My Education


  • Born in 1949.
  • Nationality: American (3rd Generation Japanese-American).
  • During Junior year at Oberlin College studied in Tokyo for one year
  • Post B.A. studied Chinese for a year in Taiwan.
  • Husband Japanese.
  • Visiting Student at Kyoto University in Chinese for 3 years.
  • Three children born in Japan and then moved to Pittsburgh, PA in 1983.
  • Finished Ph.D. in 1999.  Thesis on cultural Anthropology of education, specifically apprenticeship.
  • 1996 begin practicing yoga.
  • 2000 begin studying Zen Shiatsu.
  • 2001 certified to teach Kundalini yoga.
  • 2012 begin Yuushiki breathing technique.
  • Began clinical study of Homeopathy in 2002.
  • From 2004 Internet study of homeopathy begins and continues to the present.
  • 2014 Second Degree Black Belt in Aikido



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