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Event Info

Professional Cupping Therapies - Edmonton, AB

Date and Time: September 22, 2020 9:00 am
Location: Edmonton, AB
Instructor: Winona Mondor
Registration Deadline: August 19, 2020 9:00 am

Professional Cupping Therapies - Edmonton, AB


Registration for this date is now closed as we have reached full capacity. Please register for the professional cupping workshop in October.


Workshop Description

This is a comprehensive foundation course that covers all cupping tools and styles to give you a wide variety of skills and techniques to help your clients and practice. At this workshop, learn:

  • how to safely and effectively use suction type cups in your daily practice as a highly effective adjunct therapy
  • valuable cupping techniques and an introduction to the original fascia trains: the ancient sinew channels
  • how to utilize both powerful plastic and versatile silicone cups, with the opportunity to try glass fire cupping under direct supervision

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to utilize these versatile and effective tools immediately. In addition, you will learn:

  • history and benefits of cupping
  • how to prepare the therapist and patient for cupping
  • cupping procedure and methods
  • precautions and contraindications
  • client education and informed consent

Some protocols that will be taught include:

  • myo-fascial release as well as softening and joint treatments
  • ancient fascia lines: the sinew channels
  • trigger points and active release techniques
  • organ system balancing and detoxification
  • lymphatic drainage and cellulite treatment
  • cupping face lift with skin firming and spa applications

About The Presenter

Winona Mondor has been using cupping for 22 years and is a practising registered nurse, massage therapist, and acupuncturist. She has been teaching cupping workshops across Canada since 2012.

She has had many international students fly down to learn her effective techniques and unique perspective based on ancient classical Asian medicine. Winona's  students have expressed enthusiasm and have rapidly adopted her techniques and teachings into their practices.

Date, Time, and Venue

Date: September 22 to 23, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $425 plus GST (for 2 days)

Venue: King Edward Park Community League, 8008 81 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Meeting Room: Small Hall


Training in massage or a  related modality that has studied human anatomy and client ethics.

Materials to Bring

Note: Please refrain from using perfumes or scented hair products

  • snacks and water
  • massage Table
  • inside shoes or slippers
  • a set of linens
  • pillow or bolster
  • Kang Zhu cup set (available for purchase from instructor for $65)
  • chest towel, head towel, and hand rags or paper towels to wipe excess oil off of your hands and wipe your cups
  • large steel bowl or plastic tub with lid (to put cups when in use or transport)
  • unscented massage oil or lotion (should have a long lasting glide)
  • cups or Gua sha boards (if you own one)
  • pen and notepads

Continued Competency Program Credits 

15 credits

For Further Information

Please contact Winona Mondor at: 780-619-6260 or