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East West Center for Macrobiotics
PO Box 3998
Chico, CA 95927-3998


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Board of Directors

 Carl Ferré, President

Carl FerreCarl Ferré began macrobiotic practice in 1975 and has been studying, practicing, and teaching macrobiotic thinking and lifestyle ever since. He is author of Essential Guide to Macrobiotics and Acid Alkaline Companion, president of the George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, editor of Macrobiotics Today magazine, and director of the French Meadows Summer camp. He enjoys music and hiking in his free time. See Ohsawa Macrobiotics for more information and links to some of Carl's writings.


 Bob Ligon, Vice-President

Bob LigonBob Ligon worked at the Vega Study Center and George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation from 1989-1993 and was the editor of Macrobiotics Today from 1992-2000. He studied acupuncture and herbology graduating from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego in 1998. He integrates his knowledge of macrobiotics and Chinese Medicine in his diet, lifestyle counseling, and life coaching. Currently, Bob practices Traditional Chinese Medicine in Akron, Ohio.


 Julia Ferré. Secretary-Treasurer

Julia FerreJulia Ferré, CHT is a certified hypnotherapist, Reiki master, and an integrative facilitator in helping to enable consciousness. Her work includes personal one-on-one sessions, group sessions, workshops and writing for a worldwide audience. Julia has received certification from the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (ACHE) and Sylvia Browne and offers sessions for energy, attunement, and personal growth. She is author of Food and Intuition 101, Basic Macrobiotic Cooking, and French Meadows Cookbook. Julia is associate editor of Macrobiotics Today and plans menus for camp. For more information, see: