Registered Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist
Shura joined Newtown Natural Fertility in 2016 shortly after taking a sea change from Melbourne to the Surfcoast. Shura is both a registered acupuncturist and traditional Chinese herbalist. She comes from a strong clinical background and has over eighteen years of Chinese medicine experience. Shura has consulted in clinics around Melbourne as well as in London and established her own allied health clinic Ford Wellness Group in Essendon in 2005 and in Torquay in 2015.
Shura’s training in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) includes graduating with honours from a Bachelor of Health Science in TCM acupuncture (Victoria University, Melbourne 1997-2000). A certificate of advanced clinical acupuncture practice (The affiliated Shenyang Hospital in Liaoning China 2000) and an advanced diploma in Traditional Chinese herbal medicine (Southern School of Natural Medicine 2004-2006).
Shura’s special interests include supporting womens health, female and male fertility and pregnancy. She enjoys helping clients develop and maintain optimal mental and physical health and wellness. Shura is also trained in cosmetic acupuncture and in addition also supports clients with pain, musculoskeletal injuries and stress. Shura is known for her relaxing treatments, her gentle needle technique and her joyful and warm nature.