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Bowen Therapy

This therapy consists on applying gentle moves to key points in the muscles, tendons and joints.

Bowen makes very gentle movements, on specific points in the body - muscles, tendons, fascia(*) or ligaments - that lead to the rebalancing of the organism.

It is a painless, non-invasive and gentle technique.
It's useful and safe.

It consists of a surface treatment, with very profound effects on the sympathetic nervous system, and produces a deep sense of relaxation and well-being, promoting quick and lasting pain relief.

Bowen therapist makes very gentle moves on specific locations - muscles, tendons, fascia or ligaments - that lead to the rebalancing of the organism and, consequently, to the self-healing process.

The therapist is sensitive to the tension present in the tissue. In other words, no structural adjustments are made, nor mechanical or manipulations.

It is an effective technique in cases of sports injuries, as it speeds up the recovery time, regardless of whether it was a recent injury or not, as well as benefits in pregnant women and people with degenerative problems such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and Fibromyalgia.

Results can be noticeable right after the first treatment.
Often just a few sessions are needed for symptoms to improve.

This is one of the reasons why the Bowen technique is so popular.

Recommended for:

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Back Pain

  • Neck pain

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Herniated disc

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

(*) Fascia or fascial compartment, is the name given to the set of fibrous tissues that cover each individual muscle of human beings.

Regarding the first session of Bowen therapy, you should take into account that you should not make your appointment if you have had other manipulative therapies in the previous 4 days, including self massage, acupuncture, osteopathy, etc... If any of these situations have occurred it is advisable to wait until this time has passed, as it will be able to cancel or change the desired effect with Bowen.


“I hope this helps and encourages anyone considering using Bowen Therapy for any type of pain or illness.

About two months ago I received Bowen Therapy with therapist Sílvia Artilheiro at Centro Serenity in Lagoa for a problem with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) that has plagued me for 50 years, along with Fibromyalgia. The fatigue that arises is impossible to explain and sometimes hard to bear. CFS is a life-altering condition of a person, which is conventionally not curable. We can only hope to learn to live with it and manage it. I've tried every treatment and system I can find out there, conventional, alternative and everything in between, but I've never had any significant results. But I had never heard of Bowen Therapy.

After 3 sessions of Bowen Therapy the fatigue was eradicated by about 80% and my energy increased right after the first session. This is priceless.

So far there is no indication that this is not permanent.

Bowen Therapy is exceptional in that it does not introduce anything external to the body – medication, manipulations, or external force – there are only subtle, gentle movements administered by the therapist that push the body to “reset” itself – like a biological computer. This restart takes place over the days following treatment.

I found that, for me, full results were visible after 2-3 weeks.

Even so, the therapist Sílvia Artilheiro is extremely competent, dedicated and ethical as a therapist. It will be difficult to imagine better.

Thank you Sílvia and Centro Serenity.”
- David Martin

Note: The price for the 1st therapy is €50.00.

Price: 40.00 €