Anita J. Shannon is a Licensed Massage Therapist and 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 numerous workshops on ACE Massage Cupping™ and MediCupping™ at national locations since 2002. Anita has been published on this subject in Massage Today, in Massage Magazine and in Les Nouvelles Esthetiques. She has published two educational videos on ACE Massage Cupping™ bodywork, two on MediCupping™ therapy and one on TheraCupping™ home care, and is currently writing a book on VacuTherapies™.

In 2016, Anita opened ACE Institute Online, an online education portal designed to bring cupping therapy training into the digital age.

Anita Shannon
Director of ACE

Upcoming Workshops

  • Asheville, NC

    MediCupping™ Level 1 with Anita J. Shannon

    August 31 - September 2
  • Trinidad & Tobago

    4-day Medicupping™ Intensive with Anita J. Shannon

    October 10 - October 13
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