Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020
Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020

Indianapolis - Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping - January 25/26, 2020

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DATE:  January 25 and 26, 2020
TIME: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm each day

MTAA - 16 Primary
RMTA - 12 Primary
MTAS - 15.5 Primary
MTAM - 16 Primary
MTAS - 15.5 Primary
NHPC - 16 Credits
NMOS - 6 Credits
CRMTA - 16 Primary
MTANS - 8 Primary
CATA - 6.4 Credits
CMTNB - 8 Category A Credits
CMTNL - 15.5 Category A Credits

NCBTMB - 16 Credits

 Learn from the Cupping Therapy Experts

Join us for this 2-day, hands-on training and learn how to provide quick and effective pain management for the enhanced mobility of your clients with Cupping Therapy.  Interested in learning how to educate your clients on the ways in which a program of Cupping Therapy fits perfectly into their wellness activities?  Let's delve into the history, theory, research and ethics in Cupping Therapy in order that you have a volume of knowledge not only about how best to provide this treatment, but also how to explain it, how to recognize contraindications, and how to enhance overall client retention.

This Cupping course is unique in that we do not focus on any one 'type' of Cupping Therapy but rather focus on the research available and the types of treatments that can be provided using the various products in the marketplace. This approach provides you with the knowledge and skill on how to use a number of different types of cups to achieve the overall therapeutic outcome your clients are looking for.

We provide you with information on how to treat common client complaints by using Cupping Therapy for the overall outcome of your client’ treatment plan. We will review the functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system of the body and how to enhance circulation using Cupping Therapy and provide the techniques to use that are specific for the treatment of injuries, and enhancing mobility.  There is evidence that Cupping Therapy can influence the nervous system and has been shown to influence research subjects' perception of join us and discover the ways that you can make a big difference in your clients' wellness journey. 

Save your body and your hands and most importantly, discover how the versatility of Cupping Therapy can transform your practice into life changing bodywork.

Registration $375 USD / $495 CDN and includes a set of 4 Silicone Cups

Comments From Past Students:

The most impactful thing I learned as a result of attending this course is the different ways you can incorporate cupping into your massage, the convenience of cupping, the effectiveness and the results of cupping.  

The cupping was great...of course. What I found most impactful was the focus on evidence informed practices - from the outcomes of cupping, to how clients can be interacted with to maximize the placebo effect etc.


Although I will be using cupping with clients, the most impressive thing I learned was how I can use it on myself for self care. I didn't go into the course thinking that it would be something I could practice on myself.


I really had no idea what cupping was before taking this course and now i feel that it will be an integral part of my treatments and my own self-care. My shoulder internal ROM was increased dramatically in a few minutes and that alone makes me extremely confident in applying cupping.


What We Cover:

  • The history of cupping therapy and its impact.
  • Te principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  • The physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  • The indications, contraindications, and precautions for cupping therapy.
  • The evidence-informed research for cupping therapy.
  • Cupping applications based on assessment of the client.
  • How to use and apply cupping therapy with safe and sound reasoning.
  • Positioning and technique for optimal results.
  • How to identify, address and modify techniques appropriate for a range of treatments.
  • How to perform treatments for the upper body.
  • How to perform treatments for the lower body.
  • The benefits and outcomes of cupping for educating your clients.
  • Review and provide protocols to relieve muscle tension.
  • Review and provide protocols to support myofascial release.
  • Review and provide protocols to support lymphatic circulation.
  • Review and provide protocols to properly sanitize and safely use silicone and vacuum cups.
  • How to integrate cupping therapy into your current clinical practice.
  • Hands-on, hands-on, hands-on time!

Who should take this course?

All manual practitioners including, but not limited to Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, Naturopathic Doctors, Acupuncturists and Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctors.  Training in Anatomy and Physiology is a minimum requirement for this course.

What to bring:

  • 1 set of sheets
  • 1 large towel and 2 small towels
  • Pillow
  • Massage Oil or Cream

Massage Tables will be provided at this course. (Tables are normally not provided but thanks to our venue for providing everyone with a table!)

Cancellation:  Any cancellation requests are subject to an administrative fee of $50.00 + tax unless you choose to move your registration to another course offering.

Course Location:

Indiana Therapeutic Massage School
7780 N. Michigan Rd. Suite D
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Instructor:  Heather Kew, RMT

Heather Kew is a Massage Therapist and Medical Aesthetician with more than 15 years experience in the Health and Wellness and Spa industries.

Since completing her Massage training in 2005 and her Advanced Medical Aesthetics training in 2009, she has been treating clients in both clinical and spa environments, including managing internationally recognized Spas in Canada.

Heather is extremely passionate about moving Massage Therapy forward through education and advocacy and has been involved as the President of the Massage Therapists Association of Alberta (Past), the Secretary of the Transitional Council of the College of Massage Therapists of Alberta (Past), a board member of the Canadian Massage Therapists Alliance (Past), and a Massage Therapy representative on the Motor Vehicle Collision Task Force for Alberta.

Heather currently teaches manual therapists across North America how to confidently, effectively, and safely treat with advanced techniques that will save their hands and extend their careers. When she is not teaching or treating clients, Heather can be found baking a mean batch of chocolate chip cookies with her two kids.

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