Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT is the founder and director of Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy, is a clinical health practitioner and a certified massage therapist since 1979. She has a university background in healing and the sciences—over 15,000 hours of extensive holistic training and certification in bodymind therapies.

 Her extensive training includes many modalities of healing including; Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner and Teacher, Herbology, Plant Medicine, Flower Essences, Massage Therapy (including Deep Tissue) and other healing modalities well as Chi Nei Tsang: Visceral Rejuvenation, Bodymind Clearing, Lymphatic Drainage, Acupressure, Craniosacral Therapy, Asian Healing Arts, Plant Medicine, Applied Kinesiology, Polarity, Medical Qi Gong, Nutrition, Reflexology, Energy Medicine, Stress Management and Meditation.

Shanti has worked in clinical settings and studied in a variety of healing modalities for the last thirty-five years in the US, Canada, Germany, Thailand, and the Caribbean. This lifelong passion in holistic healing has lead her to establish and direct Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy since 2002.