Yumi Ogawa was born and raised in Kagoshima, Japan, and moved to the United States as a young dental hygienist, where she graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2003. She is licensed and certified massage therapist providing therapeutic bodywork since 2003, being Californian top therapist in shiatsu massage.
She has worked for Crystal Cruise Spa where she traveled to countries all over the world. She was then employed in Waikiki, Hawaii where she further honed her skills as a massage therapist. She hold a position at the world famous Golden Door Spa in Escondido, California. During her career she has visited over 30 countries, worked for princesses and wide range of celebrities, while she has been also teaching around the world, including several international events such as seminar during consciousness conference in Helsinki university. She is fascitaned with beauty of nature, amazing and energetic people, and opportunities to get in deeper touch with those places, that is what keeps her going time and time again.
She is known as energetic and empowering speaker, who has ability to help others to find their strengths and pass on subtle energies and psychic messages. Her philosophy of life is based on love, making her way by using her wide expertice on aromatherapy. In addition of aromatherapy, she has specialized in shiatsu massage, as well as massage for relaxation, well-being and stress relief. She is intuitively blending the techniques of Swedish massage, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, trigger point therapy and thai massage, emphasizing integrated awareness of the body and mind. In addition of alternative therapies, she is helping people by volunteering and fighting against domestic violence.
Her life came to turning point in october 2011, when her friend Ashley told her about DōTerra and later participated in essencial oil seminar. After testing these aromatherapeutic oils, she realized that this is the one she has been looking for. She started to use this oils in her work as a massage therapist and her customers fell in love instantly, how amazing products she has found! Customers are like family for her, and Yumi wants to pick up only most natural implements for their health and wellness. She and her customers are recommending DōTerra, which means Gift from Earth, because benefit of DōTerra’s 100% pure oils is that they offer such a simple way to find best blends and best plants for every particular purpose. Yumi wants to support her team as much as possible with her expertice and with her heart.
DōTerra’s success is based on millenia-old methods for managing health and wellness, which are using plants’ abilities to strengthen individual’s vitality by properties of essential oils. There has been increasing demand on essential oils in cosmetics and and healthcare, where they are applied for example to balancing processes of mind and body, and to contributing individual wellness. In her teachings, Yumi is aiming to promote basic knowledge about aromatherapy, DōTerra and AromaTouch-technique. When you joining her team, you don’t only promote the health of your own and your loved ones, but also increase educational opportunities in your area.
You can follow Yumi’s life from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter accounts and from her blog. In this web site you can find information about her work, teachings and tours. Don’t hesitate to contact her with any questions or needs you may have. Welcome to the World of essential oils and oriental medicine!
Massage Training & Certification
- Licensed Massage Therapist; State of California #19692, 2011
- Licensed Massage Therapist; State of Hawaii #MAT-8160, 2004
- Attended the Steiner Academy in England (for Crystal Cruise Line), 2003
- Certified at the Utah College of Massage Therapy (UCMT), 2003
- Member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) #1258642