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Myofascial Cupping 

1 day CPD course for level 3 qualified
Massage Therapists 

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This course is specifically designed for massage therapists who have a keen interest in expanding their knowledge and understanding of the myofascial system. By delving into the functioning of the myofascial system, you will gain valuable insights into the interconnectedness of muscles, fascia, and connective tissues within the body. This deeper understanding will enable you to enhance your practice and provide more effective treatments for your clients.  

One of the highlights of this course is the opportunity to learn a practical technique that will greatly enhance your massage therapy toolkit. By incorporating the use of vacuum cups, you will discover a powerful method for releasing the body's myofascial tissue. This technique can be seamlessly integrated into your current practice, allowing you to offer a wider range of therapeutic options to your clients. By expanding your repertoire, you will be able to address a variety of musculoskeletal issues and provide more personalized treatments. 

Date: Sunday 7th July  

Time: 10am - 5pm 

Price: £175  deposit £50

What is myofascial cupping? 


Myofascial cupping is a modern approach to cupping therapy that specifically targets the muscle and skeletal system rather than the traditional meridian-based approach. It utilizes vacuum suction and specially designed plastic cups to provide both effectiveness and safety during the treatment. During a myofascial cupping session, the therapist applies oil or cream to the client's skin and then places a cylinder-shaped cup on the area of focus. A hand-operated vacuum pump is used to create a vacuum inside the cup, which creates a suction effect. This suction gently draws the soft tissue perpendicular to the skin, applying a tensile force to the myofascial system. The cup can be held in place for a period of time, allowing the tissues to be stretched and released. Alternatively, the cup can be moved along the tissue, offering a gliding or sliding technique. This movement along the tissue helps to release tension, promote blood flow, and provide a deep myofascial release. 

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Unleashing the Potential of Vacuum Cup Therapy 


Through this course, you will learn the art and science of using vacuum cups to release myofascial tissue. By creating a gentle suction, the cups effectively lift and separate the layers of fascia, promoting improved circulation, mobility, and overall tissue health. This technique can be used to alleviate pain, reduce muscle tension, enhance flexibility, and facilitate the body's natural healing processes. By mastering vacuum cup therapy, you will have a powerful tool at your disposal to address a wide range of musculoskeletal issues and provide profound relief for your clients.  

Enhancing Your Practice and Client Outcomes

By incorporating vacuum cup therapy into your practice, you will elevate the level of care you provide to your clients. The ability to release myofascial tissue using this technique can significantly enhance the effectiveness of your treatments, leading to improved client outcomes. Whether you are dealing with chronic pain, postural imbalances, sports injuries, or other musculoskeletal issues, vacuum cup therapy can be a game-changer in your approach to treatment. Your clients will benefit from the deep release and relaxation that this technique provides, leading to improved mobility, reduced pain, and overall well-being. 

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Empowering Your Professional Growth 


Participating in this course will not only expand your practical skills but also empower your professional growth as a massage therapist. By incorporating vacuum cup therapy into your toolkit, you will differentiate yourself in the field and attract a wider range of clients seeking this specialized treatment. Moreover, the knowledge and understanding gained from studying the myofascial system will deepen your expertise and credibility as a therapist. This course is a valuable investment in your professional development, allowing you to stay at the forefront of the industry and provide exceptional care to your clients.  

Syllabus : 

- Theory of myofascial system 

- History of cupping

- How to safely apply the cups 

- How to care for the cups 

- How to use the cups in a treatment 

You will provided a manual on the course. 

The course is taught over 1 day with all 

techniques demonstrated and practised. 

Requirements: Level 3 massage therapy     qualification ( e.g Swedish massage, Holistic massage, Sports massage, Aromatherapy) 

You will be visually assessed during the course. 

You will need to buy a cupping kit for this course a link will be provided when you apply for the course

*kit costs £40* 

Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the end of the course 

CPD points: 6

About the Tutor: Hannah Freimanis 

Hannah has been a complementary therapist for over 20 years, specifically working as a Sports Massage Therapist, Reflexologist and Myofascial Release Therapist and still runs a busy clinic treating clients. 

 Hannah has a passion for imparting her knowledge and experience with students and enjoys watching them grow as therapists. 

Date: Sunday 7th July  

Time: 10am - 5pm 

Price: £175  deposit £50

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