Pedram Shojai is the founder of Well.org, producer of the movies Vitality and Origins, the host of The Health Bridge and The Urban Monk podcasts, and the author of The Urban Monk and The Art of Stopping Time. He is also 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 is also an ordained priest from the lineage of the Golden Dragon Temple in China. Shojai lives in Southern California.