We offer holistic services, from a boutique studio in Hokowhitu. Tailored treatments, proven to be safe and effective. Alongside therapeutic and relaxation massage for women, I specialise in oncology (for clients with cancer) and pregnancy massage).
Supporting people to live a healthy, sustainable life.
Operating as usual
COVID-19 Protection Framework Update
Between now and 4 April procedures remain the same at A Calmer Therapy as required under the Covid-19 Public Health response Order 2021.
• If you are symptomatic, please advise me as soon as possible so an alternative appointment can be made.
• Health and hygiene, cleaning and sanitising protocols remain in place.
• Clinic/room ventilation during and between clients.
• Well fitting face coverings are still required. I wear a N95 respirator mask for your protection.
As a Registered Massage Therapist, I fall under the regulations of Massage NZ and Allied Health (AHANZ). The new regulations that take effect from 4 April 2022 are currently being worked through. When I am advised what they are I will post any changes.
Working with vulnerable clients, I have very much appreciated your willingness to keep each other safe. I am happy to take enquiries on 027-733-4741.
Hopefully by clicking on the link above you'll see the short video on integrated complimentary therapy for cancer treatment in Australia.
Oncology Massage Australia was my training provider. It has influenced all the work I do.
VALENTINES SUGGESTION : Ask how her/his day was and really listen. We often like to fix things for those we love, when having their story heard and knowing they are not alone is what they might be needing.
It is the small things, done regularly and with heart that are remembered.
Women's Massage Vouchers ($75) are available if you would like to have her pampered. There is also a 'feet and head massage treatment' for $35. Please phone for vouchers or an appointment.
Open 6 days by appointment, closed on Sundays.
Since putting up this bird feeder a week ago, a magnificent tui has visited every day. He's no idea how delightful he is.
GIFT VOUCHERS FOR CHRISTMAS ** $75 **
1.15 hr appointment. Vouchers can be collected from my studio at 343 Albert Street, just before the Hokowhitu Village. Please arrange collection time by phoning 027-733-4741.
Many women are telling me this is what they are wanting right now.
I will be closed for 2-3 days over Christmas but will be available for booking appointments and answering questions.
As a close contact business, *vaccine passes* are required for all appointments.
Check my website for services offered.
A Calmer Therapy - For Women Situated in the Hokowhitu village, next to St Alban's church. Registered Women's Massage Therapist. Phone for an appointment everyday excluding Sundays. For a calmer body and mind.
GIFT VOUCHERS FOR CHRISTMAS - $75
1.15 hr appointment.
These can be collected from me at my studio at 343 Albert Street. They have no expiry date. Please prearrange collection by phoning 027733-4741.
I am also happy to post for you with a hand written note.
I will be taking 2 or 3 days off over Christmas. Will be available to book appointments or answer questions.
As a close contact business, vaccine passes are required to be presented before treatment.
You can check out what I offer on the FB or website A Calmer Therapy - For Women
I'm taking a break until Monday 6 December. Happy to take bookings and will return your messages, emails, phone calls until then. Also happy to email gift vouchers for your special people. Clients are required to show evidence of covid-19 vaccination, please check this before requesting vouchers. I have been privileged to meet so many strong, brave women. Thank you for sharing your journey with me.
After 3 years this orchid flowered. So I've put it in my studio for you. Whatever it is you are striving for, don't give up. Something gorgeous is waiting to happen.
Habits to establish early on. Have a good day my friends.
Whatever this means for you, I hope it brings you strength and courage today.
"I can't do everything, but I can do something
And I won't let what I can't do stop me from doing what I can".
- Edward Everett Hale -
We are closed until at least level 2. If you have made a booking for the next few weeks I will contact you as soon as this level is reached. I miss you and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Hope this is useful, not only for ladies with breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Network Australia Homepage Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure a better journey for all Australians affected by breast cancer.
Oncology massage techniques are helpful for most people experiencing fragile health, as well as people in all stages of cancer treatment.
Oncology massage goes mainstream • The Medical Republic Clinical studies suggest massage helps ease stress, anxiety and depression, pain, nausea, insomnia and fatigue in patients.
