Workshops, lectures, presentations, cooking classes, meetings and more:

May 26 - 28, 2019

Culinary Medicine Cooking Intensive Level 2

Level 2: May 18 -20 - 2 hands-on cooking classes per day plus lunch and dinner

Morning Cooking Class: 10 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Afternoon Cooking Class: 2:30 pm - 5 pm
Dinner: 5 pm - 6 pm
(subject to change)

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Culinary Medicine Level 2 - part A webinar only:  Register Here!

3 pre-recorded webinar sessions - each 2 hours long (total of 6 hours) - plus 2 hour of personal questions & answers by appointment.

Part A: webinar – Lectures, Presentations and Question & Answer sessions (Part B hand's on cooking classes available by request)

  • Further studies on the 5 transformations regarding cooking

  • Liver and Gallbladder disorders like fatty liver, gallstones, hepatitis (diagnosis and home remedies)

  • Heart and Small Intestine disorders like hardening of the arteries, high or low bloodpressure, etc., Crohn's disease and home remedies (diagnosis and home remedies)

  • Spleen-Pancreas and Stomach disorders like hypoglycemia, diabetis, ulcers, acid reflux disease, etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)

  • Lung and Large Intestine disorders like constipation, diarrhea, colitis, asthma, lung cancer, etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)

  • Kidney, Bladder, Reproductive organ disorders like kidney stones, UTI's, etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)

  • Diagnosis of tongue and posture

  • Diagnosis of dreams and dreams as a doorway to power, love, knowledge, self realization and more

July 28 - August 3

Macrobiotic Summer Conference - at Eastover resort:

“Let food be your medicine and your medicine be food.”—Hippocrates

The theme of the 2019 Macrobiotic Summer Conference is “Celebrating Planetary Food with Our Celebrity Chefs. The week-long event will feature over 25 leading macrobiotic teachers, counselors, and chefs, including Cathy Albanese, Sheri Demaris, Christian Elwell, Edward Esko, Naomi Ichikawa Esko, Masumi Goldman, Virginia Harper, Alex Jack, Sachi Kato, Warren Kramer, Judy and Larry MacKenney, Amber Maisano, Tom Monte, Miwaka Ohara, Christina Pirello, Bettina Zumdick, and many others.

The conference will include over 50 presentations on Macrobiotic Cooking, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Energy Healing, Visual Diagnosis, 9 Star Ki, Environmental Studies, Shiatsu, Yoga, and Meditation. Private sessions will be available for Macrobiotic Counseling, Shiatsu Massage, 9 Star Ki Readings, and Psychic Readings.

Studies will run from morning to evening and culminate with a Gala fundraising dinner for macrobiotic education on Friday, August 3. The guests of honor will be Bill Tara, a macrobiotic pioneer, and his wife, celebrity chef Marlene Watson-Tara. Bill served as VP of Erewhon Natural Foods, founder of the Community Health Foundation in the UK, and a co-founder of the Kushi Institute. He and Marlene direct MACROVegan in London. Marlene, author of Macrobiotics for All Seasons, is a long-time vegan and animal lover. At the Conference, Bill will be awarded the 2019 Michio Kushi Peace Prize in honor of his lifetime contribution to health, peace, and sustainability and give the keynote address on “The Future of Nutrition.” He and Marlene will be teaching at the Conference throughout the week are available for personal counseling.

The Summer Conference is a perfect occasion to further your knowledge and understanding, meet old friends and make new ones, and enjoy a week of delightful food and fellowship in a beautiful natural environment.

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Charting Your Destiny - 9 Star Ki Webinar Recording $179 More info and Register here! 

9 Star Ki (also known as Feng Shui Astrology) is based on a recurrent natural cycle of 9 energies. This system (underling the I Ching, Aztec calendar, 9 Muses in Greek philosophy, and other ancient cosmologies) divides people into 9 primary star types based on their date of birth: flexible 1 Waters; gentle 2 Soils; romantic 3 and 4 Trees; balanced 5 Soils; disciplined 6 and 7 Metals; visionary 8 Soils; and passionate 9 Fires. The 5 in depth classes will cover:
1. Your Primary Energy & Forecast for 2018 
2. Creating Stellar Relationships 
3. Managing Your Diet & Health with 9 Star Ki 
4. Discovering Your 2ndand 3rdEnergy
5. Cycles of Personal, Social, and Planetary Change 
9 Star Ki is an invaluable compass for managing your spiritual journey through life as well as daily, monthly, and yearly affairs. During this event, you may discover many things about your life and relationships that will astonish and enlighten you and contribute to continual self-realization in the future.

Special topics teaching available at request:

  • Macrobiotic Healing and Cooking (miscellaneous subjects, see topics below)

  • Meditation, Chanting

  • Luminous Beauty – Beauty that shines from within

  • Memory Loss or Brain Fog? Attain Healthy Memory and Laser Like Focus thru Whole Foods

  • Healthy Weightloss

  • Digestive Distress

  • Women's Health

  • Depression Adieu! Hello Happiness!

  • Stress: the Silent Stalker

  • Liver Detox - Lively Liver!

  • Breast Cancer

  • Thyroid and Adrenal Gland Balance

  • Prana of Food

  • Healthy Heart

  • Overcoming Lyme Disease

  • Navigating the Holidays with Delicious and Healthy Holiday Meals

  • Emotional eating? Sugar addiction or other food cravings?

  • Tao Yin Yoga, Gentle Exercises combining Yoga and Qi Gong

  • Dreams as a Doorway to Inner Knowledge, Peace, Wisdom, and Power

  • Power of Crystals and Healing with Crystals

Please email ( or call (413)429-5610 for more information.

Cancellation Policy

Payments made will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee) if you cancel 14 or more days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel between 13 days and 1 day in advance, a nonrefundable credit (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave a program or event early.

Schedule is subject to change: Bettina Zumdick reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In this event, you will be given a complete refund.M