Cupping with Movement
Massage General Courses

Cupping with Movement

Author(s): Paul Kohlmeier

2CE credits 9 Lessons Video

In this advanced video course, explore how to take an evidence-informed approach to cupping therapy. Take an in-depth look at the various types of available cups, which techniques to utilize and how cupping with movement can help your clients achieve improved health outcomes.

Please note: This course is for those who have an entry-level knowledge of cupping and exercise/movement therapy. It is recommended that you have taken an entry-level cupping course prior to beginning this course, such as AMTA’s Cupping Therapy and Your Massage Practice CE course.

As a reminder, before practicing any new techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Review and explain the evidence for cupping therapy
  • Determine which techniques to choose when deciding to apply cupping with movement
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the application of cupping therapy with active and passive movement as part of a massage session protocol for a variety of clinical conditions.

  1. Cupping with Movement Basics
  2. Cupping Research: What We Know About the Benefits
  3. Cupping with Movement
  4. Considerations for Adding Movement to Cupping Therapy
  5. Contraindications and Adverse Events for Cupping With Movement
  6. Cupping Techniques
  7. What May Be Happening Under the Cups
  8. Technique Case Studies
  9. Resources

Paul Kohlmeier is a massage therapist, acupuncturist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has over 25 years of experience in the field. Paul’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Manitoba and a massage therapy diploma from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies.