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Health and Well-Being Therapies

At Kawai Purapura we live and breathe a healthy lifestyle that lifts your spirit, relaxes your body and calms your mind. We offer a tranquil and peaceful environment where we have created a holistic residential village that naturally draws therapy practitioners of all kinds to live and practice their unique and valued talents. They offer a range of healing modalities from Massage Therapy, to Acupuncture, to Yoga Therapy, to Tarot Card Reading and much more.

Read more about the practitioners below. To book an appointment, you can contact them directly and why not combine your treatment with one of our classes or events.

Professional Practitioners at Kawai Purapura

Lindi O’Connor A. Dip.M.T.
Massage and Reflexology

Lindi O’Connor is a Body-Mind Massage therapist with over 30 years experience in the field in various countries. She is certified in Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Reflexology, and Sports and Therapeutic Massage. Lindi has discovered how profoundly our bodies react to stress and stored emotions, a natural result of “everyday life”, and how this can be reduced by touch and massage – combined with an ability to “listen” and feel the body’s pain. “Bones, muscles, and cellular tissues hold memories of emotional events and life’s stress. Through varied massage techniques we release tension and pain, freeing and healing the “embodied mind.”

mobile: 021 252 4749
email: daretodanz@gmail.com

Dean Wickenden
Acupunture, Massage, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Yoga Therapy

Dean is passionate about natural health and healing. He has travelled and studied with renowned masters in the Chinese, Tibetan and Indian healing and spiritual traditions. His approach to complementary medicine focuses on healing the root cause of the ailment, harmonising the body, energy and mind, which leads to optimal health, greater vitality and mental wellbeing. Treatment plans are tailor made to the individual and may include acupuncture, massage therapy, Chinese herbal medicine, moxabustion (heat therapy), cupping, gua sha, diet therapy, qigong and yoga therapy.

Dean also teaches weekly yoga classes, have a look at his teacher profile for the times here >

Dean is a registered acupuncturist with the NZASA
(New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority) and a registered ACC provider.

mobile: 021 034 7752
email: dean@acupuncture.yoga
website: https://www.acupuncture.yoga/

Chewy Wilson

Chewy offers a nice relaxing foot massage or a diagnostic foot/health treatment. Chewy explains “I offer both kinds of reflexology and can help you understand physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels using points in the feet that relate to points in the body. I also work with the endocrine system, which is like a recharge for your body’s battery.”

mobile: 027 433 4627
email: chewydrummer@gmail.com