Do you have trouble with digestion?
Are soft tissue injuries still bothering you?
Don’t like having headaches and lymphatic blockages?
Suffering from gynaegological disorders?
Don’t put up with aches and pains - cupping can help you!
What is Cupping?
Cultures over the world use cupping. Cupping is
not only traditionally practised in China and Japan, it is also a
traditional healing method in Arab cultures, Central Europe and Russia.
The earliest written record is from 1500 BC in Egypt, and Hippocrates is said to have chastised physicians who did not use cupping in treating patients. This traditional, time honored treatment remains favored by millions of people worldwide because it is safe, comfortable and remarkably effective for many health disorders.
Although the use of cupping has remained popular throughout many cultures worldwide, the 20th century witnessed its widespread decrease in many Anglo-Saxon societies. But when actress Gwyneth Paltrow stepped out on the red carpet bearing the marks of an ancient healing technique above the back line of her glamorous evening gown, it caused quite a media frenzy. What were these peculiar circular bruises? For those in the know it was obvious that she had had a cupping session.
What to expect from a cupping session
Nowadays glass cups are used. Thousand years
ago, bamboo, animal horn or brass where the order of the day.
The vacuum pump method: Cups have a valve attached to a mechanical pump.
The squeeze pump method: Cups have an attached rubber pump or rubber cups.
Baguanta is the modern term for suction cup therapy. The average time for cups to stay active on the skin surface is 10-20min.
Cups can be used stationary to treat knot or
pain point, or can be moved along the surface of the skin. Moving the
cups creates a very pleasant and unique sensation as the underlying
tissues are lifted.
What are the benefits of cupping?
Many diseases and ailments can benefit from cupping. The
earliest writings found on the therapy from ancient China recommend its
use in the treatment of pulmonary complaints. Today, cupping is still
• Respiratory disease
• Digestive and gynaegological disorders
• Headache and lymphatic blockages
• Soft tissue injuries
• Helps free up facial adhesions
• Removes waste from soft tissues
• Increases circulation
• Releases stagnation
• As well as other health benefits, it can be very relaxing.
A common and unfortunate misconception is the misinterpretation of the
marks. These are definitely not bruises. They are marks or
discolorations, that only occurs when the therapeutic process has drawn
Cupping is often used in conjunction with remedial massage. Discuss what is best for you with our therapists.
What our clients say
"I was very tight around the shoulder blade. Cupping
made a big difference to the tightness. Felt much freer movement and
less tight after treatment and I had greater flexibility of shoulder
blade and back. I felt great for 3-4 days after the treatment."
Read more testimonials
How much will it cost?
$92.00 Single session (includes GST)
You will be booked in with a Therapist
for 1 hour; treatments are 50 minutes in duration.