About the Practitioner

Licensed Massage Therapist- LMT

Lymphatic Drainage therapist - Vodder technique, MLD-C 

 Reiki master & Thai massage practitioner

Greta is an International experienced Licensed Massage therapist LMT, and ACOLS Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist -Vodder technique MLD-C & Certified Lymphedema therapist CLT. She also  Oncology massage therapist, Thai massage practitioner, and Reiki Master. Originally from Panama, she earned a degree in psychology and is married, with twin boys. Greta lived in England for over 10 years, and has been in the healthcare field since 2005.

Greta has advanced techniques in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and Lymphedema management through Complete Decongestive Therapy. She provides Manual Lymphatic Drainage for detoxPostoperative Lymphatic Drainage (Orthopedic & Plastic surgery), Fibrosis/scar release treatment, Edema reduction technique, and Lymphatic drainage for Oncology patients in a safe and effective way.

 She works with patients with Tummy Tuck, liposuction 360, BBL, breast augmentation, liposuction on legs, etc, on a regular basis and help other patients to detoxify their bodies from inside out with the gentle and powerful Vodder technique.

While living in England (2006), she specialized in and worked Holistic Therapies over 7 years in luxury spas performing Reiki, Aromatherapy, Swedish massage, Hot stone massage, Reflexology, Indian head massage, Thai foot massage, and prenatal massage, and the famous "Japanese anti wrinkle facial massage" . She also performed Clinical Massage including sports massage, deep tissue, neuromuscular technique, deep tissue, Myofascial release. She worked in the wellness field in Panama and had her own Wellness practice in England called Seventh Heaven Therapies.

Greta is professionally trained in Thai  Massage and deliver effective yoga stretches and manipulate a number of major energy pathways by pressing on defined points along the Sen lines. Thai massage is an excellent addition a to her Eastern skills as she always aims to help clients to reduce pain, get more flexible, and opening the flow of energy.

Greta frequently participates in continuing education in her field and keeps updated on her Clinical/Orthopedic specialization, and Lymphedema certification, which allows her to have a much higher skill level of expertise to helps her patients to reduce pain and gain range of motion through the Orthopedic massage or by reducing the lymphatic fluid or edemas, delivering the right and skilled manual techniques.

Greta's approach to her bodywork is unique and highly effective because she uses advanced techniques, and a broad repertoire of effective Eastern and Western Therapies & Techniques.  Each massage is completely customized to meet individual needs and treatment preferences.

Greta works a the clinic Healthsource of Alpharetta and Johns Creek where she sees patients and also, work as independent contractor in Atlanta Colonic & Massage Spa in Alpharetta

  In any of these places, she  is looking forward to welcome you and help you with your wellness goals and reach your full potential and health.

Massage therapy Continuing Education and Specializations

Clinical-Orthopedic Specialization

  • Assessing and treating tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. March 2021, USA
  • Working with MIGRAINES, Advance Training, December 2020, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the shoulder, Academy of Clinical massage, July 2020, USA
  • Connecting with Spirituality and Community during the COVID-19, Stanford Medicine, July 2020, USA
  • Coagulation and Clotting Conundrums in COVID-19 (webinar) Stanford Medicine, July 2020. USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the Lumbar & Thoracic Region, Academy of Clinical massage, February 2020, USA
  • Migraine, Advanced Myofascial techniques. Advanced Training, June 2020. USA
  • Musculoskeletal Primer for the Non-Orthopaedists, Stanford University School of medicine, June 2020. USA
  • Introduction to Massage Cupping and Vacuum Manual Therapy, June 2020, USA
  • Myofascial release for Shoulder Restrictions "Myofascial Techniques Series", Advanced Trainings, June 2020, USA
  • The Challenge of Upper Extremity Overuse Disorders, August 2019, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the Knee & Thigh, Academy of Clinical massage, December 2019
  • Assessment Skills Fundamentals, Academy of Clinical massage, October 2019, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage- Upper Body, Academy of Clinical massage, September 2019- the USA
  • Specialty Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitative Massage, NCBTMB & Academy of Clinical Massage 2019-21, USA
  • Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 1- Body Mechanics, August 2019, USA
  • A Detailed Approach to Low-Back Pain, August 2019, USA
  • Advanced Deep Tissue Muscular Therapy Techniques: Shoulder and Knee, July 2019-England, UK
  • Trigger Point Therapy, Elysium Massage Therapy & Training. February 2012 England, UK
  • Neuromuscular Techniques, Elysium Massage Therapy & Training. October 2008 England, UK
  • Deep Tissue massage certificate Cotswold Academy,  October 2007 Cirencester, England, UK

