A.C.E Advanced Massage Cupping & MediCupping Therapy™ Certification Workshop

Become A Certified Massage Cupping / MediCupping Practitioner

Three Days of Intensive Hands On Training – 22 NCBTMB approved Continuing Education Credits 

Time: Jan 13 -15, 2017 Begins 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. each day.

Location and Host: ChiroHealth of VA at 44121 Harry Byrd Hwy, Suite 120, Ashburn VA 20147.

Fee: $450 ($425 if paid by Dec 2, 2016)

Provided by: Shannon Gilmartin, CMT CMCE CWC of Advanced Continuing Education (A.C.E)

Class size is limited to 14 participants. This will likely be the only comprehensive cupping certification workshop offered in northern Virginia during 2017. So don’t put this off, reserve your spot today.

Click here to download registration form.

cupWith Olympic athletes such as Michael Phelps proudly displaying their “Cup Kisses” to the world, cupping therapy has become the hottest health trend in recent years. Now you can take advantage of this high level of public interest by becoming a certified cupping therapist.

This three day hands on certification workshop covers a review of the history of vacuum therapies, applications, contra-indications, client intake,   assessment, charting, and treatment techniques. The practitioner comes to view the client through the cup, learning to discern information that the body reveals as it is being treated to assess and develop a treatment protocol.

There is also detailed focus on athletic performance, pathology, deep tissue issues, the lymphatic system and conditions resulting in edema, neuropathy as well as the use of magnets to accelerate results.

A great workshop for those who want it all at once; providing a solid foundation for effective evaluation and treatment using VacuTherapy theory, tools and techniques.

In addition, the workshop will include MediCupping™.  Medicupping replaces the manual vacuum equipment with an amazing machine to create the suction and pumping movements that are normally done with manual vacuum pistols, to create a soothing, consistent and effective treatment without strain on the therapist or client. The versatile and dynamic movements quickly and comfortably accomplish goals such as pain management, athletic performance enhancement, body contouring, detoxification and scar reduction. 

Instructor Credentials:

Shannon Gilmartin, CMT CMCE CWC, began working as a Massage Therapist in 1999 and has been working with A.C.E. Massage Cupping and MediCupping therapies since 2003.  She is the owner of Shannon Gilmartin, CMT & Associated in Virginia Beach, VA. Shannon’s signature approach to therapeutic bodywork is a result of her training in vacutherapies, myofascial, neuromuscular, sports massage, injury rehabilitation, medical massage, visceral manipulation, nutrition, eastern theory,Thai massage, and other techniques.

Published in Massage Today, Massage Magazine, online interviews by ‘Bodywork Buddy’ and other publications, Shannon is very prominent in the field of continuing education  for the massage and bodywork community both domestically and abroad. Her enthusiasm and passion for teaching vacutherapies shine through not only with safety and efficacy prioritized in the curriculum, but also in helping you find your niche with this modality as well!

Learn more about Shannon and A.C.E Massage Cupping & Medicupping at www.massagecupping.com.

ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy is incredibly versatile and the basic movements can easily be customized to accomplish a wide variety of techniques, from lymphatic drainage to deep tissue release. This complements many health modalities ranging from spa treatments and medical massage to chiropractic, physical and occupational therapies.

fesAlong with the substantial health benefits of improving blood circulation, reducing stagnation and congestion, the use of suction is invaluable in releasing soft tissue, scars and restricted fascia. Sports professionals are benefiting from the ease of recovery from injury or surgery and an increase in athletic performance, and major league sports teams are utilizing the therapy.

Treatments using ACE Massage Cupping™ include a revolutionary face lifting and drainage treatment and magnetic micro-cup treatments for the body and magnetic reflexology for the feet and hands. The magnetic equipment is showing great results in the treatment of scoliosis, old and new injury sites, along with neuropathy and pain common with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, edema, sciatica and more.

 ACE Massage Cupping™ therapy is a pleasant and gentle, non-invasive technique that achieves powerful results in:

Cellulite Reduction                                                Pain Reduction                              

Lymph Drainage Scar Reduction                       Releasing Tight, Contacted Muscle Tissue Contouring the Face & Body’

Assisting with Weight Loss Programs              Athletic Performance Enhancement

Detoxification – Movement of Stagnation Skin Toning and Firming



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