Robert Nations has been involved with healing and natural medicine for over 30 years. He graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California and has been on their faculty since 1997. He also trained and taught at the Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego for 14 years. His studies of healing also incuded time in both China and Senegal.
Robert and his wife maintain their private practice, Nations Integrative Acupuncture in San Diego. He is also a staff acupuncturist with Sharp Hospital in Coronado, and contracts with the University of California, San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine as an educator and acupuncturist.
In 2010, he was certified as the master trainer for the California Department of Public Health, teaching the Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance Program, designed for fall prevention in older adults. His teaching experience also includes the San Diego Community College Continuing Education Emeritus Program where he conducts classes in Taiji and Qigong.