In addition to her work as the Institute’s design consultant, Sande McDaniel has been the owner and production designer of Oriental Medicine Journal, since 2003. She graduated from the American Academy of Art in Chicago and owned a typesetting business in Indiana for 15 years. She studied Shiatsu at International School of Shiatsu, located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and completed the one-month intensive at International Shiatsu School (ISS Kiental) in Switzerland. Sande’s design credits include Shiatsu Practitioner’s Manual by Saul Goodman, Acutonics for Dogs & Cats by Judith and Paul Ponton, Acutonics From Galaxies to Cells: Case Study Companion Guide, Volume One by Judith and Paul Ponton, Acutonics: There’s No Place Like Ohm, Sound Healing, Oriental Medicine and the Cosmic Mysteries, 2nd Edition by Donna Carey and Marjorie de Muynck and Unintended Sutras and Traveler’s Advisory by Donna Carey. Sande splits her time between Chicago, Illinois and Taos, New Mexico, with her wonderful Siberian Husky, Xena.
"Every cell in our body is a sound resonator. Every cell lives in a dynamic rhythmic pattern. Each organ has its own cycle and its own pulse. Each and every system has a cycle, rhythm, pattern, and pulse that exist in resonant harmony and sympathy to the cycles of the earth and the heavens. These body systems respond to sound vibration, as do our spiritual, mental, and emotional states of consciousness. "
- Donna Carey, LAc