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A beacon of macrobiotic health & healing since 1978.

Learn, heal, and renew in the beautiful Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts


984Special Memorial Day Sale – Two Days Only – May 30th & 31st

Receive 15% off your Summer Conference registration. Join us for this two-week event – we’re flexible, come for a weekend or a day or two.  More than a conference – this is one of the biggest events focused on a natural, ecologically balanced way of eating.  Health is our most precious resource.  Join us as we begin a new era of personal and planetary health.  Call to register:  413.623.6457.


bettina 6Upcoming Programs and Events:

Open House – Free Event 

Saturday, May 28th, 2:00  – 6:00 

To register, call 1-800.975-8744

Join us for this free event:  you have the option of taking healthy cooking classes with our expert chefs, joining us for lectures on the macrobiotic approach to health, and meditation workshops that will help reduce your stress!


Breast Cancer Workshop

Prevention, Recovery, Awareness

Thursday, June 2 – Sunday, June 5, 2016

To register, call 1-800-975-8744



 Doc Maggie C’s –  Viewpoint on Breast Cancer

Emotional stress that women go through contribute to the breasts. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine the breasts are the area of nurturing.Women in general are trained to take care of other people and not themselves. They nurture everyone else but not themselves…….   Read more in this weeks newsletter.


Spring Fund Drive 2016

Dear Friend of  the Kushi Institute,

Nothing is more important than food quality—our daily bread or rice, the staff of life. Terrorism and national defense are dominating the news and presidential campaign. But as Michio and Aveline Kushi taught, proper diet and way of life are the keys to sound health; a calm, clear mind; and sound judgment. A practical solution to personal and planetary ills lies in creating a sane food and agricultural system. Read More ……..

Our Annual Summer Conference in the Berkshire Hills 

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Photos by Nancy Adler www.nancyalder.com

Sunday, July 31st – Sunday, August 14th

Join us for a week or two, a weekend or two, a day or two.

Toward a Sustainable Future”

Join us for a dynamic two-week program offering classes on the macrobiotic way to health, holistic wellness, sustainable living, and cooking techniques and themes.  With over 55 presenters and almost 150 classes, we’re introducing our experienced faculty along with the top macrobiotic teachers, counselors and chefs from around the world.  Enjoy the calm, healing energy of our 600-acre campus composed of rolling meadows and rich woodlands in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts.  Don’t miss this opportunity to reconnect with old friends and create new alliances.  


 Our Core Programs: 

Macrobiotic Leadership Program

  Teacher, Counselor and Chef Training. Click here  for program dates.

In this unique experiential program, you will be introduced to the macrobiotic approach to health and well-being as part of a career track to becoming a skilled macrobiotic teacher, counselor and chef.  Each level includes classes in cooking, visual diagnosis, healthcare, shiatsu massage and energy balancing.  Level 1 focuses on personal and family health; Level 2 focuses on creating health and well-being as well as preventing and relieving illness; Level 3 focuses on social health, the environment and on creating a more peaceful and harmonious world. You may take each one-month Level in any sequence and in week-long or month-long increments.  Graduates of Levels 1, 2 and 3 may enroll in Level 4 for professional training and certification.

  The Way to Health

Macrobiotic Residential Seminar

Discover the Healing Power of Food

Offered monthly. Click here  for upcoming dates.

Our Way to Health introductory programs will orient you in a healthy, natural direction. If you can commit a week or even better two, join us for our  Way to Health and Way to Health Plus programs. These programs have helped thousands of people prevent or relieve cancer, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, anxiety, depression and other chronic conditions with a balanced natural foods diet and lifestyle practices. Daily cooking classes, lectures and workshops give you the skills to put a well-developed macrobiotic plan toward diet & lifestyle in place.  Crunched for time? We also offer a weekend MINI Way to Health! 


Are you a Chef with Macrobiotic Cooking Experience?  If the Answer is “Yes,” We Need You!

We are currently seeking individuals with macrobiotic cooking experience to fill several positions.  This is your opportunity to join our talented culinary team.  Click here for Employment Opportunities.

Love to Garden ?  Click here to Volunteer – Aveline’s Garden Program  


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