facial gua sha is a gentle scraping technique used for thousands of years in traditional chinese medicine. using a gua sha tool daily, you can massage and stimulate the body to tone facial muscles, relax the nervous system + improve lymphatic drainage. additional benefits include: improved circulation, stimulation of the production of collagen, reduced redness + decreased puffiness.
facial cupping is a gentle technique using silicone suction cups to stimulate your skin. it’s an excellent way to detox, drain + de-puff! facial cupping increases blood circulation, strengthens skin + connective tissues, stimulates cells responsible for collagen production, + relaxes muscle tension. benefits include brighter skin, reduction in the appearance of scars, fine lines + wrinkles, toned neck + facial muscles, + decreased puffiness.
led by ann roth, this class will cover both facial cupping + gua sha techniques. ann is a licensed + illinois board certified acupuncturist + herbalist with a strong grasp of both eastern + western medicine. ann has a masters of science in traditional chinese medicine (MSTOM) from pacific college of oriental medicine in chicago.
this 60-minute interactive class includes a full facial cleanse with scratch goods tea tree cleansing oil, skin drink and face oil or face butter application. questions are encouraged - bring all the skincare q’s for ann!
all guests will take home a gua sha tool + a set of two facial cups (a $27 value). enjoy our complimentary hot tea, or bring your own drinks - we’re always byob!