About Me

I am originally from France where I lived for about 25 years. I’ve always been a free spirit enjoying nature and with an acute sensitivity. My interests brought me naturally toward horticulture studies then psychology. Even though I loved nature, I wanted to understand better how our human brain worked. But soon, my thirst for travel and adventure took over and around the age of 20 I alternated between travel and studies until I finished my bachelor’s in clinical psychology. When I turned 25, I moved to Quebec for 18 months where I worked in mental health and social services institutes. My travel bug did not end then and I travelled and worked in Australia for two years before arriving in NZ in 2011. I have been lucky to find love and I settled down with my husband in Alexandra, a little town of South Island. Alexandra is a beautiful valley, popular for producing stone fruits, where I have been working in the same orchard for 8 years.

 

From 2012, like a lot of people, my spiritual awakening path started slowly. Going forward, in 2017, I had some health issues that changed my priorities in life. I was working full time at the orchard, I was growing within the company, but that wasn’t enough for me anymore. I needed a change, but I just had no idea what. It was during a consultation with my naturopath that I had my AH HA moment! Massage popped in my head and it’s when I decided to study massage.

 

In May 2017 I got qualified as a Raynor massage therapist and I opened my business the month after I graduated while I was still working full time at the orchard.

 

Between 2017 and 2019, I did a lot of self-healing through different techniques. My goal was to find myself, be happy and healthy. I always thought that there is a close and direct connection between body and mind. Through my own journey, while I was practicing Raynor massage, I could see that beyond the physical pain was often hidden trapped emotions that with time were creating pains and diseases. I wanted to go further to explore the mind, understand more our purpose in life, why we were sick, why we were repeating certain negative patterns. I wanted to go to the roots of the issue to acknowledge it, accept it and be at peace with it.

 

I had another AH HA moment… I studied hypnosis. First, I studied BQH (Beyond Quantum Healing) and lately Introspective Hypnosis.

 

I believe massage and hypnosis are complementary and address both aspects I found important in life, the connection between Body and Mind. The name of my business (I chose before knowing I would be a massage therapist) is now taking totally sense!

 

These last 8 years have been an incredible journey of self-discovery. I unraveled a lot of fear, sadness, traumatic past events and more. Every day, I feel a better version of myself, a happier and more content person. Even though we never quite finish working on ourselves,

 

I feel I am now moving towards my true self and I am ready to help people willing to step into their own potential selves. I am now working part time at the orchard, so I can focus on my passion! And who knows what the future will offer me next?

Lilly

Picture taken during a training in Tauranga

** The Only person that can heal you is yourself.

All techniques, therapies are only here to help you reaching your inner healing potential

Alba Weinman, Me and Antonio Sangio

at my Introspective Hypnosis Certification

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