Mystic River Acupuncture

167 Broad Street

Groton, CT 06355

Excellence in Chinese Medicine Since 1989
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© 2017 Mystic River Acupuncture / Kathleen T. Poole, MSAc, L.Ac

 
 
Introduction To Cupping For Bodyworkers
(Cupping For Bodyworkers 1 and Cupping For Bodyworkers 2: Sliding Cupping Techniques)

Learn the art of cupping therapy and integrate it into your practice! Cupping increases the beneficial results of your bodywork sessions with clients by increasing blood flow to damaged tissue and facilitating tissue repair. Cupping enhances healing post-trauma for acute and chronic pain patterns. This two day class will cover pain patterns that are commonly seen in practice and the most effective techniques to resolve them..


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CLASS DETAILS

 

DATE & TIME

Friday, May 15, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

9am-4pm

Fee

$350 Early Bird/ $390 April 1

Refund Policy

75% until March 1

50% after December 31

No refund after May 1

NCBTMB CEUs

Approved for 12 CE credits

LOCATION

​TBA

Marie 860-860-908-7078 Kathleen 860-287-2810

PARKING

WHAT TO WEAR AND WHAT TO BRING

Dress comfortably. We will be practicing cupping on each other.

You will need a set of cups pump cups and silicone cups, which can be purchased from links on the supplies page. If you’d like us to purchase a set for you, please let us know by May 1.

If you have a portable massage table, please bring it. Please contact one of us prior to class to confirm you are bringing a table.

 

Bring linens: sheets, face cradle covers, a light blanket for the massage table (whether or not you are bringing a table).

 

Food: Please bring any snacks you may need throughout the day. We can get take-out food or you can bring a lunch. Our space has a toaster oven, micro-wave, and refrigerator for your convenience. Coffee & tea are available.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY Cupping 1

9:00    Introduction, class introductions, what to expect from class
          
9:30      History of cupping
              Care of cups          
10:30    How cupping is useful in therapeutic bodywork
              Tools, types of cups
10 minute break

 

11:00    Details of vacuum pump cups to be used in class
              Demonstration of application to the body and creating vacuum 
              overview of patterns to be discussed in the afternoon

12:00    Lunch 

1:00      Basic Cupping Shoulder & neck 
1:30      Patient Demonstration
2:00      Basic Cupping Hip 
 
10 min break

 

3:00      Practice Cupping
3:30      Q&A, Review.
4:00      End class.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY Cupping 2

9:00     Introduction, class introductions, what to expect from class

9:30     Review Basics from Intro To Cupping

10:30   Introduction to Silicone Cups

 

10 minute break

 

11:00    Sliding Cupping

              Demonstration of application to the body and how to slide vacuum cups

         

12:00    Lunch 

 

1:00     Using using sliding cups for techniques in Cupping 1

2:00     Practice Sliding Cupping

10 min break

 

3:00  Practice Cupping and Possible Patient Demonstration

3:30    Q&A, Review.

4:00     End class.

INTRO TO CUPPING CLASS