BOWEN TECHNIQUE BRISTOL

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MEET STELLA

Hello, I am Stella! I am a Bowen Therapist and Wellbeing Facilitator offering private treatments in Bristol. I would love to support you in your journey towards healing and wellness. I have experience in treating a wide-range of health conditions such as back pain, sciatica, tendinitis, postural imbalances, knee problems and symptoms caused by stress. If you are looking for a caring and gentle practitioner who takes time to listen and isn't rushed but fully present, look no further! Book your first session here.

My passion for the anatomy of the body started 20 years ago during my Degree in Dance Studies. After a career in dance and performance and having deeply embraced a systematic and regular meditation practice, I decided to direct my energies to helping others to heal and achieve their potential for health and wellbeing. I have personally experienced the powerful healing effects of the Bowen Technique and decided to train as a practitioner, completing my training with Bowtech. I am a member of the Bowen Association UK and I am supervised to attend professional development training every year.

 

I believe in an holistic approach to therapy, which means I treat your whole body rather than focusing only on the symptomatic area. I also provides support that look at you as a whole individual, considering your physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing. My focus is on restoring your general sense of health and wellness. 

 

MY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bowtech training (2016)

  • Bowtech Advanced Procedures  (2018)

  • Importance of Symmetry (2019)

  • ITEC QCF Anatomy, Phisyology and Pathology

  • Authentic Movement and Therapeutic Presence

  • First aid 

 

I AM A MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Bowen Association UK (BAUK)

  • Holistic Insurance

 

WHAT IS THE BOWEN TECHNIQUE ?

The Bowen Technique is a hands-on holistic therapy that involves stretching the fascia - the soft tissues that covers all your muscles and organs - to promote pain relief. It uses gentle and precise rolling hand movements. These motions focus on the muscles, tendons, and ligaments, along with the fascia and skin around them.

 

These type of gentle stretches of the soft tissues restore balance in the whole body by acting on the nervous system. The Bowen Technique enables a shift in the autonomic nervous system (which controls the majority of our bodily functions) by inhibiting the sympathetic nervous system (your fight, flight or freeze mode) and activating the parasympathetic nervous system (your rest, relax and repair mode).

 

BENEFITS

 

The Bowen Technique (also known as Bowen Therapy) can facilitate the treatment of a wide-range of complaints, including back problems, sciatica, tendinitis, injury recovery, shoulder and neck restrictions, postural misalignment, hormonal imbalance and stress. After a treatment you might experience a restored sense of general wellbeing and increased energy.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A SESSION

  • A session can last between half an hour to 1 hour. 

  • A treatment can be done on skin or light clothing, you may be asked to remove heavy or thick garments.

  • You will lie or sit down, depending on the areas that need to be worked.

  • The therapist use their fingers to apply gentle, rolling movements on specific areas. They’ll mainly use their thumbs and index fingers.

  • The therapist will stretch and move the skin. The pressure will vary, but it won’t be forceful. 

  • Throughout the session, the therapist will regularly leave the room to let your body respond and adjust. They’ll return after 2 to 5 minutes.

  • The therapist will repeat the movements as necessary.

When your session is done, your therapist will provide self-care instructions and lifestyle recommendations. Your symptoms might change during the treatment, after the session, or several days later. 

 

 

BOOKINGS

The total number of sessions you need will depend on various factors, including: your symptoms, the severity of your condition, your response to the therapy. We can outline a treatment plan together so that you can get the most out of your experience with Bowen Therapy, however if you have a long-term chronic condition I would highly recommend you choose a  10 sessions package. 

Would you like to give Bowen therapy a go? Book your first session now!
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£45
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4 SESSIONS PACKAGE
£160
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£350
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Private Practice

32 Colston Dale, Bristol

BS16 1TR

Mondays: 3pm to 7pm

Tuesdays: 9am to 6pm

Thursdays and Fridays: 10am to 1pm 

 
 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

'Bowen is a miracle treatment for me and being treated by this incredibly talented woman is the icing and the cherry on the cake'

LOUISE / Women's Coach

'Stella manages to get the balance between professionalism and an open heart that is ready to heal. I would recommend her treatment to anyone' 

IAN / Charity Administration Manager

'Stella has a wonderful healing touch. She has been treating me for Bells Palsy for the last two to three months; and I am now 90% back to normal. She has clearly explained the way that the treatments work; which I find reassuring! A very gentle, loving and spiritual person. I enjoy her presence in her comfortable treatment room.' 

PAUL C. / Care Home Director

'Stella has exceptional care, knowledge and attention to detail as a Bowen Practitioner. I would warmly recommend her and look forward to my next treatment. ' 

ANNE-MARIE / Community Artist, Performer and Environmental Activist

'I started as a total sceptic in a lot of pain across my lower back and hips. Within 3 sessions I was a convert as Stella had not only relieved my pain, but had managed to get flexibility where none had been for a considerable time.'

PAUL G. / Retired

'I visited Stella for several sessions after being diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica. I still have this, as expected. However, the sessions with Stella did help to increase the movement in the back of my legs and my right shoulder, which was very stiff. Thank you.'

JENNIE / Retired

'​​I have had Bowen therapy for my back over the past 10 years but recently my therapist moved away and subsequently I found Stella through the internet. I have had several treatments by Stella and found her extremely professional and caring. She tailors treatment to suit each individual. She is consciencious and has followed up therapy sessions by contacting me to ensure that I was progressing and to give me further advice as required. I would throughly recommend Stella and Bowen therapy.'

JANE / Retired

'Stella's professionalism and care has not only helped me with specific lower back problems but also really helped my general health and wellbeing. Stella's approach is gentle yet transformative. I cannot recommend Stella's empathetic and holistic approach highly enough ' 

JULIAN / Project Manager

 

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