Aromatherapy Massage in Melbourne

Aromatherapy Massage in Melbourne

Imagine melting away tension under the gentle touch of an experienced hand while the subtle, soothing scents of essential oils fill the room. That’s the bliss of an aromatherapy massage at Growing Bones, where every session is a step towards serenity and well-being.

I’m Sonya Edmonds, a clinical aromatherapist, nurse, midwife, and, most importantly, a mother. My journey through healthcare, alongside my own experience of motherhood, has led me to a respect for the natural world and the healing it can offer.

That’s why I am passionate about aromatherapy. It’s a practice that harnesses nature’s potency to soothe, heal, and uplift.

At Growing Bones, our philosophy is simple: we believe in nurturing the body and spirit at every stage of life, using hands-on, heartfelt care.

As a part of our holistic team of Osteopath practitioners and integrated health services, I am here to bring you the best in natural, compassionate, and effective health care through aromatherapy massage.

Aromatherapy massage Sonya

Aromatherapy Services Offered

We provide a variety of aromatherapy massage services tailored to meet your unique needs at every stage of life.

Aromatherapy Massage for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a miraculous yet demanding time for a woman, both physically and psychologically. A massage for pregnancy in Melbourne can work wonders to help you adjust to your changing body and mind.

As a clinical aromatherapist and midwife, I believe strongly in the value of birth preparation through aromatherapy. It’s why we offer an exclusive range of Mother Nurture aromatherapy products at Growing Bones, specially formulated to support mums-to-be throughout pregnancy.

My signature full body aromatherapy massage is designed with your comfort and safety in mind. From reducing swelling to easing aches and pains to nurturing you and your baby in a gentle and effective way.

Baby Massage

Baby massage can be much more than just a lovely way to soothe your little one. It may offer extensive benefits such as improved sleep.

As a mum myself, I understand the profound importance of this practice for parental bonding. It’s a beautiful, hands-on way to connect with your baby, and it can be a significant support for mums experiencing postnatal depression.

Aromatherapy Massage for Everyone

Let’s face it, we all need to take some time away from life’s daily stresses to rejuvenate.  Here’s where a full body aromatherapy massage is not just about working out those knots in your muscles; it’s about creating an oasis for your senses where you can disconnect and recharge.

We also offer Post natal aromatherapy massage, with treatments focused on helping new mums recover and thrive.

Aromatherapy massage on pregnant women's belly

Benefits of Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy massages can be a gift for both the body and the mind. They are about more than relaxation; these massages are a powerful tool for overall wellness. Here are some of the most significant benefits backed by research:

Importance of Self-Care During and After Pregnancy

As a clinical aromatherapist and mother myself, I know firsthand how essential self-care is during pregnancy. One study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine demonstrated that aromatherapy massage significantly reduces stress in pregnant women, and enhances their immune function.

Psychological and Physical Benefits

Our mental health deeply affects our physical well-being and vice versa. Aromatherapy massage may help to align both.

For the elderly, who may often experience a higher rate of depression and anxiety, a randomised controlled trial found significant reductions in depression and anxiety levels after receiving aromatherapy massages.

Another study published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine further supports the psychological benefits, showing how aromatherapy massage can produce significant improvements in mood and a strengthened immune system.

Baby Massage for Enhanced Bonding and Health

Baby massage classes are more than a nice way to bond with your newborn. Research from the journal Advances in Neonatal Care highlighted that infant massage in the NICU can lead to weight gain in preterm infants, lower the mothers’ anxiety and stress levels, and improve the overall bonding experience between parents and their baby.

Aromatherapy Massage for Everyone

We truly believe everyone can benefit from a full body aromatherapy massage.

Whether you are navigating the stresses of the workplace, dealing with emotional upheaval, or simply in need of a moment of relaxation, an aromatherapy massage can be a rejuvenating oasis. It allows you to disconnect from the world momentarily and replenish your spirit.

In today’s fast-paced world, taking time for ourselves is often last on the list. But here at Growing Bones, we know that ‘me time’ is essential.

Our aromatherapy massages offer a sacred space where you are encouraged to relax deeply, breathe more fully, and align your mind and body in harmony.

Aromatherapy massage on woman

Ready to take the first step towards a healthier, more balanced you?

Booking an Aromatherapy Massage appointment couldn’t be easier. Our online booking system is straightforward and convenient, designed with your busy lifestyle in mind.

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The Growing Bones Difference

We have a holistic team of practitioners that work together to ensure that we're getting you the best results for your pain, mobility and quality of life. Here's just a few things that set us apart from other Osteos in Melbourne.

3 osteopaths smiling with coffee in Growing Bones Melbourne clinic

Family-centred care

Young families come to us because we have a special interest in working with infants, children & pregnant women. We have all undertaken relevant postgraduate study and we have vast experience in the area.

97% 5-star feedback

Our customers love us because of our exceptional, highly qualified practitioners, our warm & friendly manner with adults & children alike, and how well we explain things.

Education & empowerment

We empower you to feel confident about the wellness journey you’re on. We help you to gain clarity on your treatment plan and teach you ways to continue the healing outside of the Clinic so it easily fits in with your lifestyle.


Book a session today & take your first step to a healthier life

We believe in making your life easier in every way. Follow the simple steps of our online booking system to book an appointment at a time that suits you.


What’s the difference between massage and aromatherapy massage?

A standard massage focuses on kneading and relaxing your muscles, whereas an aromatherapy oil massage combines the power of touch with the therapeutic properties of essential oils. It’s a more holistic approach that aims to harmonise your body, mind, and spirit.

What are the risks of aromatherapy massage?

Aromatherapy massage is generally safe, but it's essential to communicate any allergies or skin sensitivities before your session.
As a trained clinical aromatherapist, I take care to use oils that are safe and appropriate for you. Pregnant women and those with certain health conditions should always consult with a healthcare professional before booking a massage.

How do I choose an aromatherapy massage therapist?

Look for a therapist with accredited training in both massage and aromatherapy, like a certified clinical aromatherapist.
Check for membership in a professional association, read reviews, and don’t hesitate to ask questions about their experience and approach. It's your body, so choose someone you feel comfortable and safe with.

What should I expect during an aromatherapy massage?

From the moment you walk through our doors at Growing Bones, expect to feel welcomed and at ease. We’ll discuss your health history and goals, and then you'll lie down on a comfortable massage table.
I’ll apply a blend of essential oils tailored to your needs and use various massage techniques to help you relax and release tension. It’s a calming, rejuvenating experience from start to finish.

How often should I get an aromatherapy massage?

The frequency of your aromatherapy oil massages can vary based on your needs and goals. Some people benefit from a monthly massage as a regular self-care practice, while others may visit more frequently for specific issues or during particularly stressful times. We can chat and create a plan that works best for you.

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