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Multiple Birth and Pregnancy Massage

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On March 8, 2015
March 8th to 15th is National Multiple Birth Awareness week. As with every birth there are many joys and many challenges that accompany the pregnancy. One of those challenges is the fluid build up and discomfort especially in the lower back, not to mention the tightness in the abdominal area. A pregnancy massage can be […]
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Massage or Bowen Therapy?

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On March 1, 2015
What is the difference between Massage and Bowen Therapy? There are many differences between the two , but let me outline the most obvious ones here. Usually in massage long strokes are used in the direction of muscle fibres, whereas in Bowen Therapy short rolling moves are used across the body of muscles fibres. The […]
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What can I expect at a massage

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On February 25, 2015
If you are unfortunate enough to never have had a massage and have been too embarrassed to ask, let me guide you through a typical treatment. Meet and greet Your therapist will greet you on arrival and ask you to fill out a form. Getting ready After a brief discussion the therapist will explain the […]
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Bowen Therapy app

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On February 23, 2015
It seems that Bowen Therapy has gone high tech! For those of you with an iPhone there is a free app called iBowen which contains a list of registered Bowen Therapists throughout the world. This is great news for those travelling overseas and needing to continue treatment. You can search by name or by location and of […]
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Why are there waiting times between Bowen moves?

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On November 24, 2014
Clients will notice that unlike a massage, which requires constant stimulation of the client’s body by the therapist, during a Bowen Therapy treatment the practitioner will perform a set of moves and then pause for a few minutes before the next set of moves.  This is to allow the client’s body to respond.  Each person […]
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Fascia – what is it and what does it do?

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On November 24, 2014
Fascia is what we call the flexible collagen fibres that surround muscles and other structures in the body. If you have ever looked at a chicken fillet you might have seen the clear film of fascia surrounding the fillet. That is one type of fascia. Fascia is classified into superficial fascia, deep fascia and visceral […]
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