Join us with guest Shannon Gilmartin, author of “The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy: A Step-by-Step Source for Vacuum Therapy”.
You’ll find out:
- What is cupping therapy?
- What are the benefits of therapeutic cupping?
- What are the marks that happen from cupping? Are they bruises?
About the guest:
Shannon Gilmartin is a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Vacuum Therapy Practitioner and Educator.
Training in aromatherapy, bodymind integration, craniosacral, deep tissue, lymph drainage, medical massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapies, orthopedic massage, soft tissue injury rehabilitation, sports massage, Thai massage & Eastern theory, and visceral manipulation, as well as her specialized training in cupping and vacuum therapies have all been incorporated into Shannon’s 15+ years of experience in therapeutic bodywork.
Shannon has owned and operated her own therapeutic massage practice since 2003; first in her native Massachusetts and now in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Her practice associates have all been trained by her in vacuum therapies, and her practice receives referrals from many prestigious healthcare provider across the scope of medicinal practices, including chiropractors, acupuncturists, pain management clinics, dentists and orthopedic and plastic surgeons.
After apprenticing for a few years, she began teaching her own unique variations of therapeutic cupping both domestically and abroad, including invitations to teach in Canada, Guatemala, Ireland, and Italy.
She has been published in Massage Today, Massage Magazine, and been interviewed online with ‘Bodywork Buddy.’ She is also very passionate about her work with charitable organizations, including Global Healthworks Foundation, IndoJax & Homes of Hope Orphanage systems, and Surfers Healing. http://www.shannongcmt.com/