Oliga is a Remedial Massage Therapist with over 25 years of experience and has been working for Tory Urban Retreat since 2002. In addition to holding a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage from NSU and NPC in Russia, Oliga holds a Degree in Psychology. Oliga’s goal is to improve the quality of life for people affected by acute or chronic illness, to help clients to live a more dynamic, comfortable, pain-free life through the benefits of massage therapy. Oliga thoroughly enjoys being a massage therapist because it allows her work with her clients to help them rejuvenate, feel better and perform optimally. Oliga provides a wide range of massage services including Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Relaxation, Sports, Hot Stone, Pregnancy, Baby and Infant Massages. She is also proficient in Cupping Bodywork Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and provides Deluxe Mud Body Treatments
Chanelle is an Intuitive Massage Therapist who graduated from the NZ College of Massage. Her passion for health/well-being and manaakitanga (to look after and care for) is what calls her to massage.
Chanelle practices Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Therapeutic and Indian Head Massage
Pascaline is a French spa therapist. Since her childhood, she has been immersed in the world of wellness and well-being as being native from the famous thermal city of Vichy. She has graduated with a spa therapist diploma from École Fournier in Vichy in 2018. Pascaline has been trained in a number of different massages such as Japanese, Balinese, Oriental, Deep Tissue and Swedish. Thanks to all of these different techniques she is able to provide a massage à la carte, combining energetic and neuromuscular massages for a unique massage experience. For her, she really enjoys providing you with a treatment where you can totally release tension & let go of all stresses. Pascaline specialises in Relaxation, Swedish, Facial and Pregnancy massages.
From France, Alexandra has been a holistic therapist for over 12 years. During this time she has gained many skills & has evolved into a highly skilled beautician & masseuse. Her passion about the connection between body and mind is her life quest! “Learning and sharing love and spreading goodness around is my mission” Alexandra has travelled to India and Thailand to learn and deepen her professional knowledge and skills. While there she trained in Ayurveda, Thai Massage and Chi Nei Tsang (abdominal massage techniques). Alexandra has developed her own unique style of massage which is a combination of these different ancient methods coupled with a holistic approach to read the body. She offers a wide variety of therapies from: Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Acupressure and Sports Massages to beneficial skin care facials. Plus her specialised therapies: Lymphatic Drainage, Reiki (hands on healing techniques) and Chi Nei Tsang (massage technique/working on emotional release).
Yukayo is a spa & massage therapist from Japan. She feels privileged to provide a range of massage treatments informed by years of experience in massage therapy and facial treatments. “For me, massage is an opportunity to trigger the body’s own orientation towards holistic wellbeing” Yukayo has a diploma of Spa Therapy and her individualised treatments are also informed by the scope of Aromatherapy. She began her practice in an Australian wellness spa in Perth 2008 and has been practicing in Wellington since 2011. Yukayo offers Relaxation, Therapeutic, Hot Stone, Massages and Facial Treatments. She uses therapeutic grade certified organic plant oils and essential oils.
Michael Hayman is a Wellbeing Consultant with over 30 years of professional healing experience. He offers his wide experience and skills assisting people to let go of limitations, discover their passion, inner peace and increase their overall wellness.
Michael offers Wellbeing Consultations, hypnotherapy – including Past Life Therapy, Metaphysical Counselling and Nutrition, Fasting & Detoxification Guidance.
Michael specialises in Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Relaxation and Sports massage.
Suz is a certified massage therapist specialising in Relaxation, Intuitive Balinese, Traditional Thai and Face & Head Massage. Her specialty is Holistic Healing treatments using acupressure points to create a lasting sense of connectedness and peace of mind. Suz is qualified with the International Cidesco Diploma of Beauty and Spa Therapy. Suz’s goal is to introduce her clients to a world of profound relaxation and inner peace. She will tailor a unique treatment style of techniques to best suit her clients’ needs, including muscle therapy, plus pain and tension relief. Suz has a passion for travel and has had many rich experiences in numerous cultures and societies throughout Europe, Asia, and Oceania. She has recently worked at the Luxury Day Spa at Uluru Resort Ayers Rock in Australia, and is now exclusively offering her special techniques and services in Aotearoa.
Jess started her massage career over ten years ago. She completed her training in Prescott Arizona in the US, after which she worked at a chiropractic clinic. Jess arrived in New Zealand in 2011, she fell in love and called Queenstown her home until the end of last year. She worked as a massage therapist for the most renowned spas in the region, including So Spa Sofitel and Millbrook Resort. Jess has a deep love and strong respect for the art of massage therapy and takes pride in her work. “For me, massage is a transformative healing journey which I have always taken seriously. When it comes to assisting my clients, their concerns are my priority to ensure they receive nothing but an exceptional experience. I am always aiming for “That was an incredible massage!” Jess specialises in a range of massage, beauty and energy techniques including, Deep Tissue/Sports Massage, Relaxation, Hot Stone, Cupping, Pregnancy Massage, Reiki, Honohono and Reflexology.
Please note that some of our therapist's charges vary - we will advise you if this is the case after you have booked
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