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Over 11 years in business, LUNA is locally owned & operated in Rakaia Way Docklands.

Nobuko Izumi

  • Remedial Massage Therapist/Myotherapist
  • Shiatsu Massage Specialist
  • Deep Tissue Massage Specialist

Diploma of Remedial Massage, Certificate IV in Therapeutic/Deep Tissue Massage.

With over 10 years massage experience both in Australia and Japan, it is no wonder Nobuko has such strong hands and so many great massage techniques. In Japan Nobuko qualified in Shiatsu Massage and spent numerous years working in a busy clinic that specialised in Shiatsu Massage. After moving to Australia, Nobuko continued to pursue her passion for Massage studying Remedial Massage and working in different clinics within Australia. Nobuko is an extremely hard worker who is always striving to gain more knowledge and master new massage techniques. It makes her happy to see people’s health and quality of life improve from regular massage. She specialises in Remedial Massage, Shiatsu Massage, Reflexology, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Massage & Deep Tissue Massage.

Hisako Kimura

  • Shiatsu
  • Deep Tissue Massage Specialist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist

Certificate in Shiatsu Massage, Certificate IV in Therapeutic/ Deep Tissue Massage, Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy.

Hisako Graduated from the Tokyo Shiatsu Institute in 2006 and has furthered her studies in both Australia and Canada. Hisako has over 6 years of deep tissue and sports massage experience within Australia and her modalities include: Shiatsu incorporating stretching, Cupping, Sotai, Tuina, Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology & Remedial Massage. Some of Hisako’s techniques involve the use of her hands, arms, elbows, knees and feet on acupressure points along the body’s 14 major meridians. Hisako is an extremely strong massage therapist who has outstanding passion for her career as a massage therapist.

Laura Ireland

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Sports Massage Therapist
  • Beauty Therapist

Certificate IV in Therapeutic/ Deep Tissue Massage, Certificate in Cupping, Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy.

With 10 years massage experience we are very lucky to have Laura as part of the LUNA team. She is a highly motivated and enthusiastic Massage Therapist with a keen interest in Remedial massage, anatomy, physiology and physiotherapy. She has a deep interest in the workings of the human body and the use of various therapies in the treatment of injury, alleviation of pain and in the promotion of general well being. Laura has a broad range of work experience including: providing pre and post event massage and injury management for large sports events including rugby matches and long distance running; providing long term massage relief to people with a broad range of disabilities and delivering on site presentations, advice and massage to a range of office workers. Massage is truly Laura’s passion and this clearly shows through in the delivery of her massage treatments. She loves nothing more than helping other people to feel better through massage.

Laura specialises in: Remedial Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Cupping, Indian Head Massage & Facial/Skin care treatments.

Nellie Bulan

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Myotherapist

Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy) (2009) at The Australian College of Sports Therapy.

Nellie was a Physiotherapist in the Philippines and worked in a hospital setting. She has over 10 years of massage and physical therapy experience. Her specialties include: Deep Tissue/Remedial Massage, Cupping, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Sporting injury rehabilitation and electrotherapy (T.E.N.S). Despite her petite stature, Nellie is an incredibly strong and talented therapist who can assess and treat specific soft tissue dysfunction and provide rehabilitation advice.

Nathan Thorn

  • Myotherapist
  • Dry Needling Specialist
  • Sports Rehab Specialist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist

Diploma of Remedial Massage and Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.

Nathan has a distinguished and extensive sporting background, with a particular interest in sporting Injuries. He utilises techniques including: Deep Tissue/Remedial Massage, Cupping, Dry needling, Sporting Injury Rehabilitation, Electrotherapy (T.E.N.S), Taping and Trigger Point Therapy.

Nathan constantly strives to enhance the quality and techniques of his treatments in order to provide the best possible therapeutic outcome for each of his clients.

Eri Okutsu

  • Shiatsu
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Deep Tissue Massage Specialist

Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, Certificate IV in Therapeutic/Deep Tissue Massage, Diploma of Japanese Physiotherapy (Shiatsu & Passive stretch), Certificate of Facial Beauty Therapy

Eri graduated from Tokyo Ryojutsu Massage Institute in 2009 specialising in Shiatsu, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Relaxation Massage. Eri has had extensive clinical experience working in a Physiotherapy clinic and a 4 star Hotel Spa in Tokyo, Japan. With over 6 years of deep tissue massage experience, Eri’s massage technique is extremely strong with a large influence on acupressure points. Eri furthered her passion in massage by studying Remedial Massage in 2011/2012 when she moved to Melbourne, Australia. Eri specialises in Shiatsu Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Remedial Massage.

Anthea West

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Sports Massage Specialist
  • Deep Tissue Massage Specialist

Certificate in Massage Therapy (Sports) 2001, Diploma of Health/Science in Remedial Massage (2002) at Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy.

Anthea has a special interest in the management of sports injuries and for several years was a valuable member of the massage teams at both Hawthorn and the Western Bulldogs Football Clubs. She assisted in the performance output, injury prevention and rehabilitation of these elite footballers. Anthea also has an interest in providing relief from work related muscular tension, and soft tissue rehabilitation following injury.

She has been a massage therapist for over sixteen years, and has accreditation in a wide range of specialties that include Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology and Cupping.

Aya Soda

  • Traditional Thai Massage Specialist
  • Deep Tissue Massage Specialist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist

Certificate IV in Therapeutic Massage Therapy, Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy.

Aya’s massage techniques have a Thai Massage Influence, where she incorporates stretching and using different body parts to release muscular tension. Aya has been a massage therapist for over 4 years and has worked in a range of different massage clinic settings – from a sports gym in Japan to a Thai Massage clinic and a Remedial Massage clinic in Melbourne.

Aya has also studied Personal Training in Japan and has a keen interest in Sports Massage. She is an exceptionally strong massage therapist who has great ability to find all the tight troublesome areas around the body.

She specialises in the following techniques: Deep Tissue Massage, Remedial Massage, Reflexology, Pregnancy Massage, Traditional Thai Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Shiatsu Massage, Sports Massage and Relaxation Massage.

Sallyann Penaluna

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Naturopath

BSc. (Biological Science) Hons., BHSc Naturopathy, Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, Certificate in Cupping.

Sallyann is a clinical naturopath specialising in herbal medicine and nutrition. She owns & operates LUNA Massage Therapies, which has been operating for over 9 years. After completing her first degree, a Bachelor of Science with Honours, she tutored in Biochemistry at Deakin University for 2 years and has used this experience to aid her clinical approach to Naturopathy and Remedial Massage. She finished top of her clinical practice group when she graduated from the Southern School of Natural Therapies in Melbourne with her second degree in Bachelor of Health Science – Naturopathy. Sallyann has extensive experience in treating a myriad of health conditions for thousands of her clients.