Health Traditions presents top-shelf accredited courses that deliver exceptional information and practical hands-on training in a friendly and creative environment. Courses offered include Traditional and Modern Cupping, Gua Sha and Traditional Thai Massage.


Accredited Gua Sha and Cupping Courses

Gua Sha DayModern Cupping TherapyTraditional East-West CuppingAdvanced Certificate


Traditional Thai Massage Courses

Weekend TTM courseCert TTM CourseDiploma TTM course
Traditional Thai Massage WeekendCertificate in Traditional Thai MassageDiploma of Traditional Thai Massage


Essays on Gua Sha and Cupping

Read all of Bruce’s essays

Cupping DeficiencyMending the FasciaA Cupping Mark is not a BruiseSmoothly Scraping out the Sha


Cupping and Gua Sha Shop

Browse and purchase all of our top quality cupping products and supplies here …


Health Traditions founder

Bruce Bentley

Bruce Bentley

A pioneer in Traditional Medicine for more than 40 years

Bruce is the founder and director of Health Traditions, president of the World Ethnomedicine Foundation (WEF), and an editor for World Health Organization (WHO) in the Division of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Read more


Professional Credits

Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine AssociationMassage & Myotherapy AustraliaAssociation of Massage TherapistsAustralian Traditional Medicine SocietyAustralian Natural Therapists Association


Feedback and Reviews

“There is no doubt that Bruce Bentley is the foremost international expert on the history and practice of cupping.”

Steven Clavey
Editor of The Lantern: An International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine


“Bruce is the Michelangelo of the Cupping Therapy world… Graphic practical presentations, infused with traditional and current information… best practices are presented in a unique and structured yet relaxed atmosphere.”

Dr Yvonne O’Neal Allu DC, Dr Dom Perido MD and Dr Mark Perido TCM
Kansas City USA


“Bruce’s vast knowledge on cupping is second to none and I highly recommend his courses.”

Heather Deller
Official massage therapist for the Great Britain Olympic Cycling Team, US, T- Mobile, the Women’s Professional Cycling Team and Chinese, Giant Bicycles, Women’s Professional Cycling Team.