About Us

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of the rainforest, Kuranda Health & Healing offers a complete package to care for the mind, body and soul. Kim Stedman and her qualified staff understand the importance of wellbeing and work to supply you with all the tools required to maintain optimal health & wellbeing. Free naturopathic advice is always available in store, with specialised products made from local ingredients, as well as a large range of well-known product range.

Kuranda Health & Healing's treatment rooms successfully combines a peaceful and harmonious environment with specialised friendly staff to ensure you the utmost in relaxation and rejuvenation services.

Kim Stedman –Proprietor, Naturopath and Massage Therapist


Kim qualified as Naturopath in 2000 and has been working in the natural health field ever since. Kim’s love of travel has seen her work in multiple countries, including managing a business in Oxford st London England where her services were in great demand.Eventually she has settled in the Kuranda area of Far North Queensland drawn by the natural beauty of the local rainforests.

Kim's qualifications includes: herbal medicine, nutrition, massage, aromatherapy, Australian Bush Flower remedies and Iridology. She offers a multiplicity of services to her clients ranging from massage therapies to advice on various symptomatic and chronic conditions.The massage varieties available include Swedish relaxation, lymphatic drainage, sports and injury, pregnancy, myofascial release, trigger point and deep tissue.

With 15yrs experience in the industry, Kim has been involved in giving seminars relating to natural health, writing articles and currently writes regular columns for two publications – the Kuranda Paper and the Connect Magazine. You can read her articles here

Debbie Ross, Bowen Therapist


Growing up in country Victoria Debbie has always loved being close to nature and interested in natural health.In 2001 after working 10 years in the fast paced fashion industry of Sydney it was time to follow her heart. In the following years Debbie attained qualifications in Bowen therapy, remedial & sports massage, Thai massage, yoga instruction, corrective exercise therapy and lymphatic drainage. A holiday to the beautiful Daintree in 2004 inspired her to move to Tropical North Queensland. Debbie has extensive experience with a variety of tactile therapies. Over the past 11 years Bowen Therapy has proven to be the best for restoring postural integrity and vitality. Debbie now specializes in Bowen Therapy.

Debbie currently holds the highest qualification available in Bowen Therapy – the nationally recognized Diploma of Specialized Bowen and also completed Masters training. Debbie completed her training with Ossie and Elaine Rentch who trained directly with Tom Bowen himself. Debbie is registered with the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia, Bowen Association of Australia and Australian Traditional Medicine Society.

Debbie works from 3 convenient locations around Cairns including Kuranda Health & Healing, Awakening Therapies Centre and Yorkeys Knob. She also conducts various classes for At Ease Natural Therapies in Cairns.

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Debbie is a registered provider of Bowen Therapy with Private Health Funds.

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