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Meet the Team!

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Jean Kardell Skilled Touch Owner



Jean has been a registered nurse for over 40 years and graduated from Midwest School of Massage in 2009. 

Member of Association Bodywork and Massage Professionial (ABMP)

Certified Lymphatic Specialist

  • Oncology Massage
  • Prenatal/Labor/Postpartum Massage
  • Hot Stone
  • Cupping Massage
  • Connective Tissue
  • Lymphatic Enhancement Therapy
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Mercier Infertility Massage
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)

Coupled with her medical background as a nurse, Jean has an expertise in massage therapy for chronic health problems.




Chelsea is a Diplomat of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.), Diplomat of Chinese Herbal Medicine (Dipl.C.H.),
certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and a
Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) through the state of Nebraska. She graduated From Northwester Health
Sciences University in 2016 where she completed internships at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Hospital,
working with inpatient stroke, brain and spinal injury patients; Children’s Hospital, working with
inpatient children and their care givers; the Salvation Army and Pathways, a center for those dealing
with chronic disease and mental illness. Her love for children has prompted her to seek specializations
in working with pediatric clients and enjoys the different creative challenges that working with children

Chelsea also is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) through the state of Nebraska. She has achieved
certifications in Oncology massage prenatal, labor and postpartum massage, cupping, cranial sacral
therapy (CST), barefoot massage (Ashiatsu), Mercier abdominal massage, advanced lymphatic therapy
(ALT) myofascial release (MFR), and Canine massage!

When not at work, Chelsea enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, hanging with and training her
dogs. She is passionate about always learning new things so that she can continue helping her clients in
new and different ways.




Jillian became a Licensed Massage Therapist after a 12-year career in culinary arts.

She received her LMT at Body Wisdom Massage Therapy School in Urbandale, IA in 2017.

  • General Therapeutic Massage
  • Hot & Cold Stones
  • Bamboo Stick Massage
  • Acupressure Point Therapy
  • Traditional Thai Massage
  • Clinical Myofascial Release
  • Barefoot Deep Tissue

Her favorite aspects of massage therapy are helping to facilitate her client’s healing processes and the natural ability of the body to regenerate itself.

Her personal interests include the Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do, reading pretty much anything with words, textile crafts, and traveling with her husband, Ben.



Olivia graduated from Myotherapy Institute in August of 2020. She has had a desire to help people in any way possible and massage therapy gave her the chance to be able to do that!  

  • Olivia loves being able to see the difference that she is making in people’s lives everyday! Olivia is trained in Advanced Lymphatic therapy as well as massage.

Her hobbies include: dancing wherever and whenever and also traveling with her fiancé.



Rachel graduated from the Omaha School of Massage and Health Care of Herzing University in December of 2017

  • Rachel’s mission is to help your body return to a state of self-healing through stress relief, injury prevention and care.
  • Her passion is natural healing through touch and energy exchange.

Rachel loves empowering clients to understand their bodies and discover the gentle power of the healing arts. As a Licensed Massage Therapist, She enjoys being able to bridge the gap between western medicine and holistic practices while providing a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which to heal.



Mary graduated from Omaha School of Massage Therapy in 2006.  

  • Her specialty massages include Swedish, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, and Reflexology. She decided to become a massage therapist because she believes it to be preventative health management.

Mary’s hobbies outside of massage are quilting, reading, gardening, and spending time with her grandkids.



Kathy has special training and skill in treating clients by manually manipulating muscles and other soft tissues to relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and promote general wellness. 

  • As a Massage Therapist, Kathy performs a wide variety of therapeutic body massages. Massage Therapy is the manual manipulation of muscles and soft tissues to relieve pain, promote injury healing, improve circulation, and relieve stress.

Significant diseases and conditions treated by Kathy include chronic pain, repetitive strain injuries, migraines and headaches, hypertension, arthritis, sports injury, bypass surgery and cancer recovery, stress, anxiety and depression.

Therapies provided by Kathy include Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and trigger point massage.

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Why Choose Skilled Touch?

Many people spend their days testing the limits that their body has by over working, missing precious hours of sleep, having a less than desirable diet, and many other stressors.

We offer therapeutic massage services that not only help to relax your mind, but also serve to promote natural healing benefits.

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Infrared Sauna Benefits

Skilled Touch offers a Sunlighten Infrared Full Spectrum Sauna, making use of all three available wavelengths – near, mid, and far. Each wavelength offers different benefits.

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What is Chinese Medicine?

TCM is an ancient medicine that is thousands of years old and includes many different methods of treatment. One of the most well knows of these is acupuncture.

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Information About COVID-19

Given the current issues around COVID-19 we are taking every necessary precaution, in compliance with CDC guidelines, to protect our customers, employees, and our community. 

We are doing everything possible to make sure your health and safety & our employees health and safety is being protected.