About Your Therapist:

 

Bonnie-Jean Connal, LMT, MLDT

 

 

 

 

Bonnie-Jean is a practicing Licensed Massage Therapist. She is a graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut. Bonnie-Jean has done post graduate studies in Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy/Strain-Counterstrain, as well as studying Japanese Healing Arts (Kampo) in Japan. Bonnie-Jean was certified as a Trager Practitioner, using Dr. Milton Trager’s format of neuro-muscular re-education.


 

She began her career at Connal Physical Therapy Group, LLC in Windsor, CT having piloted their lymphatic therapy program in 1992 after becoming a fully certified Lymphatic Therapist from the Vodder School of Austria. The Connecticut Lymphatic Therapy and Supply garment company was also started in 1992 by her patients' requests for a garment fitter knowledgeable about lymphedema. She became a certified personal trainer, which helps her clients who are serious about home exercise programs.


Bonnie-Jean has competed in mini-triathlons in the USA, giving her insight to working with athletes, and weekend athletes. She has also been asked to teach and mentor students and practitioners who are new to the manual arts field.
 


 

Lymphatic Therapy:

 

Bonnie-Jean is one of the few tri-certified lymphatic practitioners nationwide. She has certification in Lymphatic Therapy from:

 

* The Vodder School, Austria

* Dr. Casley-Smith, University of Adelaide, Australia

* The Lymphatic Association of North America

 



 
Concluding NAVALT meeting. Vodder Review participants in Stowe in photo above. Bonnie-Jean (far right) was a Charter Member in 1992.