Nikki founded Echidna Acupuncture & Natural Therapies in 2007. She is trained in both Chinese and Japanese Acupuncture Styles. She is a member of ANTA and Registered with AHPRA.
Nikki specialises in the Kiiko Style of Japanese Acupuncture, which is a dynamic technique characterised by its use of a palpation sequence, that provides instant diagnosis and feedback to both the patient and practitioner. In 2013, Nikki was selected to attend an International Master Class to train with Sensei Kiiko Matsumoto in Japan. Nikki believes in "gentle practise" and her treatments are a deeply relaxing, nurturing experience that heal and restore the body's natural balance. Her style and approach are well suited to those with complex health issues and those patients who are considered sensitive.
Nikki incorporates NET (Neuro Emotional Technique) into her treatment protocols. This is a mind-body technique that clears unresolved stress patterns from the body. She was one of two Australians to Certify in NET in the United States in February 2015. With a background in Oriental Medicine and degrees in Psychology, Nikki takes a holistic approach to her treatments, and has the ability to see beyond the "symptoms". She is known her compassionate nature, her nurturing approach and gentle touch.
Nikki Hunt - Acupuncturist
0407 398 805
B.App.SC (Acupuncture); B.A. (Psych); B.App.SC (Psychology)
NET Cetified Practitioner
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Chenne is an qualified traditional Chinese medicine practitioner since 1989, who also practises Tui Na (Acupressure & Traditional Chinese Massage). She has been trained & qualified in practise various types of massage to be best suited for individual conditions. Chenne's treatments can bring the balance back to your health. She offers a wide range of treatment for chronic and acute conditions.
Herbal facial treatment
Revitalise your skin complexion - feel great!!
Chenne's herbal facial uses an ancient Chinese method that can relieve a number of
skin conditions, and leave you relaxed with skin that feels "baby soft".
The treatment includes:
Pre-treatment skin evaluation
Unique Chinese herbal face mask - freshly made per appointment
Deep skin cleanse & facial massage
Head, neck and hand massage is included
Special herbal oil rich in Vita E to smooth the skin tone
Chenne - Chinese Herbalist & Massage Therapist
0401 997 473
Jillaine known as The Pantry Practitioner specialises in digestive disorders, immune, hormonal and reproductive health, allergies and anti-aging nutrition.
A registered GAPS Practitioner (Gut & Psychology Syndrome), she participates in ongoing education with ACNEM (Australian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine), attends BioBalance seminars and education and has completed nutrigenomics and chelation courses.
Jillaine has a large, active social media group sharing their experiences and resources including fermentation and low Paleo style cooking.
Jillaine Williams - Nutritionist & Functional Medicine Practitioner
0407 403 787
BHSc Nutritional Medicine
Devan Rippey - Chinese Medicine Body Mechanic
0410 796 013
With over 25 years experience in the Health and Fitness Industry, in Personal Training, Massage, Acupuncture and a number of other healing modalities, Devan is known for his holistic approach to mechanical body issues, his strong and calming hands, and his warm and compassionate style.
Qualified in Chinese Acupuncture, Massage, Cupping & Scraping, Sei Tia Massage, Individual & Group Personal Training and Hands on Healing therapies – Devan brings a wealth of knowledge and wisdom to his practice. Utilising a combination of these modalities, Devan is able to tailor a unique treatment specific to the individual, and the muscular skeletal issue.
In addition Devan is an Associate Stop Today – Stop Smoking Laser Acupuncture Practitioner. Go to Stop Today for further information.
Dr Kathryn Brooke - Chiropractor
0418 582 943
B.App.SC (Chiropractic); Masters of Clinical Chiropractic; Diploma of Remedial Massage; Cert IV Personal Training; REIKI (Level 2)
Kathryn is a Chiropractor that prefers using more low force techniques such as BGI, N.E.T, Activator (non-method) and A.K. Perfect for those who feel they need a more gentle approach - the techniques are just as powerful as a manual adjustment and often incorporate a nutritional and emotional component.
As well as Chiropractic, Kathryn will be offering Remedial Massage. It tends to be a nice mixture of pain and relaxation. Elbows are optional.