Richard Shunya Barton is the lead teacher and center leader of Master Sha Tao Healing Center in San Francisco. For more than thirty years, Master Shunya has been leading individuals and groups to apply spiritual wisdom in practical ways to make everyday life easier and happier, and to overcome life challenges like chronic and life-threatening conditions. He is a living example of his teachings, as a long-term survivor of the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic. He has a reputation as a powerful, committed healer who serves his clients with all his heart and soul. Master Shunya is known around the world for his ability to connect and serve with great compassion and love.