the Kushi Institute
Mission is to teach, guide and inspire individuals towards greater personal freedom,
health, happiness and peace by using the principles of Kushi Macrobiotics.
Institute, a division of the Kushi Foundation Inc., is the leading macrobiotic
educational center in the world. Here students from around the globe attend residential-style
programs on the macrobiotic approach to health and healing.
programs offered year-round include the week-long Way to Health program, geared
for health recovery, and the Macrobiotic Leadership Program, which is the most
in-depth and comprehensive certificate program on Macrobiotic skills and principles
in 1978 by Michio and Aveline Kushi, the Kushi Institute has offered guidance
to individuals, families and organizations for more than 20 years. The Ritz Carlton
Hotel Company is among those organizations which have engaged the Kushi Institute
to instruct and guide their chefs in creating healthful macrobiotic menu choices
that meet the guidelines of the Kushi Institute.
well known teacher and spokesperson, Mr.
Kushi is also known for his dedication to the cause of world peace, and is
the founder of The One Peaceful World Society. A prolific writer, Mr. Kushi is
the author of several dozen books, including The Macrobiotic Way, The Cancer Prevention
Diet, The Book of Macrobiotics,
and One Peaceful World. Among his many recognitions, he has received the Award
of Excellence from the United Nations Society of Writers. Mr. Kushi was recently
honored for his work in June, 1999, when the Smithsonian Institution announced
the acquisition of his collected work as part of their permanent collection. Also
in June, 1999, Mr. Kushi was asked to speak before the United States Congress
during a hearing on the role of diet in relationship to breast cancer.
Kushi Institute is located in Becket, Massachusetts, in the heart of the beautiful
Berkshire Mountains. Surrounded by scenic vistas of rolling hills, set amid 600
acres of secluded meadows, woodlands and streams, it is an ideal place to study,
relax, and enjoy the beauty of nature. For travel instructions click here.
macrobiotic meals are known as one of the highlights of a stay at the Kushi Institute.
You will experience the healthful effects of the macrobiotic diet as you enjoy
three meals each day, prepared from fresh, all-natural ingredients including whole
grains, beans, vegetables, sea vegetables, and fruits.
We now offer free high speed wireless internet to our students and guests in several
locations on campus.
can choose between on-campus registrations or arranging lodging for themselves
at a local motel or bed and breakfast. On-campus accommodations are either in
our hundred year old manor house or in our dormitory building, according to the
program for which you are registered. Please call for more specifics on our accommodations,
or to receive a list of local motels and bed and breakfasts.
Kushi Institute is not a medical facility. Kushi Institute programs and services
as well as all information on Kushi Institute web pages are educational in nature,
not medical advice, and not intended to take the place of personalized medical
counseling, diagnosis and treatment.
information on all Kushi Institute Programs taking place at the Kushi Institute
campus, a free program brochure, or to register, please call:
callers please dial:
(413) 623-5741 extension 101
may also email us at:
information on Volunteering:
the Kushi Store online catalog of high quality macrobiotic foods plus cookware,
books, natural body-care products and more please go to www.kushistore.com
or call 1-800-645-8744