Akmal T. Muwwakkil

Akmal T. Muwwakkil

Dr. Akmal T. Muwwakkil is a licensed and certified acupuncturist and massage therapist, as well as a lifestyle coach. He is the founder of the Healen Arts Acupuncture Wellness Studio in Bowie, Maryland. Dr. Akmal T. Muwwakkil is also the President and Founder of The Energy Institute of the Healing Arts Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)-(3) nonprofit holistic healthcare educational organization. Dr. Muwwakkil has been involved in Complementary Alternative Health Care (Functional Medicine) since 1974.

Education and Training

Dr. Muwwakkil is an herbalist and has a Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate in Nutrition from the American Holistic College of Nutrition. He studied Asian medicine, acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Herbology with Dr. Yong Ching and Master Heg Robinson in the 1970s. Dr. Muwwakkil is a diplomat of acupuncture at the College of Acupuncture & Therapeutics. He studied massage therapy at the Potomac Massage Training Institute and Asian bodywork at the International School of Shiatsu. Dr. Muwwakkil completed apprenticeship training in Tui Na with Dr. Yao Xian Quian. He also trained in Tui Na in China at the Training Centre of the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Auircular Acupuncture at AWHA. Dr. Muwwakkil is a licensed acupuncturist, National Certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist and healthy lifestyle coach.

Consultant Work

Dr. Muwwakkil was the Nutritional Consultant to the Prince George's County Head Start program. He collaborates with the Children's Health Medical Center on juvenile obesity, and he worked as a life skills coach at Safe Healing House for boys and the Washington Senior Wellness Center. Dr. Muwwakkil also worked at Rap Inc on HIV/AIDS. His presentations at the American Public Health Association Conferences have included A Touch of Life for Health and Wellness, Sweet Mysteries of Life: A Protocol for the Nutritional Deficiencies Associated with Diabetes, and Life on the Yellow Brick Road (a holistic comprehensive on tobacco and substance abuse). Dr. Muwwakkil is available for lectures, workshops, and seminars, as well as health and wellness courses. He has published several health articles nationally and internationally, and he has authored the following:

  • The Prevention and Healing of Female Imbalance
  • Cleansing Within the Seasons
  • Life on the Yellow Brick Road Natual Adduction Program
  • Sweet Mysteries of Life Naturally Prevent and Heal Diabetes Mellitus

He is co-host of The Health Chat on H.U.R. Voices, Sirius™ Radio Channel 141. Dr. Muwwakkil served as the chairman and a member of the Morgan State University Complementary Alternative Medicine Advisory Board. He is a past member of the Mitchellville School of Technology and Science board of directors and a current member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, the Maryland Health Disparities Coalition, and the African Holistic Health Association. Dr. Muwwakkil is an acupuncture addiction specialist in the Maryland Acupuncture Society. Dr. Muwwakkil can assist you with the following:

• Healthy Lifestyle Changes
Weight Reduction
• Nutritional Plan
• Better Eating Habits
• Endurance
• Motivation and Goal Setting
• Appearance
• Health
• Muscle Building
• Fat Loss
• Muscle Tone
• Mental Alertness
• Blood Sugar Control
• Blood Pressure
• Smoking Cessation
• Addiction

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