Jampa Mackenzie Stewart, M.S.O.M., L.Ac., our course editor, contributor and guest teacher for Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy. Jampa is the director of Healing Tao Institute, a Senior Healing Tao Instructor and Chi Nei Tsang Instructor, certified by the Universal Healing Tao, and is the co-founder of Healing Tao USA. He holds a Mastery of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College (SWAC) in Santa Fe and has taught Medical Qigong at both SWAC and the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin, Texas. He is also an AOBTA Certified Instructor (CI) in Medical Qigong Therapy and Chi Nei Tsang.
Jampa served as editor and contributing writer for Healing Tao books from 1989-1995, and has collaborated with Mantak Chia on several books, including Awaken Healing Light of the Tao (1993) and The Inner Structure of Tai Chi (1996). In addition, he has written several books of his own, including The Life of Gampopa (Snow Lion, 1995) and Foundations of Taoist Practice (1995). He has also written over 50 published articles that have appeared in magazines such as Tantra, Qigong Magazine, Internal Arts, Black Belt, and Tai Chi.
Jampa is the immediate Past President and board member of the National Qigong Association (NQA). He served as co-chairman of their Standards Committee and guided them in developing new national standards for Qigong professionals.