Massage Therapy Canada

Bowen Therapy Training

Apr. 5, Waterloo, Ont. – RMTs are invited to register to learn Bowen Therapy, a new, natural form of bodywork that is helpful with back pain, sciatica, migraines, neck and shoulder issues, sport injuries and more.

April 12, 2013  By Massage Therapy Canada

therapy is a cost effective, natural pain treatment – often an alternative to
drugs and surgery.  Bowen targets
the source of the pain, unravels tension in the entire body – aligning the
spine and joints without manipulation and improves circulation and lymphatic

or the Bowen Technique, is a highly effective yet gentle form of bodywork. It
was created over 50 years ago in Australia and is now practiced worldwide. It
acts upon the fascia and nervous system to address the root cause of
musculoskeletal and neurological pain as well as other ailments. RMT’s love
Bowen Therapy because it is as gentle on the therapist as it is the client.


internationally standardized and recognized Bowtech Training program is
comprised of six modules, each two days in length. Each module combines theory
with hands-on training to ensure students have the skills required to begin
practising immediately.

become a certified practitioner, students must also complete Module 7, which
assesses all of the procedures learned in Modules 1-6, and submit proof of the
following additional requirements:

  • Completion
    of an approved course in anatomy and physiology (Minimum 100-120 hours);
  • Current
    First Aid/CPR certification;
  • An
    approved business course (minimum 20 hours) or relevant business

may be given for prior anatomy/business classes taken. CEU’s may be available
for those licensed in other modalities. Classes can also be taken without
pursuing certification.

sizes are kept to a minimum to ensure individual attention due to the high
level on hands-on practice. Classes are usually scheduled around a weekend for
students’ convenience. Within six months or so, you can become a Bowen
therapist and open your own practice, or enhance your current practice.

are available across Canada. To view scheduled classes and locations, as well
as registration information, please visit


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