After leaving college, Abby studied tourism, and childhood education leading into teaching children how to swim. She became a barista and bartender enjoying the social interaction, but decided to trade the fast paced, high energised environment for a quieter, more relaxed environment. It has been an interesting self-transition.
Grasping good communication skills has been a vital skill in building relationships with clients.
Massage started for Abby at NZ College of Massage, Wellington. Abby completed her Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation in 2020. She has had the privilege of working at Wellington Hospital providing massage in Palliative care, NICU, and Mental Health Services.
Abby has provided chair massage at the Kapiti Women’s Expo and doing corporate massage while providing mobile massage to a small personal client base.
Abby is registered with Massage New Zealand and is continuing education undertaking short courses and plans to continue learning to complement her current qualification.
Treating with beautifully executed long flowing strokes followed by light to firmer pressures if desired. Relaxation massage is a great way to start, end, or help get you through your week. Melt away your stresses with a tailor-made session to fit your needs. Relaxation massage is designed to destress and encourage better sleeping. Relaxation massage also improves blood circulation, aids in lowering depression and anxiety, releases muscular tension, and is a great source of pure self TLC.
Chair massage is designed for those who have a busy schedule. This short but relaxing, energising form of massage can have a strong de-stressing effect upon clients, and is great for relieving shoulders, lower back, and neck pain. Chair massage can be done through clothing, which is helpful if you’re rushing back to work.
Pregnancy massage is designed to help expecting mothers relax and just have some ‘you time’. Catering to women in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters with tailored designed sessions to fit you. A support person is welcome in your session, or just to collect you afterwards. If there are any complicated health issues, medical clearance may be required prior to treatment. If unsure, please don’t be afraid to ask.
Hot Stone Massage has many benefits. Apart from feeling amazing, it promotes a better sleep pattern, improves blood circulation and relaxation, lowers anxiety and stress and you feel warm. Hot Stones are gently glided along the body with the use of oil and are then placed on the body to soak up any remaining tension. Stones are natural and hold their heat.
Cold Stone massage, stones are chilled and then placed on the body through clothing, this is good for those who may suffer from migraines or are experiencing menopause.