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Miwa Machida
-Remedial Massage Therapist
Craniosacral Therapist

Qualifications

  • Dip. Remedial / Therapeutic Massage Therapy
  • Dip. Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (RBCST,PACST)
  • Post graduate Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Certificate (Ignition and Midline. Spine / Nervous system and pain)

 Specialist areas

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Therapeitic Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

About Miwa

Miwa first practiced Shiatsu and Therapeutic massage in Japan and Hawaii and Auckland (at Sports Massage clinic). In 2007 she opened her practice in Auckland. Also she studied at Canterbury college of natural medicine in 2000 at Christchurch(Natural Health Study), so she could give you advice to change diet, life style, breathing, exercise to get a balance in the body and stay healthy.

Her treatment approach is a combination of Remedial Massage and Meridian Therapy which is focused on a holistic approach using acupressure points(she does not use needles...) and understanding emotional states and physical well-being.

Miwa is also a qualified practitioner of Biodynamic craniosacral therapy.  While running a successful massage clinic in Auckland, she also taught massage therapy at her clinic.

Her main interests lie in chronic pain (muscle pain and nerve pain), acute pain, any tension release whether caused by illness, injury, stress by using trigger point release, Myofascial release.

Most of her patients report their pain decreases or disappears after treatment.

"It is amazing seeing the positive change in people through body work. I am always fascinated how intelligent the human body is and very happy I'm able to share the experience with my patients. I seek to balance the body, mind and being as one." ~ Miwa Machida

Lisa Buhlmann
-Sports & Therapeutic Massage Therapist

Qualifications

  • Dip. Manual therapy
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage
  • Physio therapist (Germany)

 Specialist areas

  • Remedial & Sports Massage
  • Injury Recovery Massage
  • Post cancer treatment
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • Gymnastic exercise

About Lisa

Lisa is Qualified in physio Therapist in Germany and have worked with Orthopedic patients with chronic pain syndrome such as hip and siatica pain, knee pain, Arthritis.
Lisa had successfully completed Manual Lymphatic Drainage training as well. She is passionate about helping client's needing assistance with postural improvement and, strengthening, recreation, and can provide rehabilitative exercises to assist in recovery from injuries or post  surgery.
Lisa treats orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders using a wide range of techniques such as Myo facial release, triggar point work, Remedial massage, Manual Lymphatic drainage. Her therapy involves working with joint issues as well.

She is excited to start practice in New Zealand, especially in a location as beautiful and peaceful as Wanaka.  With seven yeas of experience as a physio therapist, her approach to her clients develop a strong clients therapist relationship to take an achievement client's goal was very successful.
She believes in sharing her knowledge with her clients that she can use to improve the process of recover from injury.
She likes hiking and Yoga.

 


Masae Yokobori

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Qualifications

  • Diploma. Aromatherapy
  • Diploma. Reflexology
  • Diploma. Swedish Massage
  • Certificate of Ayurveda intensive course at Barberyn Ayurveda Resort

Specialist areas

  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Relaxation massage
  • Deep tissue massage

About Masae

Masae has over ten years experience as a Massage therapist in Japan and NZ. She is Qualified in Aromatherapy, Swedish Massage and Reflexology. She believes that knowing yourself is the best key to leading a healthy, long life, and she's always keen to give tips on maintaining a healthy life.
Masae is available on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.