Judy MacKenney is an internationally-recognized, Kushi Institute-certified macrobiotic counselor, educator, and cooking instructor. She is a certified holistic health counselor and member of the American Society of Alternative Therapists. Judy had the privilege of studying with Michio Kushi and has presented at medical schools, hospitals, churches, and conferences throughout the United States. As a faculty member at the Kushi Institute for fifteen years, she counseled clients on various health challenges and co-directed “The Way to Health” program with her husband Larry. Judy counsels and lectures in southwest Florida and offers hands-on cooking workshops. She was a 2009 recipient of the coveted Aveline Kushi Award for her dedication to improving health in individuals, families, and communities.
Judy was introduced to macrobiotics in 1992 after being diagnosed with Stage IV non-Hodgkins lymphoma, medically termed inoperable and incurable. Her recovery has been documented and featured in numerous health publications, including The Incurables television series, and as one of the six best cases presented by the Kushi Institute to the National Cancer Institute. Her joy is guiding people to their optimum health! You can learn more about Judy at www.harmonyhavenhealingarts.org.