Facial Acupuncture with Michelle Gellis
Michelle Gellis, AP, Lac, Mac DiplAc

Use the coupon code "EARLYBIRD" at checkout to get $100 off. Offer valid until Aug 14, 2024 at 11:59pm [ET].

Course Description

 This is a live in-person course at CCNM’s Toronto Campus and is designed to provide students with the knowledge, theory, protocols, and practice of Facial Acupuncture. Also known as Cosmetic Acupuncture, Michelle Gellis’s classes and recorded webinars will provide you with the skills to offer a gentle, natural method for your patients to rejuvenate and refresh their appearance. It can also be used to help your patients who suffered from stroke, TMJ, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell’s Palsy, MS and other facial conditions. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Assess a patient for contraindications to facial acupuncture, facial cupping and facial gua sha
  2. Design a treatment plan for a facial acupuncture patient
  3. Perform a facial acupuncture treatment including any advanced techniques

Recorded Webinars (included)

  • Recorded webinars (lifetime access)

Cupping & Gua Sha Faical Rejuvenation Kit (included)

  • 2 Professional Facial Cups (0.25mm and 0.35mm)
  • 2 Genuine Solid Jade Gua Sha tools
  • Storage Box with magnetic closure

Course Schedule

Day 1: Saturday Sept 14 (8am-5pm)

  • Review of Recordings
  • Cosmetic Acupuncture (demo)

Day 2: Sunday Sept 15 (8am-5pm)

  • Review cupping Gua sha (demo)
  • Practice facial cupping (and Gua sha)
  • Review advanced techniques (demo)
  • Practice advanced techniques
  • Micro-needling (demo)*

*due to health Canada regulations there will be no micro-needling practical


This course is ONLY open to naturopathic doctors, licensed acupuncturists or practitioners licensed to practice acupuncture.

Recorded Webinars (lifetime access)

Registration includes recorded modules and quizzes which must be completed in advance in order to participate in the scheduled Sept 14-15 hands-on class.

  • Module 1: Patient Intake, Diagnosis and Contraindications (2.5 hours)
  • Module 2: Theory and Protocols (3.5 hours)
  • Module 3: Face Reading, Microneedling and Skincare (6 hours)
  • Module 4: Facial Rejuvenation Cupping, Gua Sha and Derma Roller (3.5 hours)
  • Module 5: Advanced Protocols in Facial Acupuncture (5 hours)


Needles used during the course will be included in the course fee.

Cupping & Gua Sha Facial Rejuvenation Kit is included in the course fee.

*NCCAOM, CA, TX or FL credits for the recordings can purchase this through Michelle Gellis for an additional $120 USD


Michelle Gellis, AP, Lac, Mac DiplAc

Booking a Flight

Please note that CCNM reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course at their discretion. If you are booking a flight to attend the course, please contact us prior to booking to ensure minimum enrolment numbers have been met. We make every effort to inform registered participants of any cancellations or changes as soon as possible.