Intro to Cupping 1 Class Details

Kathleen (Mystic River Acupuncture) and Marie (Acupuncture Healing Arts Center) are excited about this class! It will be small with lots if individual attention. Here are the details.

Approved for 6 CE credits

46 Lebanon Rd, Bozrah, CT 06334
phone: 860-448-6766 or 860-448-6766

There is on site parking.

What to wear and what to bring
Dress comfortably. We will be practicing cupping patterns for back and neck pain on each other.

You will need a set of cups, which can be purchased from links on the supplies page. If you’d like us to purchase a set for you ($35), please let us know by March 13.

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 sheets for the massage table (whether or not you are bringing a table).

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

Learning Objectives And Hip Outcomes (as submitted with NCBTMB application)

Schedule for the Day

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      Shoulder & neck pain
1:30      Low back pain
2:00     Hip pain
2:30     Common cold
       10 min break
3:00      Anxiety, Insomnia
3:30    Q&A, Review.
4:00     End class.