This 2 day course introduces massage therapists to cupping massage therapy. The history, benefits, and contraindications of cupping massage will be discussed. Muscles, important trigger points and acupressure points of the body that commonly contribute to pain will be reviewed.
This course will teach a full body cupping massage treatment as well as how to use cupping on trigger points and acupressure points to treat common muscular pain complaints. The course will include lectures on the theory of cupping and review of muscles, trigger points and acupressure points to be treated. A large portion of the course will consist of demo and practical application of cupping massage to the back, neck, arms and legs.