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FACIAL GUA SHA + CUPPING: Ancient Chinese Practices to Beautify Your Skin

  • Wildcraft 38 Windermere Boulevard Charleston, SC, 29407 United States (map)
You will leave with facial cupping + jade gua sha tools to use during your own skincare ritual at home.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT. Please call or text the shop @ (843) 901-9040 to be added to our waitlist, which will give you early access to our next gua sha/cupping workshop.

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Please join us for a unique workshop with Lisa Abernathy of Blue Heron Acupuncture & Apothecary and Holly Thorpe of Wildcraft on Chinese Medicine techniques to enhance the health and beauty of your skin.

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Lisa will guide you through a how-to on facial cupping and two types of gua sha (lymph/circulation and lifting/contouring) while Holly walks you through a self-facial using exquisite serums, balms and hydrating mists from Wildcraft to put these self-care steps into action!

These effective, gentle, and easy-to-use manual techniques increase circulation to the skin, can decrease wrinkles and discoloration, stimulate collagen, reduce acne, enhance lymphatic drainage, puffy eyes, and give you a gorgeous glow. Immediate plumping and lifting.

You will leave with a facial cupping set (for face & eyes), gua sha stone and take-home instructions to create your own ritual at home.

Our beloved Josh Rosebrook posted a deep dive on all the benefits of gua sha on his bog recently - check it here!

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP LEADER:

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Lisa Abernathy is passionate about helping women recognize their innate beauty and accept and love themselves more deeply through the aging process. Lisa is the founder and co-owner of Blue Heron Acupuncture & Apothecary, a Classical Chinese Medicine Clinic providing personalized, holistic and effective care for the Lowcountry. As an acupuncturist and herbalist, she enjoys helping people enhance their physical and emotional well-being, become more mindful, create healthier lifestyles, and learn to live in sync with the seasons.

Gua sha has quickly become my favorite facial tool.
— Laurel Shaffer, founder of Laurel Whole Plant Organics (via Refinery 29)

REGISTRATION
All welcome, ages 13 & up only. Sign-up in-store @ Wildcraft or call (843) 901-9040; $55. Price includes both facial cupping & gua sha tools, plus instructions to take home. Participants may be shown in promotional photos &/or video.

This is a non-accredited class. Our focus is teaching our community how to create their own self-care rituals at home, although many holistic estheticians attend to learn directly from a licensed Chinese Medicine practitioner to incorporate these techniques into their services. If you want to be certified in gua sha for your own practice, I highly recommend going through Nefeli Corp. & Dr. Ping Zhang (or one of their certified trainers).

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
Cancellations must be made at least 72-hours prior to event to qualify for a refund. Registration OR cancellations made within that time period do not qualify for a refund or exchange for a future workshop. Cash refunds will be provided in the form of a gift certificate. "No-shows" forfeit their refund & all provided materials.

Workshops may be cancelled due to to low participation or unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be notified of time changes or cancellations with 2 days notice.