Pedram Shojai is a doctor of Oriental medicine, a master herbalist, and a Taoist Abbot. He is the founder of well.org, the editor of BeMore! Magazine, and a film producer and director. He’s the author of the New York Times bestseller The Urban Monk: Eastern Wisdom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time and Find Success, Happiness, and Peace and Rise and Shine: Awaken Your Energy Body with Taoist Alchemy and Qi Gong.
A traveler of the world and avid backpacker, Shojai is a student of kung fu and qigong and a devout alchemist, and considers himself, “an old-school Jedi bio-hacker working to preserve our natural world and wake us up to our full potential.” He is a dynamic teacher who believes we need more leaders and not followers, and works with individuals, companies, and groups teaching transformative practice, meditation, and simple, profound methods to find balance, energy, and peace in today's world.