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.

 

Sonja Wegener

Sonja has trained as remedial massage therapist and infant massage instructor, volunteered massage therapy at the City Mission, and completed a postgraduate diploma in health science. She specialises in neuromuscular technique, deep tissue, Swedish, and relaxation, with a particular interest in the psycho-physiological benefits of touch for people of all ages and paediatric also special needs massage.

 

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.