Biography of Ray Flaherty
Ray is the founder Oriental Holistic Massage and is qualified in Remedial Massage Therapist with 20 years of experience across Australia and Asia.
Ray has a passionate about helping people unwind, relax and reduce pain, Ray opened his own practice in 2007 and works across the full spectrum of massage to support body performance. This includes sports massage, remedial massage, injury prevention and management, rehabilitation therapy, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, stretch therapy and Myofascial release.
Ray specialises in women’s health and wellness and takes a holistic approach to all of his clients. He has a strong referral base from chiropractors and physiotherapists across Canberra and works alongside them to support client recovery.
A great believer in health and fitness for both body and mind, Ray was introduced to martial arts at the age of 12 and still practices to this day. During his early years in martial arts, Ray observed the muscle work that his Sensei performed on others which sparked his initial interest in healing through massage.
Ray has completed a wide variety of massage training across Australasia and is qualified in remedial massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage and Swedish massage as well as a meditation teacher and acupressure for best health and wellness.
Throughout his career as a massage therapist, Ray has balanced working as a clinical administration, safety offer, health and wellness safety manager, roster manager, physiotherapist assistant, working with chiropractors, support worker in the youth, disability and aged care sectors.
Ray also spends a lot of time in Hong Kong with his wife and her family and supports his international clients with stretch therapy, remedial massage, sports massage and trigger point therapy.
Based in Canberra, Ray provides his services in person at his clinic at Evatt.
He looks forward to supporting your health and wellness through massage therapy and holistic practices.
Ray's Area's He Specialises In Below:
Holistic women's health and wellness through massage therapy and holistic practices.
Body balance: aimed at functionality and comfort within the body.
Relief of chronic pain.
Deep tissue massages.
Trigger point therapy release.
Acupressure for relaxation. therapy.
PNF stretch therapy.
Chakra therapist in massage for best health and wellness.
Overseas Training And Teaching
Came back on the 7th of July 2018 from my Asia trip with learning new skills and teaching my pain management to massage therapist friends in Hong Kong and Thailand.
Back again from Thailand learning new skills 6th October 2019 and also massage overseas clients in my pain management and stretching. Hong Kong training was cancelled due to the unrest in Hong Kong.
2021 Covid-19 information.