European Seminars


Lino and Jane Stanchich Present


October 14–20, 2013


Great Life Global
Join us this Fall for an exciting Macrobiotic rejuvenation- education-vacation in a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain retreat center and nature preserve near holistic  Asheville, North Carolina. Learn professional and practical dietary and lifestyle information, enjoy the companionship of friendly people, and energize yourself in a breathtaking, natural environment!


A revitalizing and life-enhancing week of healing classes, delicious, organic non-gluten macrobiotic meals, daily self-massage, exercise, meditation, and music. Study and learn with respected Macrobiotic educators and nutritionists, Jane and Lino Stanchich, as well as dynamic nationally recognized author and physician, Martha C. Cottrell, M.D. Experience healing lectures and uplifting meditations. Attend daily basic or advanced Macrobiotic cooking classes as you discover the optimum seasonal whole foods for weight loss, wellness, and balance. Take invigorating hikes through gentle forest trails by fresh mountain brooks as Lino teaches Energy Walking. Delight in evening activities to enhance self-awareness and friendships. Certificates are awarded.

LEARN powerful, life-saving information about natural dietary and lifestyle health techniques proven to help you in Body-Mind-Spirit:

Learn longevity techniques
Reverse diabetes
Prevent many diseases
Reduce weight
Increase your energy
Manage stress
Strengthen your heart
Increase confidence & inner peace
Create emotional balance
Recover from effects of cancer
Learn Macrobiotic cooking and raw sprouting
Build stronger bones
Enjoy music, dancing & singing
Learn, receive full-body Shiatsu Massage
Discover brain-nourishing foods
Eat consciously and socially
Calm your mind and develop spirituality
Practice “Life Force Breathing”
Delight in Laughter Therapy

Watch seminar video and make your reservation at or call (828) 288-8657.
October 14–20, 2013


Housing at a comfortable, modern lodge. Beginning and Advanced Macrobiotic dietary and lifestyle classes and practice, three nutritious, organic Macrobiotic meals daily, all instruction – including exercise, meditation, walking and laughter therapy, activities, a welcome gift bag, and a comprehensive program notebook with recipes, valuable charts, and lifestyle guides.

Paid by 7/15 Paid After 7/15
Dormitory $1000 $1100
Double Room $1400 $1500
Single Room $1600


Single - with Private Bath


All bathrooms are shared between two sleeping rooms. The lodge has ample restrooms. Hotel rooms with private baths are available nearby.
Seminar Only (Housing not included)  before 7/15: $900 after 7/15:$1000

Student Rate with School ID: 10% discount

Private consultations with Lino Stanchich and Martha Cottrell, M.D. are available. We have Work-Study positions available. To apply, call (828) 299-8657. Participants must be minimum age 10. Sorry, no pets are allowed. There will also be a book store at the retreat.

Save by paying in full by July 15, 2013

Pay for your deposit and seminar fees by credit card online at
or send your non-refundable $300 deposit to: HEALTHY PRODUCTS, INC.
101 Willow Lake Drive, Asheville, North Carolina 28805 • (828) 299-8657

Lino Stanchich and Jane Quncannon StanchichLINO STANCHICH is an international macrobiotic educator and counselor with over 40 years experience who has served on the faculty of the Kushi Institute. A Licensed Nutritionist (FL) and Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (NC), Mr. Stanchich has lectured throughout the world and has authored and produced many books, videos, and audio programs.

JANE QUINCANNON STANCHICH is a Kushi Institute Certified Macrobiotic Teacher and Licensed Nutritionist (FL), with over 30 years experience. Jane is a natural foods writer and consultant, macrobiotic chef, and cooking instructor who presents dynamic classes, workshops, and seminars throughout the United States and Europe with her husband, Lino Stanchich. Jane and Lino reside in Asheville, North Carolina.

Martha Clayton Cottrell, MD, FAAFPMARTHA CLAYTON COTTRELL, MD, FAAFP is a licensed physician in NY, Board Certified in Family Medicine. A graduate of Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Dr. Cottrell is a pioneer the field of women as physicians. She was a research associate in cholesterol metabolism at Wistar Institute, Philadelphia., Pa. and a Fellow in Preventive Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, N.Y., N.Y. “Doc Maggie” has practiced the Philosophy of Macrobiotics in her own life and in her medical practice for 33 years. In July 2010, Dr. Cottrell became the proud recipient of the Aveline Kushi Award for her work, teachings and contributions to Macrobiotics. She co-authored AIDS: Macrobiotics and Natural Immunity with Michio Kushi, and has traveled and lectured worldwide. She currently lives in Asheville, N.C.

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