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Massage Is Back!

It has been a long two months and I am very excited to be once again offering massage and cranio-sacral therapy to clients at Ommani who are free of COVID-19 symptoms. With re-opening, there will be new changes with protocols and procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  I will be available on Thursdays and Fridays; […]

Massage & Cupping

The attached promotional YouTube video is from a LasVegas news program and includes explanations and illustrations of therapeutic & sports massage therapy techniques. The techniques demonstrated are standard therapeutic techniques available here at Ommani.  This particular video does an excellent job of demonstrating and explaining the value of “cupping.”   Many people are unfamiliar with […]

5 Things to Remember After Receiving A Massage

After receiving a massage therapy session, there are important items clients should do to ensure their results last longer. 1. Do homework assigned by therapist. Stretching, strengthening, movement-based exercises, and muscle aid are homework items which may be assigned by massage therapists. The purpose of assigning homework is to present self-care means so clients will […]

Benefits of Massage

It Is Relaxing – When the body is tense and under stress, it produces unhealthy levels of the well-known stress hormone, cortisol, which can contribute to weight gain, sleeplessness, digestive problems, and headaches. Massage therapy has been shown to decrease cortisol levels in the body. This enables the body to enter a recovery mode. Moreover, […]

CranioSacral Therapy and Myofascial Release

CranioSacral Therapy affects the layer of connective tissue under the skin, known as the fascia (pronounced “fasha”). Think of a body stocking under the skin that stretches from the head to the tailbone. Fascia also surrounds every muscle, bone, organ, nerve, and blood vessel. It protects the entire body and moves nutrients into the cells […]

What is CranioSacral Therapy?

By Tammy, Winkelman, RN, LMT I am happy to report I have just completed the first level of CranioSacral therapy training and am ready to see patients using this amazing technique.  CranioSacral Therapy (CST) was pioneered and developed by osteopathic physician John E. Upledger, DO, OMM, following research studies that began in 1975 at Michigan […]