Susan Waxman has been a macrobiotic teacher and counselor for fifteen years. As co-director of The Strengthening Health Institute (SHI) in Philadelphia, PA, a center dedicated to macrobiotic education, whose goal is the promotion of personal and planetary health, Susan has devoted herself to the advancement of the macrobiotic way of dietary health, exercise and life style. She also works as a consultant to the Philadelphia-based Body IQ, an integrative center for wellness.
Susan’s personal passion is the art of cooking. She is widely recognized for her culinary expertise, as well as her understanding of the energetic properties of food. Susan’s innovative style and attention to detail shows through in the flavor and nourishing power of her food.
Susan has a BA in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh. Before dedicating her life to macrobiotics, she worked in the field of Social Services, primarily with children and young adults. She is a graduate of the Kushi Institute and the School of Strengthening Health and Macrobiotic Counseling.
In addition to sessions offered in Philadelphia, Susan also travels with her husband, Denny Waxman, offering seminars throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Lectures for the 2009 Cruise
Lecture: How to Create Healthy, Balanced Meals at Home or Away
You will learn the meaning of a complete meal and how to make the most healthy and balanced food choices whether you are home or away. Orderly meal planning maximizes nutrition and strengthens digestion. We will also look at how to maximize nutrition from a plant-based diet and the sources of all major nutrients. Discussion on any possible concerns or deficiencies from a purely plant-based diet will be included.