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CUPPING – THEORY AND HANDS-ON PRACTICE ON BACK, KNEE, SHOULDER & FACE

Event date: 5/31/2019 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Export event

This 8-hour course is approved for 8 CEUs for massage therapists (other than New York State), for NJ chiropractors and for athletic trainers.  This is a foundational class that will cover the methodology and history of cupping, including benefits, contraindications and an explanation of how cupping uses the body’s largest organ (the skin) to detox and heal.  The course will be part lecture, part hands-on practice. Students will cup and be cupped. The hands-on practice portion of the course will include silicone cupping on the back, knee and shoulder as well as facial cupping.

Students should bring: fitted bed sheet or massage table sheet, flat sheet for draping and a bath towel.  Dress comfortably. Massage tables and cupping equipment will be provided.

InstructorAgatha Repice, LMT
About the InstructorCertified in Cupping by the International Cupping Therapy Association, Agatha Repice is the owner/operator of Clean Clear Body in South Hackensack, NJ. A Licensed Massage Therapist who is also certified in nutritional health and holistic health, she practices Cupping, Nutritional Counseling, Acupressure Therapy, Hwal Gong and other modalities.
Subject BreakdownLECTURE – 2 Hours INTRODUCTION Methods of Cupping How it is Accomplished Stationary ( Duration) and Sliding Cupping (Negative Pressure Massage) History of Cupping An Ancient ART The First Types of “Cups” Early Uses for this Therapy New Interest in Cupping Therapy Using the Largest Organ (The Skin) for Healing The Skin contains fluids, blood vessels, connective tissues, muscle and rich nerve supplies Cell Waste and toxins stagnate in muscles and joints-making it difficult for the body to get rid of them->result being pain and dysfunction. When Qi & blood circulate freely, they remove build up THE BENEFITS Skin – As well as explanation of Discoloration, NOT Bruising (Skin Reaction after cupping) Muscles Circulatory System Nervous System Digestive System Joints Detoxification (Making sure to wipe down the area immediately after treatment) CONTRAINDICATIONS/PRECAUTIONS CARE AND CLEANING OF CUPS HANDS – ON PRACTICE – 6 Hours SILICONE CUPS ON THE BACK (Broken into Teams of Two to Cup and then Be Cupped) Including Stationary Cupping, Sliding Cupping, Properly Manipulating Surrounding Fascia, Cleaning and Disinfection of Cups SILICONE CUPS ON KNEE (including cleaning of cups) SILICONE CUPS ON SHOULDER (including cleaning of cups) DEMONSTRATION AND USE OF FACIAL CUPS (including cleaning of cups) Questions Welcomed throughout Both Lecture and Hands-On Portion of Course
Total Credits8.00
FormatIn person - Live
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