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Cupping Revolution: Workshop (Halifax, NS)

  • August 18, 2018
  • 09:30
  • August 19, 2018
  • 18:30
  • CCMH Halifax, Suite 180, 6960 Mumford Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3L 4P1

The Cupping Revolution is coming to Halifax August 18th and 19th, 2018

For information and to register please contact Barb Jay via

Course Description

Day 1

  • Recognize the history of cupping around the world and its uses throughout cultures
  • Recall the evolution of techniques and materials throughout the ages, contemporary uses and recent research on cupping
  • Identify the difference between wet and dry cupping methods
  • Identify the 3 types of cups most commonly used
  • Recognize the 3 depths of cupping
  • Identify the 3 types of dry cupping techniques most commonly used
  • Classify the significance of cupping marks
  • Understand the ethics and professional standards of applying cups
  • List the indications, contraindications and precautions in cupping therapy
  • Apply proper sanitization methods to cupping equipment
  • Demonstrate basic cupping techniques

Day 2

  • Identify specific East Asian Medicine terminology
  • Differentiate between excess & deficient; heat and cold conditions and how they present in the body
  • Understand and identify 5 types of cupping marks
  • Apply 4 types of cupping styles
  • Use silicone cups to treat musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder, lumbosacral, abdominal and legs
  • Use silicone cups to treat muscular tension in the torso associated with respiratory conditions
  • Apply cupping techniques to the face and neck
  • Drape and treat clients in prone, sidelying and supine positions
Advanced standing to Day 2 may be granted for those possessing cupping certification. please contact Barb for more details.

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