Sharon Esdale is a licensed and nationally board certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. With over 15 years and 4,000 hours of training in the healing arts, she is also a level 3 Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner and Reiki Master/Teacher.
After graduating from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Art, Sharon moved to the Bay area of California to become a healing arts practitioner. In 1999 her journey began at the San Francisco School of Massage. She studied at the Chi Nei Tsang Institute in Oakland, CA beginning in 2002 and is one of the few Level 3 Certified Chi Nei Tsang Practitioners in Easthampton, MA.
Sharon earned her Masters in Acupuncture and Herbology from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences and received extensive training in women's health, studying Obstetrics with Raven Lang and completing a Doula training at The Farm with Ina May Gaskin and Pamela Hunt. She has also taken acupuncture continuing education classes with Kiiko Matsumoto, Susan Johnson, Robin Green, Claudia Citkovitz, John Chen, Tom Tam, Gilles Marin, Mantak Chia, Lee Holden, Jane Littleton, and Dagmar Ehling.
In 2009, Sharon returned to New England and practices Acupuncture in her office in downtown Easthampton, MA. In addition to her private practice, she is also a Chi Nei Tsang practitioner and Instructor.