Me & My Property

A hot idea that gives warmth to others

Businesswoman Greta Ng relaxing in her house, which boasts spectacular views. Besides Ganbanyoku Hot Stone Therapy spa at Far East Plaza, Ms Ng has a property portfolio including a 4,000 sq ft two-storey house in Bukit Timah Road and a 1,200 sq ft ap
Businesswoman Greta Ng relaxing in her house, which boasts spectacular views. Besides Ganbanyoku Hot Stone Therapy spa at Far East Plaza, Ms Ng has a property portfolio including a 4,000 sq ft two-storey house in Bukit Timah Road and a 1,200 sq ft apartment in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.ST PHOTOS: KHALID BABA
Ms Greta Ng, 70, with daughter Francine Chia, 38, and grandchildren Kyra, four; Kayla, six; and Nico Caviezel, nine, at home. Ms Ng bought her 3,000 sq ft, six-bedroom penthouse in Cuscaden Road in 2011 for $6.5 million.
Ms Greta Ng, 70, with daughter Francine Chia, 38, and grandchildren Kyra, four; Kayla, six; and Nico Caviezel, nine, at home. Ms Ng bought her 3,000 sq ft, six-bedroom penthouse in Cuscaden Road in 2011 for $6.5 million.
Ms Greta Ng, 70, with daughter Francine Chia, 38, and grandchildren Kyra, four; Kayla, six; and Nico Caviezel, nine, at home. Ms Ng bought her 3,000 sq ft, six-bedroom penthouse in Cuscaden Road in 2011 for $6.5 million.
Ms Greta Ng, 70, with daughter Francine Chia, 38, and grandchildren Kyra, four; Kayla, six; and Nico Caviezel, nine, at home. Ms Ng bought her 3,000 sq ft, six-bedroom penthouse in Cuscaden Road in 2011 for $6.5 million.

Grandmother, 70, comes out of 18-year retirement to set up hot-stone-therapy wellness spa

After ganbanyoku (hot stone therapy) cured her chronic backache and arthritis in 2016, entrepreneur Greta Ng developed a passion for wellness and health.

Last June, the 70-year-old grandmother of three came out of her 18-year retirement and set up Ganbanyoku Hot Stone Therapy spa at Far East Plaza with her savings.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 27, 2018, with the headline 'A hot idea that gives warmth to others'. Print Edition | Subscribe