Traditional Japanese Massage

When you're looking to feel more relaxed or to alleviate stress, soreness or tense muscles, Japanese massage, including shiatsu massage, offers versatile therapies that can be performed on all ages and levels of health and fitness.

An age old healing practice, benefits include helping you to feel calmer and more centred, allowing you to be more productive in other areas of your life and to get through your day with more focus and less stress.

The Tombo Experience

Like nothing else in Melbourne, Tombo Massage uses the natural wisdom of Japan to relax and rejuvenate through a unique massage experience which will engage all your senses and help you to be your best you. The steps are designed to wind you down, ready for your blissful massage, then slowly bring you back to the world, leaving you ready to step outside with a renewed sense of vigour.

Your full Experience can include:

  • A welcoming Japanese tea

  • Pre-massage cleanse (shower)

  • Your choice of Massage

  • Revitalising cleanse (shower)

  • Reviving tea

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Hard Pressure

Ashiatsu Massage

The oldest style of traditional Japanese massage using hard pressure. A luxurious form of deep tissue massage, ashiatsu is a barefoot massage technique which uses back walk to deliver deep broad, consistent pressure through the masseuse's feet and body weight. Parallel bars are used above the massage table for balance, support and client safety.

Light Pressure

Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy massage is a full body oil massage treatment using essential oils diluted with base oil. Relaxation massage uses a combination of traditional Japanese massages with the focus being on your enjoyment, guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. 

Medium Pressure

Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is Japanese for "finger pressure" and uses finger and palm pressure, stretches, and other traditional massage techniques to promote good health and may help to reduce stress and contribute to overall well-being by reducing muscle stiffness, stimulating the skin, aiding digestion, influencing the nervous system and helping to treat certain medical conditions.

Light Pressure

Japanese Relaxation Massage

Japanese Relaxation Massage uses a special Japanese oil derived from the sacred Hinoki tree that can improve mood and induce a sense of calm. Relaxation massage uses a combination of traditional Japanese massages with the focus being on your enjoyment to leave you feeling relaxed and reinvigorated.

Hard/Medium/Light Pressure

Foot Massage

Foot massage is focused on the area below the knees and can be delivered using hard, medium or light pressure to your taste and requirements. It may revive tired feet, ankles and legs by improving circulation in these areas, in turn helping to relieve the swelling and fatigue associated with an active lifestyle in a busy modern city, such as Melbourne.

Light Pressure

Hot Stone


Hot stone massage therapy uses heat to melt away tension, easing muscle stiffness and increasing circulation and metabolism through the use of light pressure massage techniques and the placement of hot stones on the body leaving you relaxed and calm.