Cupping: The Basics from Cupping Canada Inc.

Friday April 29
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Approved for 4.0 Core Competency credits

This course is limited to 30 participants

This is an in person event

MTAM Members:
$145 + GST

$175 + GST


This half-day day workshop from Cupping Canada brings the ancient art of Cupping Therapy into modern clinical practice and is designed for manual therapists who are interested in incorporating this technique for the treatment of muscular pain of their patients. This is an intro level class meant to teach you the indications, contraindications, safety, disinfection, and techniques that will help you get started with cupping.


Paul Kohlmeier, BPE, RMT, R.Ac

Paul has over 20 years of health care experience, as a massage therapist, an acupuncturist and a teacher, as well as 20 years as a business owner and 9 years on the Board of the MTAM. Watching students make mistakes, taking complaints from patients as a business owner, and hearing Complaints & Discipline reports at Board meetings, he keeps refining work processes, seeking to make them better, safer and more ethically sound.

Melanie Brohm, BSc., RMT

Melanie is a lifelong learner.  Before starting her career in Massage Therapy, Melanie tutored pre-medical sciences while studying at the University of Manitoba. After graduation, Melanie successfully challenged the Ontario board exam and is a member of the CMTO.  She held multiple positions for 9 years at the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy including Instructor, Clinic Supervisor and Clinic Co-ordinator. Melanie also served on the MTAM Board of Directors for 4 years as a Director at Large, 1st Vice President and Head of Complaints and Discipline. Currently, Melanie is a Practice Advisor, a certified instructor with Cupping Canada, and has a full time practice. Melanie has travelled across Canada and the US to further her education.

Registration opens February 7th, 2021! Please visit the MTAM’s Coming Events page to Register.

Cancellations made by March 25, 2022 receive a full refund. Cancellations made from March 26 – April 8, 2022 receive a 50% refund on the full cost of the course. No refunds will be given on cancellations made after April 8, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.