International Macrobiotic Course | Level 3

4th to 18th of September 2017

4th to 18th of September 2017
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The Level 3 of the International Macrobiotic Course provides more in-depth study for the student developing a professional approach to health coaching.  It provides a sharp focus on physiology from a physical and energetic viewpoint, the specific treatment of chronic health issues and issues of both men’s and women’s health as well as using the acupuncture meridians for diagnosis and simple treatment.


In this course you will:

. Learn to improve your own health and to help others with the skills of healthy living.
. Benefit from an accelerated program of practical tuition.
. Gain expanding vocational skills with each level of study.
. Benefit from an international teaching staff with years of practical experience.

About the course:

. All classes are given in English.
. Number of hours: 108 hours.
. Equivalence to the Annual Macrobiotic Course, Level III.
. The course includes: lunch, dinner (on cooking classes days), handouts, and certificate of participation.


Francisco Varatojo, William Wallace Tara, Geninha Varatojo, Nuno Felix Teixeira, Marco Fonseca, João Filippi, Cristiano Martins, Rosalina Silva.


Course Program (from previous course)

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Date: 4th to 18th of September 2017


  • Registrations until the 31st of May - 1790€

  • Registrations from the 1st of June until 31st of July - 1890€

  • Registrations from the 1st of August until 4th of September - 1990€


To guarantee your vacancy please make sure you provide the payment of 25% of the total amount. The last 75% should be payed until the 4th of September.

We reserve the right to cancel the course if there are less than 10 registrations. In case of cancellation, full refund is granted.

Contact us for further information: or (+351) 21 324 22 90


Course Syllabus


• Creating a Healthy Society
• A review of Traditional approaches to Health and Healing
• Developing a Human Ecology
• The Basic Principles of Macrobiotics
• The History of Macrobiotics
• Understanding Body Energy



• Traditional Food Wisdom and Modern Nutrition
• What does science say about diet?
• Yin and Yang / Understanding Food Energy
• Human Physiology and Dietary Considerations
• Understanding the energy of foods by growth patterns, environment and effect on body
• The Roots of Modern Macrobiotic Dietary practice
• The Economy and Ecology of diet
• Making adaptation to the season and environment
• Basic Dietary changes for personal needs



• Belief and Behaviour in health and healing
• Relationship of health to habit
• Understanding Health and Sickness
• The Mind Body connection
• Basic character qualities in Five Transformations as archetypes to inform understanding.
• Practical Visualization Process
• The Power of Affirmation



• Health Assessment and Oriental Diagnosis
• The uses and limitations of visual diagnosis
• Understanding the Art of Seeing (Bo-Shin)
• Qualities of excess in skin colour and complexion
• Practical uses of the face map
• Expression and Body Language
• Posture and Body Armouring
• Hands and Feet



• How to set up a Healthy Kitchen
• Cooking with Grains
• Cooking with Vegetables
• Cutting and Preparing
• Soups
• Beans
• Seaweeds
• Snacks
• Breakfasts and desserts


• Orientation to coaching
• The principles of intentional listening
• Bridge building and motivation in healing
• Rules of the game, basic technique and inspiration
• An Ethical approach to Health Coaching
• Strategies for healing common health problems
• Home Remedies
• Dietary and Lifestyle adjustments for Common Health Problems
• How to make safe adjustments in diet and lifestyle
• Establishing a health related business


4th to 18th of September 2017