Doug E. Rasmusson has been a trainer with ACE Massage Cupping for 4 years. Doug E. has been around since the inception of Massage Cupping, having been a partner with Anita Shannon in Advanced Continuing Education until his move to France. He was Anita’s subject body for the early years of Massage Cupping.
While in the United States, Doug E.’s main practice was with emergency response massage, having been the FL-AMTA state coordinator for the Massage Emergency Response Team (MERT) until his move to North Carolina in 1997. He was approached by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Response to form a massage team to work alongside the NC Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team. The Carolina Emergency Response Massage Team (CERMT) responded to New York City, following 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and many other statewide disasters. He formed Emergency Response Massage International (ERMI) in 2005 and had their first deployment to Mississippi and Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.
He lives in Provence, France with his wife Sylvie Grosjean-Rasmusson, where they run seminars on health and wellbeing, including Level 2 and MediCupping, with Anita J. Shannon traveling there to teach the courses.