Boost Your Massage Experience

Written by Emma Tommasini

This is Megan, Director of First Things First Wellness Centre and Creator of Boost Serums. Megan designed these six highly concentrated serums to help expand the benefits of your massage.

At your next appointment why not try one of our boost serums to take your massage to the next level. Here is the low down on the 6 Boost options;

* ENERGISING BOOST *

Contains Yerba Mate infusion and Ashwagandha Root infuse to stimulate the skin and invigorate the mind and senses. 

* DETOXING BOOST * 

Helps clarify and balance the skin by removing impurities with White Tea infusion and Grapefruit.


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Massage Home Care Packs Now Available

Written by Megan Colwell

We have been inundated with Messages/Emails requesting Massages or Treatments. We totally understand that you must be hurting and craving for a massage to help you through these difficult times. We have also been hurting by not being able to assist as it's what we do best! We have put together some of our most requested packages for sale for you to use in the comfort of your own home to ease your pain and help you get some relief in the meantime.

Choose From

  • Epsom Salts
  • Wheat Bags
  • Heat or Cool Patches
  • Magnesium, Cream, Spray's, Powder and Roll On's
  • Acupressure Balls and Pocket Physio's
  • First Things First Massage Oil's
  • Boost Serums to Boost your Massage Experience
  • Much More

 


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Farewell Ross....For Now!

Written by Megan Colwell

Today we say farewell to an absolute gentleman as he embarks on a break from Townsville to transition to the Gold Coast… Hopefully short term!

The nice part is that you are chasing your dreams. And you will now have lots of time to make all your dreams come true. The bad part is how much we will miss the pleasurable experience of working with you. We wish you the all the best and thank you for your years of dedication, enthusiasm and team spirit.

Working with you for the past 10 years has been a joy! We will miss seeing you every day as will your clients, whom I know you consider as family.  You have always been a hard worker and a terrific team member. No one is more deserving of this break than you.  We hope that you have an inbuilt boomerang that knows to return home.


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Why Your Dad Deserves a Massage This Father’s Day

Written by Emma Tommasini

A recent article in Men’s Health magazine discusses the many benefits of massage therapy and how men in particular can benefit from regular sessions. However, the typical guy tends to ignore things like going to the doctor – let alone indulging themselves with a massage treatment.  All too often, they’re spending long hours at the office, working out in the garden or coaching the kids footy team without taking time for themselves.

So, it’s up to us – their sons, daughters, wives, partners – to do it for them.  After all, we think dads deserve it.  The benefits are undeniable.  


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Your First Massage- What to Expect

Written by Emma Tommasini

It’s time to relax. The friendly staff and professional massage therapists at First Things First Wellness Centre are committed to providing a calm, stress-free experience, every time. Here’s what you can expect.

 

1. MEET & GREET

Once you arrive, if you are a new client, you will be asked to fill out a form to record any relevant medical history, injuries or physical conditions we should be aware of. We recommend arriving 10 minutes early for your appointment to complete these forms.


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Oncology Massage Testimonial

Written by Emma Tommasini

 

Question 1:  Being diagnosed with and treated for cancer can be scary, painful and isolating, thinking back can you remember how you felt after your first Oncology massage with Leanne?

I felt blessed as my body had been used to massages before cancer. Then it felt invaded by poking and prodding. This was so gentle that I felt the response immediately. 

 

Question 2: In what ways was massage helpful while you were going through treatment? 

The massages began so gently and it was what my body craved after so many needles and treatment. Leanne was wonderful and understanding and knew what level to begin with. Each subsequent appt, she applied a slightly firmer pressure. My body began to feel human again. 


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What Is Your Favourite Body Part to Have Massaged?

Written by Emma Tommasini

*Poll conducted by Evolve College asking Therapists 'What is your favourite body part to have massaged? As expected back and shoulders took it out, closely followed by feet! 


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Oncology Massage Offers a Pain Free and Peaceful Space to Clients Living with Cancer

Written by Emma Tommasini

 

First Things First Wellness Centre is privileged to offer the services of Qualified Oncology Massage Therapist Leanne Govett. Leanne is knowledgeable and has a caring professionalism to provide supportive care to clients on their cancer journey. 

Oncology Massage has the power when skilfully applied, to reduce pain, anxiety and literally change our biochemistry. That sea of chemicals, neurotransmitters and hormones that constantly bathes our cells changes when we experience deep relaxation.


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The Most Popular Types of Massage

Written by Emma Tommasini

There are many types of massage therapy, from classics like Swedish and Deep Tissue, to lesser know styles like Reiki. Whether you'd like to branch out a bit or have a health condition or injury, choosing a style of massage can be confusing if you're not quite sure what it involves. Here is a list of the most popular types of massage at First Things First Wellness Centre.

 

Swedish/ Relaxation Massage 

A general relaxation massage using lighter pressure to soothe the muscles and ease tension in the body and mind. Kneading and gliding techniques are used on the more superficial layers of muscles. A great choice if suffering from low energy, anxiety or depression. 


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