Dr. Vodder’s Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)
Focusing on the specific use of MLD in spa, esthetic and medical wellness settings, ASTECC is proud to offer Dr. Vodder Certification training in Esthetics and Spa Body Wellness. A Dr. Vodder instructor since 1995, ASTECC founder Anne Bramham has been instrumental in introducing Dr. Vodder’s MLD to the US spa, medi-wellness and esthetics communities. For a close up look at the expanding role of MLD in spa and wellness settings, please see Anne’s interview “MLD & The World of Wellness” To learn more about the role of MLD in the world of spa esthetics, see The Perfect Touch.
Dr. Vodder’s Spa Body / Wellness Certification
Designed for students who plan to practice in spa, wellness and medi-wellness settings, this 11 day, 90 hour Certification program consists of two trainings:
Lecture details the anatomy and physiology of the lymph vessel system, the body’s transportation system, and fluid balance. Practical training includes instruction in MLD techniques and protocols for individual body parts.
(40 CE hours)
Spa Body / Wellness
Focusing on the specific use of MLD in both a leisure and medical wellness settings, this 6 day course concentrates on treatment protocols for pre and post cosmetic surgery, dermatological indications, cellulite, fluid retention, trauma, sport injuries and lifestyle disorders. Prerequisite: Basic Body.
Dr. Vodder’s Esthetician Certification
Focusing on treatment protocols for pre and post cosmetic surgery and common inflammatory conditions including acne, rosacea and psoriasis. The 5 day, 40 hour program consists of two twenty hour trainings:
Dr. Vodder’s MLD: Basic Neck & Face
Easily incorporated into a repertoire of basic skin care, MLD encourages the elimination of metabolic waste while accelerating the flow of fresh oxygen and nutrients. Lecture details the basic anatomy and physiology of the lymph vessel system, MLD’s effects, indications and contraindications. Practical training includes instruction in MLD techniques and neck and face routines. (20 hours)
Dr. Vodder’s MLD: Advanced Neck & Face
Designed to broaden understanding of the lymph vessel system and to introduce specific therapeutic techniques, Advanced Neck & Face focuses on pre and post cosmetic healing, skin regeneration and the treatment of common skin conditions including acne, rosacea, congestion and inflammation. (20 hours)
Dr. Vodder’s MLD is indicated for over 60 different pathologies including: Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Cellulite, Chronic ENT Infections, Burns, Acne, Scars, Constipation, Bells Palsy,Eczema, Psoriasis, Inflammatory Processes