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Bowen Technique

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Stephen Forde

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Hello and welcome to the Body Holistic:


My name is Stephen Forde, I’m a physical Therapist and Personal Trainer based in Stockport Greater Manchester. I specialise in Tui Na (Traditional Chinese Bodywork) I also use, Bowen Technique.

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Both  are holistic in nature. The term holistic is over used but in this case it is appropriate. My treatment approach is directed to the whole body in all of its facets; muscular, skeletal, mental and hormonal. Both of the therapies I use are designed to bring your body back into physical balance, so you can move easily without pain with enhanced energy.


I’m available to provide therapy sessions in Cheadle, Stockport. I work standard office hours and some early evening and weekend appointments are also available.


My approach to personal training is the same as my approach to therapy. I don’t drag people around gyms, I work at your home, addressing your diet, lifestyle, identify stresses that affect your wellbeing and guide you through safe and appropriate exercise programmes. I specialise in ‘reluctant athletes’. Many people think they are not able to get fit, can’t run, destined to be overweight and unhealthy. If that’s you, the good news is that 90% of fitness is in fact simple good health and that’s got more to do with diet and general movement, fitness and exercise is just the cherry on the cake, except there’s no cake! Well not too often anyway and just a small piece.


Ill health or obesity are not inevitable, humans are born to be athletes. If you’d like to discuss either taking a course of treatments or starting out on an adventure towards real health and fitness Please email

I’m happy to arrange a phone call at a convenient time for you.

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Stephen Forde

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The cure of many diseases is unknown to physicians because they are ignorant of the whole. For the part can never be well unless the whole is well.


Plato 427 - 347 BC

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