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This course is devoted to the advanced technique of Cupping. A lecture on the The Ancient Art of Cupping will be presented, and will cover all the different styles of suction technique, as well as Gua Sha. Susan will discuss at length what the color on the skin actually means and how and why toxins build up in the muscles and/or joints. Safety concerns will be addressed, as well as how to inform the patient about aftercare and what to expect from their cupping treatment. There will be recorded demonstrations of cupping patterns, with detailed explanations. Recorded Q&A and case histories about the various techniques that are presented are also included.

Price: $336.38 You Save $112.13!
CEUs/PDAs: 11.5 Approved: California, IVAS, Standard Certificate, NCCAOM, Florida
Length: 11.5 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Seminar
Access Period: 1 Year
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • To provide practitioners with a well-rounded scope of practice, including advanced cupping techniques.
  • To provide an understanding of the various types of cupping techniques, and how and when they can be applied to different clinical situations.
  • To ensure students understand, and learn what they need to know to provide excellent health care for their patients in a safe, sterile, sensitive, and effective way.
  • To ensure that students are aware of when cupping is best used and also when and why it might be avoided.
  • To help students understand the energetic ways in which point patterns can be intelligently combined with cupping, to enhance a treatment.


0 hrs - 30 minRecorded Q&A on general questions regarding Tung's points and application of the concepts

30 min - 1.75 hrsLecture on the history, uses and contraindications of cupping

1.75 hrs - 2.75 hrsStudy of different types of cupping: glass, bamboo and plastic, showing examples of each type of cup and its proper use

2.75 hrs - 3.25 hrsRecorded Q&A and case histories from earlier material covered in course

3.25 hrs - 5.25 hrsLecture on cupping patterns, with a careful study of each joint that can be cupped and the correct types and sizes of cups to use for the task

5.25 hrs - 7.5 hrsDemonstration of neck and shoulder cupping, followed by recorded demonstrations/footage of students performing cupping with instructor's commentary on techniques and strategies employed; recorded Q&A and case histories.

7.5 hrs - 11.5 hrsRecorded Cupping demos with instructor's commentary and recorded Q&A/case histories from students/patients



A graduate of the ACTCM, Susan Johnson, L.Ac., has been practicing TCM for over 30 years. She studied extensively with Drs. Miriam Lee and Young Wei Chieh, and teaches Tung's Points internationally. Read More »


I'm now completely addicted to Susan Johnson Master Tung...I can hardly wait to take more courses in the series...Susan is an amazing teacher...and obviously very eager to share as much information as possible with her students...thank you!Maria L.Canada

Susan is a great teacher, who likes to teach and is more than wiling to share her knowledge, experience and downfalls in her career. She takes her time to explain the procedures. Love taking her courses.Teresa G.Canada

I enjoyed studying the Ancient Art of Cupping from Susan Johnson. Her authentic teaching style was easy for me to follow and I appreciated how thoroughly each topic was described and demonstrated.Stacey N.United States

I find so much information for my everyday work at the clinic, in Susan Johnson's courses. The details are fantastic.Akupunktør L.Norway


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