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Bayside Chiropractic Collective Massage Therapists

Gareth, Bayside Chiropractic Collective massage therapist

Gareth, Massage Therapist

After many years of working in the Landscaping industry and relying on massage to help him through the physical strain of his job Gareth decided it was time for a career change and naturally turned to massage as he already knew the benefits it can have. Gareth moved up to The Bay from the Central Coast and is enjoying ‘Bay Life’. Gareth has also completed extra studies in myofascial release and trigger point therapy.

Gareth works with many varied clients and especially has an empathy for people who work in the various trades. The long hours, often in trying situations, he understands.
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Gareth Specialises in

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Myofascial & Trigger Point Release
  • Dry Needle Therapy
  • Aches, Pains, Injuries & Chronic Conditions

What is your favourite stretch?
Combination glute + spinal twist

When you aren’t at work what do you enjoy doing?
Enjoying the beach and bush around Nelson Bay

What’s your favourite food?
Probably chocolatey stuff but carbs of all sorts are hard to beat.

What is your number one health tip?
Don’t eat so many carbs


Megan, Bayside Chiropractic Collective massage therapist

Regan, Massage Therapist

Regan finished her Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2011 at the Australiasian College of Natural Therapies, Sydney. She has worked in physiotherapy practices, day spas (Canada) and now our Chiropractic clinic. She enjoys working alongside other healthcare practitioners and loves constantly learning about the human body.

Knowing the importance of education, Regan is a big believer in providing clients with the knowledge to take control in between treatments using stretches, foam rolling techniques and exercise. A holistic approach to health is key to pain management. Regan is now on maternity leave, celebrating the arrival of her newborn. Please consider booking with one of our other therapists.

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Specialises in:

  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Deep tissue
  • Stretching
  • Matwork Pilates Level 1

What is your favourite stretch?
Pigeon Pose using foam roller

When you aren’t at work what do you enjoy doing?
Pilates + cruisin’ around on my bike + beach time

What’s your favourite food?
Thai food

What is your number one health tip?
If you don’t use it you lose it


Rebecca

Rebecca, Massage Therapist

Rebecca Keating always knew she wanted to be a massage therapist. For her, it was about finding the perfect timing to pursue the course, and once she did, there was no looking back.

Rebecca holds a Diploma of Remedial Massage and has further honed her skills with certifications in Cupping, Rocktape, Myofascial Release, and Pilates Rehab. Her comprehensive training allows her to offer a variety of techniques tailored to each client’s needs.

She graduated from the Australian College of Massage in 2008. Since then, she has committed to continuous professional development, staying updated with the latest techniques and practices in the field. She has taken numerous courses in Cupping, Rocktape, Sports Strapping, Myofascial Release, and Pilates Rehab.

The most fulfilling aspect of Rebecca’s work is helping people and seeing the positive results her clients achieve. She loves providing relief and making a tangible difference in their lives.
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Specialises in:

  • Trigger point
  • Deep Tissue
  • Myo -Fascial Release
  • Cupping

What’s your fav stretch?

Childs pose and mermaid stretch.

When you aren’t at work what are you doing?

Netball – Playing, coaching, and committee duties. Skating, going to the beach, camping, and hanging out with my family, friends and pets.

What’s your fav food?

Hmmm tossup between Thai, Mexican, and Italian.

What your number one health tip?

Don’t measure your progress using someone else’s ruler.


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Leane, Massage Therapist

Leane Knox is a passionate massage therapist with over 25 years of experience in the industry. She gained her Remedial Massage Diploma in 1995 from the School of Integrated Body Therapy and worked both from home and at a sports store. After taking a break to raise her family, she retrained in 2017-2018 at TAFE and re-entered the massage field with new knowledge and techniques.

Leane got into massage after experiencing neck and shoulder pain and migraines herself and discovering the benefits of massage therapy. She specialises in remedial massage, deep tissue massage, and trigger point therapy, providing relief for clients with chronic pain and injury.

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Her dedication to her craft and helping others achieve optimal health makes her an invaluable member of any team. She can’t wait to help you feel better, naturally.

When you aren’t at work what are you doing?

In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, walking, practising yoga, and spending time with friends and family playing board games and chatting over cups of tea.

What’s your fav food?

Her favourite food is chocolate.

What’s your fav stretch?

Her favourite stretch is the pec stretch on a foam roller.

What your number one health tip?

She believes in the importance of keeping moving for optimal health.


Christine

Christine, Massage Therapist

From a young age, Christine has been a competitive dancer and long-distance runner, which sparked her passion for health and fitness. After working in the TV industry for many years, she decided to branch out and start remedial massaging to fulfill her desire to have a career in the wellness industry.

Christine loves to work with her clients so they can achieve their goals of living a happy, healthy, and positive life. She is also studying to complete a Bachelor of Counselling and her aim for the future is to utilise these skills and work with children.

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Types of Massage Christine Provides:

  • Relaxation
  • Trigger point release
  • Sports
  • Deep tissue

When Christine isn’t working, she’s a busy mum running around after her three kids, supporting her daughter with her dance competitions, and going to the gym and the beach.

What is your favourite stretch?

Hamstring and glutes.

What’s your favourite food?

Chocolate and seafood. I eat seafood every day!

What is your number one health tip?

Live life as if today is the last, eat healthy, and be kind to yourself.


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Naomi Cooper, Massage Therapist

With a background in fitness, personal training, dance and reformer pilates, Naomi studied Remedial Massage at Q Academy on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Naomi offers a calm and relaxed environment, creating space that encourages stress reduction and the release of muscle tension. Naomi has a particular interest in helping people who are suffering from pain and tension in the neck, back and shoulders. She looks forward to working with you to create a treatment plan that has you feeling better and staying that way!

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When you aren’t at work what are you doing?

I love hanging out with my family….either going to the beach, taking the kids to the skatepark or walking up Mt Tomaree. Also love going on coffee dates with my husband!

What’s your favourite food?

Mango and chocolate

What’s your fav stretch?

Hamstrings and lower back stretches are my fav!

What your number one health tip?

Health tip: look after your body and it will look after you.

Interested in learning more about Massage Therapy?

Learn more about what Massage Therapy is and find answers to some of our Massage FAQ’s. You can also learn more about the benefits of Massage Therapy. When you are ready to find out if massage therapy can help you, call the clinic on (02) 4984 6897.
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