Offered monthly. Click here for program calendar.
This program provides a totally hands on approach to macrobiotic cooking! In this week-long continuation of our popular Way to Health you’ll practice menu planning and preparing meals that are delicious, super-nutritious, and quick to make (15 to 20 minutes) under the expert guidance of Kushi Institute cooking faculty. Whatever cooking skills you’d like to gain, this is your opportunity to work directly with our seasoned chefs!
In the Way to Health Plus program you will improve you culinary skills, learn to use common macrobiotic kitchen equipment (such as a pressure cooker and suribachi), whiling planning healthful, delicious meals that will add variety to your daily life. You will also learn delicious recipes for satisfying condiments and seasonings that add nutrition to your dishes. Whether you cook for 1, 2 or 10, this is a great opportunity to develop your palette and techniques. Some of our seasonal recipe highlights include tasty sauces and dressing, pressed salads, quick and easy desserts, delicious sea vegetables! Download a sample class schedule here.
In need of a crash course? Check out our weekend MINI Way to Health program here.
When you’re able to prepare meals quickly and easily, you’re much more likely to stick to a healthy eating plan!
Some familiarity with macrobiotic foods and preparation is required. You are eligible if you’ve done any of the following:
* Previously attended a Kushi Institute program or another macrobiotic cooking program
* Studying cooking with a macrobiotic chef
* Attended Way to Health the week prior to Way to Health Plus
Transitioning to a healthy, balanced macrobiotic diet and lifestyle can alleviate and sometimes reverse common aliments and conditions, in addition to increasing energy and creating a healthy appetite. Resulting in rejuvenating sleep, peace of mind, and happiness.
We have a variety of private sessions available including dietary and lifestyle counseling, shiatsu massage, yoga, bodywork, and menu planning/cooking. Please click here for details.
“I was hoping for changes in my condition, and wasn’t disappointed. I lost weight, enjoyed daily exercise, learned the foundation for a new and healthier lifestyle, interacted with knowledgeable, personable staff and teachers-for an incredible, incomparable metamorphosis.” Sheryl Allen
During Way to Health PLUS, I learned so much more than I thought I would, and got lots of hand’s-on experience. I’m very thankful!” Dixie Saint-Martin, Canada
$775 includes program and meals, housing excluded.
Accommodations and Transportation:
You may choose to stay on-campus in our historic manor or in our dormitory-style building. Or you can arrange off-campus accommodations at a local motel or inn. Please click here for on-campus pricing. To view our accommodations click here. Shuttle service is available to and from the Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT. Call for more information.