chiropractors & Osteopaths,  I was fortunate enough to attend workshops in the last few years with some wonderful Australian expert teachers and learn the theory of … Continue reading

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Emmett&Bowen Techniques-Tools for Pain Management

Hippocrates held the belief that the body must be treated as a whole and not just a series of parts. A belief  I hold dear when treating those in pain.  I treat the whole person using  Emmett or Bowen working with … Continue reading

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If you love Yoga, you’ll love this!

Interesting article from the Head of European College of Bowen Studies (ECBS) Julian Baker The Bowen Technique & Yoga practice Many people practising Yoga will have heard of Bowen or perhaps seen flyers and leaflets for the technique around.  Introduced to the … Continue reading

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Dem Bones, Dem Bones

Many people know the song, Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones! You know the one: “The toe bone’s connected to the foot bone, The foot bone’s connected to the heel bone…” So what’s my point? Everything is connected and … Continue reading

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