Pedram Shojai, OMD, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Urban Monk and The Art of Stopping Time, the founder of Well.org, editor of BeMore! magazine, producer of the movies Vitality and Origins, and the cohost of The Health Bridge podcast. An ordained priest of theYellow Dragon Monastery in China, he is an acclaimed Qigong master, master herbalist, and Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Shojai conducts seminars and retreats around the world and is the founder of the Taoist Path School of Alchemy. He lives in Irvine, CA, with his family.