Event Info


June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Location: Calgary
Instructor: Paul Kohlmeier, BPE, RMT, R.Ac.
Price: 450.00

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This two (2) day workshop from Cupping Canada brings the ancient art of Cupping Therapy into modern clinical practice and is designed for manual therapists who are interested in incorporating this technique for the treatment of muscular pain of their patients. This Full Body cupping workshop will provide an evidence-based approach to a variety of techniques for the whole body using suction cups in both static and dynamic applications.

In addition to reviewing the history and benefits of cupping, we will provide an overview of the various types of cupping treatments available as well as the types of cups used for each of them, the research related to cupping therapies, contraindications for cupping therapy, and condition specific treatments.

At the completion of this workshop, you will have the skills and information to broaden your practice by incorporating cupping therapies for your patients.

Price includes a set of 4 Silicone Cups.

Topics Covered:

  • History
  • Types of Cupping Therapy
  • Handling  and Cleaning Cups
  • Safety with Fire
  • Safety with Blood and Body Fluids
  • Toxins
  • Evidence - What we know
  • Contraindications
  • Indications
  • Draping 
  • Treatment of the Back
  • Treatment of the Chest
  • Treatment of the Arms
  • Treatment of the Neck
  • Treatment of the Legs
  • Treatment of the Gluteal Region
  • Treatment of the Feet

Who should take this course?

All Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, and Osteopaths can benefit and are welcome to take this course.

2nd Year Massage Therapy students who have completed Pathology are also welcome.

What to bring:

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

Course Location:

NIWE Academy of Cosmetology and Massage3817 - 27 St. NE, Second FloorCalgary, AB

Instructor:  Paul Kohlmeier, BPE, RMT, R.Ac.Registered Massage Therapist and Registered Acupuncturist, Paul Kohlmeier is an experienced and skilled therapist who is also trained as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist. Graduating with a Physical Education degree from the University of Manitoba, Paul went on to obtain his Diploma in Massage Therapy from Wellington College and Diplomas in both Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the Hua Xia Acupuncture and Herb College of Canada. Paul has a wealth of information looking for ways to get out of his head…which has led him to teaching and lecturing over the last 15 years. 

Paul runs a community acupuncture practice, in addition to his Massage Therapy practice from his clinic based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In addition to his keen interest in Massage Therapy and Chinese Medicine, Paul is a self-proclaimed research geek having participated in the World Fascia Congress, IN-CAM and the Massage Therapy Foundation Research Conference and loves bringing everything he learns into the treatment room as well as the classroom. 

Being certified in both Massage Therapy and Chinese Medicine, Paul has a unique ability to speak to the two different bodies of knowledge. He takes a decidedly different approach, working towards an explanatory narrative that represents current thinking and science, as well as adding a feedback-based model of explanation that includes a patient-directed approach.