Shannon Gilmartin, CMT, is a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist (2000), Certified Modern Cupping Therapy Practitioner (2004) and Educator (2008), and Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Practitioner (2021). In addition to her focus in therapeutic cupping, she has over 20 years of experience in therapeutic bodywork, including: manual lymph drainage, medical massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular, craniosacral, soft tissue injury rehabilitation, Thai massage and visceral manipulation. She has taught all over the United States and abroad and she practices in Virginia Beach.
Shannon has authored ‘The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy: A Step-by-Step Source for Vacuum Therapies,’ has been published in MASSAGE Magazine, Massage Today, online interviews with ‘Bodywork Buddy,’ and hosted a live webinar with Lhasa Oms.
Shannon is also very passionate about her work with charitable organizations, including Global Healthworks Foundation, Homes of Hope Orphanage system, and Surfers Healing.