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Massage therapy is defined as “the manipulation of the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues) of the body for a therapeutic purpose to relieve pain, assist in rehabilitation and injury management and to bring health and wellbeing.

We provide a safe & relaxed environment for those seeking massage for a wide variety of health and wellness benefits.

Benefits include:

Pain Relief

Increased flexibility, range of motion and joint mobility

Improved circulation


Professional, Experienced Therapists

All of our therapists are professionally qualified with years of experience

Private Health Fund Rebates

Remedial massage is covered by some private health funds and will depend on your insurance policy.


Walk-ins welcome

Gift Vouchers Available

Gift vouchers available on-line or in-store

History of Massage Therapy


The practice of massage therapy is an ancient form of holistic physical therapy. The word “massage” is likely to have emerged from the Greek word “Massein”, meaning “to knead,” or the Arabic word “mas’h” meaning “to press softly”.

It has been traced back to early Chinese medical manuscripts around 400 BC and the practice was also advocated by the “father of medicine” Hippocrates in the fifth century.

A western version of massage based on a modern or Western understanding of anatomy was developed around 1868 by Dutch doctor Johann Georg Mezger.

Today, we have a wide and variety of massage styles available to suit everybody.

Styles of massage available:

Chinese Massage

Chinese Massage also known as Tui na (推拿)(pronounced twee-na),  is an ancient practice that aims to release the flow of energy ‘Qi’ (pronounced chee)—a life force within the body that flows along pathways (meridians), between and through the surface of the body (skin, fascia, muscle, bone) and internal organs.

Chinese massage techniques include compression, friction, vibration, pinching and grasping and is similar to remedial massage.

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage targets chronic tension in muscles that lie far below the body’s surface.

Deep muscle techniques involve slow strokes, direct pressure or friction movements that go across the muscle grain.

Hawaiian (Ka Huna)

KaHuna massage is a specialised flowing style of massage, providing a holistic approach to healing by balancing the body-mind in its physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

It is particularly helpful at transitional times in ones life to aid with clarity and focus.

Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic drainage massage, which is sometimes called manual lymphatic drainage, or MLD, is a gentle massage that targets the lymphatic system, which resides just beneath the skin to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph. 

The lymphatic system is a network of vessels and organs that lie beneath the skin, and it’s a critical component of a healthy immune system.

As such lymphatic drainage has proven benefits for people who have lymphedema is helpful in treating  people whose lymphatic system is compromised from surgery, illness or injury

Myotherapy & Myofascial Release

Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement.

Myofascial Release focuses on using techniques to release tension in the fascia.

Fascia is a thin, tough, elastic type of connective tissue that wraps most structures within the human body, including muscle.

Techniques used include cupping, trigger point (acupressure) and remedial massage.

Myotherapy is useful for symptoms such as:

    • deep and constant aching
    • muscle tightness
    • reduced joint mobility
    • stiff joints
Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postnatal

Pregnancy massage is a specialised type of massage catering for the needs of  women both before and after birth of a child. It is similar to regular massage with an emphasis on comfort and safety.

Pregancy massage is beneficial for:

    • reducing aches and pains
    • improving circulation
    • insomnia
    • reducing stress and anxiety

Remedial Massage is the application of a range of therapeutic massage techniques, used to treat muscles that are knotted, tense, stiff, or damaged.

A Remedial Massage therapist uses systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body, to assist in pain, injury and rehabilitation. To understand how to treat patients, a remedial therapist uses their knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.

Remedial Massage is designed to balance muscle/soft tissue length and tension which may in turn promote the return to normal joint function.


Sports massage is a type of massage designed to help athletes and active people before, during and after training.

Sports massage can help you to:

    • increase flexibility
    • prevent injuries
    • improve performance
    • increase endurance
    • help with healing after a sports injury
Swedish / Relaxation

Swedish/Relaxation massage is one of the most common types of massage therapy.

It’s often used to relax you, relieve stress and relieve pain. Swedish massage often involves rubbing, kneading, stroking and tapping your muscles.

Great for relaxation and feeling re-energized.

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger point therapy is a soft tissue technique that works to release painful, tension in muscles and fascia that you would usually experience as a knot (contraction of fibres) in the muscle.

These ‘knots’ often refer pain to other areas of the muscle and can be caused by a lack of nutrients in the tissue, overuse or injury to the muscle or fascia.

Trigger points were first described in the 1980’s by Dr Janet Travell and Dr David Simons.

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