Foundations of Cupping
Foundations of Cupping is designed as an introduction to Cupping for the massage therapist taught by a massage therapist. We will be using plastic cups with an application gun. We will also explore silicone cups. The basics techniques of Cupping will be taught and how to apply these techniques to your clients. We will also cover the benefits and contraindications of Cupping, as well as the types of cups and types of cupping (static and sliding moving). Also, how to incorporate massage with cupping, pre and post event cupping for athletes, and post cupping guidelines.
Class will be taught from a massage therapist’s perspective; many classes are taught by acupuncturists and do not talk about how and when to include massage with your cupping. Therapists will have the skills at the end of class to start cupping their clients right away!
Educational, hands on skills class! Come join the fun and learn cupping today!
What to bring: Please bring paper towels, a hand towel, sheets for table, hand sanitizer, and oil, gel, lotion or cream.
Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2024
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Cortiva Institute – King of Prussia
211 South Gulph Road, Suite 100
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Tuition: $195, includes 12-piece cupping set
CE Credits: 8 Live CEs
About the Instructor:
Jim Earley, LMT, Board Certified, has been a massage therapist for the past 29 years and has been an instructor for the past 10 years.
Jim is a Sports Massage Specialist, who works with and has worked with many athletes, from the weekend warrior to the Professional Athlete. Jim was Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelp’s first massage therapist and travelled with him for 4 years. He also works with 18 colleges and universities and many high school and club athletes.
Jim has been an instructor for the past 10 years and teaches classes in Cupping (1,2 and 3), Sports Stretching (Active Isolated and PNF), Pin and Release, Basic Sports Massage (pre and post event) plus Gua Sha and other tools for the therapist.
Jim has been practicing sports massage for 26 years. Jim Earley is a 2023 inductee to the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.