Dr Vodder School Lecturers

Dr Vodder School Lecturers

Jan Douglass

Jan Douglass is a Remedial Massage Therapist with more than 25 years clinical and teaching experience.

Jan studied the Dr Vodder method in Canada in 1997 and became an Accredited Instructor with Vodder Schools International in 2002.

Jan brings a wealth of teaching experience to the Dr Vodder Courses including many years as lecturer and co-ordinator of Health Science programs at South Australian Health Education Centre where she was instrumental in developing Anatomy and Physiology and Pathophysiology courses for Massage Therapists and Naturopaths. A perpetual student herself, Jan is a graduate of Adelaide University School of Health Sciences, has an Honors Degree from UniSA in Yoga for breast cancer related lymphoedema and is currently undertaking a PhD at James Cook University in Lymphatic Fi lariasis.

Jan was involved in Lymphoedema research with Professor Neil Piller through Flinders University and was the senior therapist in the Lymphoedema Assessment Clinic at Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia before moving to Townsville to commence her PhD.

Despite becoming well known for her work in lymphoedema therapies and presenting papers at national and international lymphoedema conferences, Jan remains passionate about the use of the Vodder technique inall its myriad applications. In particular the profound results achieved in musculo-skeletal conditions which are treated using the Special techniques taught in the Therapy1 class.

Jan is proud to offer the Basic Body and Therapy 1 courses throughout Australia as these courses provide the fundamental skills necessary for achieving excellent results using Dr Vodder’s Manual Lymph Drainage.