Lorinda Childs- Yoga Teacher

Lorinda believes that yoga is the pathway to optimum health and personal empowerment, and that there is a style of yoga for everyone. She is 200 hour qualified, along with qualifications in pre and post-natal, and children’s yoga. Her classes are strong with intentional movement to allow for deep release. Sessions are interwoven with mindfulness techniques to allow students to feel that they have worked hard, as well as had time to rest from the stresses of everyday life. She strives to provide you a nurturing environment where you can learn to love yourself from within.

Lorinda teaches Yoga classes at Dr Salt on Saturday mornings.  More information about her classes can be found here.

Please contact Lorinda with any questions:  0481 277 074.

Loretta Carraro- Reiki Practitioner

Loretta’s personal experience with Reiki led her down a path to want to help others achieve their full potential. Loretta has a holistic approach – with a passion for nutrition, physical and spiritual wellbeing, she works with women on all dimensions of their own unique journey.

A mother herself, Loretta also works with women while they’re pregnant, empowering them to find themselves and clear any energetic blockages that may be causing fear or anxiety before giving birth.

Each session with Loretta is completely tailored to the individual, using Reiki as a basis to rebalance the body’s energy centres – chakras, into a natural balance.

To find out more about Loretta and the work she does, visit her website ‘Nourished Energy’.

Available: Wednesday & Saturday

Cost: $70.00 for One Hour

Diana Robinson- Nutritionist

Diana is a qualified Nutritionist with a special interest in food intolerance, fitness and mood disorders. She graduated from Melbourne’s Endeavour College of Natural Health with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional Medicine.

Diana graduated from Melbourne’s Endeavour College of Natural Health with a Bachelor Degree in Health Science – Nutritional Medicine. She is a firm believer in living life to the full and taking care of your body by feeding it healthy, nutritious food but not forgetting to nourish your mental wellbeing also. Diana encourages patients to seek enjoyment from the food they eat rather than having a negative relationship with food. When you learn to eat right, you will learn that food is your friend and not your enemy.

Diana sees the potential in all of her patients and her open mindedness and genuine desire to help is what really sets her apart. Diana will work with you, helping to put into place strategies that will realistically get you to where you want to be.

Allergy Testing available

Symptoms of food intolerance can be generalised and vague, which is why so many people are living in discomfort and not knowing why or how to fix it. Testing can also be expensive, especially at functional pathology labs which are not Medicare funded.   In clinic testing is much more cost effective and results are ready in as little as 40 minutes.

Available:  Thursdays 9.30am until 7.30pm

Consultation Fees

  • Initial Consultation/1 hour consult: $120
  • Follow up/30 min consult: $80
  • Food Intolerance test: $260  (*Please note that 48 hour notice is required for Food Intolerance Testing appointments)

More information can be found at Diana’s Website.

Mari Okita- Natural Therapist

Mari is a therapist with a passion for holistic health.  Her comprehensive range of services will bring peace and healing to your life. Available: Wednesday & Thursdays

  • Myotherapy:  Initial consultation (60 minutes)- $110/Subsequent treatments (45 minutes)- $90
  • Remedial Massage & Pregnancy Massage:  90 minutes- $140/60 minutes- $95/45 minutes $80
  • Zen Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies: Initial Consultation (80 minutes)- $120/60 minutes- $95/45 minutes- $80
  • Fertility and IVF Support: Initial Consultation (60 minutes)- $100/Combined with Shiatsu (90 minutes)- $160
  • Japanese Moxibustion Therapy:  30 minutes- $60/Combined with Shiatsu (90 minutes)- $155
  • Bliss Organic Facial Treatment with Massage:  120 minutes- $185/90 minutes- $155
  • Signature Therapeutic Grade Aroma Oil Massage/Shiatsu:  60 minutes- $110/90 minutes- $170
  • Cupping Therapy: 30 minutes- $60/No extra fee when combined with Massage or Shiatsu
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage: 60 minutes- $95/combined with 90 minute Massage- $155
  • Gendai Reiki (Usui Reiki): 60 minutes- $90.  Reiki Level 1, 2 and 3 Training available
  • Retreat Special~ Bliss Organic Facial Combo: 120 minutes- $155/90 minutes $135  (Initial Treatment Only)

