American Bowen Academy

American Bowen Academy is the only internationally recognized organization in the U.S. that offers certification training for Bowen Practitioners.

To date, hundreds of Bowenwork practitioners have been certified through our program, and are currently practicing across the country and abroad.

Who We Are

We are a teaching organization formed by instructors and other dedicated individuals who work together to bring Tom Bowen’s unique bodywork to the world.

Our Philosophy

We honor Bowen’s core principle, which is that the discerning application of gentle touch evokes a profound healing response.

Our Mission

To teach Bowenwork through a comprehensive system that supports the development of effective practitioners and instructors, and to maintain an up-to-date listing of all Professional Bowenwork Practitioners and authorized instructors.

National Certification Recognition

Many American Bowen Academy courses are endorsed by recognized bodywork boards from across the country, including National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, American Occupational Therapy Association, California Board of Registered Nursing and Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine.