What is Cupping?

Cupping is a traditional treatment. By applying suction to the affected area using special cups. This stretches the tight fascia in your body and aids in muscle relaxation. Reduces stagnation, muscles aches, and promotes better blood circulation.
 

What are the Benefits?

  • Relieves Muscle Tension

  • Relieves Stress and Anxiety

  • Improves Blood Flow

  • Promotes Cell Repair

  • Moves Lactic Acid

  • Improves Sleep/Insomnia

  • Helps break up Scar Tissue 

  • Improves Range of Motion

  • Shortens Recovery time for Athletes

  • Balances the Energy "Chi" in our bodies

Do I have to be an athlete to get cupping done?

No, it's most popular with athletes, but it's great for anyone!  Cupping is great alone or added into a massage.

Does it Hurt?

No, mild to moderate suction is placed on to the skin. Communication is key, the cups can be adjusted if it gets to tight.

What do the marks mean?

  • Pink to Light Marks= Healthy Blood Circulation

  • Dark Red Marks= Moderate Stagnation

  • Dark Purple Marks= Severe Stagnation

  • Pale Purple Marks= Qi pronounced as "Chi" means blockage in the body's meridian pathways in which energy flows through our bodies.

What does "Stagnation" mean?

The blood in our body is not flowing or circulating as optimally as it could be. It can be considered to be a major cause of tension or pain.

How long does the marks last?

A few days to a week. Once the marks are gone you can get cupped again.

What should I do after my cupping session?

Keep your day light, relax, eat healthy, nap, and stay HYDRATED. 

Avoid

Saunas and Steam Rooms

Alcohol

Coffee

No heavy work outs for 24 hours. Let the work "marinate"