Shannon received her massage therapy education at The Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY. She finds working one-on-one with her clients very fulfilling and rewarding. Shannon has a kind hearted nature and is passionate about helping her clients heal.

Shannon's areas of expertise are Therapeutic Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports Massage. She also specializes in Trigger Point Therapy and Labor/Prenatal Massage. Shannon likes to offer her love for Aromatherapy and Reiki based on her clients needs. 

​Shannon has her own history with injury due to her many years of being an athlete (Volleyball and Martial Arts) and has dealt with the overall affects of a severe motor vehicle accident. Her experience with this helps her uniquely identify the physical, mental, and emotional needs of her clients.

Conditions We Treat

Colleen H. Young, LMT, CLT
Owner/operator

Licensed Massage Therapist

Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Reiki practitioner

Professional Team

Shannon Ostmeier, LMT, FMT
Licensed Massage Therapist

Functional Movement Therapist

Colleen is a Professional Member of American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and a Preferred Provider of S4OM-Society for Oncology Massage. She received her massage training from The Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy, Albany NY. Colleen is also a graduate from Mildred Elley, Latham NY in 2003 with a Clinical Medical Assistant degree. Continuing education is something Colleen strives for, she has attended courses in Oncology and mastectomy massage from Society For Oncology Massage as well as the Healwell Hospital Massage Therapy program. She is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist with 135 hours of education from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) .

Colleen incorporates all types of massage from Swedish massage, sports massage, deep tissue and hot stone.  Her areas of specialty and continuing education are in Oncology massage, mastectomy massage, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), microfascial facilitation, myofascial release (MFR), scar tissue therapy, neuromuscular therapy (NMT), Trigger Point Therapy, Therapeutic Deep Tissue and Palliative/Hospice therapeutic care.  She is a Reiki Practitioner, a previous  employee at the CR Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital and  of The Community Hospice massage team.

Having a medical background, Colleen's approach is designed for each individual client and always provides compassion and listening to address the clients specific need.  When a client presents with a specific pathology, Colleen researches the pathology and finds the best approach for massage and comfortable care.  Colleen also incorporates stretching techniques into her sessions.  Her goal is to educate clients about the benefits of massage and to encourage self care. ​.

Our Pledge

We here at Mantra Wellness Therapeutic Massage, LLC,  pledge to treat you, our client, with one goal in mind--to help you feel better. We believe that therapeutic massage is the cornerstone of any comprehensive and holistic health program. When your body works the way nature intended, your spirit soars--and so do you.  We know that when your body isn't in top shape that your entire outlook on life can be affected. That's why you'll always be treated with a listening ear, compassion and respect to meet the goals you want to achieve..

Mantra Wellness Therapeutic Massage, LLC

Neck Pain
 

Back Pain
 

Piriformis Syndrome 
 

Sports Injuries
 

Auto Injuries
 

Tennis Elbow
 

Lymphedema
 

Post Mastectomy 


Anxiety


Stress
 

Lyme Disease 


Hip pain


Whiplash


Post Surgery


Scar Tissue


​Frozen Shoulder


​Leg pain


Decreased Range of Motion


​Pregnancy


​and much more....