30 minutes | $50
Treatment includes an intake to assess any health concerns and injuries followed by a cupping treatment to address issues like muscle tension and injuries.
What is cupping?
Cupping is a Chinese Medicine modality that involves cups being suctioned onto an area of the body with fire. Cups are either moved around or placed stationary and left on for a certain amount of time decided by the practitioner, depending on what is being treated.
What are the benefits of cupping?
Cupping has lots of different benefits including releasing muscle tension, improving circulation, breaking up knots, removing toxins, draining lymph nodes, and fighting colds + flus. It very beneficial for anyone dealing with old injuries or anyone just wanting to relax the muscles.
How does cupping work?
Cupping works by bringing old stagnant blood to the surface so that new blood can be produced and supplied to the area.
What does cupping feel like?
During a treatment, you can feel some tightness from the suction of the cups but it's very relaxing and calming. It can feel similar to a massage.
What are the marks left on the skin?
It is common to have marks left on the skin that resemble a bruise after a cupping session that can last for up to a week, depending on each individual. The marks left behind is the old stagnant blood that has been brought to the surface and new blood will be replacing it. As time goes on and the area starts to heal and feel better, the marks will become lighter and disappear a lot faster.
Do the marks hurt?
Not at all, you won't even notice they are there!