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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
  • Connective Tissue
  • Advanced Lymphatic Therapy
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • 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,  cranial sacral
therapy (CST), barefoot massage (Ashiatsu), 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.



Kelli graduated from the Midwest School of Massage in 2008. She enjoys using massage to help her clients relax and help with any problem areas they might have. Kelli believes every client is unique, and their massage should reflect that.

My specialty massages are Swedish, Pregnancy, and Aromatherapy. I enjoy customizing the massage to best help my clients feel their best.

My hobbies include reading and spending time with my
husband and our two beautiful daughters.



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.

KayCee Wise



KayCee received her massage education in Mesa, AZ from the Arizona School of Integrative Studies in 2022; additional certifications: post-op massage and manual lymphatic drainage. KayCee does all the research and thinking when it comes to her client’s journey and it shows because her clients report feeling amazing after their sessions!

KayCee has certifications in full body cupping,  Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) as well as a certification in Post-Op Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Her specialties include:

  • Swedish and relaxation
  • Deep Tissue
  • Cupping
  • General Lymphatic massage
  • Post Op/Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Her hobbies outside of massage include crafting and making art, tending to her plant collection and spending time with her husband and their 3 pets!

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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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