No, you haven't left it too late to get something for Mum. Gift vouchers available until 7pm tonight or tomorrow. Mother's day vouchers include a free facial.
The Boon team are a fabulous family who have three members affected by Friedreich Ataxia. It would be great to see a huge crowd supporting them this year to help find a cure. Let me know if you are going to be there, I would love to walk with you.
- Having trouble adding the poster. Walk is 11am on 16 May, River walk way, meet at Fitzherbert Bridge. Will load the poster when I get some help from my tech savy son!
Mother's day Special
When you purchase a gift cert I will include a free facial with her treatment because she is worth it.
Must be purchased before 10 May.
I'm trying to load some pretty graphics to show what an awesome business I have. Unfortunately my computer skills are not awesome.
Small business day this Friday, 9 April. Click on the link and choose a local small business to support.
I was one of only two people at theatre last night. Saw 'Cousins' - a sobering NZ movie. Well worth seeing and supporting your local theatre.
I will be closed for the four days of Easter to spend time with family. Opening on Tuesday.
As much as I have advocated for keeping your phone out of reach in the bedroom, I still have periods of loosing sleep to 2am TED talks.
Smartphone addiction ruins sleep, study says, but you can fight back Addiction to smartphones will result in poor sleep, according to a new study, but there are ways you can fight back.
The World Is Getting Better Listen to this episode from The Gratitude Diaries on Spotify. We may not always see it, but on every measure of education, poverty, and health, the world conditions have been improving. You're even less likely to get hit by lightning. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetw...
for the gorgeous retro fabric. Have started making a new batch of mastectomy cushions. If anyone has unused cushion or pillow inserts they would be willing to donate please let me know. These will be donated to women who have recently had a mastectomy. Feel free to request one for you or someone else. Thank you.
Paula is a local artist and I am now the proud owner of one of her pieces. I took a photo but it does not do it justice, so ask to see it when you come to a treatment. She is also an award winning poet. I am sure you will find a part of your own story in her works.
At level 2 mask wearing is required for massage. I am happy to provide a mask for you. Please let me know as soon as possible if you develop any symptoms so we can arrange a suitable rescheduled appointment.
Thank you so much. 🌹💕
In place of Valentine's Day, I am offering "Be Extra Nice Day".
I make and give these breast comfort cushions to clients who have had breast surgery. While stocks last you can get one of these for $5 when you book a massage (women only please).
If anyone has any nice fabrics or new cushion inserts they are willing to donate I would be very grateful to be able to donate more of these across the region.
I have massage vouchers available for anyone who would like to pick one up today or tomorrow (please arrange a suitable time) thanks.
Conversations of a sole business operator.
Me: Hey boss, can I open that wine you were keeping for employee of the week?
Me: Too late, I've already opened it.
If you are unwell please let me know as soon as possible and we can reschedule.
Allergy symptoms may be a sign of something else. It is safer to reschedule.
All visitors and clients are asked to wash their hands on arrival. Thanks everyone.
Mask wearing is currently not required. I will advise if at any time this changes.
I'm back and taking bookings. Feel free to loan your loyalty card to a friend (I will ensure you both benefit).
Our Gift Vouchers have no expiry date. They can be used for Women's Massage treatment or oncology massage for both male and females undergoing treatment for or recovering from cancer.
We will be closed for the holidays from 24 December. Have a happy Christmas my friends. You are welcome to message us at A Calmer Therapy with an approximate date you would like treatment and we'll get back to you asap.
Letting you all know after six weeks of study, an exam, and five days practical in Christchurch, I successfully completed the first stage of Dr Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage qualification. Thank you to the Derek Ward Trust for your support.
Give a sustainable gift this Christmas. Marine grade stainless steel pegs. Strong, durable and the best price you will find for this grade. 20 pegs for $20. Pick up in Hokowhitu. Limited stock.
As the owner of A Calmer Therapy, I am a Registered Massage Therapist with counselling and complementary health training. Registered with Massage New Zealand, my areas of speciality in both oncology and pregnancy provide clients with the assurance that my services are safe, effective and that I engage with continual professional development.
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|Saturday||8am - 5pm|
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