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Professional Cupping Therapies

Lake Manitou, Sask.

Professional Cupping Therapies  at
Healing Lake Manitou Saskatchewan

"The dead sea of Canada"

August 4, 5 and 6, 2020

Professional Cupping Therapies  & Advanced Cupping for FASCIA Release will be taught in the Manitou Springs Resort and Mineral Spa,  where a block of rooms has been reserved which provide unlimited spa pool access and buffet breakfast.
http://www.manitousprings.ca/

Professional Cupping Therapies
This is the comprehensive 2 day foundation course, that covers, all cupping tools and styles. To give the practitioner a wide variety of skills & techniques to help your clients and practice.
This class is approved by the main associations and will enable you to practice cupping legally and with insurance.

Learn how to safely and effectively use suction type cups in your daily practice as a highly effective adjunct therapy.

Learn valuable cupping techniques and be introduced to the original Fascia trains; the Ancient Sinew channels.

Utilizing both; powerful plastic and versatile silicone cups, with the opportunity to try glass fire cupping under direct supervision will also be provided.

This course will provide the participant with the skills necessary to utilize these versatile and effective tools immediately. Including;
 

  • History & benefits of cupping
  • Preparing the therapist and patient for cupping
  • Cupping procedure and methods
  • Precautions and contraindications
  • Client education and informed consent


Protocols taught include:

  • Myo-fascial release, and softening & joint treatments
  • The ancient fascia lines; the SINEW CHANNELS
  • Trigger points & active release techniques
  • Organ system balancing, and detoxification
  • Lymphatic drainage & cellulite treatment
  • Cupping face lift, skin firming and spa applications


Investment: $425, for 2 days
Cupping sets sold for $65 at the class

Recognized for Con-Ed credits, with NHPC; 14 , RMTA; 12, MTAA; 10 primary. MTAS 10.5; CRMTA 12 primary

To register or for inquiry email cuppingtraining@gmail.com or call 780 619 6260.

Advanced Cupping for Fascia Release
Second level of cupping practice for those that have taken Professional Cupping Therapies. This offering will be a demo and practice day.

We will explore:

  • The Fascia and its Tendino-Muscular Meridians (the original fascia trains)
  • Classical Chinese theory and treatments of Bi (arthritis) Syndromes
  • Key Acupoint points and stimulation to affect pain and tissues and treat disordered fascia
  • Stretching and active release techniques using special fascia cups, to create deep and immediate release of fascia tension, and promote body alignment
  • Ear reflexology and seeding; teaching and practice
  • Gua Sha; for fascia/ tendon softening and Acupoint stimulation
  • Moxibustion Therapy; building warmth in joints and Acupoints
  • Topical therapies; Essential oils and Chinatown favorite
  • Compress Therapies & Healing Metals; from Anthroposophic medicine's tradition and practices
  • Aroma drop cupping spinal & reflexology treatment

For $225 you will receive a 70 page reference binder and certificate.

To register for 2 or 3 day options or for inquiry email cuppingtraining@gmail.com or call 780 619 6260. 

The trainer has been using cupping for 22 years and is a practicing Registered Nurse, Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist. She has been teaching these workshops since 2012 across Canada and has had many international students fly in to learn her effective techniques and unique perspective based on ancient Asian medicine.  

Craniosacral Therapy 1

Edmonton, AB

Upledger.com

Upledger CranioSacral Therapy 1: Assessment of Central Nervous System and Fascia for Full Body Treatment Protocol

Dates/Location:

Edmonton, AB - September 24-27, 2020

Teacher: Michael Morgan, LMT, CST-D
Times: Registration and continental breakfast: 8:00 a.m. Day 1 Class: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Last Day: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. All times are approximate.

Normal Price: $834.75 (USD)
Early Registration Price: $624.75 (USD)
For registering 60 days in advance, you save $210 (USD)!

*24 primary credits for MTAS members*

WIN A FREE CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY 1 WORKSHOP! Register online at: Upledger.com/win

This course will introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the CranioSacral System through our practical hands-on "learning by discovery" method. You will learn advanced palpatory skills, fascial and soft tissue release techniques, and a concise 10-step protocol for evaluation and treatment of the entire body via the CranioSacral System. To supplement class instruction you will receive a fully-illustrated, comprehensive study guide.

