Joe Wollen is currently working on his master's degree in TCM at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver. He started in AOM by working in the school's library, eventually becoming the head librarian. He continued his studies of Chinese medicine outside of regular classes by sitting clinic with his instructors. He continues his training in the martial arts with Master Carpenter of the Wu-Tang martial arts systems of Tai Chi Chuan and Hsing I Chuan. He has studied the Tien Tao (Heaven's Way) healing and meditation systems, as well as Native American Shamanism.