About Barb

Barbara Ahern is a holistic health practitioner in Northern California where she has been in practice for 21 years. Her inspiration for developing Canine AcuTouch was drawn from the dog-friendly community of Carmel, California, where this therapy was born in 2013.


National Holistic Institute – Emeryville, CA (1996) Certified MassageTherapist
Bowtech Institute – Geelong, Australia (1997) Certified Bowen Practitioner
Equine Touch – Rescue, CA (2007) Equine Bowen Practitioner
Animal Connection Network – Durango, CO (2008) Animal Bowen Practitioner
Canine AcuTouch training instructor at Monterey County SPCA (2013)
Service Dog Volunteer, Marin County, CA (2017)