Your Wellness Experts
Owner & Operator
With over 30 years experience in the Beauty Therapy and Spa Industry. Nicola is well respected within the Industry Worldwide. She works as an International Examiner for CIDESCO. The world’s highest qualification in Beauty Therapy and the Spa Industry, and has examined globally in over 15 countries. Nicola is the area rep for the Queenstown and Lakes District for the New Zealand Beauty Therapy association for Registered Beauty Therapists.
Nicola taught Beauty Therapy in the late 80's at Joyce Blok in Auckland then moved to Europe where she continued to study and work within institutions of excellence, continually building on her skills and as a result is highly qualified at what she does.
Nicola is a fully qualified Massage Therapist. She has studied and perfected many types of massage from around the world including , Sports and Deep tissue, Lomi Lomi in Maui, Hawaii. Thai Yoga massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Ayurveda in Cochin, India.
With the many hats you need to wear in this industry Nicola has also studied as a professional Make up Artist and has years of experience in Weddings and the modelling world. She has also studied Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Lymph Drainage, Reiki, and is currently studying Herbal Medicine with Isla Burges at the International College of Herbal Medicine.
Massage Therapist and Beauty Therapist
Whether it's massage, Beauty Therapy or Make up you can be reassured that Nicola and her hand picked team of Internationally awarded and qualified therapists will ensure you look and feel your best.
Marie is a Massage and Beauty Therapist straight from the SPA industry in Europe, having trained at the school Perfitte in France. Marie has worked in Spas in Greece to the French Alps in Mes Arcs. Maries' true passion is massage and she has continued to study in this field. Her most recent trip took her to Chiang Mai in Thailand where she studied Thai Yoga Massage. She is the perfect addition to the Massage In Wanaka Day Spa.