Upcoming Courses

Cupping & Gua Sha Workshop - Level 1

Upcoming Classes - Traditional Healing Arts of Acupuncture, TCM & Massage in Ottawa, ON

The Cupping and Gua Sha 1 Workshop is designed primarily for professionals who already work within the healthcare field;

Massage therapists
Nurses & PSW's
Physicians - Chiropractors
Personal trainers - Yoga instructors
This course is also appropriate for those who are interested in learning this skill for personal interest.

A basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology is helpful.

Taking this course does not ensure licensing, registration or employment for providing this therapy.

Cupping - Gua Sha 1 Certification Course

This course covers all necessary aspects of cupping safety, theory, application, indications and contraindications.

There will be a theory, demonstration and practical components of this course where participants will perform cupping on one another to perfect proper technique, safety and knowledge.

Included in workshop fees will be informational handouts, necessary supplies including set of cups.

Workshop is one day 9:00 am -5:00 pm

Cost is $250 plus $50 registration fee - $50 starter/ supply kit

Please contact school at 613-304-6178

CMTO "now considers the use of the modality of cupping for the purposes of treating myofascial tissues as consistent with the scope of practice for Massage Therapy.  Registrants who are trained and competent in the application of Cupping are welcome to do so."

This course is also eligible for 4 CEU's

Upon successful completion a certification is awarded - testifying that the student is competent and can safely practice in this modality.


Combined Course - Cupping & Gua Sha 1 with Cosmetic Cupping and Gua Sha

Renee Osborne offers Acupuncture in Ottawa, ON

Cupping & Gua Sha Level 1 and Cosmetic Cupping & Gua Sha combined is a two day course. Combining a solid foundation in safety, sanitation, technique, applications and contraindications adding very useful cosmetic applications for personal or professional use.

Ideal for spa industry - Tuition $350 supply kit$100, Registration/ Certification $75 Continuing Education Units - 8 - two day workshop.


Cosmetic Cupping & Gua Sha Applications
(Prerequisite - Cupping & Gua Sha 1 Certification - from this program)

Traditional Healing Arts of Acupuncture, TCM & Massage offers safe, effective Acupuncture in Ottawa, ON

Cupping is an effective way to achieve many cosmetic goals.

The Cosmetic cupping course is designed to address many issues that woman (& men) face.

Areas covered:

Cupping for clear complexion and toning
Cellulite reduction
Weight loss
Body toning

Problem area"s
Breast enhancement
Cosmetic applications with Gua Sha
This is a one day workshop - 6 hours - $250, $50 registration fee, & $50 Supply kit

Traditional Healing Arts of
Acupuncture, TCM & Massage

Centertown, Ottawa, ON