Contact: Upledger Institute International – Upledger.com
Email: upledger@upledger.com
Phone:  800-233-5880

Rattan Massage

Edmonton, AB

Rattan Massage - Learn to work with heated bamboo and solid rattan combining it with therapeutic massage. Do kneading, rolling, pivoting, leverage myofascial release, and deep tissue work with these effective tools to save your hands. Asian style using all shapes and sizes, and Thai style using less pieces and more massage. Target regional areas or use in full body massage treatment. Instructor is certified in Bamboo Massage & Injury Prevention.

See website: www.cuppingandtools.webs.com 
Contact to Register: jonibrestler@hotmail.com 1-403-891-4822 $100 registration deposit required, MC, VISA etransfer. Cost:$420+gst, 14 hour certificate.
12 ceu's RMTA, 10 ccps with NHPC & 14 ceu's MTAS.

For RMT's no extra insurance required to practice it.
Held 9am-5:30pm.
Bamboo kit $150+gst 

 

Hot Stone Deep Tissue

Calgary

Hot Stone Deep Tissue (2 Levels) - Add heated basalt stones to your therapeutic massage, full body prone and supine all muscle groups. Effective release with heat, saves your hands. Clients love it, once experiencing hot stones incorporated into massage they never go back to regular massage. Deep tissue techniques, myofascial stripping with edge of stones, warming work on legs, IT band, arms, pecs, sub scap, back and all muscles for a great treatment.

30 hour certificate, 10 practicum you do on your own time.
MTAS 12 ceu's, NHPC 15 ccp's, MTAS 20+ ceus.

Easy clean up! Stones, heaters and oil provided by certified Instructor. Do regionally, or as full body treatment.

Cost: $575+gst, $100 deposit required, MC Visa or etransfer. Contact: jonibrestler@hotmail.com 1-403-891-4822.

See www.hotstones.webs.com for class outline. 
8am-6:30pm

October 5 and 6

Rattan Massage

Saskatoon, SK

Rattan Massage - Learn to work with heated bamboo and solid rattan combining it with therapeutic massage. Do kneading, rolling, pivoting, leverage myofascial release, and deep tissue work with these effective tools to save your hands. Asian style using all shapes and sizes, and Thai style using less pieces and more massage. Target regional areas or use in full body massage treatment. Instructor is certified in Bamboo Massage & Injury Prevention.

See website: www.cuppingandtools.webs.com 
Contact to Register: jonibrestler@hotmail.com 1-403-891-4822 $100 registration deposit required, MC, VISA etransfer. Cost:$420+gst, 14 hour certificate.
12 ceu's RMTA, 10 ccps with NHPC & 14 ceu's MTAS.

For RMT's no extra insurance required to practice it.
Held 9am-5:30pm.
Bamboo kit $150+gst 

Rattan Massage - Edmonton May 30-31, 2020 (Best Western), Saskatoon October 24-25

Advanced Stone (2 levels) Hot and Cold

Saskatoon

Advanced Stone (2 Levels) Hot & Cold & Advanced Technqiues - Work with basalt and marble stones to address specific conditions including Full Body Nerve Sedation, Full Body Lymphatic Drainage, TMJD, Sinus Drainage, Tendontis, Inflammation and Pain, Alternate flushing, Sports injury and rehab, neck work, face treatment, Stone Reflexology & more. See course outline at www.hotstones.webs.com  Cold has been medically proven to be more effective at slowing nerve firing and pain then Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen!! with longer lasting results! add cold to regular therapeutic massage or combine with basalt stones. Hot and cold tricks the brain so they don't feel the cold when used in combination. Effective treatment! RMT's get insurance coverage with associations.

RMTA 12 ceu's, MTAS 20+ceus, NHPC 15 ccp's.

Cost: $575+gst.
Contact: jonibrestler@hotmail.com 1-403-891-4822 MC, Visa etransfer $100 deposit required.

A must have! 15 hour certificate, a course in Hot Stone is prerequisite.
9am-5:30pm

Advanced Stone (2 Levels) Hot & Cold - October 25: 7-`10pm and October 26: 8am - 6pm