Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT, is the founder and director of Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy, a clinical aromatherapist professional and instructor, holistic health practitioner, board-certified massage therapist, certified senior chi nei tsang practitioner and instructor, certified yoga instructor, and the author of Harmonized Aromatherapy for Seasonal Wellness.
She has a university background in pre-med and the sciences called Human Health and Behavior and over 15,000 hours of extensive training and certification in bodymind therapies that include many modalities of Total Person Facilitation, holistic healing, including Herbology, Plant Medicine, Bodymind Clearing, Lymphatic Drainage, Five Element Healing, Acupressure, Craniosacral Therapy, Asian Healing Arts, Applied Kinesiology, Polarity, Medical Qi Gong, Nutrition, Reflexology, Energy Medicine, Stress Management and Meditation.
Shanti has worked in clinical settings and studied a variety of healing modalities for over forty years in the US, Canada, Germany, Thailand, and the Caribbean. These lifelong passions for natural healing led her to establish and direct Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy in 2002. LearnAroma.com
Shanti is a professional member with the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA), Alliance of International Aromatherapists, NAHA Regional Director of Colorado, National Board Certified Massage Therapist, National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Approved CE Provider, and a Senior Instructor of Chi Nei Tsang through the Universal Healing Tao.