Mercedes has a background in education, and taught school for 13 years. Her passion for healing led her to become a massage therapist in 1983. In 1985, she married Christopher Jordan, a chiropractic physician and they opened Jordan Health Clinic. At this time, Mercedes and Dr. Jordan started teaching advanced CEU classes for massage therapists, including neuromuscular and trigger point therapy, and healing touch. In 1997, Mercedes became certified in Spa Therapies. And in 1998, she became an esthetician. Dr. Jordan and Mercedes then expanded Jordan Health Clinic to include a spa, hiring several therapists and offering facials, body treatments, waxing and nail services along with massage, chiropractic, and acupuncture. Mercedes was also active with the Florida State Massage Therapists Association. She was president of the Flagler-Volusia association in 1999, and in 2000 she received an achievement award from the FSMTA.
In 2001, Mercedes studied Lypossage and became very busy teaching Lypossage in Florida. In 2003, she became a master trainer, able to teach nationally. At this time she joined the LMT Success Group, teaching Lypossage. Lypossage became so popular that Mercedes taught Lypossage exclusively, becoming the top Lypossage trainer in 2005. In 2009, she started teaching Lymphatic Drainage, along with Lypossage. Presently, Mercedes has an active practice in massage and esthetics at Jordan Health Clinic & Day Spa, in DeLand, FL and teaches Lypossage and Lymphatic Drainage nationally.
Provider numbers: NCBTMB number is 421104-00; Florida number MCE137, Florida CE Broker: 50-1333; approved to teach Lymphatic Drainage in New York State.