Karen and Trevor Sonter, as owners and massage therapists of Hervey Bay Massage, welcome you to our salon and invite you to experience and enjoy all the benefits our massage business has to offer. Since 2000 we have been building a loyal and happy clientèle through hard work, professional business practices and successful massage and bodywork techniques. Our salon is situated in a central, but quiet part of Hervey Bay, at the Pialba Professional Centre, click here to (get directions).

Meet the team

Karen Sonter - Remedial Therapist

Professional Interests : Helping clients understand their body's condition - why they feel pain, what is causing it, how treatment will work for them, and what self-care methods will maintain and support the treatment. Stress management workshops.
Hobbies : Bird watching, bush walking, gardening, reading.

Trevor Sonter - Remedial Therapist

Professional Interests : It doesn't matter if you are here for a relaxation, remedial, or deep tissue massage, I can use everything I have learnt till now to have a positive influence on your health.
Hobbies : photography, bush walking, gardening, running.

Ali Lotfi - Remedial Therapist

Professional Interests : From my years as a national level basketball player in Egypt I have a special interest in Sports Massage.
Hobbies : golf, soccer, basketball.

Holly Fernance - Massage Therapist

Professional Interests : I'm passionate about the importance of a healthy mind and body and the connection they have. That affects all that we do. I particularly like offering deeply relaxing massage from toes to nose. I believe being able to relax well means to heal well. I'm planning to study further and increase my knowledge in the area of spiritual bodywork as this is a personal interest of mine.
Hobbies : Great coffee, Reiki, cooking for my family, reading and always having a DIY project on the go.

Massage Techniques

We are qualified sports and remedial massage therapists, and are experienced in a variety of massage and healing techniques.
Massage is becoming more popular as a drug free option for many muscular complaints and not just a holiday treat or pampering indulgence. Other natural therapies that are available to you are:

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Otho Bionomy®
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cross Fibre Mobilisation
  • Ear Candling
All our therapists are members of a massage association and are providers for most health funds.
Please contact your health fund for more information regarding eligibility and rebates.