Meet Melanie Gorr

Meet Melanie Gorr

I was taught to skip the chapter of me.I was taught to pull myself up by my bootstraps and keep going.I was taught that self-care was selfish.I was taught that getting a massage was indulgent, luxurious, beyond my means.I am still undoing these teachings, but this...
What You Can Expect from Eva

What You Can Expect from Eva

I’ve come to expect Eva Lazo’s smiling face over the years at Ohana Wellness. It’s become my second home and sanctuary, and it is individuals like Eva that bring an important element to the atmosphere at Ohana Wellness: a feeling of ease. My most recent massage was on...
What You Can Expect From Gloria

What You Can Expect From Gloria

All the women of Ohana Wellness are unique healers. Gloria Quezada is in a league of her own. I had the pleasure of working with her recently and it was truly an emotional and in-depth healing experience. Gloria told me that her and Saya (meet Saya HERE) have known...
On Body(work) and Image

On Body(work) and Image

I used to be heavy. I don’t like to tell people because I still worry whether or not people view me as a heavy girl (I shouldn’t be). Quite frankly, I still sometimes see the 250 lb girl looking back in the mirror at me. My body is covered in stretch marks, not...