Introductory classes

Introductory Bowenwork classes provide a way to explore Bowenwork for the first time and to see if the technique is right for you. These classes are open to all, no prior experience is required.

The Introductory classes listed on this page are updated frequently. Check back to this page often to see what’s new.

If you are interested in organizing a class in your area, we encourage you to visit our instructor pages at Faculty and Associate Instructors and contact the Instructor of your choice.

Put Wellness In Your Hands – Introduction to Bowenwork

Bowenwork is a system of touch that initiates a series of responses through stimulation of the nervous, musculoskeletal, and fascial systems and the energetic pathways. It is gentle on the body, easy to apply and can ease symptoms and assist recovery from a wide range of conditions. The work is performed through clothing and no special equipment is needed.

Bowenwork can be performed on a variety of people such as infants, the elderly, elite athletes and people with acute injuries, or chronic conditions.

Learning Objectives

In this four-hour, introductory class, you will learn to apply key elements of Bowenwork to different parts of the body to:

  • Ease breathing difficulties
  • Relieve muscle tension, joint pain or stiffness
  • Ease heartburn, acid reflux and other gastrointestinal complaints
  • Relieve neck, back and knee pain
  • Address injuries

Costs

$95 (includes a manual with photos and anatomical illustrations designed with care for the needs of beginners)

Continuing Education Credits

Bowenwork is a Continuing Education Provider for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). This class earns four (4) NCBTMB continuing education credits. They are listed below alphabetically by State name.

ARIZONA

Sunday – February 19, 2017 – 2:00 to 6:00 pm
38500 S. Sand Crest Drive, Tucson, AZ 85739
To register, please contact: Karen Brungardt, Associate Instructor, 520-825-1845,feathertouch@q.com

CALIFORNIA

Saturday – February 18, 2017 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bowenwork, 6000 Fairway Dr #17, Rocklin CA 95677
To register contact: Steve Hitchcock, Associate Instructor, 916-652-7176,steve@bowenworksbest.com

Saturday – March 25, 2017 – 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

Saturday – May 13, 2017 – 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

Saturday – June 17, 2017 – 10:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

Saturday – July 29, 2017 – 10:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

Saturday – September 2, 2017 – 10:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

Saturday – October 14, 2017 – 10:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Valley Bowenwork, 18520 Burbank Blvd#101, Tarzana, CA 91356
To register contact: Joy Marcinkowski, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 818-606-4073, info@valleybowenwork.com

ILLINOIS

Saturday – February 18, 2017 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center, Mulford Rd Unit 1, Rockford, IL 61107. This class is hosted by Rock Valley College.
To register contact: Dena Bowen, Bowenwork Instructor, 810-824-1604, bowentouch1@yahoo.com, www.denabowen.com

MAINE

Saturday – March 18, 2017 – 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
The Center for Mindful Health, 153 Port Rd, Kennebunk, Maine 04043
To register contact: Ainslee Farrington, Bowenwork Instructor,
603-833-3596, BowenworkArtofHealing@gmail.com

MICHIGAN

Saturday – March 25, 2017 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Health Naturally, 4308 Doerr’s Forest, Bay City, MI 48706
To register contact: Dena Bowen, Bowenwork Instructor, 810-824-1604, bowentouch1@yahoo.com

OREGON

Saturday – March 11, 2017 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Forest Grove Bowenwork, 2004 Main St #210, Forest Grove, OR
To register contact: Elizabeth Dimick, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 503-380-7753, Forestgrovebowenwork@icloud.com, www.forestgrovebowenwork.com

Saturday – May 20, 2017 – 2:00 to 7:00 pm
Forest Grove Bowenwork, 2004 Main St #210, Forest Grove, OR
To register contact: Elizabeth Dimick, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 503-380-7753, Forestgrovebowenwork@icloud.com, www.forestgrovebowenwork.com

Saturday – July 15, 2017 – 2:00 to 7:00 pm
Forest Grove Bowenwork, 2004 Main St #210, Forest Grove, OR
To register contact: Elizabeth Dimick, Associate Bowenwork Instructor, 503-380-7753, Forestgrovebowenwork@icloud.com, www.forestgrovebowenwork.com

WISCONSIN

Saturday – March 18, 2017 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
161 W. Sunset Dr., Waukesha, WI 53189
To register contact: Dena Bowen, Bowenwork Instructor, 810-824-1604, bowentouch1@yahoo.com