Foundation Year Course – Holistic Nutrition for Body and Soul
Next online/intensive will be from February 2023 – August 2023
, can be paid in monthly instalments.
Accommodation is available on-site.
The Foundation Year Course provides a thorough basic training in macrobiotics including Oriental philosophy and medicine, Do-in exercise, lots of cooking classes, emotional healing and personal development. You can expect to learn things on this course for your own and others benefit and use this knowledge in its own right or as a basis for our Second & Third Year courses and a potential new career. You can also expect to learn a lot about yourself, connect with like-minded people and enjoy an enriching journey of discovery.
“The School gave me an opportunity to look inside of my life and being. I wouldn’t have been able to start my emotional work without the school’s support and encouragement. I feel safer and grounded. The support from all the teachers, course mates, kitchen assistants, teaching assistants was amazing”
- CREATE HEALTH WITH A BALANCED PLANT-BASED, MACROBIOTIC DIET
- USE ORIENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS TO UNDERSTAND AND CHANGE YOUR HEALTH
- GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR REAL SELF AND LIFE PURPOSE
Yuko Ozawa Weston
What Does This Holistic Nutrition For Body and Soul Course Include?
This course includes the history, philosophy and practical application of macrobiotics in relation to cooking and nutrition. It also covers the wider aspects of the macrobiotic philosophy i.e. how the human energy system functions, how to diagnose health problems, exercises to rebalance body and mind, how to heal and maintain strong health with diet and nutrition and emotional healing.
“This course has been life-changing, self-affirming and so rewarding for me. I have found such a connection with myself, spiritually, emotionally and with the wellbeing of others”
- HOW TO HEAL THROUGH DIET, LIFESTYLE AND EMOTIONAL HEALING
- PRACTICE HEALTH-GIVING EXERCISES INCLUDING DO-IN, QIGONG, BREATHWORK AND MEDITATION
- LEARN DOZENS OF HEALING RECIPES AND DEVELOP YOUR PRACTICAL COOKING SKILLS
What Kind Of People Do The Foundation Year Course?
People book this course for a variety of reasons. Some love cooking but want to learn the macrobiotic approach to cooking healthy food for themselves and their families. Some students enrol with a view to changing their careers or enhancing existing professional skills. Others want to study nutrition from a holistic point of view that specifically includes medicinal cooking, lifestyle recommendations and emotional healing.
“The empowerment and self-awareness I gained have made me a new, happier person. It is a life-changing programme”
Silvia, Macrobiotic Health Consultant, Chef and Food Styler
We have students coming from all over Europe, the Middle East, north Africa and Hong Kong. With over 25 different nationalities and an age range of 20 to 65 years old, the breadth of age and culture of students greatly enriches the learning experience for everyone.
Who Are The Teachers?
You will be taught by a team of teachers led by Oliver Cowmeadow who has over 40 years experience of teaching as well as guiding thousands of students and clients towards greater health and is one of the country’s leading practitioners of macrobiotics. Find out more about Oliver and the other teachers for this course here
Other members of the team have all studied the full training at the school, and have gained wide practical experience through their own professional practice.
Are There Entrance Requirements?
No. The main requirement is a basic knowledge of macrobiotics and an enthusiasm for studying and practicing this holistic approach to eating and living.
Have a look at our Foundation Year Course details and dates here. You can also take a look at our Second Year details here and our Third Year details here.
You can also arrange a meeting in person or online with one of our teachers to discuss whether this is the right course for you by contacting us here.
How Is This Course Structured?
The are two versions of the Foundation Certificate – an online/intensive version which combines online learning with a 10-day residential and a standard in-house course held at our centre in Devon.
The online/intensive version of the course
first 2/3 of the teaching online and finishes with a 10 day residential at the school for more practical and interactional learning and personal support. The online days are on weekends and some Thursdays from February through to July, and the intensive is in August.
Click here to download the full online/intensive course details.
How Much Does The Course Cost? And Can I Pay Monthly?
The course fee for the online/intensive is £3,750, and for the residential course £3,900 and yes, you can pay monthly. A deposit of £750 is payable to secure your place. The course fee includes all course materials and three meals each day.
Go through the checklist below & complete the booking form here