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Owen Coupe

Owen has been working as a remedial massage therapist since 2006, dealing with deep muscular pain, sports injuries and work / home-related stress and tension. Owen started working in corporate massage and soon developed and interest in remedial and sports.

Owen specialises in Deep Tissue and Remedial Massage, with a focus on sports, maintenance and performance. Treatments are firm, deep and effective in bringing the body back to full functionality. He is truly passionate and dedicated to helping people stay healthy and maintain a good level of fitness. Owen takes pride in giving direct, 100% hands on treatment.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Member of AAMT (Australian Association of Massage Therapists)
  • Introductory Thai Massage course with the Chiang
  • Mai School of Massage Therapy
  • Cert 3 in Fitness Instruction
  • WorkSafe-accredited for work injury claims
  • Completed Advanced Diploma of Pilates (Group Fitness)
  • 7 years experience in fitness industry , with a specialisation in functional fitness, group training

Reuben Friedlander

Reuben has practised remedial massage for seven years and aims not only to provide symptom relief for his clients, but also help address their underlying causes of pain and discomfort.

Before moving to Melbourne in 2019, Reuben spent six years in Wellington, New Zealand carrying out techniques such as myofascial cupping, PNF stretching, joint mobilisation plus movement assessment. He has also done countless dry needling treatments over his career,

As he developed his anatomy knowledge, he realised that recovery was such a crucial part of the movement puzzle. This interest lead to a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage, then a Diploma in Sports Massage, which in turn carried over to a Bachelor of Health Studies (Neuromuscular Therapy). During his studies, he had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients with a challenging array of medical problems, as well as some professional sports teams such as the Wellington Saints basketball team.

As his knowledge of anatomy and movement continues to develop, he now places major importance on functional and efficient movement and active recovery.

Qualifications

  • Remedial massage
  • Myofascial cupping
  • Dry needling
  • Trigger point therapy
  • PNF stretching
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Kinesio taping
  • Movement assessment & exercise advice

Jonathan Plowman

Jonathan has been practising as a remedial massage therapist for eight years. After massaging at several 5-star hotels in Queensland early on in his career, Jonathan moved back to his hometown of Richmond to open a mobile massage business.

Jonathan trained at the Australian College of Natural Medicine in 2003-2004, completing his one-year Certificate IV in Massage. In 2005-2006 he finished off his massage studies at Nambour CSIT on the Sunshine Coast, completing the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

He specialises in deep tissue massage, Hawaiian / Kahuna massage, trigger point therapy, MET (Muscle Energy Technique) and now dry needling techniques. His speciality is in applying firm therapeutic massage strokes, as well as releasing muscle adhesions in the body via trigger point techniques.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Member of AAMT (Australian Association of Massage Therapists)
  • Certificate IV in Business (Small Business Management)
  • Workshop 1: 10-day Authentic Thai Massage
  • Workshop 2: 1-day Gua Sha and Chinese Spooning
  • Workshop 3: 1-day specialised Hawaiian /Kahuna massage with remedial techniques incorporated
  • Workshop 4: Foot Corrections Routine for
    Foot Dysfunction
  • WorkSafe-accredited for work injury claims

Justine Inifer

Justine has been massaging for over 25 years, working in many different environments including; International cruise ships, 5-star hotels and resorts, corporate seated massage, aged care massage, mobile massage, physiotherapy clinic, and sports massage for football clubs.

Apart from remedial massage, her studies include Sports Massage, Acupressure, Ingham method of Reflexology, Chi Nei Tsang, Hot Stone massage, Thai Herbal Poultice Massage, Bamboo Massage, Cupping and Trigger Point massage.

She believes everyone can benefit from massage, assisting with tension, stress, injuries, pain, pain management, and for maintaining health and wellbeing.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Member of AMT (Association of Massage Therapists)

Nardia Saunders

Nardia’s aim is to provide a therapeutic massage to release any tension that’s been building up, plus a lot of firm and flowing techniques that frees up problem areas.

After spending 11 years as a building designer, Nardia felt it was time to take a different path and follow her passion towards health and well-being. Her skills include deep tissue, therapeutic and relaxation massage, trigger point therapy, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage and corporate-seated massage.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Completing Diploma in Remedial Massage
  • Member of AMT (Association of Massage Therapists)

Melisssa Campbell

Melissa has over 20 years experience in massage therapy. She has practiced both privately and in physiotherapy clinics in Geelong, Falls Creek Resort and London. Her treatment techniques include relaxation and therapeutic massage, as well as trigger point therapy and myofascial release. She holds a Certificate IV in Massage, and is currently completing her Diploma in Remedial Massage at VFA Learning.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Completing Diploma in Remedial Massage