- 7 hours
This modality allows for a unique approach to the fascia and sinews. Cupping has an ability to affect much deeper tissue, remove fascial restrictions and move fluid, and increase range of motion, lending itself to be an effective treatment for several facial ailments. We will specifically target sinus issues, headaches, TMJ dysfunction in addition to learning more general techniques that can be universally applied to other ailments of the face and head. We will explore some Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy to better understand some of the commonly seen ailments and how our treatment can bridge Western and Eastern approaches to assessment. We will combine Traditional Chinese Medicine massage techniques with cupping massage, Gua Sha techniques and block therapy, etc. to present very effective and holistic approaches to common disorders we often see. Participants will leave with a thorough and more holistic view of disorders of the face and head, as well as a new tool set to effectively treat them. Students incorporate a different view of treating sinew and fascia as a whole. About the Instructor: Tracie Blair is a registered massage therapist and a registered acupuncturist. She has owned and practiced at a thriving multi-practitioner clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba, since 1998. Her passion for Eastern medicine led her to begin studying acupuncture in 2008. Since completing her acupuncture diploma, Tracie has immersed herself in the study of different philosophies of acupuncture. Tracie prides herself on respect of the ancient traditions while incorporating the more modern styles of treatment when applicable. Tracie is a director and instructor at the College of Acupuncture and Therapeutics, an instructor at the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba, and a frequent presenter at various seminars for fellow healthcare professionals and the general public.e of Manitoba, and a frequent presenter at various seminars for fellow healthcare professionals and the general public.
ANBMT (Association of NB Massage Therapists)
Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John, 9 King Street
St. John, New Brunsick
- Approved by:
- NS, NB
- Course Target:
- All Audiences
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