Our Team

We currently have four talented therapists available at Essential Bodywork.  We invite you to bring a friend and have a massage at the same time.  Please book ahead so that we may accomodate you.

Each of our therapists are trained in Hawaiian, Relaxation, Remedial, Hot Stones and Pregnancy Massage.  Health fund rebates may apply.  Please state specifically if you require a rebate. Thank you.


Kimberlee Newman-Tyler – Diploma of  Remedial Massage, L5 Kahuna, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Pregnancy & Relaxation. Signature Treatment – Hawaiian Hot Stone Fusion.

Kimberlee Newman-Tyler

Kimberlee has been accredited as a Remedial Massage Therapist since 2000.  She has a Diploma of Remedial Massage, studied Thai Massage in Thailand, and studied Hawaiian Bodywork in Australia and Hawaii.  Her first passion which she brings into every treatment is Hawaiian bodywork.  Kimberlee has taught Hawaiian Lomi Lomi in Australia and overseas, and is now happy to live a beach lifestyle offering beautiful bodywork on the Sunshine Coast.

Kimberlee’s modalities include Hawaiian Bodywork (Lomi Lomi / Kahuna Massage), Remedial Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, and Hot Stone Lomi Lomi Fusion.


Rohana Joy – Diploma of Remedial Massage, L5 Kahuna, Cert IV Bowen Therapy.

Rohana Joy

Rohana is a highly intuitive bodyworker with extensive experience in Massage Therapy, Kahuna (Hawaiian) Bodywork and “Bowtech” Bowen Therapy.

Rohana’s intention is to positively impact each client to restore health, promote healing and self connection. She offers professional treatments that support and encourage each client to reach their highest potential.

Rohana’s qualifications include: Level 5 Kahuna Bodywork, Certificate IV “Bowtech” Bowen Therapy and Diploma of Remedial Massage, completed in November 2017.  Rohana was awarded an High Achievement award for her diligence and academic excellence in completing her Diploma.

Health Fund Rebates are available.

To reserve your appointment with Rohana, click here.



Honi Peters – L7 Kahuna, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Hot Stones, Pregnancy and Relaxation Massage.

Honi Peters

Honi Peters is a very experienced, intuitive massage practitioner, specializing in Hawaiian bodywork.

Honi creates a deeply nurturing massage experience.  She is passionate about Hawaiian bodywork and the simple power of present, loving touch.  Honi believes that each body has it’s own innate wisdom and ability to heal itself, given the right conditions. Her intention with every treatment is to co-create with her clients the conditions that allow healing to occur.

Honi is certified in Lomi Lomi and Level 7 Kahuna Massage.  She offers these treatments in addition to Hot Stones, Pregnancy and Relaxation Massage.

To book with Honi, click here.



Ali Marson Diploma Remedial Massage, Kahuna 1 & 2, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stones, Relaxation Massage.

Ali Marson

Ali holds a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapist (qualifying in 2017 in Australia, and 2012 in the U.K.) with a thorough grounding in the healing arts.  Ali’s background training is diverse and includes Remedial Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Hot Stones, Hawaiian Kahuna Massage (Level 1 & 2 so far), Indian Head Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Paediatric Massage, working with children and adults with disabilities, and Oncology Massage. In addition, Ali is a fully qualified homeopath.

Ali takes an holistic approach to bodywork, and is passionate about working in harmony with her clients in order for them to get the most out of each & every treatment received.

To book with Ali, click here.