Virgil J. Mayor Apostol, author of Way of the Ancient Healer: Sacred Teachings from the Philippine Ancestral Traditions, is a healing arts therapist and certified holistic health practitioner.
Mayor Apostol is dedicated to the research, development, and promotion of Pilipino cultural and healing traditions. Descended from both maternal and paternal bloodlines of Pilipino healers, he is the author of several articles and the co-author of a book entitled Healing Hands of a Hilot. He holds a degree in Business and has been associated with the Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, CA where he earned a favorable reputation in Ablon, a Pilipino hands-on healing modality, and Indian Ayurvedic therapies. He currently runs a private practice specializing in Pilipino Ablon and is promoting the art through workshops and speaking engagements.
More information about the author and his book can be found on his website at rumsua.org.
*Write-up prepared by Philippine Expressions Bookshop for Author's Night in Los Angeles.