Mehagian has been involved with food and healing since 1969,
when she opened the first vegetarian restaurant on the Mediterranean
island of Ibiza. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, she attended
USC and graduated with a degree in English Literature from
Arizona State University.
With a passionate interest in the diets and customs of those
who live close to
the earth, Nancy has traveled extensively. In 1975 Mary Burmeister,
the only living master of the ancient Japanese healing art
of Jin Shin Jyutsu, became her life-long mentor. Since 1978,
Nancy has maintained an active Massage Therapy and Jin Shin
Jyutsu practice in Los Angeles. She accompanied Quincy Jones
on his Jook Joint Tour and was the Massage Therapist for the
Eagles' Hell Freezes Over World Tour.
She lives in Studio City with her dogs Cisco and Buddha.
FEAST: AN EDIBLE ODYSSEY....the exciting culinary memoir by Nancy Mehagian