Many people first learn about cupping when they see the big reddish-purple circles all over the back of someone on TV, like athlete Micheal Phelps or actress Gwyneth Paltrow. These marks are characteristic of cupping therapy, which helps to reduce musculoskeletal pain and inflammation and has been used for thousands of years by many cultures from Asia to South America.
During this Meetup, participants will find out about the history and uses of cupping, as well as learning the basic technique involved. Everyone will receive a detailed handout and a cupping kit for DIY treatment, containing two "easy-use" silicone cups, herb-infused massage oil, and a pair of foreceps to use for "fire cupping." (yes, it's as awesome as it sounds!) We will also be able to enjoy custom-brewed herbal tea thanks to the lovely ladies at "the Sacred Space Studio" and vegan/gluten-free gourmet cookies thanks to our amazing friend, "the Cookie Girl."
This seminar will cost $20 and be limited to 15 people. Hope to see you all there.