Oncology Massage Specialization 

    Specialized training in Oncology Massage recognized by Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) including hands-on experience. 
  • Oncology Massage essentials-Hands on training. Oncology Massage of the Carolinas, June 2021 
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema. Management for Oncology Patients. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Managing Edema and Lymphedema: Manual Treatments for Lymphedema.  Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Showing up at the end of life, Healwell NCBTMB. April 2021
  • Meet Cancer: An Introduction to the Physiopathology of Cancer. Healwell NCBTMB. April 2021
  • Diagnostic Tools and Medical Devices. Healwell NCBTMB. March 2021
  • Metastasis and Massage. Healwell NCBTMB. March 2021
  • Treatment for Cancer: Surgery, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatment for Cancer: Biologic and Immunotherapies, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatments for Cancer: Radiation, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatments for Cancer: Chemotherapy, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Killer MTs: What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Be Dangerous, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part Three. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part Two: Function and Dysfunction, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part One. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Beginning of the Flow, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Reconstructive Surgeries for Cancer. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Walton Pressure Scale. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Introduction to Oncology Massage: Part 2 Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. January 2021
  • Introduction to Oncology Massage: Part 1 Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. January 2021

Lymphatic Drainage & Complete Decongestive Therapy Specializations:

Certified Lymphedema Therapist - CLT

  • 135 hours Certification Program for Complete Decongestive therapy for Lymphedema management.  Academy of Lymphatic Studies, 2021.
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema: Manual Treatments for Lymphedema. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema. Management for Oncology Patients. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Phases and Components of Complete Decongestive Therapy, Academy of Lymphatic Studies. April 2021

Certified Lymphatic Drainage Therapist MLD-C -Vodder Technique

  • Lymph Drainage Massage After Reconstructive Surgery. NCBTMB - Provider Kathleen Lisson. 2020
  • Plastic Surgery Recovery and Fibrosis massage, NCBTMB - Provider Kathleen Lisson. 2020
  • Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique), Academy of Lymphatic Studies, 2020
  • Facial Lymphatic Massage, Cotswold Academy, Provider Jenny Lingley, September 2008, England, UK

Thai Massage Complete Certification

  • Thai Massage Therapy International Certification, Provider Shama Kern- Thai Healing Massage Academy, March 2021
  • Thai Yoga Bodywork- Table Thai, NCBTMB - Provider Michael Sitzer October 2020
  • Foot Reflexology 1 & 2: Benefits, Philosophy, and the 34 Points, June 2020
  • Thai foot massage Practitioner's Diploma. Provider Clare Gladden- The Guild of Holistic Therapists. October 2008, England, UK

Holistic Therapies Specialization

  • Holistic Image Consultant, Diploma BSY GROUP, 2/14/2018. England, UK
  • Indian Head Massage Certificate BABTAC 07/07/2007 Cotswold Academy- England, UK
  • Reiki Master Usui Shiki Ryoho. Cotswold Academy, 2007-2012 England, The UK.
  • Hot Stone massage, Practitioner level. 2007 Body Care Massages, 2007 -England UK
  • Reflexology, level 3 Diploma VTCT, 296 hrs. Cirencester College. 2007-08 England
  • Aromatherapy Level 3 Diploma VTCT, 296 hrs. Cirencester College, 2006-07-England
  • Diploma Health Safety, Security and Employment Standards Level 3 -296Hrs. Cirencester College, 2006-07, England, UK.