Leslie Clement Bonner, L.M.B.T., N.D., is the U.S. Training Coordinator for Lymphatic Enhancement Therapy, an instrument-based lymph drainage method developed by Desiree
De Spong of New Zealand. A licensed massage therapist since 1982, Leslie serves as Ms. De Spong’s assistant for all higher level courses. She received her N.D. from Clayton School of Natural Healing in 1993 and has studied widely with innovators in her field, among them Marika von Viczay, N.D., Ph.D., one of the developers of the earliest lymph drainage techniques. She has been a member of AMTA for nearly 25 years, has practiced multiple modalities of bodywork in international spas and hotel health clubs throughout the U.S., and currently holds state licenses in both Florida and North Carolina. She is known for her commitment to the advancement of massage therapy as a profession and often works with physicians to assist in lymph edema resolution and post surgical care. Leslie maintains a busy private practice in Asheville, North Carolina, where she also provides care for healthy people who wish to remain so.