86 Tanti Avenue, Mornington VIC 3931   Ph: 5976 2198

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About Us

Massage and Myotherapy has many health benefits to help you enjoy life more. Our therapists are qualified and experienced in several massage and Myotherapy disciplines to best cater for your needs.

The expert team at Tanti Avenue Massage and Myotherapy offer complete muscle therapy on the Mornington Peninsula.

Meet our team who are committed to helping you achieve great results and find the most effective treatment for you.

Rinda Unchai
Kathleen Templin
Emily Roberts
Jo Davis
Bec Wakenshaw
Courtney Bakker
Kelly World
Helen Gillies
Cindy Lerner

Our friendly and helpful receptionist

Lee Maguinness

You will always be in safe, caring hands and a peaceful, nurturing environment when you have any massage therapy or Myotherapy treatment at Tanti Avenue Massage & Myotherapy.


Our Team

Massage and Myotherapy has many health benefits to help you enjoy life more. Our therapists are qualified and experienced in several massage and Myotherapy disciplines to best cater for your needs.


Rinda Unchai

Remedial Massage Therapist

Rinda is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and a member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia (MMA). Rinda’s previous experience includes 5 years as a professional Thai massage therapist working on the meridian (energy) lines within the body.
Rinda has an intuitive sense and feeling knowing where and for long to apply pressure with the aim of releasing muscular tension and stretching out muscles ultimately encouraging the return of energy flow around the body.


Kathleen Templin

Myotherapist

Kathleen is a recently qualified Myotherapist from Chisholm Institute. Before studying massage she utilised her qualifications in Education primarily in the area of Sport and Outdoor Education.

Kathleen loves helping and guiding others to be their best selves.

Throughout her studies Kathleen worked as a sports trainer with the Noble Park football club. She has seen and treated a vast variety of sporting injuries and managed the players’ rehabilitation. Kathleen understands that these injuries don’t just happen to athletes and is committed to the recovery and rehabilitation of all injuries not just those suffered on sporting field.

Each of Kathleen’s treatments is tailored to the needs of the individual client. Myotherapy focuses on treating the symptoms as well as the cause. And with the help of corrective exercises Kathleen will help you get back to being your best.

Special interests include:

Injury prevention
Recovery from injury
Sports massage


Emily Roberts

Remedial Massage Therapist

Emily completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage at Chisholm Institute in July 2016 following her Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. Emily has accumulated a range of skills and knowledge she is eager to share with the community.

Believing that you learn something new every day, Emily is enthusiastic to continue understanding the human body and how she can best improve her clients wellbeing.

Emily believes that a treatment does not have to be painful. If the client can relax as much as possible and enjoy the treatment, the musculoskeletal system will allow for the optimal outcomes while still targeting deep muscle tissue.

Emily’s interests include:

Head aches
Neck and shoulder pain and stiffness


Jo Davis

Remedial Massage Therapist

As a massage therapist, Jo is interested in treating all kinds of musculoskeletal issues. Jo likes to take a holistic approach when assessing and treating her clients as she believes everything is connected in some way. This approach gives clients and Jo a better chance of finding the underlying cause of their complaint: be it pain, weakness, dysfunction or otherwise.

Jo also believes that relevant information and advice regarding self management, either preventative or maintenance, can enhance the recovery and well being of her clients.

Special Interests:

Lower Back Pain
Sporting injuries


Bec Wakenshaw

Myotherapist

Bec is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and is continuing studies to attain an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy.  This will enable her to supply her clients with the best possible outcome and help them achieve their personal goals.

As a dancer Bec knows, all too well, the aftermath of exercising and pushing the body to its physical limits.  Before beginning her studies, Bec never knew how beneficial massage could be, not only for aches and pains due to postural habits, but injuries from physical exercise.

Having an interest in the world of exercise and family health allows Bec to communicate with and benefit a wide range of clients in a positive manner.

Special Interests:

Pregnancy massage
Management of pain due to physical exercise : soft tissue massage/stretching/MET (muscle energy technique)


Courtney Bakker

Myotherapist

Courtney’s qualifications include a Certificate IV in Therapeutic Massage, a Diploma of Remedial Massage and an Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy). Courtney’s previous experience includes two years working as a Sports Trainer and Massage Therapist with the Devon Meadows Football Club.

Courtney is a committed therapist who specialises in providing deep tissue massage catered to her client’s specific needs with the use of trigger point therapy, stretches, muscle energy techniques (MET) and other modalities such as cupping and dry needling.

Interests include:
Relieving headaches
Improving clients physical and emotional wellbeing
Relaxation
Trigger point therapy


Kelly World

Myotherapist

Kelly qualified as a Myotherapist from Chisholm Institute in 2011 as a mature age student. Her previous work history involved special education and child care, among other things.

Kelly’s lifelong interest in anatomy and physiology couple with a passion for caring for people has landed her in, what she regards as, the perfect professional role for her. She loves the investigative part of her role and has had success in treating those clients with otherwise long standing or seemingly difficult to treat conditions. Her holistic approach to Myotherapy allows her to create meaningful and customised treatment for her clients; treating not only the symptoms, but the underlying cause of their compliant. Kelly is keen to impart education to clients in ‘plain language’ so they can better manage their own musculoskeletal health at home and work.

Special interests include:
Preganancy/ post natal
Long term/difficult to treat complaints
Special needs/disability
Client education


Helen Gillies

Myotherapist

Helen has more than 15 years experience working in the massage industry and her qualifications include an Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy,) a Diploma of Remedial Massage and a Diploma of Sports Massage. Helen’s commitment to providing the best possible care and attention to all clients at Tanti Avenue Massage & Myotherapy and her dedication to the local community of Mornington led her to buy the business in early 2014 after over 10 years working there as a therapist. Helen is passionate about helping clients better understand their bodies and how their action or inaction can affect their functionality and active daily life. Education is a big part of Helen’s life and passion not only in her work with clients at Tanti Avenue Massage & Myotherapy but also as a lecturer at Chisholm Institute teaching massage and Myotherapy students. Helen is not an advocate for the ‘no pain no gain’ philosophy, but employs treatment techniques that still target deep muscle tissue while working well within the clients pain limits and achieving very effective outcomes.

Interests include:

Pre / Post natal massage
Surgery preparation and rehabilitation
Headaches and Migraines


Cindy Lerner

Remedial Massage Therapist

Cindy completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage, getting top scores for her class and is planning to complete her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy. Due to her extensive background in professional sport, Cindy has a great understanding of sports related musculoskeletal injuries, how they can be prevented and the rehabilitation process.

A keen learner, Cindy is intent on advancing her skills and is excited to be part of the team at Tanti Avenue Massage and Myotherapy. Cindy is currently busy with the most important role of all – being a mum to her new born son. But we look forward to when Cindy is back with the team.

 


Lee Maguinness

Receptionist

Lee is our receptionist at Tanti Avenue Massage and Myotherapy.  She has worked at the clinic for 10 years, following a work history as a medical receptionist and secretary/book keeper.  Her diligence to the job and attention to detail makes her a valuable team member.

Lee’s scope and knowledge in this field means that our clinic runs smoothly and efficiently.  She also manages to maintain cleanliness and order, which makes the clinic a relaxing, enjoyable place to be.

Lee is friendly and accommodating in her role and willing to arrange the optimal appointments and appropriate therapist for your concerns.


Other Practitioners at TAMM

Massage and Myotherapy has many health benefits to help you enjoy life more. Our therapists are qualified and experienced in several massage and Myotherapy disciplines to best cater for your needs.