The Macrobiotic Online Course – Course Three
An online certificate course in macrobiotic healing, counseling, and guidance
About the Macrobiotic Online Course
In this first of its kind course combining video, audio, print and live interaction, students will have the opportunity to study all facets of macrobiotics with Edward Esko, long time associate of Michio Kushi and Founder of the International Macrobiotic Institute (IMI.) The Macrobiotic Online Course is designed to enable students to gain ongoing benefit from their daily practice of macrobiotics while developing the knowledge and skill to guide and counsel others toward health and happiness. The Online Course is divided into three 12-week courses:
Course One: Core Macrobiotic Studies
Course Two: Foundations of Healing
Course Three: Advanced Applications of Healing
Course One and Two are open to everyone. Course Three is open only to graduates of Course One or Course Two.
Course Three: Advanced Applications of Healing/12 Weeks
In this Advanced Course, students learn how to apply their knowledge of macrobiotic principles to solving degenerative conditions that are common in the modern world and that affect practically every family. Studies include the cause, mechanism, and symptoms of modern conditions, and the macrobiotic dietary and lifestyle approach to prevention and recovery. Methods of diagnosis, such as visual, touch; meridian, and others will be explored. The Advanced Course is designed to train students for a career as a macrobiotic teacher and counselor.
* Macrobiotic Healing
* Macrobiotic Diagnosis
* Cooking and Home Remedies
* Meridians and Energy Healing
* Macrobiotic Philosophy and Principles
* Solving Problems of Personal and Planetary Health
Topics in Course Three
* Comprehensive Overview of Healing
* Reproductive System Organs and Symptoms
* Foods and Remedies for the Reproductive System
* The Mind and Emotions According to the Five Transformations
* Arthritis Symptoms, Foods, and Remedies
* Nervous System Symptoms, Foods, and Remedies
* Understanding Cancer/The Macrobiotic Approach
* Blood Disease Symptoms, Foods, and Remedies for Advanced Conditions
* Applied Diagnosis
* Special Energy Healing Studies
* Case Studies
* Personal Guidance and Advice
* Developing a Career as a Macrobiotic Counselor, Teacher, and Chef
A discussion of healing with emphasis on self-reflection and self-change, and the role of diet, lifestyle, remedies, and energy healing. Discovery of healing on the deepest levels. An introduction to the foundations of holistic macrobiotic healing in relation to modern medicine and other forms of therapy.
An in-depth look at the cause of male and female reproductive disorders, including enlarged prostate, low sperm count, low testosterone, uterine fibroid, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, hot flashes, and other conditions. An in-depth explanation of male and female reproductive cycles and energies including the role of male and female hormones. Includes macrobiotic methods for diagnosing reproductive disorders using facial features, skin, and meridians.
HEALING REPRODUCTIVE DISORDERS
A continuation of the study of reproductive disorders, including the macrobiotic dietary and lifestyle approach to the conditions outlined above. Specific foods, home remedies, and external treatments for a range of reproductive disorders.
MIND AND EMOTIONS
An in-depth look at the macrobiotic approach to mood, emotional, and mental disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, Asperger's, autism, and eating disorders. Includes a discussion of the five transformations, organs, and related mood and emotional conditions.
HEALING THE MIND AND EMOTIONS
Continuation of the macrobiotic approach to mood, emotional, and mental disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, Asperger's, autism, and eating disorders. Includes a discussion of the five transformations, organs, and related mood and emotional conditions, plus dietary and way of life suggestions. Dietary and lifestyle approaches to preventing and recovering from mental and emotional conditions.
The macrobiotic approach to the major types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, osteoarthritis, and gout. Featuring an explanation of the dietary causes and potential for relief from these conditions through the macrobiotic diet, home remedies, and lifestyle. Includes the macrobiotic view of osteoporosis. Includes the energetic causes of arthritis and the relation to the body’s energy system.
An in-depth look at the dietary and lifestyle causes of conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and other disorders of the nervous system. Includes macrobiotic dietary and way of life suggestions for prevention and recovery.
An in-depth look at the dietary and lifestyle causes of cancer based on the macrobiotic principles of yin and yang. A discussion of dietary extremes as they relate to the development of specific cancers with an explanation of the macrobiotic approach to prevention, management and possible recovery. Methods for diagnosing the tendency toward cancer and other degenerative conditions are included.
DIETARY APPROACH TO CANCER
Continuation of the macrobiotic approach to cancer, including specific foods and remedies aimed at prevention management, and possible. Includes review of research linking specific foods to both the cause and remission of cancer.
NEW MEDICINE FOR HUMANITY Live Interactive
Preparation of students to become practitioners of the New Medicine for Humanity, including developing the ability to solve the large-scale problems affecting humanity today, such as war, crime, decline of the family, degenerative sickness, environmental degradation, economic inequality, social injustice, and others, and pave the way to a new era of health, peace, and genuine sustainability.
STUDY GUIDE AND REVIEW
A review of the Course Three Curriculum including a Study Guide to help prepare students for the final exam.
COURSE THREE TEST
An online test based on the Course Three Curriculum, including a test review and student presentations on topics related to their study of macrobiotics.
Course Three Schedule, Hours, and Requirements
Digital Studies (Audio and Video): 15 to 20 hours
Live Studies with Edward Esko: Once per week for 12 weeks/2 hours per session
Study Materials: Student Handbook, Recommended Reading
* Practice of the Macrobiotic Way of Life
* Study of 3 books by Michio Kushi and/or associates
*Completion of the Macrobiotic Online Courses One or Two
Students who complete the Course Three Curriculum of Study will receive a Certificate from the International Macrobiotic Institute (IMI) signed by Edward Esko, Founder, acknowledging their successful completion of and graduation from all three courses of study in the Macrobiotic Online Course.
Language of Instruction: English
Language of instruction: English