Dr. Mikio Sankey began his initial journey into healing by learning pressure points in martial arts, foot reflexology, shiatsu massage, macrobiotics, and later juicing and raw foods. He received a Doctor of Naturopathy degree from Clayton College of Natural Healing, followed by a PhD in Health Sciences from Honolulu University, specializing in nutrition and iridology.
Dr. Sankey received a Masters of Science degree in acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Samra University in Los Angeles, California, followed by a PhD degree in Oriental Medicine from American Liberty University in Orange, California.
He has five published books in the Esoteric Acupuncture series, starting with “Esoteric Acupuncture, Gateway to Expanded Healing” published in 1999. Volume 5 in the series is entitled “Support the Mountain, Nutrition for Expanded Consciousness”.
Dr. Sankey received the 2006 “Acupuncture Author of the Year” award from the National Acupuncture Association, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) for his book “Sea of Fire – Cosmic Fire, Esoteric Acupuncture, Volume 4”. He is also listed in AOM’s “Pioneers and Leaders; 1982-2007”, honoring the leaders and contributors to acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in the first 25 years of practice in the United States. this listing is a collaboration of all the top acupuncture organizations in the United States, including the AAAOM, NCCAOM, CCAOM, and the ACAOM.