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Master Class in Traditional East-West Cupping

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Melbourne

 

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Jul 12th to 14th

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Nov 8th to 10th

Sydney

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Jul 26th to 28th

Adelaide

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Sep 13th to 15th

Brisbane

 

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Oct 25th to 27th

Hobart

Master Class in Traditional East West Cupping

$750 $730

Oct 11th to 13th

The safe and correct way of performing the flame cupping method

In the 3 day Master Class you will discover a whole world of traditional cupping. After completion you will confidently take a huge amount of cupping know-how and practices directly to your clinic.

In the three days you will learn:

  • The most refined ways of applying cups and the 5 vacuum levels
  • Diagnosis of cupping marks
  • Cupping Deficiency - to restore chronic soft tissue imbalances
  • Russian cupping massage
  • Treatments for sports injuries
  • Chinese and Vietnamese cupping to alleviate many forms of pain and discomfort
  • Treatments for common cold and other respiratory problems
  • Cupping combined with hands-on treatments and much more
The safe and correct way of performing the flame cupping method

An emphasis in class will be on learning simple and effective ways to confidently diagnose and how to apply the correct method and vacuum level to restore health and balance.

Two essays vital to this workshop are Cupping Deficiency and A Cupping Mark is not a Bruise. Both characterize the quality of what to expect from this essential 3 days exploring the roots and the best of thousands of years of cross-cultural practice.

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Career Opportunities

Cupping can be taken into any healing setting. Having been practiced for so long by every culture should go a long way to highlight its adaptability and success as a treatment. The aim of this workshop is to equip the practitioner to be informed, creative and versatile while saving your hands and getting great results - even when treating stubborn and otherwise difficult chronic cases.

Course structure

A very hands-on learning 3 days

Day 1

9 - 10am

Introduction to traditional cupping, including an historical overview.

10 - 10.30am

Introduction to the necessary equipment required for cupping. Discussion on contraindications and cleaning requirements.

10.30 - 10.45am

Break

10.45 - 11.45am

Demonstration on how to apply cupping vessels and the 5 levels of suction. The interscapular margin will be the practice region.

11.45 - 12.45pm

Student practice

12.45 - 1.45pm

Lunch

1.45 - 2.45pm

Demonstration of cups applied throughout the upper back to rectify various pain syndromes. A massage sequence throughout the hips and legs will also be demonstrated

2.45 - 3.00pm

Break

3.00 - 4.00pm

Student practice

4.00 - 5.00pm

Student practice

Day 2

9 - 9.30am

Open forum on the diagnosis of different cupping marks and what they diagnostically indicate

9.30 - 10.30am

1. Discussion and demonstration on warming the cups and tonifying deficiency to restore strength to weakness areas of the body. Attention will focus on the lower back.

2. Demonstration of applying external liniments to the skin surface before, during and after cupping.

10.30 - 10.45am

Break

10.45 - 11.45

Student practice

11.45 - 12.45

Student practice

12.45 - 1.45pm

Lunch

1.45 - 2.45pm

Discussion and demonstration concerning treatments for common cold

2.45 - 3.00pm

Break

3.00 - 4.00pm

Student practice

4.00 - 5.00 Demonstration of Russian cupping massage

Day 3

9.00 - 10.00am

Student practice of Russian cupping massage

10.00 - 10.30am

Student practice of Russian cupping massage

10.30 - 10.45am

Break

10.45 - 11.45am

Demonstration of the preparation for making a flour and water foundation to enable cupping to the knees and other joints.

11.45 - 12.45pm

Discussion and demonstration of cupping combined with stretching to treat hip pain and immobility, including illiotibial band release techniques.

12.45 - 1.45pm

Lunch

1.45 - 2.45pm

Student practice

2.45 - 3.00pm

Break

3.00 - 4.00pm

Student practice

4.00 - 5.00pm

Q&A forum

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Advanced Certificate in Integrated Cupping Therapy

An additional Advanced Certificate In Integrated Cupping Therapy will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of both the Master Class in Traditional East-West Cupping and the Modern Cupping Workshop

Student Testimonials

"I don't think I've ever spent 5 days learning so much in my life and I'm sure this will take my massage practice to the next level at the same time as saving my body from the stresses of extra work. It was amazing. Many Thanks Bruce... I'll be back for more."Joanne Terrans
Sports Massage Therapist
"I'd been waiting for this weekend to come, and I got so much more out of it than I even expected."Scott Lamb
Shiatsu Therapist

Course workbook

Sample pages from the 59 page Master Class in Traditional East-West Cupping workbook

Modern Cupping Therapy workbook

Certificate of Attendance

Upon satisfactory completion of either Cupping Workshop, an attractive certificate of attendance is given. In addition, upon satisfactory completion of our two cupping workshops, being the Master Class in Traditional East-West Cupping and the Modern Cupping Therapy workshop - an Advanced Certificate in Integrated Cupping Therapy will be awarded.

Note: Women who are pregnant should contact Bruce.

What I loved most about this workshop was Bruce's ability to bridge Eastern & Western cupping perspectives seamlessly in his explanations & practices... wonderful class!!Dr Kim U Lic Ac (USA)
This was the best course I've taken in my 14 years of practice.Deborah Pacik Lic Ac (USA)
This was an incredible experience. I highly recommend Bruce's class to anyone wanting to gain enormous knowledge and skill in a short time. Bruce's methods and knowledge are extraordinary. Loved every minute of it!Suzn Martinez LMT (USA)