About the Author: Shannon Gilmartin
Shannon Gilmartin, CMT, is a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist (2000), certified vacuum therapies practitioner (2004) and educator (2008). In addition to her focus in massage cupping, she has over 15 years of experience in therapeutic bodywork, including: medical massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular, craniosacral, soft tissue injury rehabilitation, Thai massage and visceral manipulation. She has taught all over the 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,’been published in Massage Today, Massage Magazine, and online interviews with ‘Bodywork Buddy.’ Shannon is also very passionate about her work with charitable organizations, including Global Healthworks Foundation, Homes of Hope Orphanage system, and Surfers Healing.