Meet Laurie Omuro-Yamamoto
Dr. Laurie, a licensed psychologist, loves learning new effective ways to support others. She has been trained in various modalities including: Thought Field Therapy by Caroline Sakai Ph.D., Ho`oponopono - Native Hawaiian Harmony Restoration Process, by Aunty Malia Craver, and Cellular Restoration by Gina Kim, DC. She is also a Reiki Master (trained by Susan Ribao).
In May 2015, she had the honor of being appointed as a certified Master Teacher of Dr. & Master Sha's Tao Academy. She also carries honored roles of being a certified Tao Calligraphy Master Teacher, Tao Calligraphy Practitioner, Guan Yin Lineage Holder, Tao Song Tao Dance Practitioner, Tao Hands Practitioner. She also has been authorized to conduct classes and groups as a Greatest Love Coach.
In 2008, Dr. Laurie first saw Dr. & Master Sha at a workshop he held on Hawaii Island. She was fascinated with the width and breadth of Dr. & Master Sha’s teachings and wisdom and was greatly moved by his great love, compassion, and tireless unconditional service to humanity and beyond. Since that event, Dr. Laurie has been trained by Master Sha, and his certified Master Teachers. She has witnessed family members and others positively transform physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. She has experienced and observed accelerated rates of transformation in herself, her clients and students who have applied Master Sha’s teachings and practical techniques.
Dr. Laurie, along with her mother, Annette Omuro, sister, Chiemi Ban, and soul sister, Malia Davidson lead various Soulfulness and Wellness workshops in Maui County. As one of a handful of Certified Tao Calligraphy Master Teachers worldwide, Dr. Laurie has taught Tao Calligraphy Classes and workshops worldwide . She was also the first Tao Calligraphy teacher who was authorized by Dr. & Master Sha to sell her Tao Calligraphy to assist others to be happier and healthier.
Meet Annette Omuro
Annette Omuro is a retired elementary school teacher who taught in the Hawaii public school system for 34 years. Her compassionate heart moved her to continue to learn ways she could serve others. She took many spiritual and healing courses and became a Reiki Master in 2007. She also continued her lifelong desire to teach, after being appointed on May 28, 2015, as a Certified Master Teacher by Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha and the Tao Academy.
Annette’s journey with Master Sha began in 2008, after attending a Soul Enlightenment Retreat in Waikoloa, Hawaii. His teachings, his love and compassion for humanity and his Life Mission, which is to serve others unconditionally to make them happier and healthier resonated with her. Annette is a Soul Healing Teacher and Practitioner, a Certified Tao Hands Practitioner, Tao Hands Coordinator, Guan Yin Lineage Holder, and Tao Calligraphy Practitioner.
Annette is a happy mother and grandmother of five children and nine grandchildren. She teaches Tao Wellness Classes three times a week and visits nursing homes and schools to sing and teach the Love Peace & Harmony Song. It has been her greatest joy to offer classes and workshops with her two daughters, Laurie and Chiemi, and dear friend Malia Davidson. She is grateful to be able to share the love and light through the teachings, wisdom and practices of Master Sha so humanity can experience greater happiness and health.
Meet Chiemi Ban
Chiemi Ban is a Certified Master Teacher of the Tao Academy. Throughout her life and occupational therapy career, her greatest wish is to help others become healthy and happy. In 2008, Chiemi attended a retreat with Master Sha and experienced his great love and compassion for humanity. She truly wanted to serve others in this way and continued her studies with Master Sha. Chiemi was so excited to learn the profound teachings, soul wisdom, and practical techniques. Master Sha teaches ancient and modern ways to align one’s soul, heart, mind, and body to bring joy, rejuvenation, and balance to one’s life. She has experienced wonderful and positive transformation in her own life, in her family’s life and in many others who study with Master Sha.
Chiemi is also a Da Bei Zhou Lineage holder, Tao Calligraphy Practitioner and a happy wife and mother of three children. With their love and compassion for humanity and desire to create more love peace and harmony on Mother Earth, Chiemi along with her mother (Annette Omuro) and sister (Laurie Omuro-Yamamoto) offer sacred teachings, blessings, personal consultations, and more through Satori Family Wellness, LLC.
Meet Malia Davidson
Master Malia Davidson has been a community organizer, educator, mediator and advocate for special needs children and Hawaiian language and cultural education for over two decades. Born and raised in Maui, Hawaiʻi, a native Hawaiian and mother of five children, she received both a bachelors and masters degrees as a non-traditional student from the University of Hawaiʻi in peace studies and political science. Her struggles as a student led her to administering a national scholarship program for Native Hawaiians nationwide. With a chance to make a difference, she worked in all levels of government and education boards to increase funding for Hawaiian scholars, advocate and bridge partnerships to bring about a leadership program that would elevate the level of Hawaiian scholars support and advocacy within their own ranks.
As a Certified Master Teacher of Tao Academy, she continues to be a passionate advocate for the health and happiness of all while staying closely tied to the environment of her island home. Her relationship to the ancient ones runs deep as the teachings seamlessly cross over to her Hawaiian roots. This unique connection helps her bring relevance and transformation to those she teaches. Aloha is key, as all life exists because our love for each other is our bond.