Basic Lymphatic Massage (aka Lymphatic Drainage) w/Ellen Gayle Sovinee

Basic Lymphatic Massage (aka Lymphatic Drainage)

October 20-22, 2023
9:00-5:30 each day

Instructor: Ellen Gayle Sovinee

21 CEs

Early Registration – $369
After October 13, 2023 – Registration rate will be $389


Basic Lymphatic Massage aka Lymphatic Drainage
Day one: A/P of the Lymphatic System including its relation to other systems especially the Immune System; location of the major nodes, superficial and deep lymphatics.
Learning and Observing (i.e. palpation, rhythm, frequency and direction of flow)
Upper Extremities (face, neck,).

Day two: Upper Extremities: (chest, lymphatic breast care, arms and hands)

Day three: Lower Extremities: deep and superficial nodes of the abdomen, legs and feet. After Demo, students will practice giving an entire lymphatic massage session.
Lymphatic Massage:
• Helps remove metabolic wastes and reduces swelling
• Helps with healing after surgery
• Improves the function of the immune system and increase the production of antibodies to fight off infections
• Reduce inflammation in the body that causes diseases such as arthritis
• Reduces pain and stress and promotes general vitality and well being
• Improves skin conditions
• Regeneration of tissues

What to Bring: Students need to bring or wear sports bra, sheets, blankets. Dress comfortably
Instructor: Ellen Gayle Sovinee (NCBTMB Board Approved CE Provider #450498-07)

Ellen Gayle was initially introduced to the Vodder Method (MLD) but then trained and teacher assisted using the Chikly Method.

We are a fully furnished massage school facility and provide Oakworks massage tables, class tables, and computer/projector for overhead presentations.


NC Massage School offers individualized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage for an advanced-level professional career, continuing education and personal growth. We believe in a holistic approach that encourages students to explore personal development of mind, body and spirit in a small, supportive environment.


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