MANKiND | Staff

We have staff with some of the best hands in the business. The Surry Hills massage rooms are designed specifically to cater to men, with larger tables for more comfort and relaxation.

Select from one of our massage therapists below to find out more about their availability, qualifications and what health funds they are registered with.

  • Francesco
    Male Massage Therapist

    Francesco Santangelo has a style of massage and healing which stems from a background rich in both the experiential and educational level. A mix of modern day healer and physical therapist, Francesco thrives on realigning the body and repairing injuries whether they be from the sports field or everyday life.

    His days as a player of professional basketball in Italy provided him with an early interest in the well being of an athlete and the problems faced with injury and slow wear and tear.

    Days at Mankind:
    Every  Wednesday

    Health Fund Cover Available:
    Australian Unity, Grand United Fund, Manchester Unity, HBF, AHM, HCF, ARHG, Cessnock District Health, Defence Health , Federation Health, GMHBA (Geelong Medical), Health Care Insurance Ltd, Health Partners, HIF (WA), Latrobe Health Services, MDHF, Phoenix Welfare, Police Health Fund, Queensland Country Health, Railway And Transport, Reserve Bank Health Society, Teachers Union Health, St Lukes, Teachers Federation, Transport Health, United Ancient Order Of Druids, Westfund, CBHS, Sun Health, HBA, AXA,

    Myofascial Release unit 1 & 2
    Certificate IV Remedial Massage
    Diploma of Classical Homoeopathy Nature Care College
    Reiki Level III Attunements

  • Cristian
    Male Massage Therapist

    Cristian Tiar is a highly trained and skilled massage therapist with over 10 years’ experience working for prestigious Health Clinics in Italy and more recently in massage clinics in Sydney,  Australia.

    He takes a holistic approach to his treatments and has continuously expanded his knowledge and skills.

    Days at Mankind:  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Health Funds:
    Covered for all health funds


    2015 Studied at the NSW School of Massage to obtain Diploma of  Remedial Massage Therapy

    2014 NSW School of Massage Certificate IV

    2012 Spine Health Course, Universita’ Popolare Bioetica

    2012 Kinesiology Practice Level III, Universita’ Popolare Bioetica

    2011 Kinesiology Practice Level II, Universita’ Popolare Bioetica2011 KardioKombact Instructor Training Course, Italian Fitness Federation

    2011 Craniosacral Therapy Training Course, Universita’ Popolare Bioetica

    2010 Kinesiology Practice Level I & Fitoterapia, Universita’ Popolare Bioetica

    2006 Stone Mineral Massage Training Course, Pevonia Botanica, Padua

    2007 Shiatsu Training Course, International Shiatsu School, Padua

    2007 Hay Baths & Natural Beauty Treatments Induction Course by Höbe Pergh

    2006 Dynamic Energy Training, Centro Armonia, Padua

    2005 Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy, Primia – Padua

    2003 Certificate in Beauty Therapy

    2000 Deep Tissue Massage & Reflexology Training Certificate, A.D.M.A., Padua


  • Mike Hobbs
    Male Massage Therapist

    Michael Hobbs has always been a believer in the miracle of touch. Over time he has developed and fine-tuned his skills as a massage therapist to achieve excellent results in the people he treats.

    His wide and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the human body and his skills in paying attention to detail allow him focus and treat problem areas, but also ensures the whole body is holistically cared for as well. Mike’s  sessions with you are both therapeutic and luxuriantly relaxing.

    Days at MANKiND: Sunday and Monday


    Health Funds:
    Covered for all health funds

Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ~ 9.30am to 6.30pm
Thursday ~ 9am to 8pm  •  Friday ~ 9am to 6.30pm
Saturday ~ 8.30am to 5.30pm  •  Sunday (Sydney) ~ 10am to 4.30pm (Melbourne closed on Sundays)

Call Sydney 02 9081 0222 or Melbourne 03 9042 4722

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