ABOUT US

Our therapists pride themselves on the level of care that they provide. The quality of the treatments offered and the safety of our clients is of the utmost importance. We guarantee that you will be treated with care and consideration from the moment you arrive at CNC. As you can see below, our therapists have an excellent standard of training and are dedicated to continuing their professional development in order to maintain this standard.

Candy Sutherland

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Candy has been a therapist now for 8+ years and is passionate about massage and the positive effects it offers. Not only does it assist in reducing pain, improving the body’s range of motion, but it also provides a psychological and emotional boost benefiting the whole body. Candy works with a variety of clients from elite athletes, office workers, yogi’s, and mums focusing on injury rehabilitation and reducing the effects of chronic conditions improving postural awareness and overall well being of her clients. Candy also works with many pregnant women through the duration of their pregnancies. On a personal level Candy is a passionate about yoga and the many benefits yoga has to offer and has a good “vocabulary” of stretches which she would like to share with you if need be.

Candy is a Remedial Massage Therapist; she gained her Diploma in Massage Therapy from the Canterbury College of Natural Medicine (CCNM). Studying Neuromuscular Technique, also a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Sports Massage and a Certificate in Reflexology. Since 2007 she has trained as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher with Grassroots Yoga and Health, and further completed courses in Anatomy Trains, Myofascial release, Craniosacral therapy and various other techniques of release and stretching. Her current interest is in Myofascial system and has a passing interest in Ayurvedic Medicine.

 

 

Marine Mathieu

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Marine comes from France, and has 10 years experience. Using a variety of techniques, focusing mainly on relaxation, deep tissue and sport massage.

Marine has a very intuitive approach to massage finding areas that need the most focus and attention to detail.
Marine enjoys it, when you let her “follow the flow”. Her ever growing knowledge on holistic well being is what she cherishes most, and likes to share.

 

Elise Cain

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Elise is excited about the holistic approach of massage and the benefits that individual people can receive from therapeutic massage, both physical and emotional. With training in therapeutic, pregnancy, sports, deep tissue and Swedish massage she has a range of techniques to fit your needs.

Elise graduated from New Zealand Collage of Massage (NZCM) with a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage and a Certificate in Relaxation Massage.

This is Elise on the Nile river.

 

Products we use

Antiflamme

Antiflamme is a soothing ointment used on areas of the body which are particularly tender or tight. Its ingredients are as follows:

Amica Montana

Aherb that has been used for centuries by herbalists and practitioners for its beneficial effects. It has natural healing and anti-inflammatory properties.

Hypericum Perforatum

This herb is commonly known as St John’s Wort.

Calendula Officinalis

Calendula is known for its soothing action on dry and prickly tissue. It is often found in cosmetics, in wound salves, and even in eye washes.

Peppermint

The essential oil of peppermint is commonly used for its cooling sensation along with the feeling of deeper absorption. It also encourages an increased blood flow to the local area.

Allergy Sufferers

For those clients who have certain skin allergies, a wax can be blended to meet your needs using natural beeswax.