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Welcome to Essential Still Point

Jan Olds is a licensed massage therapist and meditation teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She specializes in her own unique blend of lymphatic massage and structural integration with a special emphasis on the neck, shoulders and mid-upper back, although her standard two hour massage focuses on the whole body.

As a meditation teacher, Jan teaches basic spiritual tools classes that are designed to lead students through meditation and exercises to open to transcendent states of being and to access practical ways of practicing in order to bring transcendence into their daily living.

Jan works out of a private office in the Sugarhouse area of Salt Lake by appointment only.


What's the Difference Between Lymphatic Massage and Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)

On a first session with a new client I typically give them what I refer to as the "lymph lecture."  It is a simplistic description of how the lymph system works, why it is important and how it directly relates to pain, malaise and other illnesses.

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Lymphatic Massage

I have dedicated a blog to lymphatic massage and the lymphatic system: Click Here to go to My Blog 

What is Lymphatic Massage?

Lymphatic massage  is a technique used to help increase lymph flow.Increased lymph flow removes harmful substances from the tissues and increases immune function. Lymphatic massage can be useful in cases of edema, sports injury or for people experiencing a sluggish immune system or those suffering from a lack of energy.

What is the Lymphatic System?

The lymphatic system plays a crucial role in your body’s ability heal from injury and ward off disease.

It is essential to the body's drainage system for cleansing and filtering out toxins and bacteria.

Problems With The Lymphatic System

Aches, pains, soreness and flu like symptoms could all be caused by congested lymph pathways.

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