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Cirencester Hypnotherapy & Health Centre


Bowen Technique

The Bowen Technique resets the body to heal itself.  It is a gentle

form of bodywork using subtle moves over key structural points in the

body.  This is a truly holistic therapy that targets specific problems or

addresses the body as a whole.


The original Bowen Technique is extremely gentle and is considered

appropriate for anyone from pregnant women to newborn babies, the

frail and the elderly.  It can assist recovery from many conditions, from

traumatic injury to chronic illness, depending upon the individual’s

capacity to heal.


How does The Bowen Technique work?


A series of very gentle and precise Bowen moves are performed over the muscles and connective tissue. The Bowen Technique sends messages deep into the body, retrieving cellular memory of a relaxed, balanced way of wellbeing and initiating a cascade of beneficial changes which continue for several days.


The technique addresses not only the musculoskeletal framework, but

also the fascia, nerves and internal organs.  The body’s integrated

response may improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, aiding the

assimilation of nutrients and elimination of toxins.


About your Therapist - Karen Benbow


Karen was introduced to Bowen by her GP when suffering migraines

during her third pregnancy.  She subsequently qualified as a Bowen

Therapist with The Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia in June 2004

and belongs to The Bowen Association UK which is a member of the British

Complementary Medicine Association and affiliated to the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia.


Karen is qualified to the advanced Bowen standard and has completed the Bowen

for Mothers and Babies course.  She offers a pre- and post-natal package to

maintain optimum health for both mother and baby.  She also is great with Reflexology

and Indian Head massage!


Telephone Karen on: 07786 971 041.  Karen’s website:


As with all our complementary therapies, you should seek advice from your GP if you feel you have a medical condition.




Karen Benbow

84 Dyer Street, Cirencester, Glos GL7 2PF           Tel: 01285 652449