Sam McClellan graduated from Hampshire College in 1980 with a bachelors degree in music and alternative health. There he studied under infamous electronic healing music pioneer Randall McClellan. Music of the Five Elements was one of the products of his research into how music affects the organ meridians of acupuncture/acu-pressure, which also included single-blind testing of the effect of note intervals on subjects and a paper documenting his research.
Sam is the creator of Integrative Acupressure, a form of in-depth acupressure which synthesizes Eastern and Western concepts of health and healing. He is the author of Integrative Acupressure and founder of the New England Institute for Integrative Acupressure. He has been practicing Integrative Acupressure in Western Massachusetts since 1980.