Marie Yamaguchi

CEO at 風薬
Representative Professor at Macrobiotic 24 Cooking School

Marie was born in Hiroshima, Japan. In 1997, she comes across a half-fasting seminar in which she finds interest in the power of brown rice, and starts practicing a macrobiotic lifestyle. She then studied macrobiotics at KII, KIJ (Japan), and the United States KI while exploring the reformation of the body and mind that change through the repeated practice of half-fasting. read more…

Chiharu Yoshido

Organic lifestyle journalist. Macrobiotic instructor. Leader of “Laughing Yoga.” Owner of “Yomogi Bookstore.” Representative of “Charun’s House” (Food, herb, and laughter research institute). In charge of the kitchen at “Cafe En” in Kamogawa Natural Kingdom.
After graduating from Aoyama Gakuin University, Chiharu got hired to the Shufu-to-Seikatsusha company and became an editorial staff of a parenting magazine and Ryori Mook (Cooking Book). After quitting the company when her eldest son caught a severe allergy, she encountered the vegetarian diet.
Chiharu studied under Hikari Ogata and learned the diet from Kazue Omori, Hideo Omori, Shinichiro Yamamura, Kenji Okabe, and Aiko Tanaka. Afterwards, she learned about the Wakasugi-style diet and wild herb cooking from Tomoko Wakasugi and Norika Wakasugi. read more…