Team

Mr. 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 and effective in bringing the body back to full functionality. He is dedicated to helping people stay healthy and maintain a solid level of fitness, plus takes pride in giving direct hands-on treatment.

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Member of AAMT (Australian Association of Massage Therapists)
  • Certificate 3 in Fitness Instruction
  • WorkSafe-accredited for work injury claims
  • Completed Advanced Diploma of Pilates (Group Fitness)
  • 7-year’s experience in the fitness industry , with a specialisation in functional fitness & group training

  • Firm, flowing style that provides a nurturing experience at the same time as a deep remedial treatment
  • 25 years of experience performing bodywork on all types of clients, particularly athletes
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to truly listen and ascertain individual needs

Ms. Kana Tajima

Since 2019 Kana has worked as a therapeutic massage therapist across numerous 5-star hotels in Melbourne, and during that time has built a foundation of skills to become an accomplished bodywork therapist. Kana has also worked in clinics as a remedial therapist from early 2022, once restrictions were fully lifted.

She enjoys helping clients that suffer from acute or chronic conditions, where she can enhance their lives from her treatments as well as her recommendations.

Kana is across all active and passive (AROM and PROM) assessment tools – plus range of motion tests – and has a wonderful firm pressure that is sure to relieve any tight back or shoulder combination. Shiatsu massage is also in her tool kit, which she learned some eight years ago in Japan.

  • Certificate IV in Massage
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage at Max Therapy Institute, Melbourne (2020)
  • Member of AMT (The Association of Massage Therapists)
  • Specialised Training Workshop in Shiatsu Massage, Melbourne (2021)

  • Firm, deeper style that mirrors a firm clinical treatment
  • Kana has experience in a long line of modalities including Shiatsu massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy and AROM testing

Ms. Melissa 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.

Melissa’s experience working alongside physiotherapists together with her keen interest in health and fitness, has provided her with a holistic approach to her sessions. This experience allows Melissa to integrate exercise into a treatment plan to assist with her client’s full rehabilitation.

  • Certificate IV in Massage (1998)
  • Diploma in Remedial Massage (2019)
  • Certificate in Cupping (2020)

  • Firm, flowing style that provides a nurturing experience at the same time as a deep remedial treatment
  • 25 years of experience performing bodywork on all types of clients, particularly athletes
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to truly listen and ascertain individual needs

Mr. Adam Cooper

Adam has been working in the fitness industry for the past 13 years. After occasionally dipping his toes into the massage industry, Adam finally took the dive and completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2020.

Adam provides a firm and flowing treatment, focusing on relaxing the body and addressing any areas of built-up tension through trigger point techniques.

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage (2020)
  • Member of AMT ( Association of Massage Therapists)
  • Certificates III and IV Fitness
  • Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Management
  • Has worked in the fitness industry for 13 years with a specialisation in group training, boxing and functional fitness.

  • Remedial massage with precise trigger point release;
  • Firm and flowing therapeutic massage;
  • Mobility and rehab advice where Adam calls upon his vast knowledge of exercise principles to target a client’s underlying issues.

Mr. Jonathan Plowman

Jonathan is the part-owner of Touch Point Massage Therapy, a boutique off-street clinic that he first launched with Owen Coupe back in May 2012. Jonathan also owns ‘The Corrective Co.’, a mobile massage business that started across the inner suburbs of Melboune in 2007. He has always had a vested interest in health and people’s well-being since finishing off his studies on the Sunshine Coast, where he completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage whilst working at the 5-star Hyatt Regency Coolum.

Jonathan’s modalities are in sports massage, dry needling, assessment, cupping and MET (Muscle Energy Technique). His main specialty is correcting short-to-medium term neck, shoulder and back conditions that won’t resolve with exercise or modern-day drugs.

Covid-19 was a challenge but following the lifting of recent restrictions in late-2021, Jonathan has decided to return to study part-time to complete the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.

  • 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

  • Dry needling with emphasis on spasming traps and shoulder muscles, plus treatments for running and sports injuries
  • Integrated cupping, Gua Sha and Lomi Lomi sessions where your body gets a deep, nurturing “muscle workout”. You may need a cat nap after this treatment!
  • Corporate and events massage (with a team of his own therapists) where the goal is to increase employees’ overall productivity in the workplace

Ms. Kate Nathan

Kate is filling in for Touch Point as a locum remedial therapist through the back half of 2022 and we welcome her to the team.

She excels in remedial and therapeutic massage techniques, has incredible energy and flow in her sessions and can also do dry needling.

Kate’s services not only provide physical wellness to her clients but also holistic and emotional nurturing. After a session with her you will no doubt be transformed.

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science with units in psychology, nutrition, and, injury rehabilitation

  • Remedial Massage Therapist

  • Personal Trainer Certificate 3 & 4

  • Level 1 Metabolic Nutrition Transformation Specialist

  • Dry needling with emphasis on shoulder and back muscles, plus treatments for sports issues
  • Bringing in presence and involving somatic practices of breath, sound, movement, dance and touch
  • Emotional release bodywork to encourage your own body’s innate intelligence