Learn to use "moving cups" with vacuum pressure gun to treat fascia and stretch tissue.  Using negative pressure the moving cups draw fascia and tissue into the cups to stretch fascia, strip fascia and get it to restructure itself in a more ideal pattern and stretch muscle tissue.  Add to massage or used as a stand alone treatment, it is extremely effective to treat long standing patterns in the body that massage often doesn't treat.  With minimal impact on your hands, it is easy on the therapist with less pain for clients.NO red marks if done right! This is different from Chinese cupping it uses heat & leaves red marksSilicone cups are not recommended as you cannot control  pressure. Follows fascia lines. This class is a recognized certificate class for insurance purposes with associations, NHPC 15 ccp's. EARLY BIRD rate is $420+gst tuition, 30 days prior to class is $440+gst. $100 deposit to confirm your spot.

The instructor is certified in Myofascial Cupping and Advanced Cupping as well as trained with the Trigger Point Institute (Vancouver, BC) and Cupping with SAVE YOUR HANDS! instructor training - Joni teaches this therapy and adds cryotherapy with marble stones to minimize inflammation and pain/redness post treatment and accelerate healing, cups follow fascia lines and planes. Working with athletes (Iron Man, CFL, triathletes, marathon runners, soccer players, world figure skaters) cupping has become a standard addition to massage therapy. NHPC 15 domain ccp's, MTAS 14 ceu's, RMTA 12 ceu's. Class outline, registration, dates & locations see below. Recommended: "Anatomy Trains", Thomas Meyers. $420+gst tuition.

"Muscles can be treated but with tight or restricted fascia, many chronic issues are not addressed until the fascia is effectively released and restructured."


Introduction to Fascia

Nature of Fascia (visual presentation ) & Theory

Terminology & Concepts in Fascia work (Fascia Planes, Fascia Lines of Pull)

Benefits of Muscle Fascia cupping

Indications & Contraindications

Equipment in Muscle Fascia Cupping

Benefits to the Manual Therapist

Various Techniques in Muscle Fascia Cupping 

Prone Body - Techniques (Leg Lines, ITB and Lateral Line, Superficial Back Line, Lower Back /gluts, Upper Back, Double Helix Spiral line, Plantar Fasciitis) 

Supine Body  - Techniques (Arm Lines, Pectoralis, Abdominals, Serratus/Intercostals, Hands, Superficial and Deep Front Lines, Leg Lines) following fascia "lines of pull"

Muscle fascia Feedback (for clients/therapists)

Post-treatment for Muscle Fascia Cupping sessions (analgesics, cryotherapy)

Integrating cupping into Massage Treatments

Photos of Muscle Fascia cupping conditions (ie. extreme dehydration, post-cupping)

Research in Fascia, International Fascia Congress, Resources



Saskatoon Sep 22-23 (2018) PIMT College,  Calgary May 26-27 (2018) Sandman NW,  Regina April 14-15 (2018) Chateau Regina, Lethbridge Oct 27-28 (2018) Holiday Inn Express Edmonton TBA

9-5:30pm $420+gst early bird rate!! 4 weeks prior to class ($440+gst after deadline)



Register call 1-403-891-4822 or email [email protected] Master card or Visa accepted, email or call 1-403-891-4822, cc info is secure!  An email confirmation will be sent to you with information, send your email address with dates & location you are registering in. E-transfer accepted to [email protected] with password cupping. If you cancel, your deposit or payment will be put towards another class.  No refunds. A cupping set is available at class for $80+gst 19pc Body Mate comes with hose, vacuum gun, magnet pressure bars for trigger points and various plastic size cups in case (order online). See photos page.Recommended reading: Anatomy Trains,Tom Meyers. NOTE: To ensure the health of the professionals taking courses, the Instructor has the mandate to refuse attendance to anyone who displays symptoms of illness or indicates that they have health issues that may affect others taking classroom instruction. For any skin rashes, anything viral or similar conditions please reschedule the class.

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