Patrick M. Riley
has been an advocate of natural health care since
1978. A graduate of La Salle University in
Philadelphia, Patrick pursued studies in
macrobiotics, shiatsu and related health subjects at
the Kushi Institutes in London, England and Boston,
following a brief employment in the natural food
industry, Patrick co-founded the Bucks County
Macrobiotic Center in Langhorne, PA. It was here at
the community level that Patrick refined his skills
as a teacher, therapist and counselor.
Warren Kramer is
an internationally recognized macrobiotic counselor,
educator and cooking instructor. For the past 23
years, he has studied and lived the macrobiotic way
of life. Warren teaches the macrobiotic approach to
health and wellness, including principles of food
selection and preparation, exercise, work and
personal relationships. For more than 10 years
Warren had the unique opportunity to work on a daily
basis with Michio Kushi. As Michio's assistant,
Warren helped guide thousands of people with a
myriad of health concerns.
has been involved with macrobiotics since 1984. She
was trained personally and certified by Michio Kushi,
Shizuko Yamamoto, and Denny Waxman. She served as a
core faculty member, counselor and program
coordinator at the Kushi Institute in Massachusetts
before joining the faculty at The Strengthening
Health Institute. She is also a previous Director of
Education at The Macrobiotic Center of New York.
Michelle is based in Northern California.