Summer Conference Festival 2015

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PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN! 
SAVE 10% BY JAN 31st

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Click the links below to scroll down the page:
-What is Summer Conference Festival?
-2015 Teachers and Presenters
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‘Super’ Level vs. Public Program Track
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Program Schedule 

-K.I. Gala Fundraiser Dinner and Aveline Peace Park Dedication
-Local Berkshire Food Fair

-Housing Options
-Weekend Only Passes
-Day Admission including Berkshire Locals!
-Private Sessions for Macrobiotic Counseling and Bodywork
-Youth Discount for 30 and Under

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What is Summer Conference festival?

This is a unique two week educational program featuring lectures on health, wellness and organic cooking through Macrobiotic principles.  Learn from Kushi Institute’s unique faculty along with leading macrobiotic teachers, counselors and chefs from across the world.  Enjoy some of the best vegan, macrobiotic meals in the country!

We are hosting our annual conference at the home of Kushi Institute in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts.  Situated on 600 acres of rolling meadows and woodlands, Kushi Institute provides a serene place of calm, healing energy and community life.  Located at 198 Leland Road, Becket, MA 01223.


 

2015 Teachers and Presenters

Michio Kushi 
Dates To Be Determined

Kushi Institute Presenters: (click name for bio)

Guest Teachers and Keynote Presenters: (in alpha order – click name for bio)

To be Announced soon!


Kushi Institute Fundraiser Gala Dinner and Aveline Dedication

Friday, August 7 at 6:00pm
The Gala Dinner will be held in our special tent on the beautiful grounds.  A special gourmet macrobiotic meal will be served, followed by live music, entertainment and dancing!  Special remarks by the Kushis and special guests.

As Kushi Institute is a non-profit organization, your generous support and donations will go towards Kushi Institute’s Annual Fund which keep our unique Institute operating and serving our community each year.

Gala Dinner Tickets may be purchased for attendees who are not attending the Summer Conference:

  • $500   
  • $300
  • $100

If you are not able to attend the Gala Fundraiser, but would like to make a contribution to the Kushi Institute Scholarship Fund, please write to marisa@kushiinstitute.org


Local Berkshire Food Fair

Sunday, August 2  at 12:00pm
We are bringing the Berkshires to us!  We are inviting some of our local community vendors to participate in our organic fair.  Each vendor will be setting up a table to represent their store/product in our tent on Kushi Institute grounds.  Summer Conference guests will enjoy the day of shopping, eating, and meeting some of the wonderful people in the Berkshire community. 

If you are a local business owner and would like to participate in our Fair, please write to marisa@kushiinstitute.org for further details on how to become involved.


Want to join the fun? First, select your track!
 
PUBLIC TRACK:

Public Track participants will have the option of choosing their lectures, cooking classes, and presentations from a selected group of teachers over the course of two weeks.  Classes will be taught by our guest teachers/presenters, as well as K.I. faculty.  You will also partake in Michio Kushi’s special sessions, keynote presentation, teacher consultations/bodywork, Berkshire outings, and other Summer Conference activities during their stay.  
CLICK FOR PUBLIC TRACK PRICES FEES 

‘SUPER’ LEVEL 1 TRACK:
‘Super’ Level participants will follow the curriculum of Kushi Institute’s Level 1 Macrobiotic Leadership Program.  In addition to the K.I. faculty, guest instructors will be teaching throughout the program.  You will also partake in Michio Kushi’s special sessions, keynote presentation, teacher consultations/bodywork, Berkshire outings, and other Summer Conference activities during their stay.   Full credit for each week will be put toward completion of the 4-week program.  
CLICK FOR SUPER LEVEL PRICES FEES

Read more about the full Level program  MACROBIOTIC LEADERSHIP LEVEL PROGRAM


Program Schedule for cooking classes and lectures

To be Announced Soon!


Choose your housing!

KUSHI INSTITUTE HOUSING:

On campus housing will be reserved for our ‘SUPER’ LEVEL 1 TRACK as well as our week long guests taking the PUBLIC TRACK.  Housing options will be offered on a first come, first served basis.  We have 40 available options including various size rooms, private baths, dorm style and multiple shares.  We encourage guests to reserve ASAP.

KUSHI SUMMER CONFERENCE HOUSING FEES

 

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING:

Kushi Partnering Hotels to be Announced Soon!


Weekend Only Admission

Please note:  All weekend only guests must reserve accommodations off-campus.  Kushi housing will not be available for weekend only guests.  Please see other available housing in the Berkshires.  You can also contact summer.conference@kushiinstitute.org for help in seeking off-site accommodations.


Day Passes – Offering Discount for Berkshire Residence

Mondays – Thursdays:  $185
Includes full day program, 3 delicious macrobiotic meals, keynote speaker, and local entertainment.

Fridays – Saturdays:  $195
Includes full day program, 3 delicious macrobiotic meals, keynote speaker, and local entertainment.

Friday, Aug 7: $295
Includes full day program and Gala Fundraiser Dinner at 6:00pm.  

*Discounts not available for Day Passes.


Private Sessions for Macrobiotic Counseling or Bodywork

Teacher Private Sessions: offered by invited guest teachers as additional services

  • Macrobiotic Counseling for individuals – $325
  • Macrobiotic Counseling for couples – $595
  • Shiatsu – $120-195

Email summer.conference@kushiinstitute.org to reserve your spot or with additional questions.


Youth Discount!  Are you 30 or under?

We’d like to support our youth as our next generation of macrobiotic teachers.  We’d love to see you at our Conference this year!  We are offering a special 15% discount for all attendees who are 30 and under.  Be sure to mention offer at time of registration!

*Not to be combined with other promotional discounts.


Register TODAY

Pre-Register before January 31, 2015 to receive 10% off program pricing.

 REGISTER HERE

For questions call:  (413) 623-5741 and dial ext 102 to speak with Marisa Marinelli
Or email:  summer.conference@kushiinstitute.org

Due to limited spacing, participation is limited this year.  Please enroll early to reserve your space.  Max capacity per day is 150 attendees.  A variety of attractions are available in the Berkshires in the beautiful summer season.

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