Mari Okita 0432 693 850 Adv. Dip. Myotherapy, Dip. Remedial, Dip. Shiatsu, Cert. Facial, Gendai Reiki Master (AMT, MAA, STAA member)

***Health Fund Rebates Available***

Please note: Credit/Debit Card payments will incur a surcharge of 5%

Matt Kenny – “hypnotic key”


Matt is a graduate of the Academy of Hypnotic Science and is a members of the Australian Hypnotherapists Association.

Founded in 1980, Melbourne’s Academy of Hypnotic Science has been training clinical hypnotherapist for more than thirty years. The Academy provides the only Victorian-based education, in Clinical Hypnotherapy, that is accredited and recognised by the Victorian Registration & Qualification Authority and the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training.

Matt has a history of outstanding voluntary service in his local Bayside community and has won a number of awards for his service; he has coached junior cricket and football for well over a decade, and holds Level 1 coaching credentials in both of these sports.  Matt is extremely interested in the history and practice of sports hypnosis in relation to skill development and sporting success.

He has a passion for helping people step out of the shadow of anxiety and fear, reach their potential and be happy.

Matt has also worked professionally as a singer and musician for over 20 years, and so has a particular understanding of anxiety associated with public performance and speaking.

Hypnotherapy can help:

Quit Smoking / Phobia Relief / Fear of Public Speaking / Anxiety Relief / Children’s Issues / Insomnia Relief / Weight Loss   

For more information visit:  www.hypnotickey.com.au

Availability:  Monday-Saturday, please enquire with Reception


Book Your Hypnotherapy Session

Special Offer

Hypnotherapy is the key… Unlock your potential. $150 Discount for the first 10 DR SALT clients to book a program with Hypnotic Key! The following programs are available: Quit Smoking / Phobia Relief / Fear of Public Speaking / Anxiety Relief / Children’s Issues / Insomnia Relief / Weight Loss

Tameka Buckley- Yoga Teacher


Tameka Buckley is an internationally accredited Yoga Teacher (RYT200) and has qualifications in Mind-Body Medicine and Holistic Counselling.  She has completed studies in Reiki, Meditation and Nutrition and believes that it is a personal responsibility to never stop learning.  As well as being a Salt Therapist, at Dr Salt, she facilitates programs that increase self esteem and leadership skills in children.

SALT THERAPY YOGA CLASSES, conducted in the workshop space at Dr Salt, are the only of their kind in Melbourne.  The classes combine Yoga Postures with Meditation and Relaxation techniques, to release anxiety and stress from the body and mind, all while enhancing the benefits you will receive from Salt Therapy.

Class Times: Please go to the “Salt Therapy Yoga” page of this website

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY CONSULTATIONS are for those who have a problem they just can’t move through.  This revolutionary energetic healing method taps into the source of your emotional blockages, and can facilitate radical healing.  Helpful for everything from nightmares, self esteem, relationship crisis, panic attacks, anxiety and stress, grief, stagnation, willpower…  Book in for a session and watch your life transform!  More information can be found at the Living Essences Website.  Please call with any questions.

Bookings essential:

Mondays at 2.00pm or 3.30pm

Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Thursdays at 3.00pm or 4.30pm

Cost:  $125.00, which includes Flower Essence Remedy.  Consultations go for approximately 75-90 minutes.

Contact:  0400 133 212/ tamekabuckley@gmail.com

Tameka’s most meaningful achievement is walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela; an 800km pilgrimage, by foot, from the French side of the Pyrenees to the West Coast of Spain.  Tameka loves bush walking, Chai tea, foreign films, sky diving, hot baths and eating tasty wholefoods.

