Rowena came from a background in wholefood cookery and care-work and is continually inspired by the body's abilty to repair and renew itself with the support of intuitive and compassionate body work. Rowena had a busy Shiatsu clinic in Collingwood for several years before moving to the Yarra Valley .
Rowena has undertaken post graduate studies in the Manuka Japanese Acu-Needling techniques which combine an array of specific treatments and protocols. Rowena is a full memeber of Shiatsu Therapists Association of Australia.
Tim Howden obtained his Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy at Southern School of Natural Therapies in Melbourne 2007. He has also completed a program in Complementary Medicine and Health run by National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM).
Tim is a member of National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) and has spoken at their Victorian chapter on the practices of paediatric herbal medicine. In 2011 Tim attended the MINDD foundation international forum on children extending his understand of current research and practice for the treatment of Autism and Gut / Immune related conditions.
Tim has worked as a senior Naturopath for a large pharmacy group for 2 years acting as an intermediary and advisor on the safety and effectiveness of using herbal and nutritional medicines.
In recent years he has dedicated himself to specializing in children’s health with particular focus on digestive, Immune and neurological conditions. Tim currently practices integrative naturopathy working alongside allied health professionals.