About Sheila

 About Sheila Bryant

Sheila Bryant is an experienced Human and Equine Bowen therapist. She has a busy practice, treating at her home based clinic, and travelling to treat horses, their riders, grooms and owners in Gloucestershire and surrounding areas


She originally trained in Bowen with the European College of Bowen Studies and BowenEquus, qualifying in 2000 and since has attended Continued Professional Development workshops with:

Julian Baker of E.C.B.S

Isis School of Bowen Studies run by Isy Saunders

John Wilkes of Bowtech

Micheal Burgess, Neurostructural Integration TechniqueGene Dobkins, Director of US Bowen, San Jincinto, CA, USA

Neural Touch Bowen Bridge classes

Emmett Technique – Client assessment and treatment enhancement

Graham Pennington (A Textbook of Bowen Technique)

Gene Dobkins of Neural Touch

Warwickshire college in Equine Anatomy and Nutrition

Chelmsford College, Farrier science and current trends  Equine Biomechanics and Gait Abnormalities with Dr. Hilary Clayton PhD MRCVS.Dr. Clayton runs a specialist research department at Mitchigan University USA

Howard Plummer  Anatomy and Physiology of Connective Tissue – Working with fascia within the framework of  Bowen Therapy

Applied Myoskeletal Soft Tissue Therapy with John Garfield

Sheila was one of the Therapists involved in the National Asthma Research Project.  She has served on the panel of Bowen Therapists working with Skills for Health to set National Occupational Standards for Bowen.

Attendance to many talks and Conferences run by Gillian Higgins of  Horses Inside Out

Equine dissections  with Gillian Higgins and  Dr. Andrew Hemmings of The Royal College of Agriculture, Cirencester:

Science in Motion with Jean Luc Cornelle, working with Equine Biomechanics

Previous to training in The Bowen Technique, Sheila obtained Level III/Teaching  Cert in Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki

She also trained for two years with Janet Morgan of The SpirituaL Venturers Association and obtained a Diploma in Vibrational Healing.

Outside of Bowen

Sheila is a qualified British Horse Society Instructor and has over 45 years experience working with horses, running her own competiton/training yard for 20 years.  She competed in horse trials, riding to Advanced level and competing in three day events. She is still actively involved in training and  producing  horses.

Sheila’s quest is to further her knowledge by exploring all the possibilities that Bowen offers, and to work with Bowen, Neural Touch and the other factions of Bowen  as a healing modality for the good of  her human and equine clients.

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