Meet The Team

Viv Butler

Viv Butler

Clinical Director | Feldenkrais Method® Practitioner I Massage Therapist

movement and postural education(The Feldenkrais method®) private lessons and classes, remedial/therapeutic, pregnancy, deep tissue, sports & relaxation massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial cupping.

Available in Te Atatu- Wednesdays/Thursdays & Riverhead - Tuesdays(Feldenkrais® only)

Phone : 021816338
Email : [email protected]

Viv is currently only taking new Feldenkrais clients and has a waiting list so if you cant find a time that suits you send her a message and she will get in touch when something comes up!

Meet Viv, the passionate owner and talented Feldenkrais Practitioner and Massage Therapist behind Revival Massage and Movement and Restore Wellbeing, an all-encompassing space that offers a range of transformative health options under one roof.

Viv leads the team of Massage Therapists at Revival, she relishes a challenge and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. With a deep commitment to helping you unlock your body’s true potential, Viv combines her exceptional massage therapy skills with her expertise in the transformative Feldenkrais Method® This unique fusion of her expertise in remedial massage therapy and her utilization of neuroplasticity empowers her to teach movement and awareness, opening up new possibilities for your body and creating profound changes in lifelong habitual movement patterns. Viv is passionate about helping you understand how your day-to-day movement habits impact your well-being, offering different movement options that can alleviate pain, stress, and anxiety.

Through personalized one-on-one Functional Integration® Lessons and engaging group Awareness through Movement® lessons and workshops, she guides you towards a newfound sense of mobility and liberation.

Viv has extensive experience working with diverse individuals, including people with chronic pain and neurological conditions or postural difficulties to pregnant woman, office workers, and those in dire need of some quietening of the nervous system to ease anxiety. Whether you seek a revitalizing massage treatment or an enlightening Feldenkrais® lesson, Viv’s touch will leave you with a renewed sense of mobility, granting you the freedom to move effortlessly and the tools to cherish and care for your precious body.

Unlock the full potential of your body and embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery with Viv. Book your appointment today and experience the liberation of movement, enabling you to nurture and optimize your physical well-being.

Viv is currently not accepting new massage clients, however welcomes new Feldenkrais clients with open arms, if you are having difficulty finding an appointment please reach out to Viv and she will accommodate if she is able. 

Clare Srihanan

Clare Srihanan

Massage Therapist

remedial/therapeutic, pregnancy, deep tissue, sports & relaxation massage, trigger point therapy, hot stones

Prepare to be amazed by the incredible talent and unwavering empathy of Clare, a massage therapist who possesses a true gift for healing. With a deep passion for trigger points and their ability to alleviate muscular pain, Clare’s expertise will transport you to a realm of pure bliss.

From the moment you step onto her massage table, Clare’s friendly disposition envelops you in a sense of tranquility and serenity. As her skilled hands work their magic, you’ll discover a newfound level of relaxation and restoration, leaving you utterly refreshed.

Clare’s mastery lies in her ability to identify the true points of pain within your body. Through her intuitive touch and comprehensive understanding of massage therapy, she skillfully uncovers the hidden sources of discomfort, unraveling the knots that hinder your well-being.

Prepare to be suitably kneaded and revitalized as Clare employs her exceptional deep tissue and remedial massage skills. Each stroke and technique is carefully crafted to release tension, alleviate pain, and enhance your mobility, leaving you ready to conquer the world with renewed vigor.

If you yearn for an escape from the worries of the world, a relaxation massage with Clare is the ultimate ticket to serenity. Imbuing even her more remedial treatments with a touch of tranquility, Clare’s healing hands effortlessly melt away the tensions associated with repetitive office work and the stresses of modern life.

Clare’s commitment goes beyond mere relaxation; she actively seeks out points of dysfunction within your body, aiming to remedy the grief caused by tight knots and restricted movement. By embarking on a journey with Clare, you open yourself to rediscovering true freedom of movement, empowering you to embrace life to the fullest.

Are you ready to experience the awe-inspiring healing prowess of Clare? Book your appointment today and prepare to be transported to a realm of unparalleled bliss and restoration.

Yumie Kohara

Yumie Kohara

Massage Therapist

remedial/therapeutic, myofascial release, deep tissue & relaxation massage, trigger point work

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey with Yumie! As a skilled therapist, Yumie specialises in the art of therapeutic massage. Her approach goes beyond surface relaxation, delving deep into the realms of muscle tension and stress. Yumie’s hands are attuned to the unique needs of each client, providing a tailored experience that addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of well-being. Her calm energy is palpable from the moment you enter the clinic, creating a tranquil space where stress dissipates, and relaxation takes centre stage.

