Elevate Your Massage Practice with the Art and Science of Cupping

At the Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic, we are excited to introduce our latest Continuing Education Massage Therapy Course on Cupping. Designed for both massage students and Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) who are new to the practice of cupping therapy, this 7-hour course offers a deep dive into the history, core concepts, contraindications, and indications of modern cupping therapy.

Course Overview

Introduction to Cupping Therapy

The course begins with a comprehensive introduction to the foundational aspects of cupping therapy. From historical perspectives to core concepts, students will gain a solid understanding of the practice’s evolution and its integration into modern massage therapy.

Tools and Techniques

Our expert instructors will delve into the essential tools and techniques that underlie the application of modern cupping therapy. The hands-on training provided will equip students with the skills to seamlessly integrate cupping techniques into various modalities of bodywork.

Focus Areas and Techniques

With a focus on myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, sports recovery, and orthopedic applications, students will explore specific anatomical considerations for both the upper and lower body. Techniques will be demonstrated and practiced in a variety of positions to ensure versatility in application.

Hands-On Training

Each section of the course includes a technical demonstration of techniques designed to treat specific focus areas and concerns. Students will have the invaluable opportunity to conduct trades with their fellow classmates, utilizing the provided silicone cups (2 sets of 8pc) and Vacuum Cups (1 set of 24pc) to practice these newfound skills under the guidance of experienced instructors.


Course Objectives

By the completion of the course, students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts, contraindications, and indications for the safe application of modern cupping therapy in a massage environment.
  • Effectively apply both silicone and vacuum suction cups for myofascial release and specific orthopedic focus, ensuring the safety and comfort of their clients.
  • List contraindications and indications for the application of cupping therapy.
  • Utilize and apply cupping techniques therapeutically, effectively, and comfortably for their clients.
  • Effectively manage the application time of cups placed on their clients.
  • Integrate cupping with joint mobilizations, passive stretches, and lymphatic drainage techniques.
  • Apply cupping techniques in prone, supine, side-lying, and seated positions.
  • Identify specific anatomical structures, including muscle origin and insertion, and bony landmarks, applying cupping techniques based on specific focus areas.

Equip Yourself for Success

Upon completion of the course, students not only leave with a newfound skill set but also with the physical tools to practice these techniques in their primary massage setting. The provided silicone cups and Vacuum Cups ensure that students can immediately apply what they’ve learned, enhancing their massage practice and offering clients relief from chronic pain, tension, injuries, and aiding in sports recovery.

Elevate Your Practice Today

Join us at the Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic for the Cupping for Massage Therapists course. Discover the transformative power of cupping therapy and unlock new dimensions in your massage practice. Elevate your skills, empower your clients, and set yourself apart in the world of massage therapy. Enroll today and embark on a journey of mastery in the art and science of cupping therapy.