maryMary Tingaud grew up in New Jersey, lived for 10 years in Hawaii surfing the waves, and later settled in California, where she began her practice in Healthcare.

Her interests and studies through the years includes Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Digital Thermography, and various body work including massage, shiatsu, polarity, reiki and energy balancing. This led to her postgraduate degree from Shanghai, China in advanced Clinical Studies in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Tuina. In recent years she studied at the Duke University Medical Center and became a Clinical Thermographer from the American College of Clinical Thermology with additional training in Advanced Imaging Technique. She has been a practicing Professional Healthcare Practitioner in California for over 18 years.

Having studied with noted healers and shamans such as Maria Bartolotta and with Hank Wesselman, PhD. and Jill Kuykendall, authors of Journey To the Sacred Garden and Spirit Medicine, Mary also holds certificates for over 500 hours of continuing education in various modalities such as Functional Medicine and Nutrition from the Institute of Functional Medicine, Applied Kinesiology, bio-energetic medicine, and Homeopathy and Homotoxicology from Westbrook University. Mary is a consultant, a teacher, and a speaker. She has

  • Consulted for the California Acupuncture State licensing Committee,
  • Taught at the Tao Healing Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA and at the Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine,
  • Addressed The Arthritis Foundation at the symposium for “Alternative Pathways to Coping with Fibromyalgia”.

Mary Tinbgaud loves her work and cares about the well being of all of her clients, “Working with each and every one of my patients is an honor that I cherish. As an acupuncturist, I have experienced great reward through the continuous discovery of new and ancient research. I will never be bored. I appreciate the challenge and feel grateful to have chosen a profession I love.”