our practitioners

MEET OUR TEAM OF THERAPISTS

INTUITIVE MASSAGE, nATURAL REMEDIES & ORGANIC SKINCARE

 With a special interest in Massage Therapy and Organic Skincare Treatments, Melanie Whillance merges her knowledge of  Massage, Naturopathy, Beauty and Skincare  to create a pampering experience that is truly unique to the Geelong region. She has been practising Massage therapy for more than 15 years and  has created an extensive range of Holistic Healing Massage treatments which  dissolve away stress, pain and tension to help each individual achieve a sense of inner peace and tranquility in their busy lifestyles. Melanie believes that pain affects us mentally, physically & spiritually & that the body holds onto stored emotions from our past. Choose from one of her Holistic Healing Massage treatments and begin the journey with herbal, foot soak and scrub as well as hot towels for the entire body and hot stones on the back.  

 Melanie uses her passion for Pure, Natural & Organic Skincare products to blend and customise a range of lotions, potions, oils and elixirs to benefit each individuals skincare needs.  Each facial incorporates aromatherapy, lymphatic drainage, steam, Massage and Mask. 

 Taking care of your skin & body is a powerful step to improve wellbeing and to balance your body’s energy flow when you are feeling stressed, scattered and chaotic. Begin your journey towards a healthier more vibrant you today. 

OSTEOPATHY & PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Peter Bouris started his journey into health at the age of 14 after suffering a back injury and later being diagnosed with a postural disease. Through his rehabilitation he explored Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Osteopathy. The holistic and thorough approach of Osteopathy inspired him, and led him to his current path. 

Whilst studying Osteopathy he suffered Glandular Fever, fatigue, anxiety and depression.  Desperate to improve his own health and vitality, Peter explored a diverse range of natural remedies. This empowered him to take control of his health, and subsequently share knowledge and tools to also help others live a happier and healthier life. 

Peter graduated from RMIT University with a Masters in Osteopathy in 2007, going on to work in reputable clinics in Australia and around the world. He has also been employed in health education, working as a Clinical Supervisor at Victoria University, Examiner at RMIT University and Lecturer and Clinician at Endeavour College of Natural Health. 

Peter was drawn to the natural wonders in the Great Ocean Road region which purify and enrich his wellbeing. His active lifestyle including Swimming, Tennis, Yoga and Mountain biking maintain his zest for life. Peter’s lifelong dedication to Osteopathy, learning and sharing practical tools to enhance quality of life has been appreciated by many patients.

LUXURY SPA THERAPIES & RELAXATION MASSAGE

With a passion for health & wellness Carly Stillitano brings a new dynamic to Renew Yourself with her many years experience at one of our regions most prestigious Day Spas.

Since completing her qualification in 2015 Carly has gained expert training in a Day Spa setting to become one of the regions most qualified & well trained Day Spa therapists.
Carly is meticulous about her treatments with a very fluid & flowing massage technique.

The importance of selfcare, health and general wellbeing have always been of great interest to her, hence why she pursued a career in the wellness industry.

Carly has a very relaxed & grounded personality and her calm & friendly nature can be felt as soon as you walk in the door at Renew Yourself.
She has a zest for life & a love for helping and meeting new clients.
She gains fulfillment in seeing her clients float out the door feeling de stressed and becoming a more relaxed and happier version of themselves.

Carly believes that doing the things you love in life are extremely important for your physical and emotional wellbeing. She takes time out for self care daily enjoying beautiful river and beach walks, pilates, as well as keeping a routine and eating a healthy well balanced diet to keep her energized and grounded.

Carly believes in the power of natural healing products and therapeutic oils for providing a holistic experience to her treatments. She endeavours to individualise all treatments to suit each client.
As a modern and busy person herself, Carly is aware of life’s stressors and finds it extremely rewarding to share her knowledge and skills to help relieve stress & tension & naturally heal the body and mind through the healing benefits of touch. 

HEALING MASSAGE & BOTANICAL FACIALS

Mikayla brings an energetic and fresh approach to all beauty treatments. She possesses an incredible amount of expertise about advanced skincare technology, facial and body anatomy and holistic wellbeing. 

With a background in medical grade skincare and body treatments, she is incredibly knowledgeable and her approach to beauty therapy treatments is incredibly unique. Sharing the delicate balance of loving advanced treatments and holistic massage therapy. 

MIkayla Has A Healing Touch When It Comes To Massage And Strives To Make Every Client Leave Feeling Comfortable, Relaxed And Grounded. She Believes That Massage Is More Than Just De- Stressing And Relaxing Tense Muscles, It’s About The Emotional Connection Between The Mind And Body. She Believes That Massage Is Mostly About Spiritual Well-Being And Releasing Blocked Emotions. 

 Mikayla Loves Using The Power Of Aromatherapy And Ayurvedic Practices In Her Day To Day Life When Obstacles Come Her Way. Things Like Meditation, Yoga, The Use Of Essential Oils, & Drinking Warm Herbal Tea All Help Her To Relax And Be Present With Her Mind And Body. 

At Renew Yourself Mikayla loves keeping diversity with every client. Using our large range of different massage and facial packages, a variety of herbal teas, aromatherapy oils, foot soaks, scrubs and lotions. She believes every client deserves to have their own personalised customisable treatment on board to start their wellness journey. 

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