Special Offer

Dr Salt clients are invited to enjoy their first Yoga Class for Free. *Bookings essential: Please Sms 0400 133 212

Andrea Lowrey- Tarot Reader & Clairvoyant

Andrea is a compassionate and naturally intuitive/psychic Tarot Reader & Teacher, Clairvoyant, Reiki Master and Meditation Instructor.  She is originally from England and has over 18 years experience with her craft of The Tarot.  She adds to this a lifetime of study & practice of the spiritual and metaphysical arts.  She consistently delivers accurate soul readings that honour your highest wellbeing.

Andrea lives by her insight that:
“Our present moment awareness directly influences our future. When we are in alignment with What Is, we own our talents, abilities, dreams, and desires, along with the realities.  This gives us choice over fate, which empowers us to embrace life and the future in the most positive way.”

Availability:  Monday-Saturday, 9.30am until 2.30pm

Cost:  $90 for 1 Hour

More information: www.andrealowrey.com.au

SHARON WILDE – “Wilde about health”


Sharon was introduced to Nautropathy as eighteen, when her mother dragged her to get a treatment for a variety of health problems. What began as a desire to understand and support her own health has morphed into a passion to help others live their healthiest lives possible.

After seven years of training Sharon is a fully qualified Naturopath. She draws upon years of wisdom and experience to carefully assess your current situation and explain your treatment choices.

Sharon says: “With the right information a customised naturopathic care plan can be created to fit your situation and lifestyle. The holistic approach fosters wellbeing and puts your health back into your hands. That’s empowering!”

Availability: Tuesday & Thursday

Book Your Naturopathy Consultation

Special Offer

Enjoy a FREE Iridology Reading, when you book your first Naturopathic Consultation, with Sharon.

SCOTT PARKINSON – “Vibrant Directions”

Reiki Master

Scott is a talented international spiritual teacher and healing practitioner. Scott’s spiritual messages are accessed by people in over 60 countries around the world.

His channeling talent makes him a perfect conduit for the natural universal healing energies of unconditional love, shared through his beautiful Reiki sessions.

As a qualified and highly intuitive healing practitioner, Scott can help you bring your Mind, Body and Spirit back into balance in the most peaceful and relaxing way, as you rest and receive the unconditional love you deserve.  Scott is an intuitive astrologer who provides Intuitive Astrology Readings. He also teaches intuitive astrology in his Creative Astrology course.

Availability: Tuesday & Thursday



Tuesdays 7:30pm – 9:30pm

These classes will help you to develop your intuitive abilities and allow you to discover your unique talents.  No prior experience is necessary and the environment is warm and supportive, with lots of laughter and fun.

Standard format is:

  • We set up the protected space & call in helpers from upstairs
  • Start with brief meditation to help with intuitive connection
  • Intuitive development activities & readings
  • Oracle card message (we pick one each and read the message)
  • Group healing/Close out of session

Bookings:  Please go to Scott’s Website for more information.



Nicki Thomson- “Serendipity Wellbeing”

Massage Therapist & Holistic Therapist

Nicki has been a holistic bodywork therapist for the past 11 years and is passionate about helping and empowering individuals and families achieve wellbeing on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. It is her belief that there are no physical pains in the body that are without an emotional state underpinning them.  She works tirelessly to support her clients using a number of techniques and strategies, both physical and energetic, to help remove the blocks that are causing the stress in the body. Thus bringing the body and mind back into alignment to allow healing to take place.

Certificate IV massage therapy, Certificate in Holistic Bodywork, primary school teaching – marketing/events – bodywork/oils, commitment to ongoing education in personal development/business skills/health, level 2 first aid, level 1 Reiki, certificate in ear candling

Registered with the Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT)

Nicki is a wife and mother of two girls aged 14 and 10.  More information about Nicki, and the work that she does, can be found via the Serendipity Wellbeing website.

Modalities:  Massage & Aromatherapy

Availability:  Monday- Friday, please enquire with Reception