Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a a trained professional puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Gua sha is a traditional Chinese healing method in which a trained professional uses a smooth-edged tool to scrap your skin while they press on it. This motion raises small, red, rash-like dots that show under your skin called petechiae. Gua sha, when used on the face or body, helps to relieve muscle tension, boost blood circulation, and promote lymphatic drainage. It also enhances the delivery of fresh oxygen and nutrients to various tissues throughout the body, which means a healthier glow for the body!
Based on ancient Chinese healing practices, Cupping and Guasha had have thousand-year history and are here to stay because of its proven effects on overall health and vitality.