Dry cupping: a CPD workshop

Course Dates: 27/10/24 - 03/11/24
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
Want to add a new effective therapeutic skill to your practice? Why not try dry cupping therapy- very effective on muscles that are non-responsive to massage and pressure. This two day CPD course will enable you to safely and effectively integrate dry cupping therapy into your treatments.
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Dry cupping: a CPD workshop
  • Course Code: FDC01
  • Dates: 27/10/24 - 03/11/24
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
  • Taught: Sun, Daytime
  • Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
  • Location: Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

Course Code: FDC01

Sun, day, 27 Oct - 03 Nov '24

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
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or call 020 8142 4577

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What is the course about?

Dry cupping is an ancient form of therapy that dates back to ancient Egypt, Chinese and Middle Eastern cultures. It works to promote faster healing process to the tissues, increase ROM and even help with postural dysfunction. In this course, learners will gain the knowledge of the basic application of dry cupping, and the necessary theoretical skills to offer the treatment. We will discuss its physical benefits on the tissues and fascias and how cupping can help improve ROM and postural dysfunction.

What will we cover?

- Understand the background and theory of cupping therapy
- Benefits of dry cupping therapy
- Precautions and contradictions
- How to apply safely dry cupping with a passive and active approach and the differences
- Application and techniques.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Understand how to apply dry cupping safely and effectively.
- Understand the contraindications and precautions to look for in a client before proceeding with the treatment.
- Explain the benefits of cupping therapy and offer a full body treatment or a targeted treatment to clients.
- Offer a functional approach adapted to the western world for clients in needs of pain relief.
- Understand the different application techniques and level of suction to apply.
- Understand how to use dry cupping therapy in both functional and holistic approaches.
- Differententiate the different type of colour in the tissues post treatment.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Student must be over 18 and qualified in Level 3 Sports massage therapy or Massage therapy.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Presentation, practical demonstration, pair work, small and large group work, practical work, and home practice. This is a practical two day course.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no other costs. The Dry cupping kit and handout are included in the course cost. We will provide towels, oils and massage table. You may wish to bring a pen and paper for notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

A range of other CPD courses for professional therapists is available such as Advanced massage using sports massage techniques, Pregnancy massage, Japanese Facial Rejuvenation, Onsite massage, Indian head massage, etc.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.