Bio

img_bioSanae Suzuki, BFRP

Author, Whole Health Macrobiotic Holistic Nutrition Counselor, Practitioner, and Educator. Bach Flower Registered Practitioner, Certified Therapeutic Massage Therapist, and Reiki Practitioner for People and Animal Family. Animal Communicator, and Certified Yoga Teacher.

I have dedicated my life to healing myself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually since becoming sober in 1985 with the help of Ala-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous, CoDa, Vipassana meditation, overcame ovarian cancer with macrobiotic and holistic ways in 1993, surviving a near-fatal car crash (three days in coma and heart stopped for 12 minutes) in 2001, and beating another cancer of lymphoma in liver stage IV (this cancer came from Hepatitis C that I got from blood transfusions when I had fetal car assident) with the macrobiotic approach, holistic and western medicine treatments in 2017. I also dedicate to take care of my dogs and cats’ family with my homemade food since 1995.

My husband and I established “mugen” (it means infinity in Japanese)  LLC in 1999 and authored books on healthy eating and sustainable living for people and animal family and operated vegan macrobiotic restaurant, Seed Kitchen in Venice, California in 2008~2016.

Volunteer for “A Purposeful Rescue” to help heal rescue dogs and cats.

Love gardening, art (calligraphy, drawing, watercolor, stained glass, mosaic, block print, knitting, sashiko, natural dye, etc.) writing, photography, dogs, and cats.

I live in Santa Monica and North Fork, California with my six dogs, two cats, and one husband.

Provide:

  • whole health macrobiotics holistic nutrition counseling for people and dog/cat
  • therapeutic massage, moxa, and reiki for people and animal family
  • Bach Flower counseling for mental/emotional challenges for people and animal family
  • mindful meditation and yoga practice for balance between body and mind
  • animal communication
  • cooking classes, lectures, and workshops
  • healthy foods and community meetups at Studio mugen in Santa Monica since 1999 and Seed Kitchen restaurant in Venice, California, (2008~2016)

Books:

Love, Eric and Sanae by mugen LLC in 2007
Love, Sanae by mugen LLC in 2009
Healthy Happy Pooch by mugen LLC in 2015

Education: (order by year)

Pepperdine University – Photo Journalism, Business Management, Communication (1979~1982)
Kushi Institute – level 1 ~ 4 (1995~2005)
Brentwood Art School (1973~1975)
Natural Nutrition for Pets (1996)
California Healing Art College – Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Craniosacral, Herbology (1998~2000)
Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy (1998)
S.E.N.S.E. Method of Massage for Companion Animal (1999)
Bach Flower Foundation Uk: Level 1 ~ 3 (1999~2001・2013~20014)
Reiki & Jikiden Reiki (2002・2016・2018・2019)
Santa Monica College: Ceramic, Mosaic (2005 ・2018)
Santa Monica College Emeritus: Calligraphy, Watercolor (2003~2006, 2018~)
Santa Monica yoga studio – 200 hours of teacher training (2015~2016)
Gurney Institute of Animal Communication (2015~2016)
Study with Lydia Hiby, animal communicator (2015~)
Animal Reiki with Kathleen Prasad:
Animal Reiki Level 1, 2 and 3 Certified Animal Reiki Practitioner and Teacher (2018~2019)
Bach Flower Foundation Seminar: The Remedies for Our Pets with Animal Behavior Study  (Dec./2019)
Kauit Yoga (Jan. 2020~)