Dr. Debra Manning, DACM NCCAOM, Dipl OM LAc
Dr. Debra Manning has over 17 years’ experience in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine. As a registered nurse for more than 40 years, she obtained advanced certifications in critical care as a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and as a Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN).
Dr. Manning holds a doctorate degree from the Pacific College of Health and Science in acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
Dr. Manning brings a very strong spiritual side to her practice. She has studied with her spiritual teacher Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha since 2009 reaching the certification level of Master Teacher in 2015.
As a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Master Teacher, Dr. Debra offers specializes in helping her patients and clients find balance and a sense of greater wellbeing on the soul, heart, mind, body levels with her advanced education and training she has received over the years.
Master Zhi Gang Sha
Spiritual Teacher and Master
Master Zhi Gang Sha is a Tao grandmaster, healer, teacher, and author of 30 books, including 11 New York Times bestsellers. He has an MD degree in Western medicine from China and is also a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
Master Sha has combined the essence of Western medicine with ancient wisdom to create Soul Mind Body Medicine®. He is a grandmaster of several Asian arts and in 2002 was named Qigong Master of the Year at the Fourth World Congress on Qigong. With the creation of Tao Calligraphy, he received the highest honors a Chinese calligrapher can receive, being appointed to the position of National Chinese Calligrapher Master as well as Honorable Researcher Professor by the State Ethnic Academy of Painting in Beijing, China.
Master Sha founded the Tao Academy to share Tao wisdom and practices through classes, workshops, retreats, and training programs. Through the Sha Research Foundation, he has sponsored scientific research studies that have shown the benefits of the Tao practices and Tao Calligraphy. For his original contributions, Master Sha® was named the Spiritual Innovator of the Year in 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals. A renowned humanitarian, he founded the Love Peace Harmony Foundation.
Master Sha received an MD from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1983 and was certified as an acupuncturist and herbalist in 1986 by the World Health Organization’s Institute of International Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Beijing, China, where he taught acupuncture, tai chi, and qi gong to foreign physicians.