Friday, October 15, 2010

At Windham Hospital: Free workshop on Massage Cupping Bodywork Therapy

At Windham Hospital: Free workshop on Massage Cupping Bodywork Therapy
October 15th, 2010
Each month, the Integrative Health Steering Committee at Windham Hospital hosts a Wednesday evening free lecture series called “For the Health of It.”

Standard Cupping Set w/10 Cups 8 magnetsThe next event, slated for 7 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 27, is Massage CuppingTM Bodywork Therapy, presented by Anne Buchalski, LMT, CST, in the Windham Hospital Education Center.

Massage CuppingTM Bodywork Therapy is based on an ancient Chinese massage practice that creates suction and negative pressure to soften tight muscles, tone attachments, loosen adhesions, lift connective tissues, bring hydration and blood flow and drain excess fluids and toxins by opening lymphatic pathways.

Please join us to experience this therapy and learn how you can improve your health and healing with this simple technique.

Anne Buchalski, LMT, CST is one of 11 trained practitioners in Massage CuppingTM Bodywork Therapy in Connecticut and has been a licensed massage therapist for 20 years with her own practice, Healing Island Wellness Center in Mansfield and Glastonbury. She uses holistic integrative therapies to help people relax, reduce stress, calm the mind and restore the spirit.

She is one of only 10 certified craniosacral therapists (CST) in Connecticut with additional training in pediatric and obstetric craniosacral therapy, and is the developer of the G.R.A.C.E. Healing Method. She serves on the Integrative Health Steering Committee at Windham Hospital and provides services there (CST, Massage, Reiki, Yoga).

The Lecture Series is a service of the Integrative Health Service at Windham Hospital. Future topics will include An Overview of Holistic Psychotherapy, and Life Force Yoga for Mental Health.

In addition to the Lecture Series, Integrative Health Services offers therapeutic massage, Reiki, acupuncture, yoga, meditation, nutritional counseling, at the Hospital and at the Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health at Mansfield.
Professional Guide To Cupping Therapy
Integrative Health also maintains the free Community Health Resource Room at Windham Hospital.

Additional information is available on the Hospital website at

The educational programs presented by Integrative Health Services are provided as a community service, and are not necessarily endorsements of a particular health regimen or practitioner by Windham Hospital.

For more information please call 456-6002. In case of inclement weather, tune into WILI radio for cancellations

Some Sources Related To Cupping Therapy
Professional Guide To Cupping Therapy
The Art of Cupping (Complementary Medicine (Thieme Paperback))A Tooth from the Tiger's Mouth: How to Treat Your Injuries with Powerful Healing Secrets of the Great Chinese Warrior (Fireside Books (Fireside))MOXIBUSTION AND CUPPING TECHNIQUES DVD
Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy