Ancillary Techniques: Guasha, Cupping & Moxabustion: Eastern

Date: Feb 11, 2014 - Feb 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Online bookings are not available for this class, please see registration info below.

Felipa Lopez
Class One: Feb. 11th, 10am-2pm
Class Two: Feb. 25th, 10am-2pm
8 CE hour NCBTMB / NYS-certified (approval pending)


Moxibustion is a powerful tool for treating and preventing disease, and strengthening qi and blood. This class will provide students with an understanding of the therapeutic use of moxibustion from a theoretical as well as practical perspective. Basics of theory and history of the use of moxa will be covered, and most of the course will be devoted to practical application and practice of moxibustion in a therapeutic setting.

Cupping & Gua Sha

Cupping and Gua Sha can be traced back across cultures for thousands of years as a standard medical practice and can be used today as effectively as it was in the past. This class will focus on the practical applications of cupping and gua sha with an emphasis on introductory practice and techniques; emphasis is placed on these techniques, in combination with body work, as powerful tools that can be used for a multitude of conditions found in clinical practice. Supplies will be available for purchase.

felipaFelipa Lopez M.S., L.Ac is a faculty instructor at the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York and has been in private practice in Brooklyn, NY for 8 years. Felipa has studied 7 levels of Zheng Gu Tuina with Frank Butler & Tom Bisio; and interned at Beth Israel Continuum Center with Arya Nielsen.

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