Cupping Massage Therapy is a modality that uses a cup that is applied to the body surface by reducing the pressure inside the cup creating a suction or negative pressure. The technique increases local circulation of blood and lymph, stretches muscle tissue, and loosens adhesion or scar tissue for the treatment of acupressure points, myofascial restrictions, and trigger points.
Cupping Massage Therapy: Gliding Basics Training & Certificate (2 CEUs) focuses on limited gliding techniques over the back region. This course is meant to be a brief introduction to gliding techniques with silicone cups. Learn the theory of cupping therapy, benefits, contraindications, what to look for when purchasing cups, and proper technique.
THIS COURSE IS A MEANT TO BE AN INTRODUCTION TO CUPPING MASSAGE THERAPY. For comprehensive training with a full body focus, Cupping Massage Therapy: Gliding Techniques Training & Certificate (10 CEUs) is recommended.
As with all continuing education, it is understood that the wellness provider is responsible for verifying that information provided in courses is within the wellness provider’s state and/or local scope of practice as defined by law. In addition, course participants should be advised that additional training and education are required to be truly proficient in any topic. Once the course is complete and the wellness provider scores 70% or higher on the exam, the wellness provider will receive a Certificate of Completion.