Director, Gaia Holistic Health, USA
Kazuko Tatsumura has graduated from Toho Academy of Music in Tokyo, as a Pianist and Composer, invited by the Boston Symphony; she came to the USA in 1961 as one of the first Japanese women. She has then received Master of Art from New York University and obtained her PhD in Philosophy in 1965. In 1967, she turned to an independent career and became the top International Classical and Cultural Impresario/Producer. Until 1992, she produced an average of 2,000 cultural events each year, traveling to more than 140 countries. She was presented with numerous honors for her work. She studied Oriental Traditional Medicine of Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China. In 2000, she received her PhD and OMD from the International Academy of Education in Tokyo. She has established the Oki-Do Holistic Health Center in 1994 in NY and in 2001 the GAIA Holistic Center at the wake of 9/11 tragedy, for body mind and spirit, aiming for the non-invasive natural healing methods based on the wisdom of the East. She has written numerous articles and several books to her credit.