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Shannon Gilmartin

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SHANNON GILMARTIN
Guest Instructor

Shannon Gilmartin, CMT, co-founding owner of Modern Cupping Therapy Education Company, is a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Modern Cupping Therapy Practitioner and Educator, and Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Practitioner. In addition to her focus in therapeutic cupping, she has over twenty years of experience in bodywork, including: manual lymph drainage, medical massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular, craniosacral, soft tissue injury rehabilitation, Thai massage, and visceral manipulation. She has taught all over the United States (including Puerto Rico) and abroad, including Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ireland, and Italy.  Shannon owns a private practice in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.

Shannon has authored ‘The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy: A Step-by-Step Source for Vacuum Therapies,’ has been published in MASSAGE Magazine, Massage Today, online interviews with 'Bodywork Buddy,' ‘The Juice Guru,’ and ‘The Donna Seebo Show,’ lectured at CKHD Sports Medicine conference, AMTA conventions, AIM live education events, and hosted live webinars with Lhasa Oms and Kamwo herbs.

Shannon is also very passionate about her work with charitable organizations, including Global Healthworks Foundation, Homes of Hope Orphanage system, and Surfers Healing.

Modern Cupping Therapy Education Company is nationally recognized as a continuing education provider in the United States and Canada by the NCBTMB for massage therapists, the NCCAOM and California Board of Acupuncture for acupuncturists, the BOC for athletic trainers, and some state-specified physical therapy and occupational boards. 

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Biography
Instructor: Shannon Gilmartin
Specialties: Massage Cupping
Location: Virginia Beach

Shannon Gilmartin On A Touch of Costa Rica Podcast

Do you know how to enhance lymph drainage with cups? Shannon Gilmartin confides how a life-changing experience as a young adult catapulted her on a path to becoming a bodyworker and teaching others about the power of modern cupping.

Shannon will also share a common misconception about the modality and why returning to CRSMT each year brings her joy. 

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Committed to excellence, and maintaining the tradition of massage as an art form; the education at our massage school balances the sciences of the human body, the artistic techniques of massage and bodywork, modern business strategies, and holistic lifestyle principles. 

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Bodywork for Locomotion
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