Pedram Shojai

Pedram  Shojai

Pedram Shojai, OMD, is the author of The Urban Monk and The Art of Stopping Time, both New York Times bestsellers. He is the founder of Well.Org, as well as the producer of the films Vitality, Origins, and Prosperity, and the host of the podcast The Urban Monk. Shojai is a renowned qi gong master, master herbalist, and Doctor of Oriental Medicine who was ordained by the Yellow Dragon Monastery in China. His straightforward approach explains obscure concepts to Western audiences in a straightforward manner. Shojai's DVD series, The Alchemy of Qi Gong, was nominated for a COVR award, and he is currently working in a number of humanitarian endeavors centered on public health, fair trade, and education. Visit for more information.