Professional standards

The BTFA has recently set new standards of training to both Practitioner and Therapist levels, bringing increased professional recognition to our Bowen Therapists.

Our current level of Therapist membership incorporates the following as minimum requirements:

– A nationally recognised Diploma of Bowen Therapy
– 500 clinical hours of practice
– At least 20 hours of continuing professional education annually
– An acceptable workplace environment
– A current Senior First Aid certificate
– Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance

The Diploma and the Advanced Diploma of Bowen Therapy were courses developed by the BTFA, and are nationally registered and recognised in all states and territories.

The following is a list of Bowen Therapists Federation of Australia listed training providers:


Academy of Integrated Therapies (AOIT)

Contact: Neil  Skilbeck
t: 07 3172 2669

Bowen Training Australia

ph 07 3284 3349 or 1300 833 252

Emmett Therapies

Contact:  Ross Emmett
ph (07) 4771 6234

Fascial Kinetics

Contact:  Barrry Vautier
ph +64 21 706 488 (NZ)

ISBT International School of Bowen Therapy

Contact: Lisa Black ph (03) 9509 0342

Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST)

Contact: Dr. Michael Nixon-Livy


Applied Myoskeletal Seminars

Contact: John Garfield

Heart of Bowen Therapy

Contact: Deborah Hart
ph 0411 666 250

Hormone Dynamics

Contact: Ann D’Arcy

Hormone Release the Bowen Way

Contact: Lynda Harris

Text Book Bowen Seminar

Contact: Graham Pennington
ph 03 5561 2442 (business hours)

Understanding Bowen Dynamics

Contact: Roy Brown


Contact: Debby Benson

Dynamic & Insightful Bowen – Fascia, Digestive Valves & Spinal Releases

Contact: Christine Ammann

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