The American Bowen Academy offers a professional certification program as described here:

"The Bowenwork certification program offers a rich learning experience where students are mentored every step of the way by experienced and caring instructors.

Our modular training system includes lecture and demonstration, hands-on practice with real-time feedback, meaningful self-study assignments and plenty of review.

Professional Bowenwork Practitioners complete 340 hours of training in order to become certified by the American Bowen Academy. This training includes:

212 hours in the theory and practice of Bowenwork, (including classroom training, the preparation of 10 case studies, and a minimum of 50 hours of logged hands-on practice)
100 hours of anatomy and physiology
24 hours of business and ethics
4 hours CPR certification"

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Certification Class Dates

  • Modules 1&2    January 26,27 / 28,29
  • Modules 3&4*  March 22,23 / 24,25
  • Modules 5&6*  June/July TBD

Modules 1&2 will be taught by Joy Marcinkowski with long-distance supervision by Karin Twohig, senior instructor.

Modules 3&4 will be taught by Karin Twohig, senior instructor and Joy Marcinkowski, instructor in training.

Tuition is $430 per module if paid in full 22 days prior to class or $460 per module thereafter. 

Deposit of $150 per module due at time of registration.

To register contact: 

All class locations are held in the

Greater Los Angeles Area.  

*Selected Combined modules offer affordable and convenient accommodations for those who want to stay at the class location.

Only $95


Intro Class Dates

  • January 6th          3:30p-7:30p
  • February 10th      3:30p-7:30p

Put Wellness In Your Hands - Introduction to Bowenwork

Enroll Today!  

Click the 'Register Here' button to open and print your registration form.  Mail your registration form along with payment to the address on the form (or pay right away by clicking the 'Pay Now ' button).

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Is Learning Bowenwork Right for Me? 

  • Anyone can learn Bowenwork, whether a licensed professional or not.  
  • You will be able to help your clients, family, friends, and even your furry companions with the simple, yet effective, procedures you learn in this class.
  • This four-hour class is a quick and fun way to give you an opportunity to examine fundamentals of this technique in a relaxed environment among others who prefer natural, alternative therapies.  
  • Classes are small in size which allows for personalized hands-on training while learning.
  • Class qualifies for 4-hours Continuing Education Credits (NCBTMB)

Valley Bowenwork

 Relax ~ Balance ~ Restore         

18520 Burbank Blvd, #101

Tarzana, CA 91356