Flow Therapeutic Massage
FL License # MA87833, GA License # MT000878
Serving the Metro-Atlanta area
Available in the Perimeter/Sandy Springs area
A graduate of New Life Institute of Massage Excellence (now called Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs), Joan completed her certification training in Swedish Massage and Neuromuscular therapy in 1996. In 1998 Joan completed the 160 hour training program through the Dr. Vodder School to become internationally certified in The Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT). She also trained with Klose Training & Consulting in Head and Neck Lymphedema Management, and the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in Manual Lymph Drainage of the Head, Neck and Face for Pre- and Post-Plastic Surgery.
Joan also holds certifications in Foot Reflexology and Kinesio Taping. She has further training in Chair Massage, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Sports Massage, and Orthopedic Massage. In addition, Joan is a Usui/Holy Fire Reiki ® Master. .
Ms. Manning's formal education includes a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida. She has also taken both undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Science at Georgia State University where she studied: Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Human Performance; Biomechanics; Physiology of Exercise; and Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription.