Fire Cupping Manipulation Techniques

  • June 27, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Swedish Institute Department of Continuing Education 226 West 26th Street Floor 5 New York, NY 10001

Fire Cupping Manipulation Techniques

This course is an introduction to fire cupping, a modality that has been used historically by different cultures and that is growing in popularity in our western culture. The full-day course is structured and broken into the following:

Lecture and background:

  • Definition and history of fire cupping
  • Clinical strategies and theories for fire cupping
  • Contraindications for fire cupping
  • Principles of manipulation for fire cupping
  • "Static" manipulation and "Dynamic" manipulation

Hands-on peer practice and demonstration of specific skill acquisition

  • Demonstrating and practicing static manipulation techniques
  • Demonstrating and practicing dynamic manipulation techniques

Written test and teacher evaluation

7 NCCAOM pending, 7 NCBTMB

This class can be taken as a stand-alone class, but it also serves as the pre-requisite for those students who want to pursue the subsequent advanced cupping clinical applications courses. Click here to read overview of the full cupping series of workshops coming to Swedish Institute this summer and fall


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