Yim has been educated as a professional spa therapist in Australia. During her journey, she has acquired many techniques that have made her an outstanding masseuse.
When did you start your journey with massage?
‘I started practising massage in Thailand at Chiva-Sam International Academy. After graduating, I went to Australia to train and gain more experience. While there, I found a job and worked there for 2 years. After those two years, I came to New Zealand in November 2014.’
What first interested you about massage?
‘I like massage, I like to be massaged, I like the feeling of well-being it provides. When you get a massage, you feel relaxed and we forget the problems of the outside world for a while.’
What is your favourite massage technique?
‘I don’t really have a favourite type of massage. It all depends on what my body needs at that moment. but most of the time I find myself enjoying deep tissue or a relaxing massage.’
What do you like about working at Massage Me Day Spa?
‘I appreciate the fact that is easy-going and flexible. If one of our staff has a problem, there is always someone to help. I enjoy the friendly atmosphere.’
What massage technique do you most recommend to your customers?
‘I like Fusion Massage the best because it is a combination of many techniques (Eastern, Western and local techniques). Focusing on treating tension or painful areas whilst helping you relax and relieve stress.’
What massage training have you received?
‘I have received training in:
- Deep tissue,
- Therapeutic Thai,
- Hot stone,
- Pressure point,
- Herbal hot compress,
- Facial treatment’