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Address: 198 Leland Rd, h.rossou fb, Becket, MA 01223-9529
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Took my girlfriend for a 2 day personal course

one-on-one instruction of macrobiotic food preparation. Lovely setting in the Berkshires. My girlfriend went back for a long-term instruction program.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 February 2015
La Crescenta, California
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Hammonton, New Jersey
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

I can't believe the negative reviews of the Kushi Institute, I was a student there in 2001 and have returned over the years for R&R and their Summer Conference. I was recently there in Nov. 2015 for R&R and it was just a beautiful as always great Vegan food, with some fish occasionally. Really lovely students and staff from all... More 

2 Thank Jessesgirl2016
La Crescenta, California
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

one-on-one instruction of macrobiotic food preparation. Lovely setting in the Berkshires. My girlfriend went back for a long-term instruction program.

Thank gary91214
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

The Kushi institute was a bunch of run down dilapidated buildings. The pictures you see on the websites are taking from a long time ago and only showing the "better" sides. My stay at this institute was a bad experience. I checked in January of this year. Upon my check in I was told that they were having water problems... More 

31 Thank Ed S
Programs M, Manager at Kushi Institute, responded to this review

Hello, I am writing this in response to the very honest review of a former guest of the Kushi Institute. I am the Programs Manager here and feel the need to bring balance to his review by sharing what he may not have been aware of. As Murphy's Law dictates, on Sunday, January 4 (the day all of our guests... More 

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

I went to the Kushi Institute Way to Health and Way to Health Plus to deal with recurrent panic attacks and anxiety. It helped me tremendously. They teach you to take your destiny into your own hands by cooking whole foods, exercising and living in harmony with nature. The facilities themselves are run-down but clean. Stay at the Main House,... More 

6 Thank Nina S
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

All I have to say is that the classes are wonderful and the food is outrageous. I was very sick when I got there and after following the macrobiotic diet my health improved and now I'm healed.

5 Thank Meiyer A
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

I took level one at Kushi. A teacher passed away from cancer while I was there. It was freezing cold and we ran out of heat several times. Facilities are runned down. I too saw people crying and hungry. .The diet has some good things but it has not evolved thru the years and now long time macro's are dying... More 

23 Thank 782joan
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

I read the negative review below and couldn't help but comment on the wonderful experience I had at the Kushi Institute. I am planning to return this spring with my children for the first time. My mother and I volunteered and just ate the food and enjoyed the scenery while weeding the garden and doing office work. The accommodations are... More 

13 Thank happytraveller333
Shelburne Falls
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Go to Kripalu or Omega or the Natural Gourmet school in New York. I've known about the KI, volunteered and worked there for several years and it has severely gone downhill. The facilities are bad, the food is worse, and the training - you're better off not taking it. Study cooking with your grandmother. Learn to meditate with a reputable... More 

25 Thank Katherine P
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

The kushi institute has real `heart, high quality, no compromise macrobiotic food for healing...set up as charity to promote peace & health on the planet was Avelines Kushis vision. I went on the way to health plus in feb 2012 and then returned to study the levels...3 months on wonderful company and food....studied hard & miss it lots....returned for 8days... More 

16 Thank shaktibhakti
Santa fe
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

One of the most profound healing spaces in massachusettes. Some of the greatest modern healers and teachers in the world. This is the place to come if one is truly interested in learning the fundamental principles of health and healing. Additionally the space, the region itself, has a deep spiritual energy and spirit that, for those who are sensitive, will... More 

16 Thank Genghis K

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