About The Author


Rowland Benjamin, the author of Safe Stretch has worked as an Osteopath for thirty years and in the field of yoga and stretching for over thirty seven years. He established his first school of yoga in Chester, in the U.K. in 1978 and worked with yoga and massage for several years before training as an Osteopath in Sydney, Australia between 1980 and 1985. He set up his first Osteopathic practice in Sydney, Australia in July 1985.

In 1987 he started working as a lecturer and for over 20 years taught a range of subjects including Natural living, Soft tissue technique, Surface anatomy, Transverse friction, Deep tissue massage, Contemporary health issues, Life skills and Hydrotherapy.

He has travelled extensively throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, China, Russia, Africa, North America, Central and South America. He has worked in a voluntary basis as an independent environmental activist and lobbyist for many years.

Since 2010 he has been engaged in the construction of a Permaculture based orchard and nature area in Bridgetown, Western Australia where he resides. He continues to practice evidence based and anatomy based manual therapy using self-help systems such as stretching to empower his patients. He has practices in Perth and Bridgetown, Western Australia.

Other books by the Author

Myofaction – Myofascial Manipulation www.informaction.org/myofaction

The book comes with a CD ROM of video clips and may be purchased for A$140 plus postage. For more information about purchasing the book, including discount prices for bulk purchases or workshops please contact the author by e-mail.

Other websites:

Rowland Benjamin – Osteopath www.rowlandbenjamin.com

Information for Action www.informaction.org

Bridgetown Hillside Garden www.bhg.org,au