OMH Therapies is a product of the unique vision of its founder Sadna. Our fusion of wellbeing and therapeutic treatments from different cultures has been carefully constructed through passion, determination, experience and quality training. Sadna holds BSc in Complementary Therapies - Aromatherapy from Edinburgh Napier University and has been featured in Glamour magazine , Scotland on Sunday an other local and national press publications.
An expert in her field, Sadna plays an active role in the training and continued development of her team. As she embarks on new ventures to Malaga, Spain, she has now entrusted the care and guardianship of OMH to Lee, her long standing friend and colleague who has been connected with OMH from the beginning.
Lee Noquet, BA (Hons), BN
Lee's association with OMH almost spans almost a decade as she worked at both at the Edinburgh Airport site before assisting in the move and management of the OMH to Thistle Street shop.
Lee spent many years in Hospitality and Catering Management of Small Hotels prior to moving to Edinburgh. She trained in Massage in Edinburgh with a BA (Hons) in Complementary Healthcare in both Reflexology & Aromatherapy. She is also a qualified and registered nurse (BN) specialising in IVF Nursing.
She is also qualified Swedish, Deep Tissue, Indian Head and Seated Acupressure Massage therapies and is a Reiki Master. She has a passion for people and a particular interest in women's health. Lee directs her therapies and shares her knowledge generously with her clients working from a place of self-empowerment not dependency encouraging individuals to be the best that they can be.
Roberta is a therapist originally from Italy. She has trained in Bali at a school for Balinese women, where the ancient tradition of massage, healing and mantras is passed on to the new generation. Roberta has also studied Swedish massage in Edinburgh and incorporates different massage techniques in her treatment to address specific physical issues as well as to bring relaxation and balance in the body.
Dave Holmes moved from nursing to qualify as a massage therapist in 1997, and completed advanced sports & remedial training the following year.
For several years, he ran busy clinics in Edinburgh and West Lothian, working with sports people from many disciplines, at all levels up to Commonwealth athlete status - also the Australian Wallabies rugby squad and the performers in Riverdance.
Rewarding though that has been, he has always expressed a preference for helping people with work- and illness-related issues as assisting others to live their daily lives, pain-free, brings the greatest professional satisfaction.
He has taught massage technique in many settings, from basic teaching for parents of people with autism, to university level.
In recent years, he has tended to work part-time, to allow time for travelling and focussing on other projects, but remains passionate about the benefits that deep-tissue massage can bring. As a long-standing colleague of Sadna’s, he is delighted to be part of the team at OMH.
Lin studied biochemistry to degree level and for many years worked in Medical Research.
Feeling that this path was not quite right she began her training in bodywork some twenty years ago with Aromatherapy and Swedish massage. Since then she has qualified in Seated Acupressure Massage with advanced techniques, Indian Head Massage, Reiki Healing and Balancing and Hot Stone Massage. She has also attended numerous CPD courses in bodywork and movement and dance. Her main interest is how body mind and spirit are interwoven within the whole being each affecting the others. Lin is passionate about helping people to find a way to release unwanted stresses as she believes they have far reaching effects on body mind and spirit. Many years of dance training in several different styles has lead to her interest in, and awareness of alignment. Working at first on herself she is studying the connection between alignment and stresses on body mind and spirit and how that can be used to help heal and balance. Also as a Pilates teacher Lin often combines massage and alignment issues in a session. Areas of tension are identified and addressed in massage, stretching techniques and suggestions for self-care. She will tailor a massage to suit the client using a combination of different techniques.
Lin splits her time between the Clinic, Corporate On-site Acupressure teaching Pilates and other workshops, and Dancing.
Give or take the odd detour, Audrey took up a self-imposed challenge at a very early age to follow the voice of her intuition. Like most psychics, this means listening to an inner voice-and being comfortable in the dream world- frequently being taken out of personal comfort zones, where the road to developing and fulfilling this kind of potential is like traveling though a labyrinth; and trust in what you are being told is essential.
Aran provides a mix of Deep-tissue massage, Swedish massage, and Myofascial-release therapy. It can help with all kinds of pain, massaging away discomfort as well as improving range of motion and flexibility. His unique style of massage can have a profound effect on even chronic long term pain.
As an avid mover Aran is interested in dance, cycling, yoga, pilates, acrobatics, and body-weight training. These interests really feed back into the massage, adding to his experience and knowledge of the body and its functionality.