Our Therapists

Meet our highly experienced team of passionate therapists and health practitioners


Isidora - Massage Therapist

Isidora is a Chilean holistic therapist, with plenty of background on Yoga therapy, Ayurveda massage, Reiki, Mindfulness and Health coaching.

She holds a Physiotherapy degree, and since the very beginning of her professional life(2012) she has been immersed in the world of well-being and wellness, being passionate about supporting and empowering people with acute or chronic health conditions, in the journey to enhance their quality of life.

She has been travelling and working around Europe, America and Asia, developing and being trained in different therapies. Thanks to all of these resources, she is able to provide a massage a la carte, after a brief individual and postural assessment.

She truly enjoys providing a holistic approach to your musculoskeletal/ physical stress situation through a massage where you can totally relax and release tensions.

Isidora specialises in Ayurvedic, Relaxation, and Therapeutic massage, and also provides Reiki treatments.

Isidora is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at Tory Street. 

Kim - Massage Therapist

Kim was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She was drawn to massage as she has a natural inclination to healing & caring for people. This has led to her being a very proficient & skilled therapist who is extremely passionate about her profession. 

Kim qualified from The British International Massage School in Korea in 2009. She has worked at various spas and wellness centers in Korea and Australia. This has provided her with many years of experience to hone & develop her varied skills.

With over 13 years of experience Kim has a vast range of therapies to offer. She loves massage and the relief that it can bring to people from all walks of life. Her ultimate passion is to help people heal their bodies with remedial massage – for her, this is deeply humbling & satisfying. Caring for her clients is her most important priority.

Kim specialises in Deep Tissue & Remedial Massage. She offers Thai Massage, Relaxation Massage, Sports Massage, Aromatherapy, Cupping (please book in advance with staff to allow preparation), Lymphatic Drainage & Reflexology Massage. She can skillfully combine these styles that will best suit your body’s needs to help you deeply relax and to ease stresses & tension away.

Kim is available on Sundays at Tory Street all day Sunday, Monday and Saturday late afternoon/evening.

Kate - Massage Therapist

Kate is a qualified massage therapist specialising in Relaxation and Therapeutic massage. She can provide a unique combination of Balinese and Lomi-Lomi techniques into your treatment if desired.
Kate has a Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage from the New Zealand College of Massage.

Kate is extremely passionate about the ancient beneficial art & craft of massage and the positive physical, mental and emotional effects massage can have on a person’s wellbeing. She professionally approaches each individual session with the intent to tune in, sculpt and reduce the effects of stress, tired worn-out muscles & tension - easing both the body and mind. Kate finds her role as a healer most rewarding when clients leave feeling very relaxed & refreshed - and with a peaceful smile on their faces.

Kate offers Relaxation Massage, Firm Relaxation, Deep Bliss Relaxation (which combines Lomi-Lomi & Balinese massages) & Therapeutic Massage. If requested, Kate can skillfully combine her therapies to provide you with a massage tailor-made to best suit you.

Kate is available Friday and Saturday at Tory Street.

Cath - Massage Therapist

Cath is an intuitive therapist who trained at the Wellington School of Massage Therapy in 2007. She is extremely passionate about the healing powers of massage and is naturally drawn to assist people with their wellness. Her understanding that body, mind and spirit need regular maintenance and nurturing this belief has naturally drawn her to becoming the skilled therapist she is today. 

She also offers Visceral Massage; ‘Visceraʼ meaning ‘the inner organs of the bodyʼ, which, like any other tissue in the body, can store tension from emotional trauma, stress, surgery, chemical imbalance, excessive or insufficient movement, and food intolerances. Visceral relief allows the gut to work more smoothly & effectively, which then has a beneficial flow-on effect throughout the body and nervous system.

Cath is proficient in Deep Tissue, Reiki & Relaxation, Visceral and Therapeutic Massages. 

Cath is available Wedneday, Thursday and Friday at Tory Street.


Shivanjani - Massage Therapist

Shivanjani (Shivvy) is a passionate and dedication massage therapist with over 15 years of experience. She obtained her Diploma in 2008 from the Pivot Point Fiji Institute.

Her relevant accomplishments span from Winner of the best Spa Therapist in 2014 at the Australasian Spa Association Awards, Winner of the Po'okela Award in Hawaii and a finalist in the International Spa Association for Pevonia Botanica in 2016.

Shivvy is committed to providing expert personalised care to her clients. She tailors her treatments to address specific concerns and aims to promote overall wellness, deep relaxation and nurturing healing. 

Shivvy offers a wide variety of styles of massage. These include, therapeutic (Swedish), Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Bobo Massage (traditional Fijian Massage), Reflexology, Pregnancy Massage and Head & Facial Massage.

"With my warm and compassionate nature I create a comfortable, restful and rejuventating experience for my clients"      

 Shivvy is available Saturday, Sunday & Monday at Tory Street.



Celine - Massage Therapist

Celine is an experienced, caring massage therapist who began her journey with massage through her studies at The Hephzibah Academy in the Philippines. Her genuine passion for the power of touch and natural healing has evolved & grown over the 9+ years she has been practicing.

Celine intuitively scans the body and consults with clients to diagnose areas of concern or issues. With this information in hand Celine will focus on those areas of the body, to give balance and relief, combining and infusing her varying techniques to nurture and heal. 

Her wide range of massage techniques provide deep relaxation, relief, nourishment and restoration for her clients. Many of whom say that she has "Magic hands".

Celine specialises in Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Sports, & Trigger Point Massages. She also offers Reflexology, Thai Massage & Pelvic Alignments/Sciatic Relief.

Celine is available Fridays at Tory Street.


Manami - Massage Therapist

Manami has been immersing herself in holistic health care for 15 years because she found pleasure supporting other people's healing journeys through making positive changes. She began her career as a massage therapist and that led her to Yoga, Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy.

She travelled to different countries to learn their traditional therapeutic modalities such as Shiatsu, Thai massage and Ayurvedic therapy. Over the years Manami has developed a unique massage style with enormous therapeutic value.

Manami offers relaxation and deep tissue massage that are integrated with trigger points to soothe away aches and pains for deep lasting results. She accommodates your needs and customises the treatment for you.

Ask Manami if you want to try Shiatsu, Thai massage or Herbal oil massage.

Manami is available on Sundays and wlll be with us until she off to study Chi Nei Tsang in Thailand in July.


E:  relax@toryurbanretreat.co.nz
Phone:   (04) 384 4329


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