Yumie’s proficiency extends to highly specialized myofascial release techniques. This targeted approach allows her to unravel tension stored in the fascia, promoting greater flexibility and freedom of movement. Clients often marvel at the transformative effects of Yumie’s myofascial release, experiencing a newfound sense of lightness and ease. Yumie is renowned for her exceptional skill in working on trigger points. With a keen understanding of the body’s trigger point map, she alleviates pain and enhances mobility by releasing tension at its source. This targeted work not only provides relief but contributes to a lasting sense of well-being.

Yumie’s commitment to your well-being is evident in every session. Whether you seek relief from chronic pain or simply wish to enhance your overall mobility, Yumie crafts a personalized journey that aligns with your unique needs and goals. let Yumie guide you towards a state of profound relaxation and therapeutic relief. Experience the harmonious blend of calm energy and skilled expertise as you embark on a path to greater well-being.

Isabella Barnes

Isabella Barnes

Massage Therapist

Sports Massage , remedial/therapeutic, Myofascial Release, deep tissue & relaxation massage, trigger point work

Isabella, a highly skilled massage therapist, brings a fresh perspective to the field of therapeutic and sports massage. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic and Sports Massage, earned in 2022, she possesses a comprehensive understanding of the human body and its intricate mechanics. Isabella’s holistic approach focuses on restoring movement, reducing pain, and enhancing the overall quality of life for her clients.

Central to Isabella’s practice is her client-centered approach. She recognizes that each individual is unique, with distinct goals and aspirations. By carefully listening and understanding her clients’ needs, Isabella crafts personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific objectives. Drawing upon a wide range of muscle and postural examinations, she employs techniques best suited to address her clients’ concerns and facilitate optimal healing and recovery.

Isabella’s passion lies in the realm of sports and rehabilitation. Having been a dedicated soccer player herself for over a decade, she possesses an intimate understanding of sports-related injuries and the intricacies of sports-specific maintenance. She frequently provides strapping and sports massage services to her soccer team, and her commitment to the well-being of youth athletes has led her to explore the realm of sports injury prevention through massage therapy.

Notably, Isabella’s expertise extends beyond individual clients, as she has had the privilege of providing sports massage to esteemed international and national teams. Her clientele includes renowned organizations such as the Black Sticks, Warriors, Highlanders, and the All Whites. By working with elite athletes, Isabella has honed her skills and gained valuable experience in addressing the unique demands and challenges faced by high-performance individuals.

With Isabella as your guide, you can embark on a transformative journey toward optimal wellness. Whether you seek relief from persistent discomfort, aim to enhance your sports performance, or simply desire to improve your overall well-being, Isabella’s expertise will guide you every step of the way.

Take the first step towards a rejuvenated body and a revitalized spirit. Schedule an appointment with Isabella today and experience the transformative power of her therapeutic and sports massage techniques.

Kate Reese

Kate Reese

Massage Therapist

Therapeutic, Pregnancy , Deep tissue & Relaxation massage, trigger point work, Sports Massage , Myofascial Release,

Discover the transformative touch of Kate , an exceptional massage therapist dedicated to guiding you on a path to unparalleled well-being. With a fervent passion for healing, Kate specialises in alleviating both physical discomfort and emotional tension, leaving you feeling utterly renewed and revitalised.

Drawing from a rich repertoire of techniques, including myofascial release, deep tissue, and trigger point therapy, Kate expertly targets and dissolves stubborn knots and built-up tension. But her artistry goes beyond mere relief; with each soothing stroke, she beckons you into a realm of profound relaxation, where stress fades away and tranquility takes hold.

Together, you and Kate will co-create personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs, focusing on releasing tight muscles, enhancing circulation, and restoring harmony to your body. Within the serene sanctuary of her studio, Kate cultivates a nurturing environment where you can unwind and experience deep healing.

Whether you’re grappling with chronic pain, muscular tightness, or the burdens of daily life, Kate is steadfast in her commitment to helping you find relief and reclaim balance in both body and mind. Trained and experienced in an array of modalities—including Pregnancy massage, Sports massage, Hot stone, Deep tissue, and Swedish massage—Kate ensures an experience that transcends expectations, leaving you free from aches and pains.

Embark on a journey towards a healthier, more balanced life today. Let Kate be your steadfast ally in the pursuit of optimal well-being. Book your appointment now and take the first step towards a brighter, more vibrant future.