About ACE Massage Cupping™

ANITA J. SHANNON is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a licensed Cosmetologist since 1983, specializing in skin care, body treatments, clinical Aromatherapy and various modalities of massage therapy. She is a national educator since 1990, appearing at numerous national Spa and Massage conventions each year, and appeared as a co-host for four years on the television show “Health Options Today” with Dr. Mitchell Ghen.

Anita is the Director of Advanced Continuing Education (ACE), an NCBTMB CE provider established in 2001, and has presented countless workshops on ACE Massage Cupping™ and MediCupping™ at international locations since developing these brands of bodywork in 2002. Anita has published six articles on this subject in Massage TodayMassage Magazine and Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, along with publishing five educational videos, and is currently writing a book on VacuTherapies™.

Her newest efforts include The Pink Cup Project for breast health and cancer recovery support, and TheraCupping home care products and education. A new program will soon be  introduced called Foster a Firefighter to promote the use of VacuTherapies™ to assist with lung health for firefighters. Anita was inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2011.

Seven more outstanding professionals conduct ACE certified workshops across the North American Continent. Each one dedicated over 12 months to train and become an ACE Certified Massage Cupping™ Educator after working extensively with the techniques. ACE currently has one educator in Provence and a second trainer starting in northern France… and observes more great interest across Europe!

Each ACE Certified Educator adds their special expertise to create a unique and exciting learning environment. Please visit the About Our Educators section for more information on our team of ACE Massage Cupping™ Educators.

Meg  joined ACE in 2011, and has used her management and organizational skills to expand customer service and marketing. She also is committed to finding an answer or resolution for any and all questions that she receives. Meg lives in the Asheville area and enjoys outdoor activities and local antiques with her family.

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